Montecito Motor Classic car show returns September 22

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Montecito Motor Classic car show returns September 22
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Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 09:00

The Montecito Motor Classic will return to Montecito, California on Sunday, September 22, 2019 celebrating eight years as the premier automotive celebration in the Santa Barbara area.  For the first time, the event will be hosted at the verdant seaside backdrop of the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club. Entries are now being accepted for show cars including the featured class, “Modern Day Hypercar Designs & Period Supercar Milestones”. Early highlights include the Lamborghini Miura, Jaguar XJ220, Ferrari Enzo, McLaren Senna and the new Ford GT.  


In addition to the supercar class, the Montecito Motor Classic will feature a wide variety of classes including European classics, American muscle cars, pre-war cars, race cars, hot rods and the latest luxury and exotic offerings from around the world. 


“We’re confident that this year’s Montecito Motor Classic will be a truly memorable event,” said Dolores Morelli Johnson, Director of the Montecito Motor Classic. “The new location at the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club is a fittingly luxurious new home for our celebration and provides us with ample room to grow for many years to come.” 


Since its founding in 1911, the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club has grown to become the largest and most prestigious polo club in the western United States. Considered to have some of the finest fields in the world, the club hosts several world-class polo tournaments each year and has long counted celebrities including Charlie Chaplin and Will Rogers as its members.  


“We couldn’t be more excited for the eighth Annual Montecito Motor Classic,” said Michael Hammer, supporter of the Montecito Motor Classic. “This year’s special class should bring some of the most dramatic and exciting cars ever built, while showcasing the cutting-edge work currently pushing the boundaries of automotive potential.” 


The event benefits the Santa Barbara Police Activities League, Santa Barbara Drag Racing Against Gangs and Graffiti and the Santa Barbara Police Foundation which raises funds for unbudgeted safety equipment and counseling services for first responders dealing with post-traumatic stress issues.  


The event will be held at the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club on Sunday, September 22, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Entry to the show field is free while parking provided by the club is $10 per vehicle at the gate or $8 online ahead of time. To learn more about the Montecito Motor Classic, please visit for the 2019 event are currently being accepted at   




About Montecito Motor Classic 

Since its inaugural event in 2012, the Montecito Motor Classic has earned recognition as the premier automotive event in the Santa Barbara region. The event gathers a refined selection of some of the world’s finest automobiles each year to the breathtaking seaside locales of Montecito, California.  For more information about the Montecito Motor Classic, please visit 


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