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 Hemmings Sports and Exotics Day 2008

Hemmings Sports and Exotics Day 2008

Saratoga Automobile Museum

The Saratoga Automobile Museum was organized in 1999, and opened to the public in 2002. The Museum’s mission is to preserve, interpret and exhibit automobiles and automotive artifacts. They celebrate the automobile and educate the general public, students and enthusiasts regarding the role of the automobile in New York State and in the wider world. In addition to technical and design aspects, their educational focus is on the past, present and future social and economic impact of the automobile.

The Museum is located within the 2,500 acre Saratoga Spa State Park, in the heart of historic Saratoga Springs, New York, world famous for its legendary, much honored one-mile thoroughbred track. The museum’s facility is the totally restored and renovated Saratoga Bottling Plant, a beautiful neo-classic structure built in 1934. The Museum is adjacent to the Saratoga Performing Arts Center and near the landmark Gideon Putnam Hotel. Within walking distance in the Park are the National Museum of Dance, the Spa Little Theatre and the lavish Hall of Springs banquet facility.

 January 2011 Issue

January 2011 Issue

Hemmings Motor News

Hemmings Motor News strives to enhance the experience of the collector-car enthusiast by publishing high-quality products while serving our readers and advertisers with excellence.

They do this by creating a work environment that empowers, challenges and rewards employees who share this commitment.

Hemmings Motor News was founded by Ernest Hemmings in Quincy, Illinois, in 1954. The first issue consisted of four pages, and 500 copies were sold at 50 cents per copy.

 1930 MG M-Type Boat Tail Speedster

1930 MG M-Type Boat Tail Speedster

British Barn Finds

British Barn Finds scours the countryside looking for unwanted and forgotten Classic British automobiles.

They pride themselves on saving only those cars with potential and or significant history. Each of their cars has a story to tell.  Each are unique in how they found their way into their collection.

Take a look through their current inventory.  If you don’t see something you like, revisit their site often.  Their collection is always changing.  And if there is a specific English car you want, may know where one is.


The Great Race

No matter the route, Great Race participants viewed the most amazing scenery this country has to offer, and toured some of the coolest back roads to get there. These pre-World War II cars aren’t exactly cut out for interstate driving, so the intricate routes were designed to suit antique cars and their capabilities, in terms of speed, and durability. Many racers have beaten the odds and walked away with a victory, but all of the participants have the enjoyment of viewing our great country alongside a close friend or family member.  And by the time you’ve made the trek across the United States of America, you’re bound to have made a few new friends along the way.


Sports Car Digest

Sports Car Digest is the leading international online journal for sports, racing and vintage car enthusiasts. They offer current and timely auction, event and vintage car racing coverage, in addition to profiles on the history of classic cars, drivers and the most unforgettable races.


Adirondack Triumph Association

The Adirondack Triumph Association (ATA) was founded in 1978. They are a group of enthusiasts who joined together to promote interest in, preservation of, and enjoyment of Triumph motor cars. At this point, they have almost as many different British Marques as they have members. The ATA is open to owners of all makes of British cars and motorcycles, and has now evolved into a club centered on British motor enthusiasm.


The Porsche Club

The Porsche Club of America offers driving experience, technical assistance and camaraderie second to none. The national award-winning magazine, Porsche Panorama, provides a monthly insider's view on all things Porsche. Hudson Champlain PCA runs several events including Tech Sessions, Driver Education, Autocross, Drives, Wine and Cheese Party, Concours, and monthly meetings.


The Pruyn House

In the early 1980’s, Fred Field, former Supervisor of the Town of Colonie, was approached by a small of group of concerned citizens, one of whom was Jean Olton, Town historian. They advocated for the purchase of an old and deteriorating home on Old Niskayuna Road. In 1983, the Town of Colonie granted approval and purchased the house and property for $110,000. It was purchased not only to preserve and restore it as a local historic site but also to serve as the Town’s cultural and educational center. Extensive repairs ensued. Two years later, the Pruyn House opened to the public and hosted the Vanguard Showhouse. The Buhrmaster Barn from route 7 was brought to the site in 1987 and in 1996 the Verdoy Schoolhouse was added. Over the ensuing years, a carriage house, potting shed, smoke house and exterior restrooms were added. The Burhmaster Barn is a stunning venue and hosts over 20 rustic weddings per year. The Friends of Pruyn House is a non-profit corporation organized to manage and govern the site in cooperation with the Town of Colonie.


Historic Albany Foundation

Historic Albany Foundation is a private, not-for-profit membership organization established in 1974. HAF has fulfilled its mandate through public education, promotion and membership, provision of design and technical assistance, community projects, advocacy for endangered buildings, publications, tours, lectures, and operation of an architectural parts warehouse.


Autobody Trade Association

The C.D.A.A. site is for Upstate New York's collision repair professionals and consumers who seek information regarding the collision repair process and claims procedures.  


Hagerty Education Program - RPM Foundation

The RPM Foundation is dedicated to ensuring that critical skills necessary to preserve and restore collector vehicles are not lost by providing scholarships and educational grants to students and organizations committed to hands-on training of the trades. We promote interest in collectible vehicles by developing the next generation of enthusiasts and restorers.