On the Avenue

Canepa Porsche 917K Wins Best of Show at Concours on the Avenue

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Petrolicious- Canepa is a big toy box

Photography by Yoav Gilad for Petrolicious As we’ve already extensively documented, Pebble Beach is a must-attend event. But heading up there also allowed for a quick stop into an amazing shop, Canepa, located about thirty miles north. I’ve known of Mr. Bruce Canepa, former Porsche racer, truck designer, and all-around car-guy for a long-time now. […]

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Canepa Porsche 959 takes 1st in class at Porsche Parade

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Canepa Porsche 934.5 takes 1st in Class at Porsche Parade

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Canepa Tyrrell P34 Wins at Hillsborough Concours

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SpeedHunters- 70s Spirit: The IMSA 240Z

The 1970s: a decade full of such automotive greatness that it’s almost impossible to sum up everything we love about it. The cars that we know from that era weren’t just fast and cool looking, they were a bit outrageous. It was a time of wide wheels, wide fenders, bright colors and production-based race cars that […]

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Speedhunters- Canepa: Experience the Joy

Based on the feedback from yesterday’s story about my experience at Canepa for its Cars & Coffee event, it seems you guys are rather excited by the array of magnificent cars found at this place. I can’t say I’m surprised, as there are few places that compare when it comes to experiencing raw #joyofmachine. Today I’d like […]

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Speedhunters- Canepa Does Cars & Coffee

In terms of car-related shops, I’ve yet to experience anything quite like Canepa. Then again, the word ‘shop’ doesn’t even begin to describe Bruce Canepa’s enormous facility tucked away in scenic Scotts Valley, California. It’s part restoration garage, part race car maintenance facility, part showroom and part museum. In terms of privately owned temples of […]

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Road and Track- Bruce Canepa: Unleashing the Porsche 959′s Inner Gonzo

Californian Bruce Canepa estimates that there are around fifty Porsche 959s in America. He says thirty-two of them have shuttled through his shop, Canepa Design. “From day one, Porsche told us the 959 was a 700-hp car,” he says. “It was, after all, designed as a Group B car. The engine is basically the [Porsche's […]

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eGarage- Bruce Canepa: Collector of Fast

eG: When did you know you had a passion for motorsports? BRUCE CANEPA: “…well, I was intrigued with fast Automobiles and Motorcycles since childhood.” Bruce Canepa was born and raised in the California coastal-surf town of Santa Cruz. Like many young kids of his era Bruce was fascinated with Cars and Trucks so he religiously built […]


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