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                                        2006 Italian Concours
                                        Event Review
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                                        Article by Dan Jardine


                                        After losing a great site on a pier at the Seattle waterfront, the Italian Concours has finally found a
                                        fabulous home on the lawn at Magnuson Park. With plenty of parking and lots of room in the display

    In This Issue                       area, the 14th annual event celebrated its most successful staging yet. And this year Alfa Romeo
                                        was the featured marque. What more could happy Alfisti ask for?

                                        Shortly after walking into the event grounds, Linda and I ran into Pasquale Perrina, patriarch of
    Cover Features                      Ferrari & Maserati of Seattle. Pasquale shared with us his wonderful experience attending the F1
    2006 Italian Concours
    2006 Holiday Gala                   race in Montreal as a guest of Ferrari, further cementing our desire to make that event the race
                                        we simply must attend. Indulging a fantasy, I took a photo of Pasquale handing the keys to a new
    Alfafredly’s Rambling               Maserati Spyder to Linda. The beautiful car was one of several he brought to display at the event,
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                                        and Linda looked great standing next to it with a big smile.
    Calendar of Events                  The Concours was stuffed with Lamborghinis thanks to event sponsor, Cats Exotics, and its
    2006 Events Calendar
                                        president, Roy Cats, a certified nut for the raging bull. Roy is arguably responsible for tripling the
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                                        continued on page 9
    NWARC Lapping Day


                                                                                2006 NWARC
    Page 6


    Classified Ads
    Page 8



    NWARC Holiday Gala
    Registration
    Page 10
                                                                                 Holiday Party
                                                                                 and 4th Annual Silent Auction
    NWARC Member Profile                                         Saturday, December 16 - The Museum Of Flight
    Michael Ubezzi
    Page 11                                                   This year our party promises to be bigger and better
    Newsletter                          Come early & enjoy a free tour of the museum from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. (An $11.00 value.)
    Submissions
    Interested in contributing to the   The Personal Courage Wing & the Red Barn close at 5:00 p.m. The air park closes at 3:30 p.m.
    Iniezione?                          The party will start at 5:00 p.m. in the Skyline Room with hors d’oeuvres, a no-host bar, and our
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                                        wonderful silent auction featuring many of the coveted Alfa items you love and some new surprises
                                        as well.

                                        Dinner will be served at 8:00 p.m. Following dinner, we will take care of a little business, Dave &
                                        Tracy Kingstone will announce their choice of 2006/2007 “Alfisti Of The Year,” and we will announce
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                                                                                                          Board Members
                                                                                                          President
                                                                                                          Fred Wright
                                                                                                          312 211th Pl. SE
                                                                                                          Sammamish, WA 98074
                                                                                                          425-369-0699
                                                                                                          alfafredly@hotmail.com

                                                                                                          Vice President




       Alfafredly’s Rambling
                                                                                                          John van Rensburg
                                                                                                          5529 108th Ave. NE
                                                                                                          Kirkland, WA 98033
                                                                                                          425-941-4747
                                                                                                          john@reginaceleste.com

                                                                                                          Secretary
                                                                                                          Randy J. Rumley
                                                                                                          11008 NE 140th St.
                                                                                                          Kirkland, WA 98034
                                                                                                          425-814-6459


October 2006                                                                                              rjrumley@pqei.com

