The Impossible Drives into Coffee & Classics Hinsdale

June 18, 2018 by

So this morning we had a special surprise at Coffee & Classics Hinsdale. After a ten year restoration, a Fuelfed member was able to drive his BMW Veritas to the event to everyone’s delight.

Look for it at Pebble Beach in two months.

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Fuelfed Coffee & Classics Hinsdale This Sunday Morning (6.19)

June 15, 2018 by

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This weekend every petrol-head father wants to spend his special Sunday morning having coffee in Hinsdale. Yep, Coffee & Classics Hinsdale returns for 2018. The fabulously intimate club gathering takes place in downtown Hinsdale from 9 to 11:00am. No need to go to Starbucks, Café La Fortuna will be on site serving java and pastries.

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1. Coffee & Classics is a private club event for current Fuelfed club members with classic European car manufactured prior to 1990. C&C is not a generic car show for every & any car.

2. Those posting pictures online, we ask that give the courtesy to let others know you were at Fuelfed Coffee & Classics.

3. Finally we do not allow any soliciting, nor marketing of your car or services at any Fuelfed events.

Second Fuelfed Spontaneous Combustion This Thursday Evening

June 13, 2018 by

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This Thursday evening is our second Spontaneous Combustion.
Members check your email.

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Fuelfed OPEN…Rain, But Not Rained Out

June 11, 2018 by

Despite the constant rain, Fuelfed members still made their way to Lake Forest for the OPEN.

Lou brought his Miller Indy car and Michael, his McClaren powered Sting Ray.

That in a nutshell is what makes the OPEN great…seriously rare member cars you won’t see anywhere else.

But what makes Fuelfed events special has always been the camaraderie. Some members hung under the tent and chatted over provided coffee (thanks Joe J.) and most others walked around in the rain happy to endure some wet shoes in exchange for in the metal conservation.

The OPEN is where our members can bring what ever interesting car they want to drive so it’s always an interesting mix.

The Fuelfed OPEN This Sunday Morning

June 7, 2018 by

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Straight off the MotorGearo and into the Fuelfed OPEN this Sunday. The OPEN is for all current Fuelfed members and their American or European classic, modern sports or super cars. In other words, a big family reunion of sorts.

In 2018, there will be a suggested $10 donation for non-members displaying. This $10 will credited to your membership if you join the club.

SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2018

LOCATION:  FOREST & NORTHGATE IN DOWNTOWN LAKE FOREST
9:00AM -11:00AM

Public Courtesy:  This is a club event, and the public is welcome to spectate. However, soliciting services, products or activities without Fuelfed’s prior consent is strictly prohibited, and those doing so will be escorted out. To those taking pictures and sharing online, we ask you to state that your images were taken at the Fuelfed OPEN.

The 2018 MotorGearo Starts Tomorrow…

May 30, 2018 by

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Thirty classics and a savory crew of characters converge in remote Wisconsin for a weekend of serious driving and hearty camaraderie in what is establishing itself as one of the premier vintage rallies in the US.

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Fuelfed Coffee & Classics Winnetka This Sunday Morning

May 25, 2018 by

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As a leader in European classics, it only made sense to demonstrate the lineage of some of the great marques in a club. Hence, this Sunday at our Coffee & Classics Winnetka we will start our Heritage Series with Aston Martin. As part of our continuing effort to educate the next generation of enthusiasts will pair our members’ classics with the newest offering from a featured manufacturer.

The event starts at 9:00am.

Coffee & Classics is Fuelfed event for our members to display their classics and not an open car show.

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The Fuelfed MotorGearo Rally is One Week Out

May 22, 2018 by

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Our third annual Fuelfed MotorGearo 250 vintage rally is now full and drivers are making final preparations to their classics. We’re excited to have another great curated line-up of cars running this year. For 2018 we have several rally veterans driving from as far a Colorado.

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This year we’re seeing an uptick in British metal and downturn in German cars applying. The Italian mix has been consistent since the event inception. But everyone is well covered by the great job Hagerty does as one of our Vehicle Support Team.

We can smell the flourocarbons, cigars and cow pies already!

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Our First Spontanous Combustion for 2018 Tonight!

May 17, 2018 by

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Great but crisp weather for tonight’s SC.
All Fuelfed member cars are welcome!

2018 Fuelfed Cocktails & Classics Recap

May 7, 2018 by

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The 2018 Fuelfed Cocktails and Classics brought a record number of members out for an evening of good cheer and camaraderie. C&C is our traditional start to the new driving season. This year we had hoped for an early spring snow to show off what Continental had in store for party goers. 

Before that, we want to thank our member volunteers for helping set-up, check-in, serve-up, tear-down and clean up. For without them, non of our events would be possible.

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We arranged the Hayes collection in the Ravenswood Event Center so that classics where interspersed in the space and positioned the dining tables and chairs among them. We had Marco from La Macchina Cafe serving his addictive lasagna (seriously), salads and cannoli and Will from Fuelfed’s neighbor Spiteful Brewing and volunteers serving Spiteful’s IPA and Pigeon Porter. Volunteers also teamed next to Will to serve wine from The Bottle Shop in Wilmette.

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Half way through the party, the alley doors opened and in roared the new Ferrari GTC4 Lusso in what was to be a demonstration of the new 4WD Panamera eater. But, Mother Nature spared us more salt and extra clean up. Special thanks to Avlet for setting up audio system and mic allowing Continental AutoSports’ Dave and Scott to make the Ferrari introduction to party goers. They happily let the curious explore Ferrari’s finer points. 

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This year we added Timothy Owens Photography to make sure the event was properly captured by a discerning eye.

Finally, Fuelfed always gives back and this year for our Cocktails & Classics charity we give $700.00 to the Prostate Cancer Foundation.

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Fuelfed events are far more than just a party with classic collections, They are experiences that more and more couples are enjoying…as it should be.

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