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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 2013

    Rick Harvie's 1954 MGTF. (Boulder Creek, CA) This MG has been restored to near perfect condition as it was in 1954. 2011, 2012 show participant and class winner. (1500cc, class 2a)
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    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! 2010, 2011 & 2012 show participant. (1275cc, class 2a)

    Greg and 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)
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    Louis Levin's 1952 MGTD. (Modesto, CA) (1250cc, class 2a)

    Bob King's 1959 Austin Healey Sprite. (Valencia, CA) (1275cc, class 2a)
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    Frank Friedlaender's 1972 Citroen 2CV. (Portola Valley, CA) (725cc, class 1b)

    Kieth and Marilyn Brouzes' 1958 Morris Minor Traveller. (Modesto, CA) (1500cc, class 2b)
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    Kimberly Kuenzinger's 1979 MG Midget. (Walnut Creek, CA) Frame up stock restoration. This little car has won many concours events and LOVES to participate in charitable events! (1493cc, class 2a)

    Larry Oka's 1968 Datsun 510 Wagon. (Sunol, CA) (1598cc, class 2b)
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    Bob King's 1948 Crosley Station Wagon. (Fresno, CA) The car is a complete body off restoration with many updates, such as Austin Healey hydraulic brakes, roll up windows & LED tailights & turn signals. The car was just finished 2 months ago. (750cc, class 1b)

    Lynn and Jan James' 1931 American Austin. (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. 2010,2011 & 2012 show participants. (750cc, class 1a)
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    Richard Hassel's 1966 Austin Mini Cooper S. (San Jose, CA) Originally owned by Jack Casady of Jefferson Airplane. Fitted with steel fender flares and Golde electric sunroof by Hollywood Sports Cars. (1275cc, class 2a)

    Eddie Vehouni's 1984 Honda CRX. (Foster City, CA) Original owner. My first brand new car. Mint condition, 5 speed. (1500cc, class 2a)
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    Grady Johnson's 1969 Fiat 500 Roadster. (Los Gatos, CA) "Abby" was born in Australia. Early on, she realized the she was not like the other cars, but she still tries her best to fit in. (654cc, class 1a)

    Steve Colburn's 1965 VW Beetle. (Salinas, CA) (1200cc, class 2b)
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    Jerry Stalder's 2012 Fiat 500 Prima Edizione. (Hollister, CA) (1400cc, class 2a)

    Mike and Nancy Bainter's 1951 Crosley Super sedan. (Pacific Grove, CA) It came with the original tires (updated with new ones for safety). Repainted once, it is otherwise as it left the factory in Richmond, Indiana 62 years ago. 2010, 2011 & 2012 show participants. (748cc, class 1b)
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    Jorge Quezada's 1960 Austin Mini Cooper. (Burlingame, CA) (1275cc, class 2a)

    Igor Gandzjuk's 1934 Ford Dwarf race car.(Prunedale, CA) Custom hand built Dwarf Race Car, 5/8th scale open wheel replica of 1934 Ford Vicki. Designed for racing dirt oval tracks, powered by 150 HP 2006 1000cc Susuki GSXR motor. (1000cc, class 1a)
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    Jason Gandzjuk's 1934 Ford Dwarf race car. (Prunedale, CA) Custom hand built Dwarf Race Car, open wheel replica of 1934 Ford Vicki, designed for racing dirt oval tracks, powered by 2002 1000cc Susuki GSXR 150 HP motor. (1000cc, class 1a)

    Steve Chase's 1958 BMW 600. (San Jose, CA) I paid the owner 75 bucks and pulled this rare little car out of a field near Sacramento in 1977, and hauled it home in the bed of a pickup truck. Following a 18 month restoration in my garage, she has just carried its first passengers in more than 40 years. It has the stock 600cc BMW opposed twin cylinder engine. (600cc, class 1a)
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    Greg Edenholm's 1962 Lotus Super 7. (Pacific Grove, CA) This car has 75000 original miles and was owned by a doctor in Vermont. I purchased it from him in 2009. He was 89 at the time.This is one of the lightest production cars ever made, under 1000lbs. (1500cc, class 2a)

