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Saturday, May 23, 2009

Exotic Car Show Breaking News: 2009 La Dolce Vita Automobili at Black Horse in Monterey, CA welcomes Lamborghini

For Immediate Release:

La Dolce Vita Automobili at Black Horse to Display Full Color Palette of Lamborghini Automobiles

“Online Ticketing To Witness this Spectacle in Person Now Available at the 2009 La Dolce Vita Event Website”

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AUBURN, WA. (May 21, 2009)-La Dolce Vita Automobili at Black Horse announced today that the event will be showcasing an impressive display of Lamborghini cars.  The event continues to receive strong support across the Italian car community and exceptional cars are evident. “Fellow Lamborghini owners from all over are traveling to La Dolce Vita and bringing some amazing cars in just about every color and configuration imaginable”, notes Steve Gleaner, event sponsor and owner of Driven Exotics in Gilroy, CA. Both spectators and the Media will enjoy photographing several dozen examples of the famous Italian supercar.  Convenient online ticketing at the www.ladolcevitamontereybay.com website has also been announced through services provided by Interactive Ticketing.

Numerous car events are held around the world each year and many feature exotic cars. “Lamborghini cars always make a huge impact on the crowd when we take them to events and people of all ages love to see them”, remarks Roy Cats, event sponsor and owner of Cats Exotics in Everett, Washington. “Look at all the event coverage on the web and in magazines and you will see a strong focus on Lamborghini’s with their wings in the air and their sleek and powerful lines”.

La Dolce Vita Automobili at Black Horse will feature a wide selection of beautiful Italian and other European cars, [such as Ferrari, Maserati, and Alfa Romeo] carefully displayed as art for the general public to enjoy along with great food, wine, music and vendor offerings. The event takes place on Friday, August 14 during Monterey Car Week, the most significant week on the global collector car calendar which attracts hundreds of thousands of serious automotive enthusiasts from around the globe. “We’ve chosen to work with Interactive Ticketing due to their expertise with events like the New York International Auto Show”, said Kerry McMullen, Co Founder of the event. “Anyone who purchases a spectator ticket can easily print out a bar-code ticket from their computer or order online and pick them up at one of our three Will Call tents at the event”.

An “Early Bird Special” spectator ticket rate of $70.00 is in effect to the general public through June 15. Ticket holders receive a full-color, content-rich collectible event book. Free parking is also included along with air-conditioned shuttle to the front entry of the event. La Dolce Vita Automobili at Black Horse is family-friendly and will admit youth ages 17 and under free when accompanied by a paying adult. “We encourage adults to bring youth to the LDV so they can learn about great cars of the world and hopefully acquire a passion for collector cars that carries forward for years”, remarks McMullen.

More Contact Information

La Dolce Vita Automobili at Black Horse Website: http://www.ladolcevitamontereybay.com

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/ladolcevita2009

MyVRL.com: http://www.myvrl.com/group/ladolcevitaau

MySpace.com: http://www.myspace.com/471219719

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About La Dolce Vita Automobili at Black Horse

La Dolce Vita Automobili at Black Horse is the newest car event to be added to the 10-day timeframe known as Monterey car Week. The exhibition of Italian and European cars offers examples of vintage race cars, sports cars, exotics and supercars spanning decades of design and technology. On Friday, August 14, 2009 from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM at Black Horse Golf Course, cars will be featured as art amidst a dramatic backdrop of lush greenery near the Pacific Ocean on the Monterey Peninsula during the most significant week on the global collector car calendar. A silent auction including automotive art, music, movie and sports memorabilia will generate funds for the La Dolce Vita Automobili Scholarship. Facilitated by Collectors Foundation, the scholarship will assist bright and talented students in their pursuit of a career in automotive design, shaping the cars of tomorrow.

Media Contact

Cindy A. Meitle, CAR PR USA LLC  480 277-1864

cindy@carprusa.com

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Friday, April 17, 2009

Summit Point Track Event Saturday May 9th, 2009 Welcomes All Car and Motorcycle Lovers in the Community

summit-point-stretch-of-greenSPRING SEASON BRINGS ROAD TRIP, SOCIAL, AND RACE TRACK DRIVING OPPORTUNITY TO CAR LOVERS IN BALTIMORE COUNTY

It’s officially Spring in the Mid-Atlantic region and Italianizzato Club Drivers are hitting the roads to participate in special events while out and about in their East Coast communities.

The Washington, D.C. Cherry Blossom Festival has passed, having brought a welcomed pink and white blossom ribbon of color that wrapped the capital of our country in lovely spring light. Passover, Easter, and Spring Break celebrations throughout the region brought family members to and away from homes with the seasonal wave of travelers commuting via I-95, BWI, and Penn Station.

daffodils-spring-maryland-blooming-april-mayEven the daily grind of commuter traffic seems a bit friendlier due to the recent roadside green growth and annual blooming daffodil activity—bringing auto enthusiasts’ attention to upcoming rallies, car clubs, and outdoor recreational activity.

