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156: Ride Shotgun with Wayne Carini + Walk a small town full of cars “Cruisn’ The Grove”

Show Date: 07/29/2017

Guests: Wayne Carini from TV’s Chasing Classic Cars with Micheal O’Krongly of Milwuakee’s Concourse d’Elegance + Dan Riedel of the Cruisn’ the Grove Car Show.


Wayne Carini

F40 Motorsports and Velocity’s Chasing Classic Cars

Wayne will be coming to Milwaukee for the Milwaukee Concours d’Elegance and you will have a chance to ride shot gun with him on a 60-mile motor tour.

In addition, Wayne will be this year’s Honorary Judge for Sunday’s show. He will join Chief Judge Colin Comer.

The star of Chasing Classic Cars, now in its ninth season on Discovery’s Velocity channel, Mr. Carini is also the owner of F40 Motorsports, a collector car dealership and restoration facility in Portland, Connecticut that has restored cars for luminaries such as David Letterman, tennis great Ivan Lendl, and the DuPont family.

The two-day Milwaukee Concours d’Elegance is scheduled for the first weekend in August, opening Saturday, August 5th with the Show & Glow by the Lake car show, the Motor Tour for concours cars, the Hagerty Collector Cars Seminar and closing Saturday evening with the annual Style & Speed Social. Sunday morning will see the Concours d’Elegance come to life where many of the most desirable cars in the world enter into judged competition, followed by an awards presentation in the afternoon.

Micheal O’Krongly

Chairperson for the Show n Glow – part of the Concours d’Elegance

The Show n Glow is on Saturday, August 5th and is part of the Milwaukee Concours d’Elegance weekend.

This day is dedicated to celebrating regional car clubs and vehicles. No reservation necessary. All vehicles are welcome – street rods, classics, antiques, trucks and motorcycles. The show is held on the same grounds as the Concours, which on right on the lakefront of Milwaukee.

2016 Show n Glow held on Milwaukee’s scenic lakefront

Micheal and his team have gone to great lengths to welcome everyone. It’s different from the concourse show and much different than years past. If you haven’t been there in a few years – you owe it to stop down and stay the day.

Dan Riedel

Chairperson of Cruisn’ The Grove

If you like walking down the middle of a small town among cool rides – then you will want to attend Cruisn’ The Grove. The town of Elm Grove closes of one of their busiest streets which is lined with small shops and “non-chain” restaurants.

2016 main street of Elm Grove, WI

This show has a tradition of bringing nostalgic dragsters, motorcycles, imports and hot rods.

In addition, Dan and his team enlist youngsters to perform judging duties. With the help of Hagerty Insurance the kids are trained by long standing owners on what to look for when judging a vehicle.

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2016 Hagerty Kids Judge training