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Marina Motorsports Inc: Gallery

Welcome to the Marina Motorsports-site photo gallery. On this page you'll find lots of cool pictures of local events and garage scenes, as well as images from past events. If you have photos you'd like to post here, contact John Moulton at (831)484-1966 or jam@redshift.com.

The photos below are some of "The Little Car Show" entrants for 2010 through 2016. As with any online gallery, the contents of this page are in a continuous state of flux, so check back often.

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Table of Contents:
  • The Little Car Show 2016
  • The Little Car Show 2015
  • The Little Car Show 2014
  • The Little Car Show 2013
  • The Little Car Show 2012
  • The Little Car Show 2011
  • The Little Car Show 2010
  • Past projects
  • Current stuff
  • They're still out there
  • MPEG movie archive

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    The Little Car Show 2011

    Nancy McCroskey's 1961 Austin Healey Sprite (Pescadero, CA) Engine has been upgraded to 1275cc (from stock 948 cc). Datsun 5-speed transmission, disc brakes and other modifications have been done to improve drivability and increase the Fun Factor! (class 1a)
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    Lynn & Jan James' 1931 American Austin Roadster (Tracy, CA) American Austin Built about 22,000 cars from 1930 to 1935. This is body #33 of about 1500 roadsters made. There are about 50 roadsters (1931-1935) know to still exist. 2010 "Pacific Grove City Council's Choice" under 1,000cc trophy winner. (class 1b)

    Chris Obert's 1959 Fiat 600 Jolly (Santa Cruz, CA) (class 1a)
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    Chris Obert's 1955 Messerschmitt KR200 (Santa Cruz, CA) (class 1a)

    Chris Obert's 1959 Fiat 600 Multipla (Santa Cruz, CA) (class 1b)
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    Aaron Dias' 1985 Toyota Sprinter Trueno (Watsonville, CA) This vehicle was 1st introduced in Japan in 1983 (1985 for the U.S.) and produced until 1987. The Toyota Sprinter Trueno (Corolla GT-S in the U.S.) was the last generation of rear-wheel drive corollas to be produced. These cars were popularized by the famous Japanese GT-Racer and Drift King Keichi Tsuchya, who uses the same model vehicle on GT Channel's show "Hot Version International". The Toyota Sprinter Trueno is also featured in a popular Japanese comic series about street racing called "Initial D", where the main character races a Trueno. (class 2a)

    Grady Johnson's 1969 Fiat 500 Roadster (Los Gatos, CA) "Abby" has a high performance 23hp 652cc engine and no roof. She's a right hand drive model from Australia and gets smiles everywhere she goes. (class 1a)
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    Dan Yee's 1971 Fiat 850 Sedan (Foster City) Originally sold and used in Connecticut but moved to California to survive. Very original condition. Last year for the Fiat 850 Sedan in the US.Has 817cc engine so was not subject to meet emission requirements because it was less than 50 cubic inch. (class 1b)

    Jose Bolanos' 2005 Smart Car (San Jose, CA) Our awesome 750cc 3 cylinder Mercedes Smart Car was originally imported by Zap Motors. The cars sat in a warehouse in Los Angeles for 2 years, because efficiency was not a priority. $100k tax incentives for Hummers were the focus. (class 1b)
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    Paul Aliotti's 1971 Fiat 500-L Pacific Grove, CA) 2010 "Pacific Grove Library's Choice" under 1,000cc trophy winner. (class 1b)

    John Moulton's 1951 Crosley Super Station Wagon (Monterey, CA) (class 1b)
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    Dave Voss' 1973 Fiat 124 Sedan (Napa, CA) This particular Fiat 124 Sedan has been well cared for throughout it's life, and is still driven on a daily basis! (class 2b)

    Jeannette Steed's 2012 Fiat 500 (Sacramento, CA) (class 2a)
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    Tim Hoover's 1975 Fiat X19 (Pacifica, CA) Nothing fantastic; I flew up to Oregon and drove the car home (trailered actually). Car was a mess with rust and body damage all about as well as a "performance" engine that was far from performing. Body work and paint job later (in my garage) along with a rebuilt motor I have my "Little Luigi". Its a custom 1975; with an 86's interior and 1500cc block and 1300cc BV head with dual carbs. Fitted with a custom "light" flywheel to let the engine spin up quick. (class 2a)

    Abby Burk's 1964 Austin Mini (Marina, CA) (class 2b)
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    Patrick Olsen's 1967 Fiat 850 Spider (Gilroy, CA) (class 1a)

    Larry Sacks' 1979 Fiat X19 (Santa Clara, CA) It's really an X1/9 and not an X19. I'm the 4th owner and the car has 305,000 miles on it now. (class 2a)
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    Michael Goldberg's 1977 MG Midget (Pacific Grove, CA) It is a daily driver with 50k miles on it. All original. (class 2a)

