The Quail Annual Motorsports Gathering to Feature More Than 200 Rare and Iconic Vehicles

18th Annual The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering to Feature More Than 200 Rare and Iconic Sports and Racing Vehicles

  • DATE;  Friday, August 13, 2021
  • TIME;  10:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • LOCATION; Quail Lodge & Golf Club, Carmel, California
Some of the highlight vehicles attending the August 13 event include a 1931 Duesenberg Derham Tourster, 1937 Bugatti 57S Gangloff, 1967 Shelby American King Cobra Can-Am and 1978 Lamborghini LP400 Countach Periscopio

CARMEL, Calif. (June 21, 2021) – The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering is bringing together more than 200 of the finest collector cars to Quail Lodge & Golf Club in Carmel, California on August 13, 2021.  The annual event focuses on showcasing the top pre- and post-war sports and racing vehicles from around the world during Monterey Car Week.

In addition to the luxury-lifestyle components of the annual motorsports celebration, guests will see several unique vehicles on display throughout the event field including the following:

  • 1931 Duesenberg Derham Tourster
    Designed by Gordon Buehring, this is one of eight built on the Model J Chassis with seven extant. It retains the original body, wooden-frame chassis, engine and all major components. It has had a single owner since 2001 and has toured across the country several times.

  • 1937 Bugatti 57S Gangloff
    This 1937 Bugatti 57S was originally built for Frenchman Andre Chauvenet and spent most of its life in Europe. The vehicle has been restored to its original configuration. It represents the ultimate pre-war supercar with a 200-horsepower supercharged engine and aerodynamic styling.

  • 1967 Shelby American King Cobra Can-Am
    This was Shelby American’s foray into the 1967 Can-Am series. Designed by Lyn Terry, who designed many great vehicles for Lotus Cars, the car features a unique crossover spring suspension.

  • 1978 Lamborghini LP400 Countach Periscopio
    One of 150 Periscopio cars, this Lamborghini was delivered new to Monaco Motors, the official Lamborghini dealer for Monte Carlo, on December 19, 1977. In 2014, the vehicle endured a complete nut-and-bolt restoration.

“What makes The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering a truly remarkable event, aside from the extravagant setting and fine culinary offerings, is its unbeatable selection of vehicles from a variety of genres, manufacturers and time periods,” said Kai Lermen, General Manager of Quail Lodge & Golf Club. “Pre- and post-war sports and racing machines meet the newest innovations from leading manufacturers at our event. It’s a wonderland for the automotive enthusiast.”

Guests will be treated to an elegant outdoor garden-party highlighted by five gourmet culinary pavilions, award-winning wine vendors and the Fireside Chat Series, which provides an opportunity to hear from a motorsport legend and industry luminary discussing the future of motorsports and the hobby of car collecting. Entrance also includes an invitation to attend the Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction which takes place concurrently. Hygiene and safety protocols will be in compliance with the most current local, county, state and federal guidelines at the time of the event. To learn more about The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering or purchase available tickets, please visit the

The Peninsula Hotels Signature Events and Quail Lodge & Golf Club are closely monitoring the global spread of the virus and strictly adhering to the advice of City, County, State, and Federal government authorities and health officials daily. We are following all recommended guidelines for preventing the spread of the virus and its impact on our community as the safety and security of our guests, entrants, partners, volunteers, and employees remain our highest priority.

The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering 2021

For eighteen years, The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering has provided an unparalleled and exclusive experience for motorsports enthusiasts and collectors from around the world to enjoy rare collections of fine automobiles and motorcycles in a garden-party setting on the rolling greens of Quail Lodge & Golf Club.

Held in conjunction with The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, is the 23rd Annual Bonhams Motorcar Auction on the western grounds of Quail Lodge & Golf Club offering easy access, plenty of convenient parking, and lots of sunshine amidst the famous Carmel scenery.

The Quail will continue to create an enhanced experience for attendees and sponsors alike. Guests will enjoy exquisite motorcars on display and culinary pavilions, with the ease of onsite parking.

Traditional Classes

  • Pre-War Sports & Racing
  • Post-War Sports
  • Post-War Racing
  • The Evolution of the Supercar
  • The Great Ferraris
  • Custom Coachwork
  • Sports and Racing Motorcycles
Featured Themes for 2021 are:
  • Cars of Curiosity
  • 50th Anniversary of the Alfa Romeo Montreal
  • Automotive Couture, French Cars Featuring the 50th Anniversary of the Citroën SM


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