Surrounded by multiple Maseratis, a bright orange McLaren, a Rolls Royce that refuses to be categorized into a single “type” of automobile and a yellow Porsche that is as equally beautiful as it is blinding, is not a bad way to spend a Friday morning – particularly when it’s being done on Millionaire’s Row. Collection Auto Group, recently rebranded as Bernie Moreno Companies, presents the foreign & luxury car lineup every year at the Cleveland Auto Show and it’s a not-to-be-missed exhibit of lavish vehicles for attendees. I spoke with Bernie about the past year of sponsorship that Collection Auto … Continue reading Cleveland’s 2015 IndyCar Connection
A first time pole winner. A first time race winner. A rookie race winner. A double rookie podium – twice. An all Colombian podium for the first time in series history. A 40th career pole for a driver. Three first time podium finishers. Those are pretty awesome highlights for a race series season. Oh no wait… those were the highlights from one weekend in the Verizon IndyCar Series! That weekend was this past weekend in Texas. The series raced in the presence of the Astrodome with a title almost as long as that list of highlights: The Shell & Pennzoil … Continue reading Holy Houston… What a Weekend!
IndyCar & Cleveland. It’s a combination that I personally, am a big fan of. The Cleveland Auto Show opens to the public today at 11am and runs through March 9th. However, the excitement kicked off yesterday at the press preview. The Collection Auto Group, with many local & national accolades for their Mercedes-Benz and Maserati dealerships, announced that they were partnering with Bryan Herta Autosport as a sponsor for the 2014 IndyCar season. As a part of this pairing, Castrol will become the primary motor oil for The Collection Auto Group. Bryan Herta, founder of the 2011 Indianapolis 500 winning … Continue reading Cleveland Auto Show Preview