March 24th: Sears Point Raceway, there will be the first
ever "Hooptie-Con" a conglomeration of 24 hours of LeMons, Billetproof
Hot Rod and Custom show and Concours d Lemons. Great fun last year,
and was only 24 hours of Lemons and the Arcaners.
April 7th: Peter Brock will present at Blackhawk the the
BRE Histoy of Japanese auto race cars in America. Perhaps a nice
ride out from the East Bay, and a return to Casa díSpielberg for
non-vegan stuff burned on the Bar b Que.
April 15th: Annual Business Meeting, a potluck gathering
where we elect the club officers for the year. A must attend, somewhere
in the east bay, details TBA
April 20th: We have been invited to Mark Merrilís open
house in Mountain View. He has a marvelous collection of Air Cooled
VWís and just a few air cooled Porsches. Well worth showing up in
an unusual car.
May 27th: A run out to Vasona for rides on the Billy Jones
miniature railway. I am told that we will have keys to their machine
shop. Perhaps if no one is looking, we can grab the keys to the
June 2nd: A return to Sears Point for the Sonoma Historic
Races. Great fun, and a great way to see the Historic races.
June 29 to July 1: Overnight trip up to the delta on levee
roads, with two prospective overnight stops. Yes, there will be
convenient locations for the Amphicars and (hopefully a couple of
Schwimwagons) to get into and out of the water. We are promised
a drag race or two. Paul and Chuck are doing this, and road speeds
will be appropriate for Fiat 500ís and Triumphs and Big Healys as
August 23rd: The Salinas to Carmel run for the Pebble Beach
cars on Ocean Avenue. Stay tuned...
Non Club Events
February 18: At the Blackhawk Museum, an Alfa/Ferrari
cars and coffee. I have no Ferrari, and no Alfa, but inside there
will be a presentation by Derek Hill about his dad, Phil Hill.
April 13 - 14th: 38th annual Southwest Unique
Little Car Show. Preregistration is due by Mar 23rd. Stay tuned..
April 29th: 28th Pacific Coast Dream Machines,
The Coolest Show On Earth. Half Moon Bay Airport. If it's got an
engine, it'll be there (yes, boats too). Preregistration ends 4/15,
details at: here
Every Saturday: Donut Derelicts, Bagel Street
Cafe @ 1049 El Monte ave in Mountain View 9 a.m.
2nd Saturday of the Month: Canepa Cars & Coffee,
a fancy car gathering at 4900 Scotts Valley Drive, Scotts Valley,
CA (April thru October). Resumes 04/18.
4th Saturday of the Month: @ Santana Row (San
Jose) has their Cars and Croissants. Aparrently for big buck exotics.
Bring some beer and donuts to bring the atmosphere back to breathable.
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