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MPI News 2014
Wheels of Italy
Join us at the Wheels of Italy event on Sunday, September 7 at Lake Calhoun Executive Center in Minneapolis, MN.
This event has become a “must attend” event in the Minneapolis marketing for over a decade. With over 200+ cars and 100+ motorcycles there is a something for everyone.
Stop by our trailer and see some amazing cars, pick up some new Ferrari merchandise and check out our parts and accessories. We’ll see you there. The event is free and runs from 10:00am - 4:00pm.
Monterey Car Week 2014 Results Are In
Congratulations to our client for winning 2nd in the M-2 Class at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance with his 1954 250 Ferrari Monza.
We would also like to congratulate Jon Shirley and restorer Dennison International for winning 1st place with their Ferrari 375 MM in the M-1 Class and for taking home Best in Show.
Thank you to Concoros Italiano for a great show this year. As always we and our partner Borrani Americas had a wonderful time and appreciate the opportunity to provide live demonstrations at this year’s event.
We’ll have more information as well as photos and videos coming soon.
Monterey Car Week 2014
It’s that time of year again…Monterey Car Week! We are excited to be part of it and would love the opportunity to meet up with our followers, partners and friends. Here is a breakdown of where you might bump into us during the week.
Monday - Wednesday, August 11-13
The Quail Rally
1960 Aston Martin DB4GT
This rally is comprised of 30 vintage automobiles from different car collectors who drive to raise funds for local and national charitable organizations.
Thursday, August 14
Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance
This tour is open to all entrants in the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Spectators are invited to view the Tour at key points along the route, particularly along Ocean Avenue in Carmel.
8:00am Tour departs
11:00 – Noon Tour arrives in Carmel-by-the-Sea
Noon – 2:00pm Tour returns to Pebble Beach
Friday, August 15
The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering
1960 Aston Martin DB4GT – display only
In a garden-party setting on the rolling greens of Quail Lodge and Golf Club the gathering provides an unparalleled and exclusive experience for motorsports enthusiasts and collectors from around the world.
Saturday, August 16
Concorso Italiano - Live BORRANI Wheel Demonstrations
1 McClure Way, Seaside, CA
Visit us in booths 20 & 21.
Visit us to say or to see our parts, art display and live BORRANI WHEEL Demonstration. Concorso Italiano has become known as one of the premier car events during Monterey week.
Sunday, August 17
Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance
The Lodge at Pebble Beach
9:00am judging commences
10:30am field opens to spectators
1:30 – 5:00pm Awards presentation
200 of the most prized collector cars and motorcycles in the world roll onto the fairway of the famed eighteenth at Pebble Beach Golf Links. This is the top-ranked collector car competition in the world. Automobiles are judged for their historical accuracy, their technical merit and their style.
1967 500 Ferrari Superfast - M-1 Ferrari Grand Touring
1954 250 Ferrari Monza - M-2 Ferrari Competition
1958 Ferrari Testarossa - Display Only
BORRANI WIRE WHEEL DEMONSTRATIONS
Live Wheel Restoration Demonstrations at Motion Products’ Tent
Visit Motion Products, Inc. at the 2014 Concorso Italiano, Saturday, August 16 at Black Horse Golf Course, and see firsthand the techniques used to make Ruote Borrani wheels the gold standard of the business.
Join Jim Wallner who will perform live demonstrations of this amazing and rarely seen process. Jim was trained in Milan, Italy at Borrani’s home office to learn the proper methods to restore classic wheels including techniques to lace and true wheels to their stringent guidelines.
Demonstration Times and Location
Section C Booth #’s 20-21
10:00am 2:00pm 4:00pm
To read the full press release click here.
Happy 4th of July!
Come see us at Concorso Italiano on Saturday August 16 at Black Horse Golf Course in Monterey Bay, CA. More details to come.
Ferraris on Oak Street was a hit! See our Facebook page for photos. The Ferrari Club of America - Central States did a fantastic job in the planning and execution of this event. Congratulations to our client for winning Best in Show.
Ferraris on Oak Street
The Ferraris on Oak Street event is being sponsored by the Ferrari Club of America Central States Region. This event in conjunction with the Oak Street Council are closing down Oak Street in Chicago from Rush to Michigan Avenue to have a red carpet rolled out and Enzo Era Ferraris lined up.
