The Festival! The Vintage Festival at Lime Rock Park is one of the premier vintage race events on the East Coast, and offers a great mixture of classic race cars, wonderful atmosphere and a very unique Concours. This year’s event offered the largest-ever gathering of vintage Bugattis, featuring parade laps, a special racing class, and … Continue reading Vintage Speed! The 36th Annual Lime Rock Historic Festival
In November we said "goodbye" to the first Alpha Gearhead racecars. It was a painful separation, but only a temporary setback as we started the search for the next adventure. Vintage Racing! False Starts We started looking almost immediately, and initially found a promising 1971 MGB. It was a very nice car, well built and … Continue reading Back to Action!
What a weekend! Having family that lives on Amelia Island, I have attended the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance several times, but it never fails to amaze. 2018's event was no different, despite a last minute date change, we were treated to yet another overwhelming display of automotive beauty. It was a whirlwind for us, David … Continue reading Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance
I have always loved this generation Riviera. While I don't know much about them, there's some good insight here. A manual transmission would make it much more appealing, but a laid back cruiser has some charm as well. https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2018/02/21/nine-reasons-to-own-a-1971-73-buick-riviera/ Header image from Hemmings.com
You have kids, maybe want to travel long distances with a family’s worth of stuff, maybe the dog, perhaps tow a camping trailer (or race car trailer?!)? In fact the above is exactly my family’s situation.. 2 children, a dog, camping trailer and our nearest relatives are several hundred miles away