                                                                                                          Treasurer
                                                                                                          Ron Calkins
October, or is it Roctober! It is the best month of the year in my opinion—it just rocks. Why, you        PO Box 33512
                                                                                                          Seattle, WA 98133
ask? Well first, it is finally fall: the air cools, the rain returns, and the leaves change color (many   206-940-2471
of them about the same color as my Ocra GTV, I love them the most). Second, October includes              ron_calkins@hotmail.com
my favorite holiday, Halloween. Our family kind of goes a bit crazy for this event and every year
just keeps getting better.                                                                                Committee Directors
                                                                                                          Activities
The first weekend of October marks the last Pacific Raceway conference race of the year. (If you          Dave Emerson
                                                                                                          dj.emerson@comcast.net
have not been to a conference race, come out—it is a blast.) And on the 21st, Alfisti Greg Miller
and I are teamed with a couple of young stud drivers for the eight-hour Enduro in Portland. We            Competition
                                                                                                          Dave Kingstone
are going to give it our best shot, so be cheering for us. Endurance racing has so many cool              14614 72nd Pl. NE
challenges. Will the car hold up? Will the drivers be able to stay out of trouble? Will the pit stops     Kenmore, WA 98028
                                                                                                          425-823-9031
go as planned? Will we have a little luck on our side? Wouldn’t it be great to be competing in            dave.kingstone@baesystems.com
an Alfa? Earlier in the year we actually discussed doing just that, but the costs outweighed our
                                                                                                          Membership
fundraising, so we are driving in my BMW. I will be sure to update you next month in my last              Harry Reed
Ramblin’.                                                                                                 8111 184th St. SW
                                                                                                          Edmonds, WA 98026
                                                                                                          harryreed@access4less.net
Speaking of my last Ramblin’, I am starting to be a bit concerned for the future of our NW Alfa
                                                                                                          Webmaster
Club! For many months, now, I have been talking to folks around the club and also here in this            Cyndi Walker
column about our need for new leadership. I have asked several people to step up. Only one                253-261-5942
                                                                                                          webmaster@nwalfaclub.com
person has agreed so far. This confuses me. Maybe I have done a bad job of communicating
how wonderful it is to be involved in this club at the board level? Maybe I am just a lousy               Iniezione Staff
salesperson? Maybe everybody is just hoping someone else will do it? I am hoping that you have
                                                                                                          Editor/Designer
been thinking long and hard about serving and plan to attend the October monthly meeting so               Cyndi Walker
you can be nominated.                                                                                     3917 S. 326th Pl.
                                                                                                          Federal Way, WA 98001
                                                                                                          253-261-5942
Folks, the future of our club is on the line here—who is going to take the gavel? I know we are all
                                                                                                          cyndi@silvahalo.com
getting older and we have other things we need/want to do, but it would be a waste to see our
                                                                                                          Copyeditor
club go the way of so many others. This is a great club and we need your involvement. I hope to           Amy Chadwick
see a big turnout at the meeting.                                                                         5219 149th St. SE
                                                                                                          Everett, WA 98208
                                                                                                          425-338-4616
Enjoy the drive!
                                                                                                          achadwick@comcast.net

Ciao                                                                                                      Technical Editor
                                                                                                          Wes Ingram
                                                                                                          15613 “C” Peterson Rd.
Fred                                                                                                      Burlington, WA 98233
                                                                                                          360-707-5701
                                                                                                          wing@nwlink.com

                                                                                                          Production Editor
                                                                                                          Fred Russell
                                                                                                          v-freru@microsoft.com
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Club Liaisons
Italian Car Club of British Columbia
                                               Meeting Time & Location
Fritz Duernberger 604-988-7904                 Meeting Location
Society of Vintage Racing                      The September general meeting will be held at Grazie’s in Factoria. Visit www.grazierestaurant.
Enthusiasts (SOVREN)                           com for location and directions.
Steve Scheaffer 206-789-9317
Alfa Romeo Owners Club of Oregon               Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every month. Join us at 6:30 p.m. for social time;
Dan Sommers 503-649-6735
                                               the general meeting will begin at 7:00 p.m.
www.nwalfaclub.com
The Iniezione is the monthly newsletter
                                               Interested in contributing to the Iniezione?
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non-profit organization of Alfa Romeo
enthusiasts. NWARC is a regional chapter       We are currently accepting articles, photo essays, how-to articles, travel stories, and other pieces
of the national Alfa Romeo Owners Club         on Alfa Romeo–related topics. Be a part of the club and spread the joy of Alfa Romeo ownership!
(AROC). Chapter meetings are held the
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Membership dues are $63 per year, which
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For information about joining the club,
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2006 NWARC Calendar of Events
Sep 30–Oct 1                                            Maryhill Loops Hill Climb at Maryhill, WA

Oct 14 (Sat)                                            Pacific Raceways Lapping Day

Oct 29 (Sun)             Bremerton Motor Park           Novice School

Dec 16th (Sat)          Museum of Flight                2006 NWARC Holiday Gala


Events in bold are SOVREN events


NW Alfa Romeo Club to run an Alfa grid at its
October 14 track day at Pacific Raceways!
The Alfa grid is back by popular demand. Dust off your driving shoes, check your brake fluid, and circle October 14th on the
calendar. Help us to make our October event the most memorable of the year by bringing out your Alfa to fill out this very
special grid. We will be dedicating a run group hopefully just for Alfas.