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SUMMIT POINT RACEWAY SPRING OPEN HOUSE PROMISES FAMILY FUN

To kick off of the 2009 Spring and Summer driving season, auto dealers Apple Valley Chevrolet, Toyota-Scion, Guy’s Buick-Pontiac-GMC, and Thomassen Ford-Mercury-Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep will be joining up with Summit Point Motorsports Park (a favorite hangout of the Ferrari Club of the Mid-Atlantic Region) to host the 1st Annual “Family Fun in the Park”.

Saturday May 9th between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., the track is inviting Maryland, Virginia, District of Columbia, and West Virginia residents of all ages the chance to experience an unusual event in Motorsports History: the first annual Spring open house at the Summit Point Raceway– a genuine Race Track experience for aspiring race drivers that’s open to the community.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE EVENT FLYER FOR THE 2009 TRACK EVENT OPEN HOUSE “FAMILY FUN IN THE PARK” FROM SUMMIT POINT RACEWAY

ducati-summit-pointParticipating dealerships will be onsite with displays and offering car and truck rides around the famous Shenandoah Circuit race track. The event will also offer additional activities that will require pre-registration including an autocross event, high performance driver training for cars and, and an Accident Avoidance class. With the price of admission at just $10.00 per carload, it’s definitely an event offering and awesome assortment of outdoor family fun Motorsports-oriented “things to do”.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS TO START YOUR ENGINES

As a fun way for friends and families to take in the Summit Point Raceway atmosphere while learning more about vehicles and driving safety from professionals, the event is a “must add” to daybooks of car lovers in the Greater Baltimore community. Don’t forget to bring your camera, video camera, and sunscreen–it sure to be an exciting day with ample opportunities to capture the spirit of Motorsports history in the making.

summit_point_raceway_track_logoFor registration and general track event information from Summit Point, visit http://www.summitpoint-raceway.com/SpringFestival.pdf or phone 304-725-8444. Sponsor, car club,  and vendor inquiries are also encouraged and welcomed by the organization.

Summit Point offers regular opportunities for Ferrari Club, Maserati Fans, and Lamborghini Owners to drive their cars on track with driving lessons, tips, and pointers offered by professional drivers residing in the Mid-Atlantic region. Thank you for your ongoing recreational and safe driving support for the exotic car owners residing in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

LAST CALL RSVP REMINDER: ITALIANIZZATO CLUB DINNER Sunday November 9, 2008 from 3pm – 7pm at Maserati of Baltimore

sweet-lelas-saladSunday November 9, 2008 at M.O.B. Exotics with Special Guest Restaurant Host Antonio Iacampo of Towson Circle Sweet Lela’s Market Cafe

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Last call for reservations! Seating is almost sold out. If you or your family would like to “Get Italianized” at Maserati of Baltimore by our friends from Sweet Lela’s Market Cafe on November 9th (2008), send an email with your party’s dinner reservations now.

CLICK HERE TO RSVP FOR NOVEMBER 9, 2008

The dress code for this special event will be resort casual–and we who have already had the pleasure of dining at private parties thrown by Sweet Lela’s recommend you wear the most comfortable slacks or outfit that has a gentle and forgiving waistline. Translation? Dress for relaxing, lounging about with family friends, and EATING–and don’t plan to be bashful about your enthusiasm. This food is plentiful, truly rich, and amazing.

CLICK HERE TO RSVP FOR NOVEMBER 9, 2008

We’ll be accepting reservations until we have a full house for table seats or until midnight on Wednesday (11/5/2008), whichever comes first. Please indicate how many seats your party will need (the number of guests attending), which menu option that each will prefer (lite fare, full meal, or vegetarian/special dietary optional consideration), and let us know if you will plan to arrive late or leave early so we can save your seats or have doggie bags ready.

CLICK HERE TO RSVP FOR NOVEMBER 9, 2008

MENU OPTIONS FOR EVERYBODY

Lite fare menu will be available for $15 per person and entitle guests to a splendid assortment of gourmet Italian appetizer antipasto selections and a small sweet icy treat with cappuccino after the meal.

Full courses menu option will be available for $35 per person and entitle guests to antipasto, soup, salad, pasta entree, decadent desert sample plate, ice cream, and coffee bar.

Tipping of 20% gratuity is encouraged.

Take home To-GO orders are available with 48 hour advance notice. Formal seating is limited. Reservations made after November 5th, please add $10 to lite fare or multi-course meal option. Sweet Lelas Restaurant reserves the right to vary or substitute menu items for all reservations made after November 6th.

Dessert and coffee only option ($15) will be available from 6-7pm with 48 hour advance notice.

