The world-renowned motorsports event will debut three featured classes, including “50th Anniversary of the BMW M Division,” “All Things MINI,” “70 Years of Jaguar and Their Wins at Le Mans” and sponsor highlights including Rolex, Bonhams, Rolls-Royce, Porsche, Acura, Flexjet, Bentley Motors, Cadillac, Koenigsegg, Audi, Lamborghini, Maserati, O’Gara Coach Beverly Hills and more
Carmel, Calif. (June 9, 2022) – The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, will host more than 200 of the world’s finest and rarest motorcars on Friday, August 19, 2022, at Quail Lodge & Golf Club in Carmel, California. The 19th annual event will feature celebratory classes honoring legendary automotive milestones and British motoring innovation, including “50th Anniversary of the BMW M Division,” “All Things MINI” and “70 Years of Jaguar and Their Wins at Le Mans.” Additionally, the luxury-lifestyle event will host Five themed gourmet culinary pavilions, signature cocktails and several displays and vehicle unveils from the world’s most prominent automakers.
The “50th Anniversary of the BMW M Division” class will showcase the best examples of BMW M race and street automobiles. “All Things MINI” will celebrate the heritage and evolution of the much loved ‘Mini Cooper’ created by famous race car builder John Cooper and will feature many variants of the brand’s most important vehicles.
In honor of the British automotive manufacturer’s success at the legendary Circuit de la Sarthe in France, “70 Years of Jaguar and Their Wins at Le Mans” will celebrate the marque’s seven wins at the most challenging race in the world. The display will look back to Jaguar’s first win in 1951 with its iconic Jaguar C-Type Roadster and many other great triumphs in Jaguar racing.
In addition to the variety of collector vehicles, The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering is proud to announce that the following brands have confirmed participation as top sponsors: Rolex, Bonhams, Rolls-Royce, Porsche, Acura, Flexjet, Bentley Motors, Cadillac, O’Gara Coach Beverly Hills, Koenigsegg, Audi, Lamborghini, Maserati, Bugatti, Pagani, Gunther Werks, Lexus, Singer Vehicle Design, Hennessey Performance, McLaren, Czinger Vehicles, Rimac Automobili and Gordon Murray Automotive.
Keeping with tradition, featured classes will complement the familiar roster of pre- and post-war classes lining the prestigious greens of Quail Lodge & Golf Club, including “Pre-War Sports and Racing Cars,” “The Great Ferraris,” “Post-War Sports Cars 1961-1975,” “Post-War Racing Cars,” “Custom Coachwork,” “The Evolution of the Supercar,” “Sports and Racing Motorcycles” and “Post-War Sports Cars 1945-1960.”
“Over its 18 years of celebrations, The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering has become one of the most esteemed automotive events in the world with a truly one-of-a-kind atmosphere,” said Kai Lermen, General Manager of Quail Lodge & Golf Club. “The Peninsula Signature Events team is thrilled to welcome back collectors and enthusiasts from all over the world to experience one of the most impressive lineups to date.”
Guests can expect an elegant outdoor family and garden party highlighted by five gourmet culinary pavilions, award-winning wine vendors, and the Fireside Chat Series, which provides an opportunity to hear from motorsports legends and industry luminaries discussing the future of motorsports and the hobby of car collecting. Entrance also includes an invitation to attend the Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction, the longest-running auction held during Monterey Car Week.
About The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited (HSH)
Incorporated in 1866 and listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (00045), The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited is the holding company of a Group that is engaged in the ownership, development and management of prestigious hotels and commercial and residential properties in key locations in Asia, the United States and Europe, as well as the provision of tourism and leisure, club management and other services. The Peninsula Hotels portfolio comprises The Peninsula Hong Kong, The Peninsula Shanghai, The Peninsula Beijing, The Peninsula Tokyo, The Peninsula New York, The Peninsula Chicago, The Peninsula Beverly Hills, The Peninsula Paris, The Peninsula Bangkok and The Peninsula Manila. Projects under development include The Peninsula London and The Peninsula Istanbul. The property portfolio of the Group includes The Repulse Bay Complex, The Peak Tower and St. John’s Building in Hong Kong; The Landmark in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and 21 avenue Kléber in Paris, France. The clubs and services portfolio of the Group includes The Peak Tram in Hong Kong; Quail Lodge & Golf Club in Carmel, California; Peninsula Clubs and Consultancy Services, Peninsula Merchandising and Tai Pan Laundry in Hong Kong.
About The Peninsula Signature Events
The Peninsula Signature Events are organized by The Peninsula Hotels, dedicated to creating world-class bespoke events at its properties. Quail Lodge & Golf Club is home to the following Peninsula Signature Events: The Quail Ride, The Quail Motorcycle Gathering, The Quail Rally and The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering. peninsula.com/signatureevents.