At the end of July 2014 Rob Ferretti from SuperSpeeders organized a 5 day road trip starting from Denver, CO. DFCers Olivier and Hovik joined the adventure in an Aventador Roadster. The other participants were Valentino Balboni in an orange Gallardo Balboni Edition, Rob with his NSX, Jeb & Mike with Audi R8, Dave & Elizabeth in a rental Mustang and Shivam with his BRZ.
A number of DFC members were invited to attend the first Huracan driving event in the States at Monticello Motor Club. The event started with check in, then a short presentation of the car inside the air conditioned Lamborghini trailer, followed by 5 laps around the track.
All corners of automotive exotica were in attendance on Sunday June 29th as Ferraris, Lamborghini’s, Porsche’s, McLarens, etc. and even hypercars like an SSC Aero, Mosler, and Bugatti Veryon met at Alan Wilzig’s incredible Manor in upstate New York.
6th annual BullFest kicked off with breakfast and morning gathering at the Trump National Golf Course in Westchester, NY. The turnout was impressive with over 55 Lamborghinis present. Some of the notables were a Miura SV, Murcielago SV, 14 Aventadors, Countaches and many more.
The drive took the group up Taconic State Parkway, then across the Hudson river, south towards Bear Mountain and ended in Closter, NJ with a group luncheon.
Taking advantage of one of the warmest yet Sundays of the year, with weather in the 60s, over 50 cars gathered for a drive in Long Island. The parking lot behind Kitchen Kabaret in Roslyn Heights, NY quickly filled up with multiple Aventadors, F40, Ultima GTR, various Ferraris, McLarens, Lamborghinis, Porsches and other makes.
A brutal winter in the New York Tristate area forced Driving Force Club members to keep their cars in the garages for months. Everyone was itching to get together and take the cars out for a drive. A clear weekend finally presented itself at the end of March and a group of about 30 cars met up for breakfast at Kirby’s restaurant in Yorktown, NY. Even though it was still cold out everyone enjoyed a hot breakfast and a short drive through still snowy and icy Bear Mountain.
Ultima GTRs are essentially kit cars made in UK that can be purchased in pieces and assembled with engine and transmission choice left completely up to the owner. One of our members ordered the car and sent it down to Heffner Performance in Florida with instructions to fit a Ford GT engine in it. The stock engine produces an impressive figure of 550HP, but the owner decided to add a twin turbo set up to it, pushing the output to ~850HP.
The annual Toys4Tots event organized by Martino Auto Concepts was a successful toy drive, actually so successful that they needed a huge tractor trailer to collect all the toys! Hundreds of cars gathered in downtown Glen Cove, NY on a cold December morning to donate toys to the US Marine Corps Reserve Toys For Tots program.