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A Quick Walk Around the Museum

After Hobbo had finished his talk and was setting up for autographs, I took a quick wander around the main floor of the museum.  Some exhibits were gone to make space for the presentation but there were still plenty of … Continue reading

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Ferraris

The David Hobbs talk wasn’t the only thing going on at Blackhawk when I was there.  Prior to the presentation, there had been a gathering of Ferraris and Alfa Romeos in the parking lot.  I didn’t realize that this had … Continue reading

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Hobbo Tells a Tale

I made a visit to the Blackhawk Automotive Museum on a Sunday morning.  They had a speaker booked and this one was David Hobbs.  Hobbo has been announcing motorsports on US TV since the 70s and is part of the … Continue reading

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Blower Bentley

Cars and Coffee at Blackhawk Automotive Museum gets all sorts of interesting cars.  One that was particularly interesting on a recent visit was a Blower Bentley.  This is a great combination of huge power with minimal controllability.  Stick a huge … Continue reading

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Latest from Cars and Coffee

I have had a few visits to Cars and Coffee over the last few months.  Plenty of cool vehicles to check out and justify getting up early on a Sunday morning.  This time I figure I will just share a … Continue reading

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Contrasting Cars

One of the fun things about going to Cars and Coffee at the Blackhawk Automotive Museum in Danville is the variety of vehicles on show. You get things from one extreme to another. One of the first vehicles I saw … Continue reading

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Rolls Custom Effort

A Rolls Royce is some people’s idea of the pinnacle of motoring. I have ridden in a couple and, while they were comfortable, they never really floated my boat. Cars and Coffee had two examples that I was looking at … Continue reading

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More Cars and Coffee

Other than the stuff that has got its own post, there were a bunch of other cool looking cars at Cars and Coffee. Here are some of the others. Hard to believe that some of these are also ran subjects! … Continue reading

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Volvo Restoration

My recollection of Volvos as a youth was of boxes on wheels. They never struck me as impressive cars and the interiors seemed to match the exteriors in their boxiness. I even have a less than favorable memory of driving … Continue reading

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NSX

Supercars are seemingly coming along all the time these days. The latest Ferrari, McLaren or Lamborghini seems to come out with slightly more power, greater technology, performance statistics and pricing to match with a frequency that makes it seem hard … Continue reading

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