Fuelfed Coffee & Classics Winnetka Featuring Vincent Motorcycles

June 22, 2018 by

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Looking forward to the historic Vincents this Sunday the 24th in beautiful east downtown Winnetka.

We will allow a small selection of vintage European motorcycles (pre-1980) to display next to the Vincents. Motorcycle admittance will be for those with RetroMoto day passes and at the discretion of the directors at the main gate.

A limited number of paid Fuelfed Modern European members will be admitted as space allows by showing your 2018 membership card.

Numbered Donation passes may be purchased for $10 at the entry point on Lincoln by non-members driving European Classics ONLY. The $10 will be credited to membership dues if you join the club within 7 days of attending the event.
SORRY ALL OTHER NON-MEMBER CARS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO DISPLAY.

Parking starts at 9:00am.

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Display Card

We ask drivers to download windshield display cards and fill out their car’s vitals. This will allow the rest of us to appreciate the classic even if the driver isn’t near by to chat. Click on Editable pdf below to enlarge and fill in your data, then print it out. Or click on Regular jpg to print out and hand write in.

Editable pdf.

Finally, Fuelfed Coffee & Classics® is a private club event for our members and those interested in joining. The public is welcome spectate. However, those caught soliciting our members for services, products or activities outside Fuelfed authorization will be escorted out.

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Museum Benefit Auto Show in Lake Bluff

June 20, 2018 by

 

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One of longest supporters of Fuelfed, The Last Detail, is hosting a long standing special event in downtown Lake Bluff this Saturday afternoon to benefit the city’s history museum. The Auto Show is open to all makes and models manufactured before 1980.

The event is from 3:00 to 7:00pm, June 23, along Scranton Ave.

If you’re interested in participating, you can register here.

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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.

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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