09 May 2008

Grand Prix Historique - Arrival


This is the 6th year Monaco will hold the Grand Prix Historique. It's held every other year, whereas the Formula 1 Grand Prix is held every year, of course.

When the Historique first started, the Automobile Club of Monaco looked down on the idea and had nothing to do with it. They soon changed their minds when they saw how popular it's become and now the Club has taken over the organisation. Click on the link to read more.

Yesterday, many of the cars arrived and were then pushed to their designated place in this area, to the right of the port. It's a delight for enthusiasts - every car has its own parking bay and display sign as you see in the smaller photograph.

It's easy to know who has just arrived in Monte Carlo - look at the white legs!

6 comments:

Ackworth Born said...

For a moment I thought that was Bernie Ecclestone walking towards us but it's not.

bitingmidge said...

Hehe, White legs are a give away here too! Pity we don't have red cars like that one though!

Sunshine Coast Daily - Australia

Clueless in boston said...

It must be an exciting time in Monte Carlo with the Grand Prix Historique going on.

Chuckeroon said...

Great legs! Great shot for the Histroique!

babooshka said...

The white socks amused me. How strange a lot of events like these are initially frowned upon, that soon become institution.

Louis la Vache said...

What a thrill it must be to see these historic cars! "Louis" would enjoy this very much!

"Louis la Vache"

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