Posts Tagged ‘Corvette’

Fairfield County Concours d’Elegance 2010

Friday, September 17th, 2010

alfa-fairfield-county-concoursSeptember 11-12, 2010 saw the return of the 7th Annual Fairfield County Concours d’Elegance to the Fairfield Hunt Club in Westport, CT. Though gray skies threatened rain for the concours on Sunday, the rains never came but the awesome cars and crowds did show up.

Awards presented on field ranged from best pre and post-war foreign and domestics to Porsche, Bugatti, Aston Martin, Motorcyles and Barn-Find categories. The Barn-Find category was particularly interesting as you can see from Wayne Carini’s SAAB to the Split Window Corvette. Featured as well were categories of automobiles “Styled by the Wind”, cars with coachwork by Drake “Dutch” Darrin and photography by Jesse Alexander. (more…)

ALMS at Laguna Seca – Monterey Sports Car Championships

Sunday, December 27th, 2009

cork-screwThe 2009 Monterey Sports Car Championships at Laguna Seca saw amazing action in ALMS GT2 class. Once again, Corvette racing and Flying Lizard Motorsports Porsches battled heavily with Risi Ferrari; so heavily that at the final lap of the race, Magnussen in the Corvette ended up hitting the wall hard, bumped by Bergmeister in the the Flying Lizard Porsche GT3. Everyone has seen and heard about this by now, but it’s certainly worth mentioning as one of the scary highlights of the year. (more…)

Bear Mountain Car Show, Cruise Night May 6, 2009

Sunday, May 10th, 2009

The Bear Mountain Car Show kicked off its 10th season of classic and collector car events on Wednesday, May 6th in the parking lot at the Bear Mountain Skating rink (next to The Inn).  Typically the show begins here and then moves to the large lawn next to The Bear Mountain Inn later in May.

Though threatening showers kept some party-goers at home shining chrome and waxing new paint in the garage, a few diehards came out to celebrate the new season.  As usual an eclectic mix of sports, exotic, antique and muscle cars came out to the show. (more…)

Bear Mountain Car Show Cruise Night June 25th, 2008

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

The Wednesday night car show at Bear Mountain, NY continues on as we break through to the first days ofbear mountain car show June summer. Great weather brought out a record number of enthusiasts showing more than 300 cars on the main lawn next to the Inn. A wide variety of collector cars were on hand from the 1937 Cord Phaeton to the ’59 and ’62 Corvettes to the 60’s Sunbeam Tiger . We even saw a Jensen Interceptor , a pretty rare sighting. (more…)

Bear Mountain Car Show Cruise Night 2008

Sunday, May 18th, 2008

The 9th Season of the Bear Mountain Car Show opened on Wednesday May 7th, 2008. The show is heldcar-show-bear-mountain every Wednesday starting at 6:00pm and is a collaborative effort of the Rod Bender’s Car Club and the Palisades Park Conservacy in New York.

Cars of all ages, makes and models show up for this event and are broken into two main groups; Vintage and Collectible cars before model year 1989, and all cars 1989 and newer. There is also a large area for motorcyles, bikes and choppers of all types. (more…)