Tag: Petersen Museum

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Tesla Cybertruck Makes Public Debut at the Petersen Museum

Tesla Cybertruck Makes Public Debut at the Petersen Museum

I have encountered the future, and for the next few days it resides on display in LA’s (and surely one of the world’s) finest Automotive museum – the Petersen. The dichotomy of the latest and most technically advanced automotive machinery holding court among the exquisite historic and enormously expensive Jaguars, Ferraris, Porsches and Hispano Suizas...

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Buckle Up, The Petersen Museum is Opening Again

Buckle Up, The Petersen Museum is Opening Again

As Los Angeles County reopens, the Petersen will reopen on Friday, June 19, 2020, with modifications to protect visitors and staff. Even though the fight against COVID-19 continues, Los Angeles County charges ahead with the reopening process. The Petersen Automotive Museum will reopen to the public on Friday, June 19, 2020, establishing a new schedule...

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Petersen Automotive Museum Announces Sponsors and Concours Information for Petersen Car Week

Petersen Automotive Museum Announces Sponsors and Concours Information for Petersen Car Week

The Petersen Car Week will begin on August 12, 2020, to help provide a sense of community usually created by the Monterey Car Week, which has been cancelled for 2020. The very first virtual Petersen Car Week now officially has sponsors and the car classes to be featured in the Petersen Concours d’Elegance. The concours...

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Petersen Automotive Museum Creates World’s First Global Cars and Coffee

Petersen Automotive Museum Creates World’s First Global Cars and Coffee

Enthusiasts can submit a short video of their vehicle, which will then be compiled into a 90-minute YouTube video airing on April 26. By staying in compliance with social distancing guidelines, entertainment has turned to the unconventional. The Petersen Museum has once again thought outside the box and will put on a traditional Cars and...

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Petersen Automotive Museum: New Exhibit Honors Motorsports Legend Chip Ganassi

Petersen Automotive Museum: New Exhibit Honors Motorsports Legend Chip Ganassi

Petersen Automotive Museum: New Exhibit Honors Motorsports Legend Chip Ganassi December 14: The Petersen Automotive Museum opens: the “Chip Ganassi Racing: Fast Tracks to Success 30th Anniversary Tribute” exhibit pays homage to the numerous IndyCar, NASCAR and IMSA racing successes of Chip Ganassi.  Reported by guest editor Stuart Rowlands … photos by author and courtesy the Petersen Museum Arrayed in...

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Petersen Automotive Museum Is Auctioning A Remaining Ford GT

Petersen Automotive Museum Is Auctioning A Remaining Ford GT

At its 25th anniversary gala on Saturday, October 5, 2019, the Petersen Automotive Museum will auction off one of the last public allocations for a new Ford GT. Because the Ford GT is one of the rarest supercars of the modern era with only 1,350 allocations total, this auction represents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the winning bidder to obtain the car in any...

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Petersen Opens Exhibit Honoring Motorsports Icon Jessi Combs

Petersen Opens Exhibit Honoring Motorsports Icon Jessi Combs

Motorsports Icon Jessi Combs to be Honored with Tribute and Special Exhibit at the Petersen Automotive Museum Beginning Sunday, September 22, 2019 Combs’ family and friends have worked in conjunction with the Petersen to curate a temporary exhibit that will highlight her career as a fabricator, racecar driver and television presenter.  Exhibit proceeds will benefit...

 

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