To fill out the group, we'll also include some other “old wheezers,” where we’ll allow pre-emissions era cars (1975 plus or
minus); if you've got a Ferrari 308 you'd like to run with the Alfas (and you know who you are) then we have you penciled in
for the Alfa grid.

Did we mention that We Need Alfas? We do! In order to make this event successful, we need your Alfa represented at the
track that day. If you haven't brought your Alfa out this year because you're tired of running with the Z06s and constantly
watching your mirrors, here is your chance to have some fun! We will run with the "A" group rules.

Register with Kathleen Edwards, rapierke@aol.com, and send questions Dave Kingstone, dave.kingstone@baesystems.com.

Tess McMillan
                                                                                           Alfa only grid at Brands Hatch, Nov 2003…
                                                                                           see it can be done!





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    NWARC Lapping Day
NWARC Lapping Day At Pacific Raceways
Thursday, October 14, 2006
Join us for our mid-summer lapping day at Pacific Raceways. This event fills up fast, so early registration is encouraged. You must be
pre-registered and pre-paid. We do not take any day-of-event registrations. Instructors are readily available to ride with anyone who
would like them to. Only Novices with prior approved track experience are allowed. Contact Kathleen or Dave at the numbers listed
below with any questions.

Registration: Pre-registration cost is $200 from July 21st to the day of the event. If you are sharing a car and are in different groups,
the cost is $175 per driver. If you are in the same group, the cost is $87.50. You must present a driver’s license to the registrar in order
to participate.
Schedule: Gates open at 6.30 a.m. Registration and Tech start at 7:30 a.m. A MANDATORY drivers meeting starts at 8:30 a.m. We run
until dusk.
At the track: Bring a tarp and carryall to transfer all your stuff into. Upon arrival, clean everything out of your car (including mats)
except the essentials. After you go through registration, put your car in the tech line. Bring plenty of drinking water. Lunch will be
provided.

Car Preparation: Please make sure that your car is in proper condition. We cannot over-emphasize how important it is for you to
self-inspect your car prior to the event. We will perform an on-site safety inspection before allowing you to drive, however, you are
responsible for the mechanical condition of your car. We recommend you have your car inspected by an authorized mechanic.

For Alfas only: Below is a list of local shops where you can make an appointment for a mechanical inspection prior to the event.

          Tacoma: Alfa of Tacoma, 253-572-2532                          Central Seattle: Ferrari of Seattle, 206-329-7070
          Tacoma: Bristow’s Exclusive Auto Repair, 253-471-1663         Seattle: Group 2, 206-378-0900
          North: Ingram Enterprises Inc., 360-707-5702

The NWARC website (http://nwalfaclub.com) has tips on improving driver safety, as well as a checklist for preparing yourself and your
car before coming out to the track. Review http://www.nwalfaclub.com/track/what_to_bring.phpbefore coming out to the track.

Required safety equipment for drivers/passengers:
• Helmet: Snell 95–rated, or newer (contact the registrar if you need to rent a helmet).
• Shatterproof eye protection, such as sunglasses or helmet visor.
• Non-synthetic clothing that extends to ankles, wrists, and neck. Denim jeans and a cotton long-sleeved shirt are considered
  minimum. We recommend Nomex driving suits.
• Leather or Nomex shoes that cover the foot and ankle. No high heels or thick-soled platform shoes or clogs.
• Non-perforated leather gloves (garden type as a minimum), or Nomex racing gloves.
• Open cars must have securely mounted roll bar that extends 2” above the driver’s (and passenger’s) helmet and has a diagonal
  cross-brace, or a factory-installed rollover protection system. If the roll bar is taller than the seated driver’s and passenger’s helmets,
  then a 3-point seatbelt or 5-point harness may be used. If the roll bar is not taller than the seated driver’s or passenger’s helmets, a
  3-point seatbelt will be allowed, but the driver will be required to sign a waiver acknowledging risk.
• Minimum 3-point seat belts. No 2-point belts allowed.
To get to Pacific Raceways: From Hwy 167 or I-5 north or south, take Hwy 18 going east. Pass through Auburn, and take the Pacific
Raceways Exit. Follow the signs to Pacific Raceways.
For questions or to register, contact Kathleen Edwards, 253-227-3953 cell / 253-631-7467 home / rapierke@aol.com or Dave
Kingstone at 425-823-9031 / dave.kingstone@baesystems.com

   
   NWARC Lapping Day
Lapping Day Application
Mail completed application with check payable to NWARC to: Kathleen Edwards, PO Box 568,
Black Diamond, WA 98010. Mark “September 14th Lapping Day” on the envelope. To register
using your Visa/Mastercard, call Kathleen. You may also register via e-mail to Kathleen.

