At June 30th 2019 the 19th Classic days at the 'Opelvillen' took place in Rüsselsheim. I visited this event the first time and it was the first classic event this year i was able to visit. Opel used this event to celebrate four jubilees: 120 years of car automotive engineering at Opel, 50 years of Opel KAD B model range, 40 years Opel Cup racing and 40 years ago winning the european rally championship. Despite the the big heat at that day the villa garden and the river plain was quickly (...)
This last update for 2018 again contains pictures from the Classic Gala in Schwetzingen and the Classic Days 2018, Schloss Waldthausen marked with (OCRM).
Among the cars OSI is a new make for my website.
This 1965 Bentley S3 Continental Drophead Coupe gained 2nd place in the "Best of Show" category.
I finshed the third part of pictures from the Classic Gala in Schwetzingen today. And again there also are some participants of the Classic Days 2018, Schloss Waldthausen marked with (OCRM).
Here is the second part of pictures from the Classic Gala in Schwetzingen. Additionally in the list are some participants of the Classic Days 2018, Schloss Waldthausen marked with (OCRM).
From Aug. 31st until Sep, 2nd 2018 the Classic-Gala took place in Schwetzingen. At the fantastic sunny saturday and in perfect atmosphere in the baroque garden of the castle about 180 cars were presented and judged by the jury. The spacious grounds gave enough room for each car and thus also for the visitors. This years honorable make Stoewer was presented with 15 cars directly at the entrance of the garden.
This 1930 Alfa Romeo 6C (...)
Almost a year passed since my last update. I have been busy with some new stuff for this site. I added a graph to all car descriptions showing auction result averages (in US $) for the respective car model and of course I need to keep track with some selected car auctions to add their results in my database.
Apart from that I visited the HMSC Rallye in Wiesbaden again and shot some nice car pictures there. And later that month I visited the "Klassikertage" in Hattersheim which (...)
At the first weekend of August the "Bertha Benz Fahrt" was held. It takes place every two years to honour the first long distance run of a motor car by Berta Benz, wife of Carl Benz, in 1888. The event is organized by the "Automuseum Dr. Carl Benz" and the "Allgemeiner Schnauferl Club" and is open for cars built up to 1930 - well they bend it to allow some newer cars of the late 1930s.
The cars had to drive from Mannheim to Pforzheim on Saturday and back to Mannheim on sunday. I decided (...)
This traditional event took place from the 15th to 18th of June for the 34th time. With mostly fine weather another reason for me to find some "new" material for my photo collection of cars. Due to the fact that many participants did not came for the first time the amount of "new" cars is lower than expected. However the list below contains several interesting and rare cars:
Today I published several car fotos I shot at the Classic Days Hattersheim May 21st. Beautiful sunny weather and moderate temperatures attracted a large number of car enthusiast to join the open event. This year the amount of american classics - especially from the muscle car era - seems to have increased so in my new pictures you will find many of them. The number of car makes increased to 150 with the following 4 beeing added with this update: Bitter, (...)
During a short visit in switzerland near Lucerne i took some pictures in winter fog. At temperatures below freezing point the fog decorated the landscape. The white trees and the diffuse light conditions resulted in some nice photos. Additionally i added some more pictures from other occasions. The following list links to the newly added images: