One of JBA’s favorite events each year is the Coronado Speed Festival, aka “The Race at the Base”. It’s part of the Fleet Week celebration which honors the service and dedication of members of the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and U.S, Coast Guard. Held on the runways of Naval Air Station North Island, the race features nine groups with over 250 vintage racecars. The weekend event includes two car shows, the well-attended Car Club Corral, Vendor Village and extensive Navy displays. This 17th edition also celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Ford Mustang, and featured a trick motorcycle riding demonstration and a race showcasing Robby Gordon’s Super Trucks...Read More
It will take more than a heat wave to keep hot rodders from having their fun. With temps heading for the high 90′s, fast cars descended on Kearny Mesa and overflowed the parking lots and streets surrounding JBA Speed Shop. Shade was at a premium, but no one complained. Everyone seemed to enjoy the festivities. Check out the attached gallery for the rest of the story!
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Mondo turnout for JBA Coffee & Cars this morning. The parking lots surrounding JBA were packed by 7:30 AM and the streets around the shop were slammed by 8:00. Several large car clubs rolled through the event and looked great doing so. No one knows how many dozen donuts were consumed, or how many pots of coffee Rocky brewed. There were hot rods (blown bucket T, ’36 Ford coupe), customs (Riviera, Studebaker), offroad vehicles, muscle cars (GTO, injected Dodge), early Mustangs, Camaro’s, Falcons and Valiants, sports cars (Cobra’s and Corvettes), and tons of late-model pony cars. We could go on and on but it’s easier to just point you to the attached gallery and you can see for yourself. Until next month remember…the road is long and time is short!
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Here at JBA Speed Shop we love seeing our friends and clients immortalized in print, especially if it’s with our products. The September issue will be the final issue of 5.0 Mustang & Super Fords, go get your copy while they’re still available and check out page 90. Thanks to Tom Wilson.