    Greg Aden's 1959 Austin Healey Sprite MK1. (Hermosa Beach, CA) Ground up restoration in 2012 and won Best Sprite at 2013 CA Healey Week and 3rd Place in recent 2013 Healey Rendezvous at Lake Tahoe. (1275cc, class 2a)
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    Jeffrey Brown's 1937 Morris 8. (Upland, CA) Morris Eight 5 CWT delivery van with wood body by Gaze of London, used as a bakery delivery van for Empire Bakery in Auckland, NZ for over 40 years. I am the third owner and did a full restoration using parts supplied with the car upon purchase. (900cc, class 1b)

    Laurie Sheehan's 1992 Mazda. (Pacific Grove, CA) Sofia began her life in 1992 as a Mazda Miata. Like many women of a certain age there are times when a little "work" becomes necessary. Enter Jim Simpson Design of Langley, Washington, who worked his magic. She is #004 of approximately 85 of the Italia style body. (1600cc, class 2a)
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    Dan Yee's 1987 Yugo GV. (Foster City, CA) The well known but now rarely seen Yugo, was based on the FIAT 128/127 of the late 60's and early 70's and built in the former Yugoslavia. Like it's FIAT cousins, it's a nice handling, modestly powered, inexpensive car. It was priced at $3,990 new in 1986. I've put 70K miles on it and it still runs great! A bit noisy at freeway speeds but just fine on backroads and city streets where it is lots of fun to drive. (1100cc, class 2b)

    Sam Gesumaria's 1972 Mini Sedan. (Carmel, CA) (1275cc, class2b)
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    Lindamarie Rosier's 1968 Siata Spring Roadster. (Carmel, CA) These cars were built in 1968-1970 in Italy as a retro car for young adults in their 20's. There are only 350 registered at this time in the U.S. The engine is a four cylinder Fiat. (843cc, class 1a)

    Dick Tuttle's 1964 Peel Trident. (Santa Clara, CA) Only known Trident west of the Missippi. (50cc, class 1b)
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    Sarah Johnson-Gutter's 1960 MGA. (Santa Cruz, CA) This is a Judson powered MGA. (1600cc, class 2b)

    Sarah Johnson-Gutter's 1956 MGA. (Santa Cruz, CA) True Barn find. This MG had to be removed from a loft inside a barn, in Santa Cruz, with a fork lift. I think the farmer had it painted with a broom. An excellent driving machine! True top down FUN with performance! (1600cc, class 2b)
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    Steve Fields' 1967 Alfa Romeo GT 1300 Junior. (Carmel, CA) Restored, original. A non USA model. (1300cc, class 2a)

    Steve Fields' 1967 Alfa Romeo Duetto Spider. (Carmel, CA) Restored, original. The car from "The Graduate". (1600cc, class 2a)
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    Wild Bill Hill's scaled down hand built custom 1932 Ford. (Roseville, CA) I built this Mini 1932 for my step daughter when she was five, she’s 23 now. It's got a 15 hp Tecumseh Engine, three speed Tranny, with Reverse, electric start. working lights, disc brakes and 8 horns. The body was built in Minnesota. The cops radared me in Roseville at 39 mph in a 25. (352cc, class 1a)

    Paul Aliotti's 1971 Fiat 500-L. (Pebble Beach, CA) (500cc, class 1b)
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    Matthew Childers' 1992 CityCom City EL. (Davis, CA) A very few CityELs were imported to the U.S. from Denmark for an EV demonstration back in the 90s, and mine are from that program CityELs are still manufactured in Europe, but have never been legally imported except for the demo program. (class electric)

