Events on the Road

If there's an event featuring classic cars, chances are we worked on one of the show pieces on display.  The chronicles of our whereabouts are documented within.  Please enjoy the stories and if you see us out at one of these fine events, please say hello!

A day with Hurricane Harvey
Our Sunday in the Park was indeed a wet one! While this does keep the Park green and the river running, it can discourage...
Concours Americana and International
Two days of speed...
One to sell, one to show & two success stories
ARI @ AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURS d’ELEGANCE 2017 Logistics were tricky; We had our Semi coming back from the SVRA...
A celebration of Speed, Style & the fun to be shared, Playing with Great Cars
Lime Rock Historic Festival 34 A celebration of Speed, Style...
Its Founder’s Legacy very much intact!
Greenwich 2016 – Its Founder’s Legacy very much intact! Bruce Wennerstrom and the whole Wennerstrom family have worked hard to create this...
Ah Amelia
Ah Amelia, 2016 Pegaso was the featured exhibit and the field was really something special....
Family and Friends Pulled it Off
The Greenwich Concours d’Elegance 2015 Founder, creator and the force behind the Greenwich Concours was a bit...
Heroes Rally
The Call came months ago….Tim took the call and was excited to learn that a Mercury we’d restored for historic rally work...
Two Decades and Counting
1992 OUR 1ST YEAR! And by far our most difficult!! We sent our semi to Tuxtla! Drive Joe Hatch may have had the most...
Two Decades and Counting
2004 and a new need for more speed; Just arrived @ the shop “Thumper” a California based road racing...
Two Decades and Counting
Dave’s Carrera debut with copilot D. Rouse is a good one though some local talent was needed to keep all up to speed...
What a Sunday!
The forecast was certainly less than perfect…but it was dry as the sun came up on Sunday August 31st 2014….and we were more than...
Summer Rolled Out in Style
The Greenwich Concours has provided a perfect annual classic motoring season send off for collector car motoring enthusiasts here...
Astons, Siatas & ARI...Oh my!
A bit of history: The Meadowbrook Concours event was an institution and then times changed. This...
Island that is
It was P-O-U-R-I N-G all day Wednesday and much of Thursday with temperatures hovering in Fahrenheit's less than comfortable 40s!! Would...
Rainbows at The Rock
Tense at times as always, exciting events run the gamut. Weather threats were overcome and graciously accommodated. We at Automotive...
Nutmeg Tour
A Beautifully busy day found ARI on exhibit and on tour. The Alden Sherman Classic shared the day with The Nutmeg Tour for Autism....
Keep the Shiny Side Up
Once again as for so many years past the people who make all those motive miracles happen at Automotive Restorations Inc., were pleased to assist...
A blizzard couldn't stop us
Nothing Like It
There’s nothing else quite like it anywhere in North America. It’s as close to perfection and it is a magnet for all who cherish fine automobiles and...
What a Sunday Indeed!
Oh what a Sunday in the park it turned out to be. We found perfect weather, superb cars and a gathering of nearly 1000 exhibitors and so much more...
A superb two day event
Bruce Wennerstrom has once again proven himself to be quite the man about cars. His admirable Greenwich Concours legacy continues unabated with yet...
Following Ferrari 3747 to Italy
Ferrari fever flows in the blood of Charlie Webb and Mark Aglora, and they were delighted to get there first, but where did they find themselves this...
Tales from the Concours
Things were busy around the shop this winter stepping up a notch come the beginning of March. With 3 major projects just completing...
We drove it to the show
September is a busy month for Northeastern car lovers. The Lime Rock Fall Festival and Sunday in the Park Concours start the month. Three days...
The difference a year can make
What a difference a year makes. The aggressively nasty storms that frequented the late afternoon activities of 2010 were a thing of the past. Add to...
A perfect sunday
The drama started to ease as the weekend approached. We all had our doubts with the on again off again state of weather forecasting, but...
Concours of Consequence
Creators Bill Scheffler and John Shuck have a great deal to be proud of as do all of us who participated in the 2011 Fairfield County Concour d’...
Handsomely awarded
The weekend following our Memorial Day remembrance finds the Northeast’s classic and collector car exhibit season getting underway in superb style...
A Weekend of Superb Machinery
While a complement of Automotive Restorations Inc. staff are assisting with operations at The Fairfield County Concours, Nigel Griffen is en route to...
A “Cariffic Creation”
Westport, Connecticut, September 11th 2009; It is Friday afternoon at the Fairfield County Hunt Club. Preparations are busily underway for this...
An Automotive Mecca
As July rolls to an end “back east” the west coast always beckons. The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, The Monterey Historic races, Concorso...
Superb Weather and Fine Exhibits
Come early June, the Connecticut car community...
A Weekend to Remember
Just one short week prior to The Greenwich Concours d’Elegance, most of the at our establishment are in “concours prep” mode to have all our charges...
Just the place to be
Early March is a great time to escape Northeastern winter and head south. We found ourselves and some of our friends very much in accord. Bill Warner...