2019 USA EASTERN & SOUTHERN EVENTS (all):

 

  • Sept 1 ’19   9 am – 3 pm – “Gathering of the Marques” & “Concours d’Elegance” at Lime Rock, CT. – Many clubs and hundreds of cars will be parked in groups around the track.  Citroëns and other French cars will be in our usual spot — on the “Backstraight”.  Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the gate.  Sunday’s price is $20 per person in advance vs. $25 at the gate.   To purchase in advance, call 1 (860) 435-5000 or go on-line before deadline 5 pm, 8/23 Friday.  https://tickets.limerock.com/orderticketsarea.asp?p=923&a=2.  Use code French19 — valid only for French Marque members and their guests.  No refunds.  Lime Rock Park’s address is: 60 White Hollow Rd, Lakeville, CT 06039.  Enter on White Hollow Road which is off of (and west of) Route 112.  Do not use the parking area on Route 112 as this is general parking.  Gates open at 7 a.m. LR asks the clubs to be “in” by 9.  For more info contact: Bill Blaufuss, “CT Citronuts” Coordinator AT: prosit67@OUTLOOK.com or call: 203-856-2004.  For a complete weekend schedule visit: http://limerock.com/labor-day-historics

 

  • Sept 28 – 29 ’19  –  Car Show of New England.  The Weekend’s activities begin on Saturday morning with an all-French car show at Endicott Park in nearby Danvers, Massachusetts.  The day will include a wide variety of activities catered to French Car enthusiasts including a seminar, tech session, as well as a BBQ lunch and awards given out by a people’s choice vote in multiple French classes.  On Sunday, The Boston Cup (now in its 8th year) is considered to be one of the finest Classic Car Shows in New England and the only car show of its calibre in the Northeast. With over 30,000 people in attendance and a 1,000 VIP’s, The Boston Cup continues to draw and delight car enthusiasts from all over New England and beyond.  To date, this event has never featured a class of French cars.  The show encompasses the area surrounding the Parkman Bandstand on the eastern side of the Boston Common in the heart of the city, and is one of the most picturesque settings for a car show.  Prior to the Boston Cup, all French cars are invited to join in a parade into Boston on Sunday morning.  The intent of the show is to be an annual celebration featuring all automobiles of French origin, however, this year Citroën has been chosen for a number of reasons including: their numerous automotive firsts, daring styling choices, historic international expeditions, sporting accomplishments and, of course, their 100th Anniversary!  For more Information on the event contact: Nick Dimopoulos, email: ndimopoulos@msn.com or call: 978-774-4588.  For more information on the Boston Cup visit: www.thebostoncup.com/.  To have your car considered for the Boston Cup: https://thebostoncup.com/submit-your-car/

 

  • Sept 29 ’19  10:00 am –  Annual CitroNuts Fall “Open Garage” –  East Haddam, CT.  Will kick tires, etc. ‘til 12:00 Noon-ish, then, caravan over in Citroëns to a local restaurant for Lunch (order off the menu).  Meet at Steven and Lynn Rossi’s House, 41 Orchard Road, East Haddam, CT  06423.  Contact Steve at: 248-470-5788 (cell) or email: SLDMRossi@aol.com

 

  • Nov 16 ’19  10:00 am – 3 pm – Fall 2019 French Car Meet in Bradenton, Florida  –  Join us for a French car gathering at Mariposa Nursery, 5020 Lorraine Rd, Bradenton, FL 34211.  Francois Brun-Wilbaux has kindly agreed to host this second meeting at his beautiful nursery: http://mariposanursery.com/.   Francois will be showing us his impressive French car collection, housed in a custom-built air- conditioned building on the premises.  Please RSVP to frenchcarmeet@gmail.com, so we can get an idea how many will be coming.  If you have questions contact the organizers: Lionel Guilbert: 941-302-5781 or Willem G. van de Wouw 407-920-1046.  For those attending, there is a reserved block of rooms for $89 + tax a night, November 15 – 17th at:  Fairfield Inn & Suites – Lakewood Ranch – Sarasota, 6105 Exchange Way, Bradenton, FL 34202  941-552-4000.  To reserve a room call the hotel direct and mention the Fall 2019 French Car Meet for the $89 rate.  Reservations have to be made by October 1st.

 

 

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