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Paul Russell and Company Tour, August 24th, 2013

Hosted by the North Atlantic Audi Club, Represented by Haydn Taylor and Stacy Puckett

This is a don't miss opportunity to tour one of the world's foremost restoration shops. The day will begin at Audi Burlington, Burlington, Massachusetts where you will time to enjoy coffee and donuts and peruse all of the exciting new offerings by Audi. You will then be lead to Paul Russell and Company through a country route (maps will be provided). Once arriving at the shop you will be lead on a tour by Stacy Puckett, Research and Resource Manager for Paul Russell and Company. Ms Puckett will provide you will details regarding the ongoing restorations and service projects throughout the shop.

Just a few of which include:

a 1958 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa that raced at the famed LeMans 24 Hour race,
a 1938 Delahaye with a body by Figoni & Falaschi,
as well as a 1948 Ferrari 166 Spyder Corsa which was the first ever Ferrari to race in the US.

To see more information on Paul Russell and Company please visit their website, http://www.paulrussell.com/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;.

Finger food and drinks will be provided, as well as goodie bags with items provided by Haggerty Insurance, and the automotive restoration program at McPherson College.

As a thank you to Mr. Russell for allowing us to tour his facility, we will be hosting a charity raffle for a cause that is near and dear to his heart, the Automotive Restoration program at McPherson College. Mr. Russell is currently serving as Chairman of the Advisory Board for the program which provides the only four year degree in the nation in automotive restoration. More information on the program can be found at http://www.mcpherson.edu/autorestoration/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;. Tickets for the raffle will be for sale before and during the tour with the drawing to take place in the rear area of the shop, affectionately known as "Bud's Area". This area acts as a show room and storage area for customer cars, as well as sales cars. Two special Audi's will also be on display provided by HT Motorsport and Vittorio Bares.

After the shop tour you will be lead on a scenic drive up route 128 to the beautiful back roads of Gloucester, Lanesville and Rockport to the Granite Pier for a club group photo shot and then to a dinner at the Seaport Grille in Gloucester http://www.cruiseportgloucester.com/seaportgrille/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; (maps will be provided). This will be a "Dutch dinner" (pay for your own), however you must indicate at sign-up if you plan on joining us for dinner, as we will need to finalize the reservation number.

Space is limited for this exclusive tour. Please sign up as soon as possible

To register go to motorsportreg.com https://www.motorsportreg.com/index.cfm ... f00itKTiAi" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

The cost of this event (not including the dinner) is $20 / person.

Some of the raffle items donated include:

McPherson College Automotive Restoration shirts

French Curves, Delahaye, Delage and Talbot-Lago- Mullin Automotive MuseumVitesse-Elegance- Mullin Automotive Museum

Posters from the Ralph Lauren, Speed, Style, Beauty show at the Museum of Fine Arts

Prints from photographer Daniel Olivares

Various premium items from Haggerty Collector Car Insurance, NAAC are donating our star prize, a free spot at one of our Winter Driving Schools http://www.naaclub.org/?p=1942" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;, along with other swag, Audi of Burlington , HT Motorsport, Advanced Technologies

And other items...

All proceeds from the charity raffle will go to the Automotive Restoration program at McPherson College, to help foster the next generation of `craftsperson' automotive restorers who will keep alive the skills that are in such short supply today.

About Paul Russell and Company
Paul Russell and Company has been specializing in the preservation and sales of 1960s and earlier European classics since 1978. Thirteen superb craftsmen and their support staff operate out of a 30,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility, applying their mechanical, upholstery, body, coach building, machining, parts, and materials experience on pre-1970 Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, Porsche, Bugatti, Alfa Romeo, and other fine European collectibles. We consider ourselves to be caretakers of automotive history, and, as such, we take the time and do the research to determine the best service or restoration approach for each individual car. This attention to detail has resulted in over 30 Best of Show honors, plus numerous other awards and recognitions. Our craftsmanship has been on display at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts and the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris.
 

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