Spring Newsletter 2010
Spring 2010 Classic Showcase
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2010 JCNA Annual General Meeting

March 26th - 27th - Indianapolis, IN

By Candy Williams
Publicity Chair

Indianapolis, Indiana is known for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the Indianapolis Colts, NBA’s Indiana Pacers – and the 2010 AGM.

On March 26-27, 2010, AGM delegates and their families will head to this Midwestern city and a fun weekend hosted by Jaguar Association of Greater Indiana (JAGIN). Cliff Burk and his hard-working committee promise a good time will be had by all.

The AGM host hotel, the Crown Plaza at Union Station, is historic in itself. Located in the heart of downtown Indianapolis, the Romanesque revival-style hotel features 273 guestrooms and is housed in America’s first Union Station. The railroad station, built in 1888, served passengers from four local railroad companies and was one of the busiest transfer points in the country.

Standard room rate for the AGM will be $109 per night plus tax and possible daily parking fees for those who drive. The number of rooms is limited, so early registration is advised.

Following the business meeting and one or more technical sessions, the awards banquet will be held that evening in the Illinois Room. Top-ranked participants in rally, slalom and concours competition during 2009 will receive their awards, and winning club newsletter articles, photos and editors will be honored.

Plans are still being made by the AGM committee for possible side trips, a silent auction fundraiser and more. More details, along with an application, will be released as they are made available.

Make plans now to attend the 2010 AGM in Indianapolis!

 

Click Here to Register!

Friday, March 26

Saturday, March 27

Sunday, March 28

7:30-8:15 a.m. – Breakfast for BOD, Board Room


7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. – Board meeting, working lunch


4:30-9 p.m. – Buses to Stutz Motorcar Museum, dinner

 

 

 

 


7-8 a.m. – Breakfast buffet, delegates, non-delegates


8 a.m.-noon – AGM Meeting, Main Hall
Noon-1 p.m. – Lunch, delegates, non-delegates


1-3 p.m. – AGM Meeting


3:30-5:30 p.m. – Seminars:

1: XK140 Judges Guide, JCRC
2: Tech Session,Muncie Imports/OSJI
3: Jaguar Values & Trends, Hagerty Ins.
4: The Auction Process, RM Auctions.
6-10 p.m. – Cocktail Party, Awards Banquet

Departures, meals on your own

 

 

 

 

 

 



Hospitality room open daily
Click here to Register!

 

Jaguar Owners Club

Western States Meet 2010

Santa Maria,  California

April 26-30

The next Western States Meet will be held in Santa Maria, California April 26-30, 2010, hosted by our Jaguar Owners Club. Santa Maria is in the heart of California’s Central coast wine country, with easy access from the north, south, and east. It is known as California’s Sweet Spot for its wonderful strawberries. Headquarters will be the historic Santa Maria Inn, where Hollywood stars would stay on their way to Hearst Castle.

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The Western States meet is held every other year, and hosted by one of the 17 clubs from the Northwest and Southwest JCNA regions. In 2008, it was hosted by the Rocky Mountain Jaguar Club and was held in Grand Junction, CO. The Western States meet is open to all JCNA members.

On Tuesday, the 27th, we will hold a JCNA-sanctioned concours at the city’s Waller Park, with the awards dinner that evening. On Wednesday, the 28th, we will rally or tour north to Hearst Castle.  The route will take us through quaint Morro Bay and Cambria.  After lunch, we have tour times reserved at Hearst Castle.  After the tour you will have some further time to explore areas such as San Luis Obispo. That evening, enjoy dinner at the Pelican Inn on Pismo Beach as the sun sets on the Pacific.

We will slalom away Thursday morning at the Santa Maria Fairgrounds near the Santa Maria Inn.  Box lunches will be provided for everyone to enjoy at your location of choice. The afternoon will be devoted to a drive through the central coast wine country; as seen in the movie Sideways. You are free to visit some of California's outstanding wineries, enjoy Solvang (Denmark west) or even visit a lavender farm.

