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Anybody go to the monterey historics this past weekend?


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Have any highlights/pics? I heard Alfa was the marque vehicle

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I was there for the 3 days. Cool weather, lots of cars but far less than last year, probibly the gas crunch. The featured marque at the Festorics Saturday (Laguna Seca Rolex Historic races) was midget racers. Those were the small versions of F1 casr many drivers got into racing on. All 4 cylinder , just a few different builders.

Friday at the Concourso Italiano was at a new site, Marina airport behind Fort Ord a few miles north of Monterey. Usually a good event but the non-golf course venue took alot away from the overall quality of the event. About 100 BMWs in the corral, with about 20 coming over from Germany with their owners to do a 2 week drive across Northern California. Several Z1's, some nice cabs, and even a 507 from the east coast. I'll post my pics shortly.

Original Owner, Malaga 1973 tii, unrestored.

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2007 530i Sport, Titanium Silver

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I was part of the SoCal contingent that was in Monterey this past week (i.e. Ray-2002Tii & gang).

I agree with Ray - having Concorso at the Marina airport really wasn't all that appealing. All told, I think there were 7-8 '02s at Concorso.

There were 10-15 '02's in the BMW corral at Laguna Seca on Saturday.

One of the most interesting cars at the Historics was the 6 wheel Tyrell P-23(?) F1 car. The P23 raced on Sunday and I heard it won by 10+ seconds.

Andy W.

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