CLICK HERE TO RSVP FOR NOVEMBER 9, 2008

Vegetarian or special dietary needs will be accommodated to the best of our availability. Please allow ample advance notice in writing by email so we can be sure the restaurant will have your special order ready, with your name on it, and waiting.

“Doggie Bags” will be provided to all guests who wish to take home their unfinished meals or to save a bite for later when they are too full to finish eating. We’re also happy to reserve meals to go for anybody who would like to take extra portions home for the fridge, Monday lunch, or those who want to make it but can’t due to schedules conflicting.

BRING YOUR OWN DRINKS REMINDER

byob-byow-to-mobPlease note that the evening’s event is BYOB (been and wine encouraged, hard liquor welcome, specialty favorite non-alcoholic drinks for drivers encouraged).

CLICK HERE TO RSVP FOR NOVEMBER 9, 2008

The party itself will begin at 3pm with registration, payment, and check in; Sweet Lela’s daddy and market Cafe owner Antonio “Tony” Iacampo will be on site to greet all guests and to serve antipasto platters family style from 3-5pm. Delicious entree portions will be served as table sit down from 5-6pm. Desserts and cafe style mingling will be from 6-7pm to round out the authentic Italian family dining experience. Throughout the evening, Tony and manager “Vincenzo” will be filling in the gaps between courses of food by regaling diners with stories of both cultural and food preparation history.

GO RAVENS

In addition to honoring Italian heritage traditions, we are also “Sunday Sports” tradition friendly. With several of the Raven’s wives and staff expected to join us for the meal, we’ll also have the away game on for spectator viewing on the plasma screen TV in the galley.

CLICK HERE TO RSVP FOR NOVEMBER 9, 2008

Maserati of Baltimore is Located at 1628 York Road in Lutherville Timonium, Maryland

Maserati of Baltimore is Located at 1628 York Road in Lutherville Timonium, Maryland

Dinner itself will be served round table style in the M.O.B. Exotics Gallery and lucky dining guests will be able to check out the newest in Maserati and Lamborghini automobiles and the finest Ferrari cars while relaxing between bites of everything decadent and tasty. By keeping tables open and easily set up for conversing, all our guests are sure to enjoy listening to stories about the old country, exotic car history, and world traveling freely and openly.

WHETHER YOU ARE HUNGRY FOR FOOD, CARS, A TASTE OF THE LUXURY LIFESTYLE EXPERIENCE, OR INTERESTING COMPANY, WE’RE READY.

In a world of distance, separation, and bumper to bumper road rage traffic, Maserati of Baltimore is the one place in the world where you can always count on the people being genuine, authentic, and friendly. If you have not been to one of the events yet and are hesitating because you are not sure if you’ll know anyone, stop hesitating and come on…

CLICK HERE TO RSVP FOR NOVEMBER 9, 2008

As far as we’re concerned (Jack, the Guest Services Team, and I), there are no strangers in the world: there are only friends we have not met yet. We hope to see you soon. Until then, keep safe and play in traffic.

~~ Kae Davis for Maserati of Baltimore

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

“The CONCORSO: Celebrating the Art of The Automobile”: Mark Your Calendars and Make Your Hotel Reservations NOW to Visit Baltimore September 6-7, 2008

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Friends and families of Maserati of Baltimore, M.O.B. Exotics, Lamborghini Baltimore, Maserati of Washington, Ferrari of Washington, and Lamborghini Washington take note! There is a wonderful opportunity coming up this fall to play in traffic with your exotic cars, have a great time, and to raise some money for a very worthy cause–benefiting our soldiers and heroes of the United States Armed Forces through the charitable efforts of the USO Metro non-profit organization.

Saturday September 6th launching from the Maserati of Baltimore location at 1628 York Road in “Lutherville Timonium” [according to most Nav and GPS devices], we’ll be hosting a ROAD RALLY touring the northern Maryland regions and finishing with a touch of magic right back at home from Baltimore’s LITTLE ITALY. The exact course is being determined now, but drivers and co-pilots can expect to visit Maryland’s soaring heights and lush county grounds while they wind their way about the lakes and mountains, returning to the dealership landing spot to have a quick treat from downtown. Offering a fun rally style for everyone, we’ll be rewarding our most attentive teams with some terrific M.O.B. Exotics Race Fan Boutique certificates.

On that same day, later that evening Saturday, September 6, speed and travel fans can head over to the Baltimore Washington Airport Signature Flight Support Terminal area to visit the next leg of the weekend events. Aptly titled, “Wings and Wheels”, participants will get an up close and personal look at all kinds of exotic cars, planes, military vehicles, and private jets. With great assistance from BWI and Signature Flight Support, crowds are sure to be “wowed”. Patrick Moylan, the Signature host, is the gentlemen to meet at this great show!

