Sep 19 2017

Tucker 1044 Honored with the “Wayne Carini Award” at the Hemmings Concours d’Elegance

A great time was had by the Tucker 1044 Team last Sunday at last Sunday's Hemmings Concours d'Elegance held in Lake George, New York.  Tucker 1044 was honored with keynote speaker Wayne Carini's "Pick of the Show" Award.


Howard Kroplick

Tucker '48 #1044

Tucker 1044 drew large crowds throughout the day.

Awards Ceremony

Wayne Carini informing me that he selected the Tucker as his "Pick of the Show".

The proud owners.

Some of My Favorite Automobiles at the Concours

1914 Locomobile Berline which was awarded "Best in Show".

1958 Studebaker Golden Hawk


Sep 23 2017 mark schaier 7:35 AM

Was there, nice but not worth traveling there and staying over. The Colonie section of Albany (Wolf Rd./Rt.5 Central Ave. Exit of Rt.87 Northway), within an hour from the meet, great area to stay. What was very good was the steam boat 1 hour cruise of Lake George by the waterfront nearby. What’s better is the Hershey meet. 2 years ago, excellent weather, great turnout, hope to be there again.

Sep 24 2017 S. Berliner, III 1:06 PM

The red car appears to be a 1931 Chrysler Imperial 8 CG Dual-Cowl Phaeton, probably by le Baron.  Drool, drool.  Sam, III

Sep 24 2017 Mitch Hackett 9:39 PM

Congrats Howard!  Wayne is a true enthusiast.  Regards,  Mitch.

Sep 24 2017 Howard Kroplick 10:34 PM

Carini must be one of the busiest guys in automobilia.

Congratulations on the award!

Oct 08 2017 R Troy 1:10 AM

Wayne does seem to keep very busy.  When Andrew Cuomo announced that FDR’s Packard was being ‘restored’, Cuomo was a bit off, but not knowing what was going on, I was a bit to’d that a NY restorer didn’t get the work.  Except that all that was being done was to make it run - safely (after decades in a museum that it had entered with mechanical problems) - and Wayne was the one selected to get it done.  Then, of course, it showed up for the opening of the new Koz… (can’t spell it) bridge - running, of course, driven by AC.

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