My Car Quest reader Gábor Vida has sent in some classic car photos from an event where he lives in Hungary. Gábor was the winner of the My Car Quest Best Car Photo Contest recently.
Ferrari 250 GT Tour de France
The event was a classic car, motorcycle and bicycle meeting in Budapest, Hungary. The Millenáris Velodrom is an oval track that is more than 100 years old used for bicycle races, near the heart of the city.
Fairthorpe Electron Minor
Austin Healey 3000 MK3
Marcos 1800 GT
All the bikes, bicycles, and the cars not heavier than 1000 kgs (2200 lbs) used the track for several laps. They were grouped by age, and categories, e.g., motorcycles before WWI, post WWII British roadsters, etc...
Bugatti Type 44
It was a very special feeling to hear and smell these old cars, not only to watch them. It was a little, Hungarian Goodwood Revival - the visitors who dressed for the cars had cheeper entry fees.
The green Iso Rivolta arrived late in the afternoon, and it didn't run around, I think it was too late, and the car is too heavy.
Iso Rivolta GTHere are more photos, from Gábor, vintage bikes, and photos by László Katona.
Gábor Vida is an artist, so you may see some of these photos show up as drawings on his web site.
Hungary looks like a great place for car and motorcycle lovers. And I have never seen a Fairthorpe Electron Minor before, nor have I heard of this car.
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