Click Here to Register!
Wednesday Dinner
Pelican Point Bar & Restaurant
Concours site
Wine Country Tour
Optional Adventures in the Area

Monday

April 26

Tuesday

April 27

Wednesday

April 28

Thursday

April 29

Friday

April 30

Arrive at historic Santa Maria Inn—where the Hollywood stars stayed JCNA Concours at Waller Park 8am -3pm Tour or rally to Hearst Castle, leaving hotel at approx. 8:30 am; lunch on your own Slalom at the Santa Maria Fairgrounds; box lunches provided for all WS attendees

Farewell breakfast.

And the winner is…announcing WS2012 location!

Registration in the Historic Room Catered lunch at the park Hearst Castle Tours begin at 12:40 pm; Late afternoon to explore Central Coast. Afternoon to explore the wine country Traditional “Sparky” hand-off
Prepare your kitty for the big show tomorrow! Afternoon on your own to explore Stay on to explore more of the Central Coast on your own

Hors d’oeuvres on the patio

Dinner on your own

Awards dinner Dinner at Pelican Point as the sun sets on Pismo Beach Lights, Cameras, Action! Old Hollywood dinner at Santa Maria Inn  
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Hospitality room open daily

Mark your Calender, don't miss this Jaguar event.
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Featured Auctions & Concours

 

The Desert Classic Concours D'Elegance 2010

February 28, 2010

Our recently restored 1959 Jaguar XK-150S FHC was shown for the first time and took second place in the European, Post-War Sports Class at the Desert Classic Concours D'Elegance in La Quinta, CA.

There were many entrants in this class which were made up of various marks. Our 150S FHC will be shown at the upcoming JCNA Western States Event that will be held at Santa Maria, California April 26-30, 2010, hosted by The Jaguar Owners Club.

 

Dec 30, 2009 -
Jan 3, 2010

Classic Showcase was invited to display a 1957 Jaguar XK140MC OTS we restored at the 2010 International Auto Show in San Diego, CA December 30, 2009 - January 3, 2010 at the San Diego Convention Center.

 

 

Arizona Auction Results- January 2010
Images from: Sports Car Market

1956 Jaguar D-type Sports Racer
Company: Gooding & Company
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Date: January 22-23, 2010
Lot #: 16
Sold at: $3,740,000
 
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Series I Cabriolet
Company: Gooding & Company
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Date: January 22-23, 2010
Lot #: 118
Sold at: $2,145,000
1934 Duesenberg Model J Disappearing-Top Convertible Coupe
Company: Gooding & Company
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Date: January 22-23, 2010
Lot #: 9
Sold at: $1,815,000
1936 Hispano-Suiza Type 68 J12 Cabriolet
Company: Gooding & Company
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Date: January 22-23, 2010
Lot #: 127
Sold at: $1,540,000
1932 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Series V Gran Sport
Company: Gooding & Company
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Date: January 22-23, 2010
Lot #: 141
Sold at: $1,540,000
1959 Costin Lister Jaguar Sports Racer
Company: Gooding & Company
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Date: January 22-23, 2010
Lot #: 23
Sold at: $1,100,000
1965 Shelby Cobra 427 S/C Roadster
Company: Gooding & Company
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Date: January 22-23, 2010
Lot #: 132
Sold at: $1,028,500
1963 Aston Martin DB4GT Coupe
Company: RM Auctions
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Date: January 21-22 2010
Lot #: 109
Sold at: $1,001,000
1930 Duesenberg Model J Convertible Berline
Company: Gooding & Company
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Date: January 22-23, 2010
Lot #: 109
Sold at: $825,000
1965 Ferrari 275 GTB Coupe
Company: Gooding & Company
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Date: January 22-23, 2010
Lot #: 160
Sold at: $737,000
1927 Bentley 6 1/2-Liter Sport Coupe
Company: Gooding & Company
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Date: January 22-23, 2010

Sold at: $726,000

1967 Shelby 427 Cobra
Company: RM Auctions
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Date: January 21-22 2010

Sold at: $632,500

1933 Rolls-Royce PII Continental Three-Position Drop Head Coupe
Company: RM Auctions
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Date: January 21-22 2010