    Glen Wolfson's 1956 BMW Isetta (Carmel, CA) Matching number (494569) car. Third owner, since 1980. Not restored, but 'spiffed-up'. A driver, not a trailer queen. (class 1b)
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    Glen Wolfson's 1965 Renault Dauphine Gordini (Carmel, CA) (class 1b)

    Del Meyer's 1962 Austin Healey Sprite (Monterey, CA) Has earlier front (bonnet) making it look like a Frogeye. (class 1a)
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    Steve Hodges' 1968 Riley Elf (Pacific Grove) (class 2a)

    Harold McDill's 1973 Austin Mini (Salinas, CA) (class 1a)
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    James Nero's 1967 Citroen 2CV6 (Pebble Beach, CA) The car came to America in 1986 and underwent a complete restoration including a new motor and many new body panels. It was painted British Racing Green & Black in the Charleston style. I believe this color combination has not been repeated on any existing Deux Chevaux. (class 1b)

    Tim Riley's 1959 Volvo PV 544 (Spreckels, CA) My model is the last year to have the B16 motor with less than 1600 cc. (class 2b)
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    Mike & Nancy Bainter's 1951 Crosley Super Sedan (Pacific Grove, CA) This Crosley sedan has just turned 4,000 miles and is unrestored save for one repaint and rechromed bumpers. It runs like a Swiss watch and is driven sparingly. The original tires came with it, but new ones were fitted for safety's sake. It's an exceptional example of an early economy car meant for the masses. 2010 "Longest Distance Traveled To Show" under 1,000cc trophy winner. (class 1b)

    Tony & Glynis Greening's 1930 Austin Seven (Pacific Grove, CA) This Austin was originally from a tiny town in New Zealand. (class 1b)
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    Chris Thompson's 1967 Morris Traveller (Richmond, CA) Chris has owned this woodie for 27 years. It's an older restoration done up in a wharf rat/surfer motif. (class 2b)

    Maria Rodriquez's 1958 Morris 2-door Saloon (Richmond, CA) This coupe is a complete rotisserie restoration of epic proportions. (class 2b)
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    Charles Latty's 1947 Crosley Sedan (Pacific Grove, CA) Car had been restored in 2005 in a very small Pittsboro, IN barn which it shared with rodents, wasps, and spiders. Car was restored by prior owner in 2005. (class 1b)

    Joe Palazzolo's Homemade Tipo 2002 (Monterey, CA) This toolroom hand built car has a 200 cc rear air cooled engine, rear hydraulic disc brakes, rack and pinion steering and working lights. (class 1a)
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    George Aspron's 1980 Fiat Dallara (Los Angeles, CA) This Fiat Dallara is an exact replica of the rFactor video game "Spirit of '76". This Fiat was taken from the virtual car to reality after two months of hard full time work in George's garage. (class 2a)

    Craig Oliver's 1972 Triumph Spitfire (Pacific Grove, CA) 1972 Triumph Spitfire 1.3 liter inline four(75hp). In family since new. (class 2a)
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    Glenn McKee's 2003 Grinnall Scorpion GS3 (Pacific Grove, CA) Kit cycle/car made in England and powered by a 140 hp 1,200cc BMW motorcycle engine. Top speed 130 mph, 0-60=4.5 seconds. (class 2a)

    Dick Tuttle's 1964 Peel Trident. (Santa Clara, CA) From the isle of Man, one of the smallest cars ever made for public street use, 200 lb. vehicle for 2 people and 100 MPG. 2010 "Lightest Vehicle" trophy winner. (class 1b)
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    Warren Braverman's 2012 Fiat 500c. (Pacific Grove, CA) (class 2a)

    Larry Miller's 1959 Austin Healey Sprite. (Salinas, CA) (class 1a)
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    Johnny Aliotti's 1959 Morris Minor Traveler (Monterey, CA) Real woodie, car was in the National Automobile Museum. 2010 "Most Smiles per Mile Vehicle" and "Pacific Grove City Council's Choice" over 1,000cc trophy winner. (class 2b)

    Sam Gesumaria's 1965 Austin Countryman (Carmel, CA) (class 1b)
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    Diane Cailliet's 1951 Morris Minor Convertible (Monterey, CA) I have owned " Molly" for about eight years and she continues to bring smiles on the faces of those who see her. (class 2a)

    Michael Adamson's 1971 Citroen 2CV (Monterey, CA) Two cylinder air-cooled, 602 cc. Fully restored in 2007 in Anduze France by a Citroen specialist, a 1985 engine installed along with front disc brakes (class 1b)
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    Michael Bascou's 1973 Electra King. (Sand City, CA) (class 3)

    Rick Harvie's 1954 MGTF. (Boulder Creek, CA) Recent restoration, nice show car. (class 2a)
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    Victoria Kellogg's 1955 MGTF 1500. (Los Gatos, CA) Victoria is the second owner of the "Black Pearl" and has the original sales receipt from Beverly Hills British Car. (class 2a)