Please provide the following information when e-mailing:
Name: __________________________________________ ______________________________

Address: ______________________________________________ _________________________

City: _________________________ State/Prov: _____________ Zip Code: ___________

Phone: (______)_______________

Alternate phone: (_____)_________________ e-mail: _______________________________

Alfa Club member? ________

Car Make: ______________________________________________ Model: _________________

Color: _________________ Year: _________ Track experience/skill level: __________________




                                                                                            
    Classified Ads
1991 164L - One owner                                                  soft top. High-capacity radiator. Shankle header. MUST BE SOLD
Red/black. Exceptionally clean. A member of the family for             THIS MONTH. Good track day project! $1995. Contact Steve at
106,000 pampered miles. “S” rims, Stebro exhaust. All receipts,        253-209-1378 or ostrich67@yahoo.com
incl. new steering rack, pump, water pump, belts, battery, stepper
motor, heater core, etc. Maintained by Bellevue Alfa Romeo and         1967 Alfa 2600 Sprint
Alfa of Tacoma. $3500 Bill at 425-822-4231 or bjgehring@msn.           New tires/tubes, powder-coated wheels, rebuilt carbs. Runs—can
com                                                                    drive. Rust-free CA car except some rust in door bottoms, original
                                                                       & complete. $7800. 360-671-1279, Bellingham
Silver ‘73 1600 GT Junior
This car was fully restored in Switzerland. The car has never had      1965 Giulietta Sprint Normale
rust. Always garaged. Never hit. Immaculate in every nook and          In excellent condition. Blue/blue/gray. Completely original or
cranny. Very high quality new silver paint, perfect, straight, ding-   period-correct including Nardi Wheels, fresh paint, 1600 dd
free body. 1600 eng.; transmission rebuilt with only 7,500 miles.      motor, transmission, and front suspension. Perfect for Vintage
New suspension w/progressive Eibach Springs. New stainless             tours, rallyes, and club events. Drive anywhere. $27,500. Terry
exhaust, electronic ignition, K&N air filters, Cibie euro spec         Larson 253-627-2355
lighting, rubber seals in doors/trunk, side windows, interior, GTA     1977 GTV
hellebore steering wheel ($800 by itself), custom harness bar and      Engine completely rebuilt in 2005. Excellent running condition;
Willans Clubman harness. Much more... with nice original parts         new front disc brakes; body work 90% complete; rear wheel hatch
included. Car drives, looks, feels like new. $27,500. Contact Dean     replaced; new right fender and driveline parts; was driven daily
at deanwaller@comcast.net                                              until recently. Offers: 360-354-0614. Please leave a message.
Speedometer wanted                                                     Lynden, WA
Looking for working speedometer for ‘75 Spider, or advice              For Sale: Radiator w/fan
on where to get mine fixed. Call Allen at 425-485-7075 or              Radiator with fan and temperature sensor for 1987 Milano. Just
amrossman@aol.com                                                      had it checked out at Renton Radiator and they said it is in great
                                                                       shape. Located in Renton. $100 OBO. Paul at 206-679-8434.
1969 Alfa Romeo GTV in good condition
Engine runs strong w/ mild cam, exhaust and Wes Ingram Spica.          Spider hardtop for sale
Performance suspension handles great! Typical 2nd gear syncro          Original Alfa top with original Alfa logo glass. Needs to have
problems. 2nd set of Magnesium Wheels avaliable. $8500 OBO.            window re-set with a new chrome T-shaped window seal bead.
Contact Chris at 509-954-2668 or zenithmaritime@hotmail.com            From my 1974 Spider. $300 OBO. Call Greg 425-823-1177 or
for more information.                                                  email gmiller@pqei.com
                                                                       1969 Alfa Romeo Spider for sale
1982 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce in great condition                       The convertible top should probably be replaced. There is a
Runs well, very dependable. Custom interior w/ Re-Originals            broken right taillight lens. The engine had a major overhaul at
leather seats and door panels. Paint in OK condition. No               100K miles. It has an oil leak. It currently has about 170K miles
cracks in dash! $5500 OBO. Contact Chris at 509-954-2668 or            on the odometer. I have had the car since it was new. I have the
zenithmaritime@hotmail.com for more information.                       original owner’s manual and all the trim that is missing. New tires.
                                                                       Good battery. No radio, never had one. The fuel injection pump
1977 Alfa Romeo Spider                                                 has been replaced with a 1996 model that enables it to pass the
3K on rebuilt engine with 10.4 to 1 pistons, 105.41 cams, and          smog inspection tests. Do not use fuel with ethanol in this car. It
Ralph Ghent ported head with big valves. Needs a new head              runs much better on high octane gas. Aviation fuel works great! I
gasket; I have a complete gasket set for it. Also needs windshield     was offered $5,000 for the car a few years ago—look it over and
and hydraulics serviced. Scruffy but fair body including solid         make me an offer. I have the title here at home. Chris Warner
floors. Late model tan leather seats, 5-point harnesses on both.       206-782-1277 panther@seanet.com
Late door panels in the trunk. Autopower roll bar; needs the
diagonal welded in. Aftermarket vinyl hardtop. Servicable canvas       Interested in placing a classified ad?
                                                                       Send an email to submissions@nwalfaclub.com for more
                                                                       information.


