Classic-Gala 2018 in Schwetzingen: 2nd part - Post Vintage cars from 1931 to 1945 (FIVA Class D)

2018-10-11 | Comments: 0 | Categories: | Tags:

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).

Among the cars are the following new makes for my website: BSA, Maybach, Pierce-Arrow, (...)

14th Concours d'Elegance Classic-Gala 2018 in Schwetzingen

2018-09-24 | Comments: 0 | Categories: | Tags:

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 (...)

35th HMSC Rallye Wiesbaden and 30th Classic Days in Hattersheim, May 2018

2018-08-07 | Comments: 0 | Categories:

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 (...)

2017 Bertha Benz Fahrt

2017-08-14 | Comments: 0 | Categories:

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 (...)

34th HMSC Oldtimer Rallye 2017 in Wiesbaden

2017-07-04 | Comments: 0 | Categories:

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:

1928 Bugatti Type 43 Grand Sport

2017 Classic Days Hattersheim

2017-06-02 | Comments: 0 | Categories:

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, (...)

Small picture update in the photos gallery

2017-04-28 | Comments: 0 | Categories:

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:

New category 'Logos' published.

2016-12-22 | Comments: 0 | Categories:

Today I published a new album inside the Cars section called 'Logos'. It contains a selection of car make  logos as well as coachbuilder logos. I added some short notes about the history of the car makes to every picture. There are still some more pictures waiting to be published in that section but I have not found the time to do the short history for them until now.

Some impressions of the "Day of the Rolling Cultural Assets" 2016 in Wiesbaden

2016-10-27 | Comments: 0 | Categories:

This is a small update with some pictures of the "Day of the Rolling Cultural Assets" 2016 in Wiesbaden. Opel presented some cars of their classic car collection. Additionally several other cars has been presented including Detroit Electric and Healey as new car makes for this website.
The list of new cars contains:
1903 Opel 12 PS Rennwagen
1908 Opel 10/18 PS (...)

New pictures in the 1970s and 1980s album

2016-08-30 | Comments: 0 | Categories:

This update is another follow up with pictures from the "Lufthansa Klassikertage 2016" in Hattersheim, Germany and the "33rd HMSC Oldtimer Rallye Wiesbaden". This time cars of the 1970s and 1980s are in the focus. In germany you will rarely see an AMC Gremlin, an early Toyota Carina or a Porsche (...)