Sold at: $528,000

 

 

Storm Caused Damage to Many Cars
at Russo & Steele Auction

Devastating weather, gales strong enough to rip auction tents from their moorings, caused damage to hundreds of cars at the Russo and Steele auction site in Scottsdale. Two huge tents were blown over on Thursday, Jan. 21, the first day of their four-day event. One of the tents actually landed on the adjacent highway, snarling traffic for several hours. Heavy tent poles and debris battered some vehicles, while others were harmed by exposure to the rains. Initial estimates of the damage topped $1 million. Auction proceedings were postponed for cleanup until Sunday, when an abbreviated lineup began to cross the block. Needless to say, the disaster hurt Russo and Steele's numbers, which stood at around $6.88 million through the end of Sunday. Hagerty's Cars

     

 

 

New section coming soon: Customer Photos

Classic Showcase would like to see what you have been doing. If you have a vehicle you are restoring or are just plain proud to show off please submit your photos to webmaster@classicshowcase.com as a .jpg attachment and we will add them to our next newsletter.  We look forward to hearing from you!

 

Restoration Finish

1965 Jaguar XKE Series I 4.2 OTS

 

 

This car has recently been restored to a Show/Driver level by Classic Showcase for a customer. It has upgrades featuring air conditioning, sound detuning and additional insulation, aluminum radiator with auxiliary fan, adjustable shock absorbers, 5 speed transmission, gear reduction starter, pointless fuel pump and adjustable mirrors on both sides. A spectacular color combination and restored to perfection with a finish of Opalescent Maroon with Biscuit color interior.  

     

 

1963 Jaguar Mark II 3.8 Sedan

 

 

This 1963 Jaguar Mark II 3.8 Sedan is a wonderful original example with one previous owner and tremendous patina of originality. The car recently completed a cosmetic restoration, mechanical service and full vehicle detail. The body was refit and received a color sand and buff. New leather interior and new carpets were installed.

     
 

Under Restoration

 

1961 Jaguar Mark II 3.8 Sedan

 

 

  This 1961 Jaguar Mark II 3.8 Sedan is a wonderful car that is in the process of a complete comprehensive restoration by Classic Showcase to a Show/Driver level, no expense being spared. This Mark II Sedan is complete with books and records. It is matching numbers and comes with a Heritage Certificate of Authenticity. This restoration is to include the following: The vehicle will be fully disassembled and photographed. Body stripped to bare metal, metal worked the body, doors, bonnet and boot, then fitted to the body, epoxy sealed and painted, color sanded and buffed to perfection. It will receive new rubber, seals, grommets and gaskets, trim and bright work replaced or re-plated. A new proper interior including padding, carpet, panels, dash and leather seats will be custom fitted and installed. The engine was re-built to factory specifications matching and calibrated. It is rare with its power steering and period correct AC that will be restored. Sound detuning will also be installed to insulate against heat and noise. Stay tuned for an update in our next newsletter.

 

 

1963 Chrysler 300 Convertible

 

 

We also work on Domestic. This 1963 Chrysler 300 Convertible is a wonderful car that is in the process of a complete comprehensive restoration to a Show/Driver level. The restoration of this vehicle includes the following: Fully disassembled and photographed the vehicle. Body was stripped to bare metal, metal worked,  fitted all body parts and chrome, epoxy sealed, primered, painted base coat, clear coat, color sanded and buffed to perfection. New rubber, seals, grommets and gaskets, all trim and bright work will be replaced or re-plated. A new proper interior including factory stamped pattern and door panels are being installed as well as a white convertible top. The 413 engine and transmission and all mechanical components are being restored or replaced. The vehicle will also receive all new glass, new exhaust system and a rebuild of the rear end. A great deal of time will be spent on detail and quality throughout the restoration process. Commonly known as the Pace Setter, this 300 will be an outstanding example. Stay tuned.

 

 

 


San Diego International Auto Show

December 30, 2009 to January 3, 2010

The 2010 San Diego International Auto Show comes to the San Diego Convention Center featuring hundreds of new vehicles and auto-related activities for car enthusiasts of all ages. In addition to the displays, the show featured five “Ride & Drive” experiences, including Camp Jeep the first to take place inside the convention center. January 3, 2010 was Mazda Family Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in which kids 12 and under get in free with paid adult admission and take part in family-friendly activities.