   
2006 Italian Concours (continued)
number of Lambos in Seattle, and the examples on hand were unique beyond the imprimatur granted by the make—with exotic wheel
and color schemes accenting the “in yo’ face” styling. One electric blue Murcielago looked like it was just waiting for Han Solo to leap in
and blast into hyperspace.

But it was Alfa Romeo that took center stage at the event, with a radial display of significant cars from eight different decades. The
thirties were represented by the lovely blue 8C2900 LM familiar to many. From there the display fanned out with a 1948 6C 2500 SS
Competizione, 1958 Giulietta Sprint Sedan, 1962 Giulia Spyder, 1971 Zagato Jr., 1986 GTV6, 1994 164 Quadrifoglio, and finally the
2007 159 Sportwagon seen at last month’s club meeting.

I managed to spend some time with David Smith, the owner of the second car in the group, as he shared his album of the 6C’s
particulars. David has the original bill of sale from the factory, a full record of the car’s racing history in the golden age of the Mille
Miglia, and photographs of the car’s condition at the time of purchase. Jaws dropped at a picture of the car sitting under a pile of
automobiles at the bottom of a ravine in France. All heads whipped around to the immaculately restored vision next to us, trying to
make the mental leap from farmer’s junk pile to pristine runner.

Outside the center circle, a number of other club members had their Alfas on display as well. Kay Jones’ 1961 Sprint Veloce, Alan
Chockie’s 1958 Giulietta Spider, and Rod McNae’s 1967 Duetto made for a tidy package of finely preserved red metal, their perfection
belying the incredible efforts of the owners over years of stewardship. Such beauties always fill my heart with desire, a feeling I am
sure is shared by all who gazed upon them.

The Meguiars tent featured a very pretty (of course!) 1966 GTA owned by Dr. Bill Morris, who races it regularly on the vintage circuit.
This particular car occupies a special place in Alfa lore, as it is the first car to win a Trans Am race, accomplished in the inaugural event
at Sebring in 1966. Piloted by Jochen Rindt in the under 2-liter class, this little car took the overall win against the big block American
pony cars associated with the series.

As usual the Concours featured an abundance of Ferraris and Maseratis and even a couple of Lancias, all proudly displayed by their
owners. Ducati was the dominant make at the impressive motorcycle display, an appropriate scene given the recent alliance between
Ducati and Alfa Romeo. The two manufacturers hooked up to market the best of Italian design, with the Alfa 159 as the official support
vehicle to Ducati’s campaign in the World Superbike Championship.

At the end of the day we ran into Wes and Rita Ingram at the AJS booth and had a chance to catch up on their move to Burlington
and get the latest on my old friend Mike Yates’ fanatical GT restoration. As Linda shopped for a new Alfa fleece jacket from AJS, the
announcement was made that the people’s choice award went to David Smith’s wonderful 6C 2500. This year’s Italian Concours was a
great event for Alfa enthusiasts both to participate in and to attend. It will be on our calendar next year!



