Meetings

Solvang, the Californian Vintage show

Solvang is not a big event, but a cool one, its kind a special in that old Danish city in California next to the mission Santa Ynez…

Cool cars, not strictly vintage but just enough accents, everybody was happy and we had a lot of fun! Beat that!

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Patina rules!

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Although cool “resale” red is always cool too!

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This was my favourite of  the show period!

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Double door-double tent!

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Classy convertible class!

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Trailer the bike, or bike the trailer?

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Best of show went to this super cool combo from Arizona, we call them the Shelly cousins…:)

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More eighties as You can eat!!! wow where are the times???

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Top class vintage if you like accessories!

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Sittin’ low!

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What a show… we passed an incredible day!

 

Italian Invasion @ BBT! (with movie!!)

Saturday Il Registro Storico Vespa paid BBT a visit on our annual European tour that was driven this year in Belgium… Almost 120 Vespa drove around 11.00 o clock on our parking lots and they filled up quickly!  With participants from about all over Europe we had quiet an international visit!

Impressive and different that was it for sure!

More faro basso’s as you could eat…:)

With a real vespa pedal scooter on the back, all teh way from Germany!

See all these nice pieces of Italian machinery leaving BBT! Click on the movie below! MASSIVE!!

Thank You for your visit Vespa drivers! You’re a great group of people!! we had lots of fun showing You around!!

A day at the races, Laguna Seca is the perfect setting for a week of Oldtimer races!

During Car week there is a whole week of oldtimer racing @ Laguna Seca raceway… we went over for a day to “smell the atmosphere”….:)

Some impressions….

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Many Porsches!

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917 with history… always gives You a kick…

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Volvo P1800 Jensen… so cool!

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Woeps!

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Ok time to put the speedster in the garage, time to leave home….

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Thanks to our super great hosts! Chef Tom and his wife, the best host lady in the world Shelly…

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Thanks Tom and Shelly for the wonderful week we stayed with you and for all good care, for us and the speedster! We will be back in a couple of weeks for more!

The Baja Cantina, Concours d’Lemons and a breakfast to remember…

The Baja Cantina is a cool biker and carnut restaurant that has also a special gathering for car week… we signed present…:)

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a mix of all kind a cars and bikes… from a Vespa to McLaren Supercars, we saw it all…

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Next morning we went for breakfast in the Toro Place cafe, highly recommended…

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Concours d’Lemons is about the ugliest and worsted cars You can get… for sure we had fun!

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Carl Schubert took best in class for communist cars… Father Ray on the steering wheel!

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Their IFA is a super weird East German car!

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Well rusted crewcab from Swedish provenance…

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Can it get worse?

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Randy Carlson took class win with the infamous ATE beetle… my ex car…:)

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And the winner is…. worst of show for this over the top kitsch car… well done… the price was a 18 dollar watch (believe me or not)

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Ok time to go to the races! see my next report!

Werks Reunion and RM auctions

We do so many things here, visit so many events, several a day…too many to report… But Werks Reunion was for sure a big hit!

A gathering organised by “PCA” the Porsche Club of America a real Porsche only thing…

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All the speedsters in these pictures are real! and above are two Carrera speedsters…

but also a lot of 911 Porsche’s (off course)

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Carrera…

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Pre A with sliding roof…

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Cool custom hardtop……;

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What he think he’s doing???

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Another unrestored speedster… after 40 years in storage…

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356 God Rod Emory’s latest creation…

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and on it went to the big auctions, here a small overview what RM had to offer…

Let’s start with te Ferrari GTO that sold for 44 Million dollars on saturday night! Beautiful car uh?

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also many other multi million dollar cars that crossed the block last weekend! Here’s a small overview… but there was many more, and this is only one of the seven auctions of the weekend!

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Gentleman start your engines! You will be …. SOLD!!

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Car week is just a real automotive overload…:)