 

 

 

 

 

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RM Auctions

January 21-22, 2010 Phoenix, Arizona

RM Auctions returned to the Arizona Biltmore Resort in Phoenix, Arizona on January 21-22 for its 2010 Automobiles of Arizona auction event, posting over $19.6 million in total sales with a strong 89%. RM also bettered last year's results, selling $19.6 million in cars at its Phoenix event. RM's top sale was a 1963 Aston Martin DB4 GT that made $1.001 million during the "British Are Coming" night on Thursday. More from RM Auction site

Photos from Sports Car Digest

 

Gooding & Co. Auction

January 23-24, 2010 Scottsdale, Arizona

Gooding & Co extended its tremendous event to two days this year, yet still saw standing-room-only crowds. The tremendous turnout of bidders helped produce Gooding a profit of $33.99 million, surpassing last year's total. Gooding dominated the high-end of the market in Arizona this year, selling the top seven of eight cars to crack the $1 million mark. Gooding's top sale was a 1956 Jaguar D-Type that sold for $3.74 million. More from Gooding Site

 

 

 

 

 

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Barrett Jackson Auction

January 18-24, 2010 Scottsdale, Arizona


Televised live on Speed TV, the sale brought in about $66 million from nearly 1,200 lots. In the grand style they have become so well known for, Barrett-Jackson hosted their spectacular auction under their own big top. This was quite an extravagant celebration of man's obsession and passion for cars that extends across the world, and was attended by 200,000 collectors and enthusiasts from across the globe. This was easily the largest of the Arizona auctions. More From Barret Jackson Site

 

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Russo & Steele

January 20, 2010 Scottsdale, Arizona

Russo and Steele was scheduled to hold its 10th annual Sports & Muscle in Scottsdale auction January 20-24, 2010 in Scottsdale, Arizona, offering more than 600 cars over five days. That is, until a big storm hit the region on Thursday, January 21st, inflicting serious damage on the tent city where they stage their auction. Tents collapsed and the accompanying poles, cables and tents ran roughshod over the collector cars they were protecting. Fortunately no one was seriously injured, although damage to the cars is estimated over $1 million dollars. Sports Car Digest

 

Gooding & Company

March 12, 2010 Amelia Island, Florida

Gooding & Company, the internationally-recognized auction house, made more than $16.1 Million in sales, with a total of 58 out of 71 lots sold, at its inaugural Amelia Island Auction on Friday, March 12, 2010 at the Amelia Island Plantation. Many collectors and enthusiasts from around the world attended and expressed their enthusiasm for Gooding & Company’s new presence in Florida, eager for the auction house to build Amelia Island into its annual auction calendar as a permanent fixture. Classic Rallies

 

1931 Voisin C20 Mylord Demi-Berline
Sold for $2.75 Million (Lot 30)
1961 Porsche RS61 Spyder
Sold for $1.705 Million (Lot 55)
1932 Bugatti Type 50 Drop Head Coupe
Sold for $1.1 Million (Lot 66)

 

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RM Auctions

March 13, 2010 Amelia Island, Florida

RM Auctions held its 2010 Automobiles of Amelia Island auction on Saturday, March 13th in Amelia Island, Florida, posting in excess of $19 million in total sales with a strong 88% sell-through rate. Returning to the prestigious Ritz-Carlton Hotel, the single-day sale saw 112 cars cross the block before a packed house, with four cars breaking the million dollar mark and 15 lots exceeding their pre-sale estimates. The sale once again acted as a prelude to the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. Sports Car Market

1964 Shelby Cobra USRRC Roadster to be Auctioned at Automobiles of Amelia Island
1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 Berlinetta
Sold for $1,650,000
1964 Shelby Cobra USRRC Roadster
Sold for $1,275,000
1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Spyder
Sold for $1,017,500

 

 

 

David Richards Asked:

  • I have a 1950 Plymouth 6Cyl 218 engine that I need a new oil filter for. Where can I find this part?

