A new definition of the word “ICON”

 — story by Doug Stokes I think that we saw a new definition of the word “ICON” at the September MPG luncheon. Members of the Motor Press Guild were invited to the ICON 4x4 shop in Chatsworth on September 29th…

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You’re invited: “A Day of Racing” at the Mullin Automotive Museum

Media is invited to attend a day focusing on the beloved racecars of the Mullin Automotive Museum on Tuesday, November 1st from 10:00am-2:00pm. Enjoy the day on the 1930s replica track with an assortment of LeMans winners and significant racecars.…

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An Ode to The Proud Bird

 — story by Dave Kunz, photo via thelosangelesbeat.com Traveling along the 105 on the way in to LAX recently, I turned and noticed a depressing sight. Construction equipment appeared to be demolishing the Proud Bird restaurant. “Well, there goes that…

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Remembering Holly Reich and Alain Gayot

The Motor Press Guild is sad to announce the passing of two members of the automotive journalism community: Holly Reich and Alain Gayot. We asked a few of our friends to share their remembrances. Brandy Schaffels on Holly Reich: “The…

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Brock Yates: 1933-2016

— story by Doug Stokes Brock Yates,“The Assassin” as he was nicknamed at one time (although I’ve often wondered if he didn’t really start that himself, just to get under the establishment’s skin a few millimeters deeper), has left the…

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MAZDA OFFERING HOT LAP RIDES IN GLOBAL MX-5 CUP CAR

Mazda will offer hot lap rides on The Streets of Willow during MPG Track Days on October 5, courtesy of Mazda Motorsports. Mazda is bringing the official Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca pace car, built to Global MX-5 Cup Car specs,…

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Volkswagen offering hot laps with Andretti Rallycross drivers at Track Days

Volkswagen will offer hot laps on the Streets of Willow track, courtesy of Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross drivers Scott Speed and Tanner Foust. Reigning Red Bull Global Rallycross champion Speed, and current points leader Foust, look to cap off a highly…

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MPG’s New Code of Ethics

— story by Chris Woodyard, Bureau Chief, Los Angeles, USA Today The Motor Press Guild provides us with tools we need to do our jobs, whether it's opening doors to new vehicle models, providing access to top auto executives or…

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You’re invited: “Art of Bugatti” media preview at The Petersen

MPG members are invited to a media preview and cocktail reception celebrating the Petersen's newest exhibit in the Mullin Grand Salon on Thursday, October 20th at 5:00 PM. The Art of Bugatti shares the history and brilliance of the Bugatti…

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You’re invited: OC Auto Show Media Preview

The 2017 Model OC Auto Show kicks off the auto show season Thursday, October 6 to Sunday, October 9. Please join us for a special media sneak preview on opening day, Thursday, October 6 from 10am to 1pm, before the…

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