Wednesday, March 30, 2011

LaJolla Motor Classic is this weekend April 3rd, here's a couple photos from the last one I made it to, and looked over some of the rarest cars

Preceding the show itself will be a book signing on Friday, April 1 and a catered lunch plus car tour of San Diego's top car collector locales on Saturday, April 2.

Tickets to the Sunday Show are $35 in advance and $40 at the entrance. In addition to general admission tickets, guests can upgrade their experience by purchasing a VIP ticket to the show for $100.

This ticket includes entrance to the show on Sunday, April 3, an event program, a commemorative poster and entrance to the VIP area with complimentary food and beverages. Renowned author Tom Cotter will present his newest book, "The Corvette in the Barn: More Great Stories of Automotive Archaeology" at the La Jolla Historical Society’s book signing on Friday, April 1, 2011 at 5 p.m.

The book signing will be the opening event of the 2011 La Jolla Motor Car Classic. Author of nine automotive books, Cotter draws on his experience in automotive repair, used cars & parts sales, as well as his lifelong interest & experience with vintage cars.

The Corvette in the Barn is his fourth in a series of automotive archeology books, following The Cobra in the Barn, The Hemi in the Barn and The Vincent in the Barn. The 2011 Motor Car Classic will take place at the Ellen Scripps Browning Park, overlooking the renowned La Jolla Cove and featuring over 150 automobiles in 30 specialty car classes. The featured marque for this year is German Automobiles. Above, the Belgian carrossier Jonckheere bodied 1925 Rolls Royce Phantom 1 (lives at the Peterson Museum) below is the Blastolene Brothers Indy car






I believe this was a LaFrance speedster

Above, the engine bay of a Pegaso... below is the front of the beautiful Minerva





............................................................................. http://www.lajollamotorcarclassic.com/

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