    Fresno, CA

Tom Says:


You can find this item at an automotive
performance and custom store, online at places like Jegs, or Summit, or even on Ebay. Also search your local Classic Auto Club for resources.

 

Bernard Smith Asks:

  • What are the benefits of hiring a car appraiser to help me purchase a classic?


 Pheonix, Arizona


Tom Says:

Hiring an appraiser to look at a vehicle is a great investment that can save you thousands of dollars. Depending on the experience of the appraiser, you can receive a lot of details on the car you are trying to purchase.


    Robert Walker Asks :
    • I'm thinking of purchasing a Jaguar XKE Series 3. From the series 1 & 2, what are the new upgrades?

    South Dakota

    Tom Says:

    Hi Robert. A new 5.3 L 12-cylinder Jaguar V12 engine was introduced, with upgraded brakes and standard power steering.

     

     
    Roy Weber Asks:
    • I have seen vehicles listed as a “re-creation”. What does that mean, and how can I tell if a car I want to purchase is authentic or a re-creation?

    Oceanside, California

    Tom Says:

    A re-creation is a replica of an original. To custom re-create an existing vehicle you must obtain a special permit through the state. There are only about 300 of these available at the start of each year and a separate permit must be obtained for each vehicle created. The vehicle will not be titled or registered as the year it is re-creating. Taking a close look at any re-creation vehicle title you will notice that the DMV imposes “SCI” and/or “0000” instead of the year next to the Vehicle Identification Number, signifying that it is a Special Construction vehicle and not an authentic original.

     

     
    Dates Event Description
    March 26-28 , 2010

    2010 JCNA Annual General Meeting
    March 26 - 27, 2010

    Indianapolis, IN

     

       
    March 26 - 27, 2010

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    Collector Cars of Fort Lauderdale
    March 26 - 28, 2010

    Fort Lauderdale
    Florida, USA

     

       
    March 26-28 , 2010

    Legends of Riverside 
    March 26, 2010- March 28,2010 
    Riverside, CA   www.legendsofriverside.com

       
    April 9-10, 2010

    April 9-11, 2010 Good Guys  10th DEL MAR NATIONALS Del Mar Fairgrounds. Rods, Customs, Classics, Muscle Cars & Trucks thru `72. Autocross, Vendors, Swap Meet & Car Corral. Info www.good-guys.com or (925) 838-9876

       
    April 10-14, 2010
       

    April 11,2010

    Through

    July 11,2010

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    FESTIVALS OF SPEED

    April 11, 2010- July 11, 2010  
    Renaissance Vinoy Hotel & Resort, St Petersburg, FL 
    www.festivalsofspeed.com

       
    April 11, 2010

    Sunday, April 11, 2010

    10AM - 4PM

    Greystone Park
    905 Loma Vista Dr.
    Beverly Hills, CA 90210
    Special Events Phone: (310) 285-6834
    Main Office Phone: (310) 285-6830

       
    April 17 - 18, 2010

       
    April 18, 2009

    15th Annual

    San Diego Rolling British Car Day

    Sunday, April 18, 2009

    Gathering at PF Chang's in Carlsbad at 8:30am,
    drivers' meeting at 9:45am, departing at 10:00am,
    and ending at Felicita Park for a picnic lunch.

       
    April 23-25, 2010

    Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este - dal 1929

    Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este

    The Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este is perhaps the most significant of all events celebrating the mystique of Historic Cars. It is undoubtedly the most traditional event which was held for the first time as early as 1929.

    April 23-25, 2010

    Cerbobbio, Italy

       
    April 24-25, 2010

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    April 24, 2010 10:30 AM - 8:00 PM 

    April 25, 2010 10:30 AM - 4:00 PM 

    Held at the state-of-the-art Rock Financial Showplace the Classic Car Auction of Michigan is the Mid-West’s largest indoor auction. Cars from all eras are expected to cross the block over the two-day auction, with an abundance of top quality American Classics and Detroit muscle being offered.

