Excitement is building for the inaugural celebration of the air-cooled Porsche automobile, and tribute to the man responsible for first importing Porsches to the U.S.; Max Hoffman. The venue kicks off at 8AM on Sunday, October 1st at the historic Max Hoffman Center Estate. Over 200 air-cooled Porsches from around the country will be on display including the rare 1960s Porsche race car collection of Nurburgring Champion and Porsche Factory driver, Joe Buzzetta.
What to Expect
In addition to the Porsches and discussion of the vehicles, a Max Hoffman Showcase with photographs and a full-size screen print of the famous frank Lloyd Wright designed Park Ave Showroom will be on display and used for photo opportunities. Entertainment will be provided by NYC’s DJ Ness, picture booths with life-size Porsches, newly introduced DTA clothing, craft beer tastings by Oyster Bay Brewing Company, gourmet food selections including wood-oven artesian pizza from Red Tomato and more.
This one-day event captures the historic significance of the air-cooled Porsche and the Max Hoffman Center with special road and race cars on display, along with the people who drive and love them. Revisit racing history and witness the most important Marque in auto racing history. There will also be a special water-cooled Porsche parking location with a pre-paid ticket.
Who Can Attend
Air-cooled Porsche owners and collectors are invited to register to display their Porsches alongside other historic air-cooled models. There will be several lawn areas that will provide secure viewing by model type. The Great Lawn Display, and The Promenade Display; two special showcase locations, set up for the day, on the grounds of the Hoffman Center. Visit driventoamerica.com for costs and registration info.
For those not showing their Porsche but interested in seeing those on display, an all access admission pass for the day’s events is $20.
There’s a Charity Component, Too
Driven to America supports the efforts of Layers of Love NY: Because Warmth Comes from the Heart, a not-for-profit organization benefiting children and families on Long Island with winter coats. The event is helping to draw attention to those in need on Long Island and to generate exposure for this charitable cause by asking attendees and exhibitors to donate a new or gently used coat on the day of the event. Drop off bins will be stationed at the entrance, other drop off locations and information is listed on the Layers of Love link: https://www.driventoamerica.com/layers-of-love