DETOURS September 2021:   San Marino Motor Classic  |   Whale Tail Project  |   Natacha Toutain

San Marino Motor Classic

The San Marino Motor Classic was established in 2011 by co-founders Aaron Weiss, Ben Reiling and Paul Colony held in Lacy Park, an exclusive 30-acre park in San Marino. It is the successor of the Los Angeles Concours d’Elegance. San Marino is adjacent to Pasadena California.  

AFAS organized an art exhibit with members Dennis Brown, Richard Pietruska and Bruce Wheeler along with local area artists Dave Marek, Richard Lewis, Tom Garner, Mark Stehrenberger, John Krsteski, Jamie Schena and Geoff Ombao. "The cocktail party before the Gala Dinner was well attended," says Pietruska, " the artists had a great exhibition layout. Sunday the event was crowded and... people came to see the art..."


Whale Tail Project

The Whale Tail Project is an art project created by Johans Lamic. Born in Paris, raised in Guadeloupe, Lamic is now based in Mallorca. Lamic reinterprets the iconic 930 turbo spoiler by reworking it´s shape, painting it in the most legendary racing liveries, and turning it into unique art pieces with precise attention to detail. Lamic uses original Porsche parts and colors only. Each series is limited to 11 pieces and only 9 series will be made.


Natacha Toutain

Artist'Auto member Natacha Toutain has had some new work exhibited as part of the Festival Américain de Deauville (a yearly film festival devoted to American cinema, in Deauville, France), at Hotel Barrière Le Royal, in mid-September 2021.


motor>spirit - Rob Alen