    The Rock Financial ShowPlace
    46100 Grand River Avenue
    Novi , Michigan
    48374

       
    April 26-30, 2010

    JCNA Western States Meet 2010
    April 26-30, 2010
    Santa Maria,  California

    The next Western States Meet will be held at Santa Maria, California April 26-30, 2010, hosted by our Jaguar Owners Club.

    Venue

    Santa Maria Inn
    801 South Broadway, Santa Maria, California (CA) 93454
    Reservations: 800-462-4276  Phone: 805-928-7777  Fax: 805-928-5690
    Email: innkeeper@santamariainn.com

    www.santamariainn.com

    Room rates:    Single/Double $89 or $109  (plus occupancy tax)

    Click here for Registration Information

     

       
    May 1-2, 2010

    Keels and Wheels Concours d'Elegance

    On May 1-2, 2010, the largest collection of classic cars and wooden boats in the United States will be on display at the beautiful grounds of the Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook, TX for the 15th Annual Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance. Educational and awe-inspiring, Keels & Wheels is an event for people of all ages, and a great chance to immerse yourself in automotive and marine history.

    www.keels-wheels.com

    Seabrook, TX

       
    May 2010

    2010 Date to be Announced 

       
    May 1, 2010

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    Sporting Classics of Monaco

    For the first time ever, RM Auctions will hold an auction in Monaco, expanding our European presence and continuing our tradition of offering the world's finest motor cars. Taking place at the dynamic Grimaldi Forum, this sale will be held during the same weekend as the 7th Grand Prix Historique de Monaco, making this auction a prime destination for automotive enthusiasts and collectors from across the globe.

    May 1, 2010 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM GMT
    (viewing starts at 10:00 AM GMT)

       
    May 16, 2010
       
    May 14-16, 2010

    AUBURN SPRING 2010 COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION

    19th Annual Auburn Spring Motorfair. The Auburn Motorfair is one of the premier annual auction events, featuring 1,000 outstanding collector cars in the Auction, swap meet, and car corral. This event is held at the 480 acre Kruse Auction Park. Last year we set a new sales record. Join this fantastic event by calling 800-968-4444 for more information.
       
    May 19-23, 2010

    California Healey Week, 2010,
    will be held between May 19-23 in Temecula, California (75
    miles south of Los Angeles and 55 north of San Diego, off I-15), hub of the So. California
    wine district. The event will be headquartered at the Embassy Suites Hotel on Rancho
    California Road, off I-15 and near the historic Old Town.
    Nearby are several wineries and
    restaurants and shopping opportunities.

       
    May 22-23, 2010
       
    May 29 - June 6, 2010
       
    June 5-6, 2010

    The Belmont
    Concours d’Elegance

    June 5 - 6, 2010

    The Belmont Country Club
    Fresno, CA

       
    June 5-6, 2010

    shmf2010

    606 Alamo Pintado Rd #122, Solvang, CA 93463

    805-686-9292

       
    June 6, 2010

       
    June 26 - 27, 2010

    Click to open another copy of this web site in a separate window.

    June 26 - 27, 2010
    Sand Hill Road at Pasteur Drive, Standford Univiersity

    Phone: 650-813-1100

       
    July 17, 2010

    Keeneland Concours d'Elegance

    1375 Harrodsburg Rd, Lexington KY

     

       
    July 24, 2010

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    Vintage Motor Cars of Meadow Brook
    Shotwell Gustafson Pavilion at Meadow Brook Hall
    Rochester, Michigan

    July 24, 2010

       
    August 10, 2010

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    Original Vintage posters, photographs, rallye plates, badges & pins, mascots & hood ornaments, signs, original art, desk & display pieces, scale models, literature & books, signed items, poster stamps, post cards, mosaics, unique scarves/ties/shirts, and the like.

