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Archives for August 2011

The Bizzarrini Wins The Owner’s Choice Award At Hillsborough

by Mike - The Bizzarrini GT 5300 went to the Hillsborough Concours d'Elegance this past Sunday, the oldest continually running Concours d'Elegance in the world. I signed up for "display only", meaning no judging, because I just wanted to relax … [Read more...]

Hillsborough Concours d’Elegance – A Great Event

by Mike - The Hillsborough Concours d'Elegance was held this past Sunday. It was a great day and was a well organized and well run event with many special classic cars. This is the longest continually running Concours … [Read more...]

Funny Pictures

by Mike - This Lamborghini took a wrong turn at Concorso Italiano last Friday. This must be a tough sand trap because I saw a pick up truck in the same trap on Thursday afternoon while I was placing cars on the course. A friend of mine, … [Read more...]

Concorso Italiano – 2011

by Mike - Concorso Italiano in Monterey, California was held this past Friday August 19, 2011. It was a great day - here are some photos. I took three cars to this event - above are the Bizzarrini and the Iso Grifo. Looking out the … [Read more...]

Valentino Balboni And The Silver Bizzarrini GT 5300

by Mike - Valentino Balboni was the test driver for Lamborghini for 40 years until 2008. He was given this job by the company founder Ferruccio Lamborghini. Mr. Balboni was at Concorso Italiano in Monterey on August 19, 2011, and I was … [Read more...]

A New Record Price For A Ferrari Testa Rossa

by Mike - The 1957 Ferrari Testa Rossa sold at Gooding on Saturday evening for a record $16,390,000 including the buyers premium. The recession does not seem to have impacted special cars, at least in this price range. This is the first Testa … [Read more...]