Sunday, 6/11/11 in San Marino's Lacy Park, the inaugural San Marino Motor Classic drew hundreds of the finest cars and a huge crowd of admiring car people.
The event benefitted the Pasadena Humane Society.
REAL Cobras! Rock chips and all!
OUr Friend Craig Turner's GREAT 1950 XK120!
Here, The Auld Jag is being rigorously judged by a panel of experts, everything from "are both bulbs in the license plate lamp working?" to "Notice that the plug wires are routed as they were in 1950."
And the result? A REALLY NERVOUS Cretin!
Seems to have been worth it! BEST IN CLASS! WAY TO GO!
And yes, Virginia, Hot Rods are allowed! This Deuce, owned and built by Ron Hill won first in class!
BRING BACK HOOD ORNAMENTS!
This George Schrader (sp?) built Indy Roadster was constructed for the 1951 Indy 500 in his shop in Burbank. Independent front suspension, DISC BRAKES! aluminum frame rails w/cast magnesium cross members. It ran at Indy through about 1955, and finished as high as 5th. For video of the Offy running go to: http://http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BTFlJICtI-0