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Historic Festival 35 @ Lime Rock (Water) Park

Video by www.ride-ct.com  Lime Rock Historic Festival is always a tremendous automotive and racing extravaganza that showcases close to 2,000 historic, vintage, racing and collector cars over its four days, from race car parades through town and three dozen vintage races to a prestigious Concours on Sam Posey Straight and a huge collector car show. […]

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Turtle Garage to be Honored at the 35th Annual Lime Rock Park Historic Festival

Turtle Garage will be displaying eight motorcycles at the 35th annual Lime Rock Park Historic Festival on Sunday, September 3rd. The Historic Festival is a four-day event dedicated to vintage racing and collector cars. The show on Sunday takes place on the storied racetrack at Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, Connecticut. “Historic Festival 35 is […]

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Greenwich Concours 2017: Quality, Quantity, and a Blue Ribbon for Turtle Garage

DATELINE: Buenos Aires, Argentina: The Greenwich Concours d’Elegance was founded in 1995 by the late Bruce and Genia Wennderstrom. The Wennerstrom’s adult children have carried on the family legacy and manage the venerable event. The 2017 Greenwich show was a home run and raised the bar to a whole new level—the field was competitive with top […]

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2017 New York Auto Show: America First

This week I took a stroll around the New York Auto Show. What did I notice? American metal is stealing the show! Sure, the new E-class convertible looks great. The 911 Targa is just awesome. The all-new BMW 5-series continues its march toward perfection. However, all of these European cars appear tame and boring when […]

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Collecting Thoughts: Pebble to Paris

In August, Sport Car Market publisher Keith Martin extended a back-to-back invitation for me to join him at Pebble Beach and Chantilly. All he asked in return was that I write a story comparing and contrasting these two blockbuster car shows. Last month, Turtle Garage submitted “Pebble to Paris” to the editorial staff at SCM. The article […]

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What’s My Chateau Worth?

This has been an extraordinary three days of vintage cars, delicious wines, gourmet food, and great camaraderie. We have seen many old friends and made several new ones. There is no question that the Chantilly Concours is a rising star among the top car shows in the world. Many Turtle Garage subscribers are familiar with Keith Martin’s wildly popular […]

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From Pebble Beach to Paris

From Carmel to Chantilly in under ten days! Last week I was in Carmel for the Pebble Beach car show and now Sarah and I are in Chantilly France for yet more car gazing. We are graciously being hosted by Sports Car Market publisher Keith Martin. We arrived yesterday and met up with Keith at the Paris […]

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