Wednesday, November 28, 2018

4 Bridges to Pittwater 500 Run

On Sunday 25th November 16 of our Cinquini gathered at La Montage at Lillyfield for our four bridges run to The Royal Motor Yacht Club at Broken Bay on the Pittwater.

We were once again blessed with great weather ideal for our 500 Classics.
Heading off in convoy toward The Anzac Bridge, continuing onto the Sydney Harbour Bridge, followed by the historic Long Gully Suspension Bridge at Northbridge and finally Roseville Bridge.
On arriving at the Yacht Club we took the opportunity of numerous photo opportunities with the breathtaking views of the marina and yachts in the background. 

Breakfast was served out on the marina right on the waterfront with 38 members and guests enjoying the exceptional food.

Another enjoyable day filled with passion, friendship and camaraderie.

Thank you to all the members who attended and it’s with your support and enthusiasm that we continue to organize these exceptional drives where we get to enjoy our wonderful cars.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Concorso D'eleganza 2018

Sunday 11Th November saw the 3rd attempt at the Annual Concorso D’Eleganza at Gough Whitlam Park, Earlwood. After 2 previous washouts it turned out to be a perfect spring day. 

At 10:59am, member Ray Beattie Sounded a whistle in preparation for the 11:00AM minute of Silence. The whistle is a Genuine NSW Police whistle, issued in the 1890's - Made in Birmingham - Our members recognised that Ray was preparing for the minute silence. He also donated an Australian Flag to our Club, truly touched by the experience and reverence that everyone showed. 

Thank you everyone who respected the minute of silence for the 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day. 

Our Club exhibited 35 Cars and each member in attendance with their car received a 2018 memento, reflecting our 10th anniversary, as IMSMC. 
In order to encourage the "social aspect & anniversary of our Club", we introduced 3 categories; 

Encouragement Award went to Rino Zanello with his Fiat 2300S for his continued passion and participation. 

Special Interest went to Fabio Santarelli for his modified Fiat 500 Abarth. 

President’s choice went to Charlie Losinno for his beautifully restored and unique 1948 Topolino. 

Our sponsors were also acknowledged with presentation of plaques for their continued generosity. We greatly appreciate their generosity. 
Thank you everyone who attended to make this another memorable and enjoyable day.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Classic Yass 2018

What a wonderful weekend it was celebrating 'all things classic' at the Classic Yass on Saturday 3rd November 2018.

 21x IMSMC cars were present and overall 89 historic clubs participated in this years.This was the second year that IMSMC participated in the event  in Banjo Paterson and Riverbank Parks in the historic town of Yass.

The event featured a sensational Motor Show of 389 x Classic Cars, Motorcycles and Historic Racing Cars, as well as the thrills of the Billy Cart Derby a vintage fashion competition and many market stalls.

This is what some of the members said about this event:

"Was my first time attending this event and I was amazed to see how many classic cars there were!"" It Was great to catch up with all our IMSMC friends"" Great dinner on Saturday night and entertainment from the band playing 50s, 60s and 70s music. Was great to have a dance with friends""What a beautiful drive and weekend it was to cruise in our classic Italian cars"

My highlight of the weekend was cruising in our Alfa Spyder down the freeway, getting to see all the other Italian cars represented at this event and looking at all the different cars at the show.

I thought this was a great family day and was nice that we could make a weekend of it! 

I was so proud that, my Nonno, Charlie Losinno won the Presidents award and John Di Rocco won the Best European Car award that was presented by Jim Richards, past racing car driver.

A big thank you to our committee for organising this spectacular event. Thank you to our 58 members & family who participated with their classic cars and for your company at another great IMSMC event!

Alessandro Romeo

Junior Italian Car Enthusiast