Collector Loses Entire Collection in CA Wildfires

Malibu, CA — According to an Instagram post from the Old Crow Speed Shop in Burbank, noted Southern California collectors Gary and Diane Cerveny have reportedly lost their entire 30-plus car collection in the California wildfires. Among the losses is the one-of-a-kind Norman Timbs Special streamlined custom.
The Norman Timbs Special at the 2010 Amelia Island Concours. Photo:

The couple were interviewed by Hot Rod in 2013 about their eclectic collection that included everything from a 1965 Pontiac GTO and a 1966 Dodge Dart to 1950s Indy roadsters and a Studebaker kart hauler. See the Hot Rod photo gallery.

Although secondary to the loss of life, all of us at VM are thinking of everyone affected by the fires, and ask our readers to do the same, along with lending a helping hand wherever possible.