Georgia military academy hosts inaugural Champions and Heroes

The Champions and Heroes Time Trials will highlight the weekend | William Hall
The Champions and Heroes Time Trials will highlight the weekend | William Hall

(Editor’s note: The Riverside Military Academy Champions and Heroes event has been postponed until June 2018 because of massive traffic jams created by the fire and collapse of a section of Interstate 85 in Atlanta.)

Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville, Georgia, will host on June 2 to 4 the inaugural Champions and Heroes, a vintage car weekend consisting of a rally, time trials and concours d’elegance, in the small lakeside town one hour northeast of Atlanta.

The venue on the 206-acre campus of the military prep academy aims to approximate in setting and style the European-estate feel of such events as the Goodwood Festival of Speed in England. Continue reading

Riverside automobile museum celebrates Maserati’s 100th year with expert guest

A lineup of Maseratis face other classic cars in the Riverside auto museum | Riverside International Automobile
A lineup of Maseratis face other classics in the Riverside museum | Riverside International Automobile Museum

The Riverside International Automotive Museum celebrates the 100th anniversary of Maserati with a special reception and dinner for Adolfo Orsi Jr., one of the foremost authorities on the history of the famed Italian marque.

Orsi, whose family owned Maserati from 1937 to 1968, will present an in-depth look at the century-old company that built some of the world’s most-iconic race cars and sports cars.

A number of Maseratis from the museum’s collection will be on display during the dinner and reception.  The Riverside collection houses 25 examples of Maseratis dating to 1946.

The event takes place Saturday, August 9, with the reception at 6 pm and dinner at 7 pm. Cost is $75 per person.

For more information, see riversideinternational.org.