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Anyone going??
 

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Thanks LM, I'm usually one of the first ones on the "Use the Search Feature" bandwagon. Shoulda heeded my own advice.:eek:
 

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Had my room reserved in WG but had to cancel.....
Limerock for sure.....probably Sunday and Monday.
 

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Yeah, I did Lime Rock last year, and had a great time on the parade laps. I've been to LR every year since 1999 to either the Ferrari Challenge or Vintage Festival. I figured I'd try something different this year--I haven't been to WG since the late 80's. Either way, I have to make a decision, I can only go to one or the other.
 

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The Friday events at WG is great...too bad its 8+ hours from Burlington. Great track and plenty to occupy yourself with when not at the track.

Limerock is a mere 4 hours south of me and CT is my home state. My first trip to LR was in 1976. LR wins this year........
 

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Absolutely will be there in the '65 Spider Veloce that just did 2500 miles for the Detroit convention and Lake Huron tour. We've been going the the Glen vintage races since they started, and wouldn't miss it. Everyone needs to get there for the Friday activities (including closing the village streets so the racers can park there and do laps of the original course most of the day). Great fun, and the village loves the event.
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We'll be at the Glen as well... The Grand Prix on Friday and SVRA weekend races are definitely worthwhile, so now I go every year...

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Thanks for the info, everyone. I have to see how I can work it so that I can do all three days.
 

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Fall Vintage events

We will be joining the vinatage events at WG and LR. As of this AM there were still a few slots open for the WG Knapp Vineyards Stone Bridge event for those of us with open cars. We have rooms in Corning, but if any of you know of availability closer to WG, I would appreciate the tip.

Our '91 Spider survived the convention and the Lago Huron tour - hope we don't push our luck with LR and WG back-to-back.
 

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I plan to be at LRP on Monday and the Glen Fri-Sat-Sun. It won't be in the Alfa though (we did take it last year).

Is there a place/time for a face-to-face meet?
How about if we meet on Friday right after the re-enactment of the race (once the true vintage racers go by, which signifies the end of the Friday festivities) at the Concours parking lot and walk over to one of the local spots for a beer and a bite to eat? Friday, during the day, LM and I will be downtown at the Concours. I'm sure we'll be the only 2 Alfas in the concours. He'll have a red GTV and I'll be taking a black Spider.

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How about if we meet on Friday right after the re-enactment of the race (once the true vintage racers go by, which signifies the end of the Friday festivities) at the Concours parking lot and walk over to one of the local spots for a beer and a bite to eat? Friday, during the day, LM and I will be downtown at the Concours. I'm sure we'll be the only 2 Alfas in the concours. He'll have a red GTV and I'll be taking a black Spider.

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Enrique,
We'll look for you guys in the Concours lot on Friday just before dinner. We will be going on the Glenora Run in the morning, then spend the afternoon at the track. If we don't catch up with you on Friday somehow, we'll be doing the touring laps at lunch on Saturday and might see you then. Oh, we're probably taking the '65 Spider Veloce in case you're looking for us.
See ya', Jim and Jude-Anne
 

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We'll look for you guys in the Concours lot on Friday just before dinner. We will be going on the Glenora Run in the morning, then spend the afternoon at the track. If we don't catch up with you on Friday somehow, we'll be doing the touring laps at lunch on Saturday and might see you then. Oh, we're probably taking the '65 Spider Veloce in case you're looking for us.
See ya', Jim and Jude-Anne
Sounds good. Karyl and I are looking forward to seeing you both.

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Neato :cool: article in the new issue of "Automobile" magazine that I got yesterday:). It's about the MGTD that rolled into (for those of you familar with the original street course - and :mad: those that aren't, should be;)) the creek by the stone bridge - now called Cornetts Stone Bridge. The car was restored and now owned by the original drivers' (Cornett) son. While it appears it won't be at this years Street festival event, it'll be there next year. Flip to the last article in this flier

http://www.bccgc.com/PDF/February2007.pdf
 

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I didn't take a lot of pictures at the Concours (too many great cars & I was trying to avoid drooling all over them...) I did see Enrique's Spider. And it looked most excellent. My wife was looking it over and commented, "this is the same year as our Alfa, how come ours doesn't look like this?" (umm, thanks, Enrique...) I wish I had been paying attention to the meeting time & place so I could have met a few folks.

I did have the great fortune to be part of the 'pit crew' for a friend who took his new-to-him '59 Giulietta Spider race car to Watkins for its first outing under new ownership. My friend (David) had a good outing. No major problems. He felt a pull to the left under heavy braking after a few laps so we adjusted the brakes (didn't seem to help though). Sunday dawned with lots of rain. His race group was scheduled to be first out. About 15 minutes before the starting time the rain began to slow. It stopped raining long enough for his group to get in their race. I suspect all the other races that day were very wet (for those brave enough to go out in the rain...)

The first two photos were taken "downtown" in Watkins Friday, the second two are of David's Giuliettia.
 

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How about some pictures for us poor souls who could not attend....??
712 total miles and except about 100 miles which included blasting around the original street course and 2 laps at the "new" track, the GTV delivered over 30 mpg including a 33 mpg average on a 150 mile leg when I kept it at :eek: 60. Never missed a beat but then again ;), I have a great mechanic.

Breakfast, on the road :)rolleyes:should be called the "Once" famous..... Sure isn't like it was the first time I went there in '74 on the way to the USGP)


Montour Falls is always a stop off before reaching The Glen


Made it :D





A "must" always for lunch - Bill Wagner's winery overlooking Seneca Lake:cool:






:rolleyes:Barn find at the winery


Put to sleep for the night at Seneca Lodge:)


Friday - Street Festival day


Everyone came out to see the cars




Nice Alfa;)


Leave it to my wife to find a way into this car:)


Stone Bridge Drivers, drive the old course:D










This clown wanted to get a picture with me :confused:


Another Alfisti


Alfa's




:eek:


Other "lesser" Marques








Alfa spotting at :cool: Seneca Lodge


My nightly hang out


Alfa spotting at the track




:rolleyes: - Why is this guy always grinning?






John Watson's autograph


Contrary to popular belief, my car sometimes gets wet:mad:
 

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More shots of the crowd
 

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