Honoring Bob Carini in 2016

Honoring Bob Carini in 2016

The 2016 Klingberg Vintage Motorcar Festival was the first time that Wayne Carini served as grand marshal without his dad by his side. Bob was greatly missed at our show, but we took the opportunity to honor his life with the Bob Carini Memorial Trophy, a banner, a...
In Honor of Bill Stanley Sr.

In Honor of Bill Stanley Sr.

William “Bill” Stanley Sr. has had an interest in vintage automobiles since his childhood, an interest that began with his father, who drove a V-16 Cadillac for his job as a chauffeur. As a teen, Bill found a 1920’s Chevrolet, added an extra transmission, and...
In Honor of the McGowan Brothers

In Honor of the McGowan Brothers

The four McGowan brothers (Frank, Bob, Dennis, and Jack) were closer than many siblings. Frank, Bob, and Dennis are well known in the world of vintage automobiles for their Branford, CT–based auto restoration business, C. Farquahr Company, but they did not start out...
In Honor of Lee Duran

In Honor of Lee Duran

Lee Duran loved to go fast. He raced everything he could: hydroplanes, motorcycles, vintage dirt cars, old track cars, sailboats. He worked his way through school fixing up old Jaguars, and the first car he and his wife, Judith, purchased together was a Jaguar XK140...
In Honor of the Tomassos

In Honor of the Tomassos

Angelo Tomasso came to the United States from Italy in 1910 at the age of 17. Finding a job in railroad construction, he worked his way up from day laborer to foreman and started his own construction company, Angelo Tomasso Inc., in 1923 after serving in World War I....