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History, Intellect, Passion — the Linkage Arizona Seminar 

On Thursday, January 26, Linkage magazine will join with RM Sotheby’s to present a unique, multi-media seminar experience at the RM Sotheby’s auction in Phoenix, AZ. 

Linkage Publisher Donald Osborne will join Gord Duff and Winston Goodfellow to discuss two cars from the RM Sotheby’s Arizona lineup: Specifically, a Bugatti EB110 GT and a Lexus LFA

How do cars differ when heritage, technology and tradition are fundamentally different elements for the companies that built them? Is a legacy earned through years of effort, or can it be created with a stroke of genius? And is that legacy a boon or a limiting factor when it comes to the pursuit of automotive excellence? 

History, Intellect, Passion — What Connects Collectors to Cars will look also look at the past and current values for these cars, as well as dive into their greater overall significance within the collector car world, the technological world and the art world — all factors that power value and desirability. 

The seminar takes place on Thursday, January 26 at 11:00 a.m. The location is the Arizona Biltmore, 2400 E Missouri Ave, Phoenix, AZ, 85016. All attendees will be given a complimentary RM Sotheby’s Arizona auction catalog, courtesy of the auction house. 

About the panel: 

Gord Duff, RM Sotheby’s Global Head of Auctions, began his journey with RM Sotheby’s in 1998. Since then, he has gained an intimate knowledge of a variety of marques as well as the trust and friendship of clients around the world. His instinctive understanding of the collector car industry has proven to be the key to success when it comes to managing auctions and consigning cars. 

Winston Goodfellow spent a career in the financial services industry, and after nearly a decade of mutual funds, insurance, and business and personal financial planning, he left to chase his automotive passion. He has since become an award-winning writer and photographer, testing and photographing performance and luxury cars new and old, and interviewing their creators. 

Donald Osborne, ASA, is the Publisher of Linkage magazine, and a classic car historian, consultant, accredited appraiser and author. The CEO of the Audrain Group in Newport, Rhode Island, he guides the Audrain Automobile Museum, Audrain Motorsport and the Audrain Newport Concours & Motor Week. 

Donald is known internationally for his recurring segment “Assess & Caress with Donald Osborne” on 7 seasons of CNBC Primetime’s show “Jay Leno’s Garage,” in which he shares his considerable knowledge of collector car attributes and values. 

Registration is required, but attendance is free to all Linkage subscribers. If you’re not yet a subscriber, you can sign up here. One year (6 issues) is $59.  Linkage subscribers use code: RM2023AZ for discount.

Sign up here.