Wavecrest is a gathering of people with a common passion – woodies. It is a social event that members look forward to all year. It reminds me of the annual Porsche Parade for Porsche owners (I used to own a 911).
In addition to three days of racing, spectators enjoyed the large vendor area on East Vacation Island, Kids’ Zone, beer garden and great BBQ.
Recently auto manufacturers brought vehicles to Calamigos Ranch, nestled in Southern California’s Santa Monica mountains above Malibu, for a Motor Press Guild day of spirited driving through the canyons.
As much as we may wish that we could, most of us will never get to experience brutal, flat-out acceleration and g-force in a Lamborghini Aventador, Bugatti Chiron, Ford GT, Ferrari 812 Superfast or Tesla Model S P100D.
Compared to video games, there is something uniquely satisfying about pressing the flipper buttons at just the right time, to knock the pinball back up the slope, to rack up points on its way down.
For the past 20 years, car enthusiasts have been gathering every third Thursday, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., May through September, for Encinitas Cruise Nights, sponsored by O’Reilly Auto Parts.
When you think of paradise, what comes to mind? For many it is an idyllic South Seas island where gentle breezes, swaying palm trees, hula dancers, Tikis, music and white sand beaches combine to create a restful, welcoming environment that is all but impossible to resist.
Science can be good exercise! The Fleet Science Center, in conjunction with Museum Hack, has developed a rather unique outdoor experience. You’ll be taken on a fascinating 90-minute, approximately 1-1/2-mile walking tour of Balboa Park.