That’s the extent of the reporting that we have seen thus far surrounding this announcement, overlooking, in our opinion, the fact that the new Blazer will be derivative in every way. It will, to torture a phrase, blaze no new trails.
The Race of Gentlemen triumphed for another year as vintage hot rod owners, racers and spectators gathered on the beach to witness a classic car event unlike anything else. The weather was forgiving, the crowd enthusiastic and the general atmosphere one that will not only survive in this new age of the classic car hobby but, ultimately come to dominate it in the next few years.
A testament to the drive, determination, and creativity of Briggs Cunningham, the consummate sportsman, jet-setter and gentleman racer of the mid-20th century, 33 of the 35 remaining Cunningham-built cars, as well as the touring and racing cars he came so close to winning in, stood against the picturesque water of Greenwich Harbor and sparkled in the sun.