In Honor of Gustave Schaller

In Honor of Gustave Schaller

Born in 1900 in Delemont, Switzerland, Gustave Schaller was a renaissance man.  He could fix anything, and would make what he needed for most any situation.  Gus’s family moved to Manchester, CT, when he was 14.  Gus continued to live in Manchester with his wife,...
In Honor of Ron Poupart

In Honor of Ron Poupart

Ron Poupart was born in the small town of Adams, MA. He began driving at the tender (if not illegal) age of 14 while transporting his mother and grandmother, Mim, to Vermont in their brand-new Buick to play bingo. His father was killed in action at Saint-Malo in 1943,...
Thank You Tilcon

Thank You Tilcon

We owe a great debt of gratitude to Tilcon for transporting Jumbo, Hartford’s 1880’s Steam Fire Truck, to our 25th Anniversary Motorcar Festival. After searching for Jumbo for several years, we found I tin Massachusetts and owned by a private collector. It...
Basic Festival Information

Basic Festival Information

All spectator parking is free and located at the New Britain Stadium at Willow Brook Park, 230 John Karbonic Way, New Britain, CT. Enjoy the convenient shuttle compliments of DATTCO. This also includes a specially equipped van for persons who may be in a wheelchair or...
The Carini Family:  Grand Marshals 2017

The Carini Family: Grand Marshals 2017

  We are proud to announce that Wayne Carini of Velocity’s “Chasing Classic Cars” and his daughter, Lindsay, have agreed to serve as Grand Marshals of our 2017 Vintage Motorcar Festival. It has been great to have Wayne and his family share this honor in...