    Vince Knauf's 1958 BMW Isetta 300. (San Diego, CA) This is a high mileage Isetta and not a garage queen. 54,000+ miles Most Isettas had about 3,000-5,000 miles on them when something broke and most got parked, not fixed. Ours is our town errand car, driven at least weekly, and sometimes on adventures not involving highways. It is also the pit car for my Porsche Club Racing, being the little vehicle that can motor around in the pits. It was in very poor shape when we stumbled across it 8 years ago. We have done a significant restoration, and it cleans up well for a daily driver. We have no intention of ever selling this car. (300cc, class 1b)
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    Matthew Childers' 1958 Messerschmitt KR200. (Davis, CA) It is somewhat rare in that it is in original running condition, and has never been restored. (200cc, class 1a)

    Michael Goldberg's 1977 MG Midget. (Pacific Grove, CA) All original. Daily Driver, 52,000 original miles. (1500cc, class 2a)
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    Joseph Scobey's 1972 Fiat Abarth Spyder. (Thousand Oaks, CA) (850cc, class 1a)

    Joe Palazzolo's 2002 Tipo 2. (King City, CA) Completely tool room hand built. 200cc rear air cooled engine, rack and pinion steering, point ignition, mono leaf suspension, tube frame, and rear hydraulic brakes. (200cc, class 1a)
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    Vicky Kellogg's 1955 MGTF 1500. (Los Gatos, CA) The Black Pearl. (1500cc, class 2a)

    Bill Remington's 1966 Austin Estate Wagon. (Sparks, NV) This is a woody wagon with wood on sides surf board on top. (850cc, class 1b)
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    Larry Steffen's 1954 Citroen AZU Truckette Weekender. (Elkhorn, CA) Vehicle was owned by Hollywood prop studio and used in movies including two Playboy movies with Shannon Tweed. All AZU's were produced in grey and built in many countries. Engine was Inspired in 1930's by the BMW flat opposed two cylinder air-cooled motorcycle engine. Original brochure claimed 75 mpg at 55 mph. (250cc, class 1b)

    Daniel Gould's 1948 MGTC. (Pacific Grove, CA) Right Hand Drive. Black body with red trim and red leather seats. (1250cc, class 2a)
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    Don Pepperdene's 1959 Alfa Romeo Guilietta 1300. (Monterey, CA) (1300cc, class 2a)

    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. (1500cc, class 2a)
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    Michael Adamson's 1971 Citroen 2CV. (Monterey, CA) Two cylinder air-cooled, 602 cc. Fully restored in 2007 in France by a Citroen specialist. (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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    Richard Jiloty's 2012 Fiat Abarth. (San Jose, CA) Sport wheels, leather interior. (1400cc, class 2a)

    Chuck Latty's 1947 Crosley CC Sedan. (Pacific Grove, CA) The car was "restored" by a previous owner in 2004. It has the later Cast Iron Block Assembly (CIBA) engine and the original cable operated 6 inch diameter drum brakes. A right side tail light, turn signals, heater/defroster, and seat belts have been added to make it a better driver. (724cc, class 1b)
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    Patrick Hung's 1963 Alfa Romeo Giulia Spider. (Aptos, CA) (1600cc, class 2a)

    Glen and Leslie Wolfson's 1956 BMW Isetta. (Carmel, CA) Matching number (494569) car. Third owner, since 1980. Numbers matching Bubble Window Convertible. Engine uses aluminum connecting rod and produces 13hp. (298cc, class 1b)
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    Ruth Ann Yager's 1972 Alfa Romeo Jr. Zagato. (Castro Valley, CA) (1300cc, class 2a)

    Buck Jones' 1955 Porsche Speedster. (Pebble Beach, CA) Former SCCA race car. Pre A-Porsche 356 model. 2d generation Pre - A with dash defroster vents - two guage dashboard - speedo and tach. Returned to the street in "outlaw" form. ie no chrome - fender modifications - wider wheels - roll bar. Interesting serial number "81000" - which means 1000th Speedster built. (1582cc, class 2a)
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    Stephan Cooper's 2009 Xaiing Sandi Minivan. (Scotts Valley) 1000 pounds wet. 5 door minivan on 3 wheels, 4speed rear wheel drive. The only one you will ever see in the flesh. Imported from China. (648cc, class 1b)

