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Are you at Monterey car week 2019?

PostPost by: Sea Ranch » Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:14 am

Greetings.

We have our 1970 Plus 2S at Monterey this week (only till Thursday, as the rest of the week is just too expensive for poor little me!!). Staying in Seaside, just north of town.

If anyone has their car here, I would enjoy meeting up, snapping some pix of the cars together, et cetera :)

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PostPost by: 1owner69Elan » Tue Aug 13, 2019 6:01 am

Won’t be there this year. Off to see a new member of the family in NYC.
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Plus, my Elan still not ready, being in paint all this year.

Next year for sure!
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PostPost by: StressCraxx » Wed Aug 14, 2019 5:40 am

I’m racing my Crossle Formula Ford at Laguna Seca. We practice Thursday afternoon. Our paddock is east of the cafe in the first row. White #81 Zazrivy on the side.

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PostPost by: Certified Lotus » Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:14 am

Does anyone have a pdf of the Giant Killer ad? I would like a copy for my garage.
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PostPost by: The Veg » Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:42 am

Forgive my ignernce, but who are the gents in the picture?
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PostPost by: Certified Lotus » Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:57 am

Wayne Carini from the show “chasing classic cars”
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PostPost by: gjz30075 » Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:16 pm

Wayne is facing us, with sunglasses, but could it be our own 1owner69elan with his back to us?
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PostPost by: 1owner69Elan » Wed Aug 14, 2019 5:14 pm

Nope, not me in the picture with Wayne Carini at Pebble Beach.

But, this is me at the Monterey Revival at Laguna Seca, a couple of days earlier:

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The "Giant Killer" was in fact Dave Vegher's SCCA Championship car, in various liveries and guises.

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PostPost by: 1963 S1 » Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:44 am

Sea Ranch wrote:Greetings.

We have our 1970 Plus 2S at Monterey this week (only till Thursday, as the rest of the week is just too expensive for poor little me!!). Staying in Seaside, just north of town.
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Hi Randy,
I think it was Tuesday morning when I spotted you heading south on Hwy 1 near Pescadero as I was going northbound to work. Quickly rolled down the window to capture the sounds of the TC. I too won’t be attending this year. Enjoy!
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PostPost by: Certified Lotus » Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:42 am

So is the “Giant Killer” poster something Dave Vegher' made?
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PostPost by: 1owner69Elan » Thu Aug 15, 2019 4:37 pm

Presumably the poster was created by the current owner: Victor Avila. But I really don’t know.
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PostPost by: Certified Lotus » Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:25 pm

1owner69Elan wrote:Presumably the poster was created by the current owner: Victor Avila. But I really don’t know.

Anyway to contact him?
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PostPost by: 1owner69Elan » Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:24 pm

I see that Victor Avila, and the 26r, are entered in the Monterey Reunion races at Laguna Seca this weekend. Maybe someone on the forum who is attending can drop by his pit and make contact.

I don't know Victor.
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PostPost by: Sea Ranch » Sat Aug 17, 2019 5:35 am

1963S1 . . .

Greetings! Tuesday morning we were running south on the #1 from Seaside to Carmel in order to get early parking to see the Carmel Concours. Unless I'm mistaken, that's not where Pescadaro is. Perhaps you meant Monday morning?
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PostPost by: 1963 S1 » Sat Aug 17, 2019 5:53 am

Busy week... yes Monday morning, on Hwy 1 around Pescadero which about 75 miles north of Seaside. Great sight to see the Plus 2.
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