Turnworkers Needed For Our Final Lapping Day On Saturday, October 14
Our last Pacific Raceway track session is on Saturday, October 14. For that reason, and also that we are well known in the Northwest
car community for our great track events, I’m sure the entry list will have a full contingent of drivers signed up to participate. We need
your help. Because we are fortunate to end the season on Saturday, it is possible that we will have more volunteers for corner working
than on our recent weekeday events. Even prematurely, I thank you for volunteering and hope you will.

If you can you attend on Saturday October 14 by 8:00 a.m. I promise you’ll have a great time hanging out with Alfisti and watch
some hot drivers and hot cars. You’ll have the honor of watching the cars and drivers intently and waving flags at them if and when
necessary. And the drivers will thank you by waving to you during their cool-down laps. This event will feature two special sessions. We
are promoting an Alfa’s (and other pre-1975? cars) only session. We expect to see some Alfas we don’t usually see at our events. There
should be one a.m. session with this feature, and hopefully another one in the afternoon. These special run groups should provide
some interesting viewing and maybe even some photo opportunities.

You will also get LUNCH!!! And all the water you can drink. As an added bonus we will reward all full day corner workers with credit
toward a future NWARC track day so you can drive the course yourself.

Contact Gordy Hyde at gohyde@hotmail.com or 425-241-9307 to volunteer. I will be sending the list of volunteers to Dave Emerson
for final corner assignments. Dave will be conducting the corner workers meeting. Thank you so much for helping us make this a
successful event.
                                                                                                                                              
        2006 NWARC Holiday Party
                                            and 4th Annual Silent Auction

        It’s not too early to send in your reservation today!
Name__________________________________ phone____________________ email _________________________________________

$38.50 per person - Please choose an entrée for each person.

____ Roasted salmon w/lemon chive cream

____ Herb roasted prime rib of beef w/apple horseradish

____ Portobello, shiitake & domestic mushrooms w/spinach & tomatoes baked in a puff pastry shell

Please make checks payble to NWARC, and mail to:

Ron Calkins, NWARC Treasurer

P.O.Box 33512

Seattle, WA 98133

Or use Visa/MC #______________________________________ exp ____/____




                            Annual Christmas Party Sponsors
                                 Silent Auction Donors
                                                   (and why we love them)
The sun is still warm and evenings still long when the committee starts working on the biggest event of the Alfa year: our annual
Christmas party and silent auction. Each year this event gets bigger and more spectacular. The success of this holiday tradition is
in direct proportion to the generosity of our sponsors and silent auction donors. This year we will be calling on them again to help us,
knowing that the response will be a resounding “yes.”

Each year after the party we send our sponsors and donors a special thanks, but the best way we can all show our appreciation is to
use their services, buy their products, and support them in their endeavors. Our silent auction donors and party sponsors are truly our
heroes.

The committee is always looking for new ideas and help. If you would like to be part of this committee or have auction items or services
you would like to donate, please contact Rita Ingram at 206-714-1471 or ritaingram@comcast.net; or Jane Emerson at 206-634-2983
or dj.emerson@comcast.net.

Don’t miss this year’s gala. See you on December 16th!!




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    NWARC Club
    Member Profile

Michael Ubezzi
What is your occupation?
Information Systems @ Accenture.
What Alfas have you owned?
1969 GTV 1750
Other Italian vehicles?
Not yet.
Why Alfa Romeo? Why not?
It runs in the family. It’s genetic, I think…

When and how did you first discover Alfa Romeo?
I was a teenager and I was handed a picture of my father in the
‘28èmes Grand Prix d`Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans 1960’
in his Alfa Romeo Giulietta SZ.

What was your first Alfa? When?
My current “project.”

How long have you been a member of the NWARC or other Alfa clubs?
I was a member of the Alfa Club about five years ago but have
recently joined after a long delay.

Do you have any Alfa horror stories?
Not really, just the random sparkplug-cleaning exercise in my work
clothes at a QFC parking lot.

What has been your most memorable Alfa Romeo–related moment?
On our way up Sempione Pass in Northern Italy, my father pointing
over to his left and saying, “That is the villa of Conrero fifty years
ago”. I was like, it’s all true…

Anything else you would like to share about yourself?
Born at Northgate Hospital, raised in the Lake Hills area (Phantom
Lake). My favorite place to visit is the hill towns in Northern Italy.
Wouldn’t it be fun to get a speeding ticket on your bicycle.



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Mirko and Julie Freguia       Redmond, WA       1985 GTV6




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