Z car fans and vintage Datsun owners here is a great way to kickoff June! ZONC and David Swig of Motoring J Style are hosting the the 2nd Annual Turn Z event at Infineon Raceway June 4. This is next weekend folks!
Last year’s event was a success with an impressive turnout of cool cars, you can see pictures HERE
The Z Owners of Northern California (ZONC) and Motoring J Style are thrilled to announce “Turn Z,” a celebration of Datsun/Nissan Z Cars and Japanese motoring culture at large, which will take place at Infineon Raceway during the 2nd annual Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival on Saturday, June 4.
Race fans are encouraged to visit the ZONC/Motoring J Style display at Turn 7. Race fans can expect more than 50 Zs on display, as well as more than 100 Japanese classics in the area designated as “Turn Z.” There will be several categories for judging, with prizes going to owners of selected cars just before the parade lap.
Among those in attendance at the event will be sports car racing legend John Morton, competing with several cars during the weekend.
At the end of the day you can drive on the track for $15!!!
Tickets can be purchased by clicking on the “tickets” link below: TICKETS
I just got my copy of “America’s Coolest Station Wagons” from Amazon. It is a large paperback with 145 pages of high-quality images. Wagons of all makes/models are featured from bone-stock to customized, beaters, drag racers and of course Anthony’s 2JZ-GTE powered Datsun 510 wagon! Definitely a must-have for car nuts and Datsun fans alike.
We featured our friend Anthony’s Datsun 510 wagon on the blog last year. This Datsun has been thoroughly modified and re-engineered by Anthony over the years and now the car is included in a recently published paperback book!
Anthony’s 510 is featured in “America’s Coolest Station Wagons” by Scotty Gosson and you can grab a copy through Amazon.
Anthony is a man of few words but he tells us how the book feature happened:
“I was contacted by the author when he found my car on Pro-Touring.com. He was excited to include it in the book and initially plans were made for me to come down to Medford where he lives and go to an autocross and have him take some pix.
However the 2jz engine swap couldn’t be completed in time, so I obtained the requirements he needed for the photo’s. My friend Rick agreed to take the shots and we found a couple of locations in the downtown Portland to take the pix.
The author asked me a series of questions, and about the car in general and wrote the article off that. He didn’t have a choice of the pix they used so it was interesting to see which ones were picked.”
Congratulations Anthony and to all of those Datsun 510 wagon owners that didn’t already know…your wagon is cool!