Category: Motor Sports

The Annual Gathering of Automobile Enthusiasts on the Monterey Peninsula

For auto fanatics this is the week that gets marked on the calendar with a star 12 months out.   What started as a fantastic car show at Pebble Beach in 1950 has now grown to a convergence of events stretching well over 7 days.   For many residents of the Monterey peninsula it’s a time to dread.   Traffic fills the roads from Salinas to Seaside with large numbers of your not so ordinary vehicles, some exotic, some rare, some very expensive and all delightful to see on the road.   Yes, the billionaires fly in with their cars but the average...

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Antique Car Club Fun Run Car Show This Weekend

Big Bear, CA – The 28th annual Big Bear Lake Antique Car Club Fun Run Car Show will take place on Saturday August 12th from 9 am until 3 pm in the downtown Village area of Big Bear Lake. The Big Bear Lake Antique Car Club reports a total sell-out of over 500 pre-1975 automobiles, pick-up trucks,Cobras, Corvettes, Hot Rods, Mustangs, Sports Cars, and Antiques. All 500+ cars, including last year’s ‘Best of Show’ vehicle, will be on display in the Bartlett parking lot, as well as on Pine Knot, Village Drive, and in the Lodge parking lot. Both Pine...

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27th Annual Fun Run: August 12th, 13th, 14th 2016

The 27th Annual Antique Car Club’s Fun Run takes place Friday August 12th through Sunday August 14th. The Fun Run features a car show with 500+ cars – roadsters, classics, antiques and hot rods, lining the streets of Big Bear Village. Friday is registration day from 9-5 pm for participants at the Bartlett Parking Lot, Saturday is the day to view the cars on display from 9-4 pm and the Fun Run drive around the Lake takes place at  3pm at the end of day on Saturday, and the awards ceremonies are on Sunday starting at 9:00 am. For  more...

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20th Annual Run for the Grizzlies – A Motorcycle Poker Run

Big Bear Lake, CA September 7, 2015 – The friends of the Big Bear Alpine Zoo invite you to their 20th Annual Run for the Grizzlies on September 12, 2015 from 9am to 4pm.  This year’s event will be held at 630 Bartlett Rd in the Village, behind the Chamber of Commerce.  This is an annual fundraiser supporting the Big Bear Alpine Zoo’s grizzly bears.  They plan to use the funds to help build a modern habitat for their family of bears after relocating the zoo to a larger property. The event will be open to the public and all motorcycles are welcome.  There will be opportunity drawings, silent auctions, prizes, a Chapter Challenge, vendors, live music, and the BBQ and drinks will be provided by their co-host, Chad’s Place.  There will be seven poker stops around Big Bear Lake, including a stop at the Big Bear Alpine Zoo to visit the grizzlies. Registration will be from 9:30am to 12pm Saturday September 12, 2015 at 630 Bartlett Rd, or online at www.RunForTheGrizzlies.com.  Tickets are $30 for the first rider and just $25 for the second rider, and will include a Poker Run Pin and T-Shirt. You can learn more about this event by calling 909-878-4200 or emailing info@fobbaz.org....

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Fun Run Car Show This Weekend

Big Bear Lake, CA, August 7, 2015 – The 26th annual Big Bear Lake Antique Car Club Fun Run Car Show will take place on Saturday August 8th from 9 am until 3 pm in the downtown Village area of Big Bear Lake. The Big Bear Lake Antique Car Club reports a total sell-out of 535 pre-1975 automobiles, pick-up trucks,Cobras, Corvettes, Hot Rods, Mustangs, Sports Cars, and Antiques. All 535 cars, including last year’s ‘Best of Show’ vehicle, will be on display in the Bartlett parking lot, as well as on Pine Knot, Village Drive, and in the Northwoods parking lot. Both Pine Knot and Village will be closed to through traffic during this event. At 3:30 pm, all show cars are invited to drive around Big Bear lake, creating a one of a kind parade around the lake for spectators to enjoy. On Sunday August 9th at 9 am, the top 70 cars will have a drive-through awards ceremony in the Bartlett parking lot. The public is invited to this free event and all proceeds from the car show are donated to Big Bear Valley non-government...

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