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Rallye Glenwood Springs

Rallye Glenwood Springs, Colorado from June 7-9, 2019 For car lovers in Colorado, summer can be a long time coming. Spring in Colorado is known as the “mud season,” when skiers and snowboarders reluctantly hang up their gear while the summer sports people count the days until June. In April, 1952, sports car enthusiast Hazel…

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How to Ruin a Car Show

It’s easy. Just tell a proud owner you’re putting their car in this class, when they want to be in that one. I’ve seen it happen before, and likely been responsible myself. After hosting the British Car Festival in California for five years, and now preparing for our second Motorfest next summer, we’re still trying…

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Import Carlisle: Soggy, but Fun

By Kathleen M. Mangan Thanks to this year’s British Invasion theme, the Carlisle Import/Kit-Replicar Nationals—held May 16-18 in Carlisle, Penn.—had a great turnout among all of the British marques. The sun’s rays on Saturday added sparkle to the chrome trim and smiles on the faces of foreign car enthusiasts. The cheerful, topdown day was unfortunately…

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A Convergence of 350 MGs

By Kathleen M. Mangan A single-marque car event is different from a British car show. What impresses at these gatherings is the number of same-model cars that line up together. Your focus turns to the details, appreciating a bit of craftsmanship or an innovative solution to a mechanical problem. The shared experience feels like you’ve…

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Hot Rod Horror Film Debuts

By Kathleen M. Mangan; photography by Tim Suddard The top-billed screening at this year’s Southern Yosemite Automotive Film Festival held in March in Oakhurst, California, was like a combination of the Hollywood film premieres of two classic movies: “American Graffiti” (think loads of classic cruisers) and the “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” (think campy mayhem). There is…

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Cars & Coffee Show

Cars ‘n Coffee Show, every Saturday morning, 7 to 9 a.m., Irvine, California By Rob Mullner, photography by the Author We can thank the Internet for many things; chief among them is the ease with which it puts information at our fingertips. Activities like finding cars, parts and like-minded people for our favorite hobby for…

The Classic Car Show in Birmingham

Following my article in the last issue of Moss Motoring in which I recounted tales of the TR Register’s huge summer show, I feel that a few words about what we British get up to with our classic cars during the notoriously wet and windy English winter season might be of interest. Not being blessed…

British Car Enthusiasts Alive

This year, I spent part of May and most of June on the east coast, first as a judge at the ever-more-enjoyable Greenwich Concours d’Elegance. Best of Show went to a Rolls Royce Silver Wraith convertible owned by well-known collector Noel Thompson. This choice pleased me particularly because it featured a massive yet rakish one-off…

Moss Motors British Car Festival

Fun-and-games time comes early this year with the Moss British Car Festival moving into its new summer slot. Scheduled for June 16-19, British Car folk will return to Southern California’s beautiful Santa Ynez Valley for their second annual gathering. Moss Chairman, Howard Goldman, has again invited all British Car enthusiasts to come to Flag Is…

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