    Tom Ingram's 2013 Fiat 500 Abarth. (Montrose, CO) (1400cc, class 2a)
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    Byron Brill's 1959 Panhard Dyna Z16. (Menlo Park, CA) With an all aluminum body, the Panhard's two cylinder 850cc engine with 4 speed transmission and rack & pinion steering can power the car and six passengers up to 90 mph. (850cc, class 1b)

    Bill Meade's 1965 Austin Healey Sprite. (Watsonville, CA) Restored as a Club Racer from the 1960 era with Minilite racing wheels, racing tune engine, yellow racing stripes, wood steering wheel, Ray-dot mirrors, lowered racing suspension. Car was featured on the cover of "Austin-Healey Marque Magazine" and won first place at the Sprite 50th Anniversary Conclave in San Diego, First at the California Autumn Classic and First at the All British Car Meet. (1380cc, class 2a)
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    Matt Seidenzahl's 1959 MGA. (Seaside, CA) (1500cc, class 2a)

    Pierre Ajoux's 1973 Thing. (Pebble Beach, CA) The VW 181, a.k.a. The Thing was called Kubelwagen by the Germans during World War II. These vehicles were imported in the U.S.A. only in 1973 and 1974. I bought mine the first week they arrived in May 1973. (1584cc, class 2a)
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    Ross McKee's 1964 Austin Mini. (Marina, CA) Right hand drive, off frame restomod. Was a MKI 850cc replaced with a 1293cc and Cooper "S" disc brakes. (1293cc, class 2b)

    Richard Kraus' 1975 Fiat X-19. (Hayward, CA) I'm the origional owner, completely restored in 2007. (1500cc, class 2a)
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    Fred Snyder's 1973 VW Thing. (Salinas, CA) Engine has been "hot rodded" and is actually 2180 cc. (2180cc, class 2a)

    Mario Saviano's 1959 Morris Minor Van. (Salinas, CA) (1500cc, class 2b)
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    Richard and June Coffey's 1958 Fiat 500. (Salinas, CA) Just completed restoration. Has interesting bug-eyed froggy look headlight and fabric full length sunroof. (479cc, class 1b)

    Hoss Rahnema's 1967 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible. (Campbell, CA) Fully restored 1967 Volkswagen Beetle convertible. One of 7597 Beetle convertibles produced for 1967. (1600cc, class 2b)
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    Jose Rossignoli's 1966 Mini Moke. (Carmel, CA) Family history of loving Mini-mokes! (850cc, class 1a)

    Steven Zane's 1973 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia. (Menlo Park, CA) Original owner car, bought new in Honolulu, Hawaii. I moved to Bay Area 20 years ago and the Ghia has undergone a series of restoration phases. Never been a daily driver since 1977. (1600cc, class 2a)
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    Steve Gere's 1970 Triumph Spitfire. (Salinas, CA) (1500cc, class 2a)

    Michael Bascou's 1973 Electra King. (Sand City, CA) Manufactured by B & Z Electric Car Company in Long Beach, Ca., other manufacturers also made these electric microcars in Southern California primarily from the mid-fifties until the 70s with some lasting into the 1980s. These cars were the first true Neighborhood Electric Vehicles (NEVs) but in the late 60s and early 70s big automakers started funding lawyers to pursue nuisance lawsuits claiming safety problems with the cars and requiring changes to the designs that were appropriate to big, heavy Detroit metal. The states, especially California also wanted to license and regulate the cars adding additional costs and regulations that started driving the prices up and the cars off the streets. (class 3)
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    Bud McDill's 1970 Austin Mini. (Salinas, CA) Right hand steering for that extra fun. (998cc, class 1b)