This is a “by invitation only” event and we are very happy to have been included within it. We will have a tent area showcasing 3 of our client’s vehicles including...
1934 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300
1952 212 Ferrari Export #0092E
- 2010 – Pebble Beach class M-2, 1st IC
- 2011 – Cavallino Classic, Enzo Ferrari Award, Scuderia SF Cup and Platinum
- 2011 – Villa d’Este class C, 1st IC,
- 2013 - Quail
1958 250 Ferrari GT TdF #0903GT
- 2012 – Pebble Beach class M-2, 2nd IC
- 2013 – Cavallino Classic Class 2, Platinum
- 2013 – Ville d’Este class G, Mention of Honour
1932 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300
Ferrari Club of America Annual Meet
Motion Products staff will be attending the event on June 11-15 in Leesburg, VA. Bill Murphy and Jim Wallner will be judging and MPI and our partner Borrani Americas will be displaying at the Mercato. If you’re headed out there stop by and say hi!
Get Your Engines In Shape!
From bearings to Wossner pistons to Sangalli gaskets we’ve got the quality parts you need and skilled technicians to complete your job to the highest standards of a quality restoration.
- Complete Engine Rebuilds
- Boring and Honing
- Cylinder Head Reconditioning
- Rod Reconditioning
- Crank Grinding & Balancing
- Engine Sleeving Liners
Save on Cicognani Rubber and Weather Stripping!
MPI currently carries a number of Ferrari models and we have quick turn-around times for other makes and models. Cicognani is the top name in rubber and weather stripping. Products are molded from OEM molds and used exclusively by MPI for their restorations. These products can be seen on restorations at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, The Cavallino Classic and the Ferrari Club of America Concours.
MPI Parts Newsletter
Be in the know. Every month MPI sends a newsletter to registered recipients on parts specials and information.
This month is all about Brakes and Rubber/Weather Stripping. Don’t miss your opportunity to get some deals and be “in the know.” Sign up today!
Motion Products does it again!!!
We can’t even begin to express how excited we are for our clients and their wins at the Cavallino Classic Concorso d’Eleganza Saturday, January 25. Stay tuned for more information. Visit our Facebook page for photos from the track days, concorso d’eleganza and Mar-a-Lago.
Cavallino Classic Concorso d’Eleganza
1971 365 GTB/4 - Platinum Award & Preservation Award
1951 212 Expert Barchetta - Platinum Award & Excellence Cup
1959 250 LWB California Spyder - Platinum Award
1967 500 Superfast - Platinum Award
1956 250 Boano Berlinetta - Platinum Award
1962 250 Lusso Berlinetta - Platinum Award
1992 348 ts - Platinum Award
1967 275 GTB/4 Berlinetta - Gold Award
1962 400 Superamerica LWB - Platinum Award, Best of Show & Grand Touring
Motion Products, Inc. announces their lineup of Ferrari for the 2014 Palm Beach Cavallino Classic.
The Palm Beach Cavallino Classic is a annual Ferrari event that brings thousands of Ferrari owners and enthusiasts to beautiful Palm Beach, Florida each January. This week long event includes a lecture series, track racing at PBIR (Palm Beach Int’l Raceway), a Concorso d’Eleganza and a Classic Sports Day at Mar-a-Lago.
This year MPI is excited to announce a lineup of cars that will be shown on the grass at the Breakers Hotel on Saturday, January 25 for the Concorso d’Eleganza.
Ferrari 250 Lusso
Ferrari 250 LWB California
Ferrari 348 ts
Ferrari 500 Superfast
Ferrari 365 GTB/4
Ferrari 250 Boano
Ferrari 212 Export
Ferrari 400 SuperAmerica
Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa
Ferrari 275 GTB/4
There’s nothing more exciting than to see our clients racing these magnificent vehicles around the track. Stop by and see us at PBIR as we provide pit crew services for our clients on Thursday and Friday.
If the noise of the track isn’t your thing we’ll also be showing cars at the famous Mar-a-Lago on Sunday for the Classic Sports Day.
Cavallino Classic is Here!!!!
The Palm Beach Cavallino Classic will be held January 22-26, 2014
. For more information on the Palm Beach Cavallino Classic visit http://www.cavallino.com/cavallino-classic.html.
Stay tuned we will have the lineup coming soon.