    Warren Pierce's 1953 MGTD. (Aromas, CA) Unrestored survivor. 2010 "Pacific Grove Library's Choice" over 1,000cc trophy winner. (class 2a)
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    Karl Pallastrini's 1959 Porsche 356. (Carmel, CA) Nice original un-restored 59 Cabriolet. (class 2a)

    William Kirkwood's 1961 Elva Courier MK II. (Carmel, CA) (class 2a)
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    Bob King's 1952 Crosley Super Station Wagon. (Fresno, CA) (class 1b)

    Phil Fortier's 1951 Autoette Cruiseabout. (Santa Cruz, CA) Manufactured in Long Beach, CA. 24Volt, 3 wheel, 2 passenger car, used as a "in town" run-about, capable of about 8 mph. Phil has owned it for about 30 yrs., and did a full restoration in 2009. A fairly rare vehicle with not many know to exist. (class 3)
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    Hoss Rahnema's 1967 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible. Fully restored 1967 Volkswagen Beetle convertible. One of 7597 Beetle convertibles produced for 1967. (Campbell, CA) (class 2b)

    Tanya Reiss' 1971 Fiat 500. (Pacific Grove, CA) (class 1b)
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    Byron Brill's 1959 DKW 3=6. (Menlo Park, CA) Forerunner of the modern day Audi (note the four rings symbol). Three cylinder, 1,000cc two stroke engine, front wheel drive, four speed all synchro transmission, rack & pinion steering. It can cruise on the highway comfortably at 75 mph and can reach a top speed of around 90 - 95 mph. (class 1b)

    Sara Johnson-Gutter's 1956 MGA. (Santa Cruz, CA) The tires on this fine machine are older than the car itself! This a true Barn find in Santa Cruz! (class 2a)
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    Jim Cain's 1962 Triumph Vitesse. (Pacific Grove, CA) This car was shipped from the UK in 1962. First sold in Beverly Hills in 1964. Marketed in USA as "Sports 6". The Vitesse is based on Triumph Herald and has a 1,600cc inline 6 cylinder. (class 2a)

    Jim Wilson's 1957 Morris Minor Pickup. (Carmel, CA) Jim's uncle bought it new. (class 1b)
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    Larry Steffen's 1956 Citroen AZU Truckette. (Elkhorn, CA) Originally owned by movie studio supplier of vehicles, planes and equipment in Los Angeles and was in several movies and has 007 California plate. Built in Belgium in 1956 and many AZU's still exist in car clubs around the world. Standard color was light grey. As designed the wish bone suspension front and rear allowed the car to ride over bomb craters and open fields in comfort. Front seats designed to be easily removed for picnicking and sports events. Wipers are driven off speedometer. Advertised 70 miles per gallon at 55 miles per hour. Engine resembles BMW R series motorcycle engine but 1956 models had only 25 horsepower and 6 volt electrical system. (class 1b)

    James Lopez's 1992 Daihatsu Rocky. (Prunedale, CA) Imported by Cadillac (GM) b/w 1990-1992 until Suv craze took off. Very rare in USA. Parts are generally impossible to find stateside. Visit: WARFS.com for detailed history. (class 2b)
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    Chris Conover's 2010 Tesla Roadster SE. (San Francisco, CA) Getaround is a peer to peer car sharing service based in San Francisco. The Tesla is one of the most popular privately-owned vehicles shared with our members. We look forward to expanding our service beyond the Bay Area into greater California and beyond. (class 3)

    Wild Bill Hill's 1959 Messerschmitt KR-200.(Roseville, CA) (class 1a)
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    Don Pepperdene's 1955 Porsche 1500S. (Monterey, CA) Same family owned since 1958, in Pacific Grove since 1959. Still has original rare roller bearing crankshaft. Rare sunroof and one off interior. Shown at the 1962 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance while being driven daily. 2010 "Pacific Grove Youth Center's Choice" over 1,000cc trophy winner. (class 2a)

    Eric and Wendy Lynn's 1956 Fiat 600 Elaborata. (Phoenix, AZ) Measures less than 10 feet long and 4 ft wide. (class 1b)
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    Geno Meza's 1966 Volkswagen Beetle. (San Jose, CA) Orignal semi-restored with many factory accessories. (class 2b)

    Pierre Bain's 1983 Citroen 2CV. (Pacific Grove, CA) (class 1b)
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    Michael Malamut's 1970 Honda 600. The N600 was produced from 1967 to 1972. It was introduced to the USA in 1969 as a 1970 model, and was the first Honda automobile to be officially imported to the United States. (Thousand Oaks, CA) (class 1b)

    Michael Malamut's 1969 Subaru 360. Introduced in 1958, the Subaru 360 was the first passenger vehicle produced by Fuji Heavy Industries. In 1968, Malcolm Bricklin imported a U.S. legal version to America. Although these federalized cars cost a mere $1,300, their light construction and two-cylinder, 25 horsepower engines were not appreciated here and Subaru temporarily withdrew from the America market in 1970. (Thousand Oaks, CA) (class 1b)
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