On Sunday, September 7, 2008, the USO Metro Team will be following through again with a huge CONCORSO event hosted at the POWERPLANT LIVE, making Baltimore’s Inner Harbor an even better looking and sounding venue for car lovers to day or weekend trip for this event. With over 5,000 visitors already expected to attend, you will want to register early to be sure to get your Pit Passes and car placement for this event. As spectators ourselves for this event, we are anxious to see all the cars they have lined up to bring in from car clubs all over the Mid-Atlantic region. We are sure this will be a spectacular “brighter than fireworks” Baltimore event!

For more information about the events of the day and weekend, please visit the USO CONCORSO link by clicking HERE. They are still actively seeking volunteers and event sponsors to help raise money for the USO, so please… if you are interested in participating let them know. As a favor to the event, our staff are also looking for donation items and services for the Silent Auction portion of the event, too. If you know of a person, business, artist, or restaurant that might want to contribute, we’d love to speak with you. [All donated items, staff time, products or services costs are 100% tax deductible and vouchers will be issued through the USO Metro.]

Read on for more information about the history on the event, excerpted from concorsoforuso.com:

“The Concorso: Celebrating the Art of the Automobile” is proud to announce our fourth annual event and two days of fund raising, parties, music, and food to benefit the USO, supporting our men and women in uniform. The theme this year is Celebrating the Art of the Automobile and will explore the artistic and sculptural forms of the transportation industry…

Jonathan Kendall started [helping organize car show events] in October of 2005 as a way to raise money to help our community in the Baltimore-Washington area. The first event was attended by about (100) people, (12) cars and a beautiful automotive art display together in Annapolis. 2006 Followed a move to the famous City Dock in Annapolis, (100) people, (25) cars along with Jonathan’s beautiful photographic style of art. In 2007 the event took a huge leap to Little Italy in Baltimore where there were (75) cars and motorcycles, (250) ticket holders, (3000) spectators. This year Jonathan [and partner Dave Born] have chosen to work with the USO as the beneficiary.

Saturday, September 6th starts with a fun “Rally” driving event through the Baltimore County, Maryland countryside… [from Maserati of Baltimore].

Saturday continues with the evening event at the Signature Flight Support “Wings and Wheels” Reception to be held at their modern BWI general aviation facility. Ticket holders will enjoy wonderful assortment of international cuisines, wine and drinks. There will be a silent and live auction to benefit the charities. And the event will feature live entertainment as well as a display of automotive and aircraft art.

Sunday’s event is The Concorso and will be in downtown Baltimore at the Cordish Company’s exciting Power Plant Live located at Market Place and Water Street. Over (100) exotic cars will be on display for the general public to view. There will be a private lounge, Angel’s Rock Bar, where ticket holders will find food and drinks for the afternoon. This will be our formal car judging segment and also include live entertainment, auctions and art displays.

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Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Maserati of Baltimore Supports the 4th Annual Children’s Guild Car Show in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor

Press release excerpt from http://www.childrensguild.org April 15, 2008

ITALIAN CARS AND MOTORCYCLES COME TO DOWNTOWN BALTIMORE

Harbor East hosts The Children’s Guild’s marquee Italian car show

Baltimore—More than 100 Ferraris, Maseratis, Lamborghinis, Fiats, Alfa Romeos, Ducatis and other marquee Italian cars and motorcycles will line the streets of Harbor East on Sept. 28, 2008. The car show, the Concours D’Elegance, lasts from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will feature a downtown festival atmosphere with food and shopping. The public can attend for free.

A champagne hors d’oeuvres reception, live and silent auctions, and awards presentation will also lead the show’s activities at Harbor East. Touching the Inner Harbor at the intersection of South President Street and Aliceanna Street, Harbor East ranks among Baltimore’s finest streetscapes.

Proceeds from the Concours D’Elegance will benefit The Children’s Guild and its more than 700 needy children and teenagers throughout Maryland. The Children’s Guild helps youth with emotional, mental and behavioral conditions, including autism and other learning and developmental disabilities.

For more information contact The Children’s Guild at 410-444-3804 x130 or e-mail development@childrensguild.org. Event details and car registration information can be found at www.childrensguild.org.

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The Children’s Guild is a not-for-profit organization that has existed for more than 50 years to meet the needs of children with emotional and behavioral challenges through providing unique educational programs, stimulating environments, and integrated approaches to helping children build successful lives. The Children’s Guild has campuses in Annapolis, Baltimore and Prince Georges County as well as several group homes.

Maserati of Baltimore and MOB EXOTICS are proud to be sponsors and silent auction donors for this Baltimore area benefit, with special thanks to Chuck Luetner for allowing us to be included alongside Ferrari of Washington’s Allie Ash at this Mid-Atlantic Regional Ferrari Club sanctioned event. There is nothing like coming together as friends to help make up such a special event, and we are glad Harbor East has space for all of us at this Concorso style early fall event.

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