Naiman fifth in fair’s media demolition derby

Fallbrook/Bonsall Village News correspondent Joe Naiman took fifth place in the San Diego County Fair’s media demolition derby June 30. Naiman drove a Buick Park Avenue; although he did not know the year, the odometer reading of 159,293 miles narrowed the year to after General Motors added the hundreds of thousands digit to odometers but […]

Car club holds annual barbecue and election of board

Car club holds annual barbecue and election of board

FALLBROOK – On June 28, 105 members of the Fallbrook Vintage Car Club gathered at the home of Ron and Bev Mintle to enjoy the club’s annual barbecue and hold a general meeting which included the election of the executive board for the 2015-2016 year. Members were invited to drive their classic cars to the […]

Vintage Car Show turns golden

Vintage Car Show turns golden

The 50th annual Fallbrook Vintage Car Show was indeed pure gold. Breaking all attendance records and number of classic car entries, the spectacular event, held Sunday, May 24, on the grass at Pala Mesa Resort was a sight to behold. Live music, multiple food booths, a beer and wine garden, raffles and an outstanding children’s […]

Urquhart wins Barona Speedway main event

Urquhart wins Barona Speedway main event

Brad Urquhart won the March 28 Street Stocks main event at Barona Speedway which was his second race in the 1986 Chevrolet Monte Carlo he purchased in the off-season. Urquhart prevailed in the 20-lap feature despite having to go to the back after a mid-race collision. “That was by far my most memorable race to date,” Urquhart […]

Crown Firecoach enthusiasts gather for second quarter meeting

Crown Firecoach enthusiasts gather for second quarter meeting

FALLBROOK – Fire engines, fire trucks, and fire busses galore gathered on Saturday, May 2 for the second quarter meeting of the So. Cal. division of the Crown Firecoach Enthusiasts. The Fallbrook Historical Society’s facility served as host for the meeting which was held in the Ford Room. The enthusiasts filled the parking area with both […]

Preparing for the 50th anniversary Fallbrook Vintage Car Show

Preparing for the 50th anniversary Fallbrook Vintage Car Show

FALLBROOK – Originating in 1965 and recognized as the longest, continuous running vintage car show on the West Coast, the Fallbrook Vintage Car Club will produce its 50th annual Vintage Car Show this year. It will be held on the fairways of Pala Mesa Resort on Sunday, May 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. […]

Newspaper’s Deegan drives in Spectator Race at Perris

Newspaper’s Deegan drives in Spectator Race at Perris

In his role as an ambassador for the Fallbrook/Bonsall Village News and the Temecula/Murrieta Valley News, Village News and Valley News advertising representative Tim Deegan drove in the April 25 Spectator Race at Perris Auto Speedway. Deegan was eliminated in the first round of the Spectator Race session, although he realized that his 2005 Chevrolet […]

Welfle makes racing debut at PAS with Figure 8, Demo Cross heats

Although Ryan Welfle’s first racing night ended with a blown motor during the Demo Cross heat race April 25 at Perris Auto Speedway, the Fallbrook driver also completed the Figure 8 heat race earlier that night. “It was fun,” Welfle said of his racing debut. Welfle competed in demolition derbies when he was in high […]

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