    TUESDAY, August 10, 2010:  10am to 6pm
    WEDNESDAY, August 11, 2010:  10am to 7pm
    During Historic Race & Concours Week

       
    August 10, 2010

    3rd Carmel-by-the-Sea Concours on the Avenue

    Tuesday, August 10, 2010. A judged Concours featuring post-War vehicles from 1946 through 1971. For further information call 404/237.2633, or www.motorclubevents.com. Cypress Inn (our headquarters) 831.624.3871 800.443.7443
       
    August 13, 2010

    This August 13th at Laguna Seca Golf Ranch, Monterey California Concorso Italiano will once again open the traditional Monterey/Pebble Beach Weekend. Concorso Italiano's unique format features more than 800 – 1000 vehicles of Italian origin, and its atmosphere is on the vehicles on display, conversations between people who love and appreciate them, and elements of Italian style such as fashion, food, music and art – all of this on the beautiful grounds of the Laguna Seca Golf Ranch. The Ranch was crafted by Robert Trent Jones Senior & Junior and nestled among the oak-studded hillsides of Monterey, providing breathtaking views of gorgeous Central Coast landscapes.

    Take everything ever made in Italy, from fashion to Ferraris, sprinkle it with some red wine, slather it in sunshine, and top it with elegance and fun, and you have Concorso Italiano.

    For more information click here

     

       
    August 13, 2010

    Quail Lodge

    The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering

    Fri. August 13, 2010
    8205 Valley Greens Drive, Carmel CA 93923
    Phone: 831 620 8866
       
    August 12-14, 2010


    Russo and Steele

    August 12-14, 2010

    2 nights - 150 cars

    Monterey Marriott Hotel
    Downtown Monterey

    350 Calle Principal Monterey, California
    Phone: (813) 649-4234

       
    August 13-14, 2010

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    Sports & Classics of Monterey
    Portola Hotel & Spa and Monterey Conference Center
    Monterey, California

    For More Information

       
    August 14-15, 2010
       
    August 22, 2010

     

     

     

     

    Classic Car enthusiasts will gather together again this year in Geneva, Illinois to view a beautiful collection of antique, classic and modern automobiles. Participants from all over the Country will display their prized automobiles on Third street, hoping to be awarded one of the coveted "Benz" Trophies. For 2010 Cadillac-LaSalle will be our Feature Marque. Third Street is the heart of Geneva's charming downtown shopping district lined with shops, restaurants, parks and historical buildings. This event is open to the public at no cost making this a wonderful family event with something for everyone to enjoy and marvel. The Geneva Concours d’Elegance is your only opportunity in the area to view this fantastic collection of award-winning, unique and rare automobiles. Celebrate with us on Sunday August 22, 2010 from 10:00am to 4:00pm. The beneficiary of this year's event is the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

    Geneva Concours d'Elegance NFP
    4 South Sixth Street
    Geneva, Illinois 60134
    Info@GenevaConcours.net
    630-584-3107

       
    September 11-12, 2010

    Fairfield County Concours D'Elegance

    September 11-12, 2010

    17 Stony Point Rd
    Westport, CT. 06880 USA

       
    September 19, 2010

    The Buckingham Auto Show

    Concours D' Elegance

    September 19, 2010

    5143 York Road (Route 202), Holicong, PA

       
    September 19, 2010

    2010 Palos Verdes Concours d’Elegance
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    October 3,2010

     

    31st Annual San Diego British Car Day

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    Maintaining Your Classic for the Spring Season

     

    • Make sure all of your car's vitals are good. Check fluids and air pressure, read instruments properly to make sure they are all operating well.

      For maximum efficiency, make sure the timing of the engine and calibration of the carburetors are good.

      The gasoline used in a car is important. Use a high quality gas to prevent any dieseling effect. If you have a pinging effect, the problem could be your timing or carburetion. You may need to use an octane booster if you drive a car with a performance operating engine.

      Shine the car and buff it to perfection. We like the Maguire and 3M polishes, as they are user friendly. Also try the products from Griot's. Take your time when detailing your car. It can be a fun and relaxing experience.

      Finally, plan for lots of car events and activities. Take your favorite companion on a day trip... oh, and take a friend too.

     


     

    In the Next Issue:

    Highlights on Automobiles of the Amelia Island Concours

    Auction Results

     

    JCNA Western States. Highlights and Photos in the Next Issue.

    Updates on Restorations in Progress.

     

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