    Clayton Payton's 1971 Datsun 510. (Seaside, CA) Datsun 510 shell saved from the junk yard after sitting abandoned for 10 years in a storage lot. Balanced + blueprinted Rebello built 1.6L ITC L16 Datsun motor. Shortened Datsun strut housings with Koni inserts, ground control sleeves and Eibach springs DP racing camber plates Australian made Lynx split pulse intake manifold with sidedraft Weber DCOE4-1 carbs and long tube header. 80's era 15x6.5 wheels. (1600cc, class 2a)
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    Richard Parsons' 1930 Frazer Nash. (Derbyshire, England) One of the thirteen original Meadows-engine Frazer Nash cars, this chain-driven car was road tested by Motor magazine in 1931 and raced that year at Brooklands. The car has been in my ownership for 20 years and has been raced extensively in England and also in France and Portugal. Now here to race at Laguna Seca before being driven across the States to New York. (1496cc, class 2a)

    David Gruenwald's 1970 Fiat 500L. (Napa, CA) Car was restored in Rome and sent to SF in 2006. (499cc, class 1b)
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    John Lisica's 1965 Triumph Herald. (Spreckels, CA) (1200cc, class 2a)

    Mike Riehle's 1959 Alfa Romeo Sprint. (Camarillo, CA) (1290cc, class 2a)
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    Dick Boberg's 1962 Morris Minor Convertible. (Rolling Hills Estates, CA) (1000cc, class 1b)

    Tim Cuna's 2007 Suzuki. (Monterey, CA) It is under 1000 lbs. Has 10 world records. It is powered by a 650cc engine. (650cc, class 1a)
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    Larry Mara's 2013 Fiat 500e. (Pacific Grove, CA) 111 horsepower electric motor. (class 3)

    Joe Pagnella's 1965 Rover Mini Cooper. (Pacific Grove, CA) (1275cc, class 2a)
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    Mike Malamut's 1958 Gogomobile TS 400 Van. (Thousand Oaks, CA) Rare Gogomoble Van with Pez theme. (400cc, class 1b)

    Johnny Aliotti's 1959 Morris Minor Traveler. (Monterey, CA) Real woodie modified with 1500cc Datsun engine. Car was in the National Automobile Museum. (1500cc, class 2b)
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    Susan Jones 2013 Nissan Leaf. (Nashville, TN) One of the electric vehicles from the Ride the Future Tour that visited our show. (class 3)

    Joe Garello's 1956 BMW Isetta 300. (Pebble Beach, CA) (300cc, class 1b)
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    Tony Olmo's 1962 VW Convertible. (Monterey, CA) (1192cc, class 2a)

    Pierre Bain's 1983 Citroen 2CV. (Pacific Grove, CA) (435cc, class 1b)
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    Dave Low's 1971 Lotus Super 7. (Atascadero, CA) (1300cc, class 2a)

    Bruce Obbink's 1949 MGTC. (Pacific Grove, CA) (1250cc, class 2a)
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    Mike and Jean Rust's 2012 Mini Roadster. (Phoenix, AZ) (1598cc, class 2a)

    Bill and Shirley's 1955 MGTF. (Sonoma, CA) (1500cc, class 2a)
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    John Mattihams' 1959 Austin Mini Traveller. (Carmel, CA) (850cc, class 1b)

    Neil Pering's 1948 Lancia Alpina. (Los Altos, CA) (1480cc, class 2a)
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    Glen McKee's 2003 Grinnall Scorpion GS3. (Pacific Grove, CA) Produced in the UK, has BMW 1200cc engine and weighs approx 850 pounds. (1200cc, class 2a)

    Bill Nelson's 1955 Porsche Speedster. (Santa Cruz, CA) (1600cc, class 2a)
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    Jerry Cuitanich's 1966 VW Transporter Crew Cab Truck. (San Jose, CA) (1600cc, class 2b)

    Brian Morton's 1968 Riley Elf. (Carmel, CA) Born in New Zealand. (1075cc, class 2b)
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