A flurry of activity in the motorsports world begins with the F1 Singapore GP, otherwise known as Racing-thru-Garages-and-Over-Bridges-in-the-Dark-While-Singaporians-Sit-in-Bars-and-Watch-it-on-TV GP this weekend.
MMR Stalwart supporter and uber racer Tom Papadopoulos of Autosport Designs on Long Island will be driving the #88 Prototype Challenge Car with Johnny Mowlem in the final two races of the Tudor United Sports Car Series. This Sunday’s race is from the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. Let’s cheer for our pal.
David Hobbs of TV commentary fame was in Boston last month for a presentation to the Porsche Club of America NE Region, at the Larz Anderson Auto Museum in Brookline, MA. The organizers were kind enough to invite the MMR Community to join them and over 100 people attended.
Adrianne Ross, editor of The Nor’Easter Porsche Club magazine interviewed David and it is available here.
The world of car shows has exploded in recent years; this week we take a look at where we are today and what will need to be in place for the ambitious new car shows/concours/concorsos to survive.
News of the World
Bernie beat the bribery rap in Germany by enriching Germany’s coffers by $100,000,000. MMR Ace European Reporter, Oofy Prosser, gives you the inside poop in this week’s issue of The Weekly Leek – Streaming the Finest in Pale Yellow Journalism.
New England Events: Northeast Enthusiasts have a double treat coming up.
September 20-21: The Boston Cup on the Boston Common
Saturday, September 20th | 7:30 – 10:00AM: Lower Boston Common, Charles and Beacon Streets. Yuppie Racing – Cars & Coffee. Stop by, park your car, and have a coffee.
Sunday, September 21st | 9:00AM – 2:00PM: The Boston Cup The Parkman Bandstand on the Boston Common.
Two days of Track Time and one hour Fiat Abarth Enduro. Red, Blue, and Vintage Run groups.
John Tirrell of Independent Ferrari Service (IFS) in Easton, MA, invites drivers interested in attending their two day track event at Thompson Speedway in Thompson, CT, on October 1st and 2nd to contact John or Keegan at 508-238-4224.
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