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SOS - Serve Our Section

 Lou Piccinini, our section President  and Sally Hinds  our section Secretary, have decided not to run for re-election this coming year.  Therefore, we have a wonderful opportunity to recruit new members as Officers  and  Directors at Large.  If you are interested in serving as an officer or Director at Large,  our election will be held in November.  Please submit your name for consideration to the nomination committee by September 1st. See below for specifics.  Lou and Sally's term ends December 31st.

Our section depends on volunteers for all the different activities including social, educational, technical, charity and driving. These could not be done without our members volunteering to assist in our program activities and serving on the Board.

Lou, as immediate past president will remain on the board and Gloria Loventhal, as past president, will no longer serve.

If you are interested in running as an officer  in the President or Secretary role, please contact Denise Sheehan at - [email protected]

or Gloria Loventhal, nominations committee chair at [email protected] or call Gloria at 408-823-6400 by September 1st.  We are happy to talk with you about their roles and responsibilities and how we share in the work load so no one is overwhelmed. 

We really do have fun, try it!

Highway 1 Dream Drive, Aug 9,2018


Almost 10 percent of the 80 cars that participated in the “Dream Drive” on August 9th commemorating the reopening of Highway 1 were driven by SFBA MBCA members.  This gala event was an unforgettable experience for car enthusiasts.  The 80 cars that took part in the drive were selected to represent the eight decades that Highway 1 has been open through the Central Coast.  The drive started in Monterey with a ceremonial lap around the Laguna Seca Racetrack, and ended at Morrow Bay with a sunset beach barbecue in the shadow of Morro Rock.   Cars driven by club members included a 2011 550SL and a 1957 300SL, the newest and the oldest.  

Click here to see the album.

Click here for a video of the lap around Laguna Seca 

Carmel Mission Classic, 2018


For the first time this year the Carmel Mission Classic included a Mercedes Corral.   Seven members participated in this gem of a car show, held on the Wednesday of Car Week in Monterey.   This is a gem of a car show, held the Wednesday of Car Week in Monterey.   The smaller size of the show does not detract from the interest or importance of the cars, but rather makes it much more digestible.  A handmade multimillion dollar Pagani Huayra hypercar sits casually next to the heirloom Rolls Royce of a local family.   The full arc of automotive technology is on display, from a 1919 Franklin, with its overhead valves exposed, to the stunning computer controlled, turbo boosted, 550hp 2018 Mercedes GT C.   Background music was provided by a jazz combo, playing nostalgic standards from the 30’s and 40’s, and a very cool Argentine Harp player.  

The show is elegant and friendly, the mid-week traffic is manageable, the parking is close and easy, the surroundings couldn’t be more attractive, and the proceeds go 100% to support charities of the Knights of Columbus. 



PRESIDENT                       Lou Piccinini             650-697-1618

VICE PRESIDENT              Barton Lane             650-948-2492

SECRETARY                       Sally Hinds              408-480-6826

TREASURER                     Nadine Prah           510-486-0375

ACTIVITIES                       Barton Lane            650-948-2492


TECHNICAL EVENTS       Kourosh and           408-656-2028       

                                          Sassan Behnam     408-707-0331         

ADVERTISING                   Theo Burger            650-906-5275

FIRST SUNDAY DRIVES    Harry Andreades    703-474-4215

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Dream Drive, 2018

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