Hemmings Motor News Sports & Exotic Show
Aug
1
8:00 am08:00

Hemmings Motor News Sports & Exotic Show

Make plans now to bring Your Sports or Exotic Car

ENTRANTS LIMITED TO: Pre-1991 cars from Italy, Great Britain, Germany, France, Sweden and Japan.

REGISTRATION: 8:00 AM
CAR SHOW STARTS: 9:00 AM
AWARDS: 2:00 PM

*CAR SHOW ADMISSION:
$15 per judged vehicle
NO CHARGE FOR SPECTATORS

*A portion of all proceeds goes directly towards the Saratoga Automobile Museum's Educational Programs focused on Safety and Distracted Driving Awareness

Hemmings Judges will present awards for:

FEATURED CLASSES

  • Lotus (all years)
  • BMW M series (all years)
  • Microcars (all years)
  • Lancias (all years)
  • Driveable Dreams (pre-1991)
  • Modern Exotics (any make,
    from 1991 to present day)

 

  • Best of Show
  • Publisher's Choice
  • Editor's Choice
  • Favorite Import Car
  • Favorite British Car
  • Favorite French Car
  • Favorite German Car
  • Favorite Italian Car
  • Favorite Swedish Car
  • Favorite Japanese Car

LOCATION

Saratoga Automobile Museum
110 Avenue of the Pines,
Saratoga Springs, NY

Also Invited to Show: Any pre-1991 sports cars, GTs and exotics from Italy, Great Britain, Germany, France, Sweden and Japan.
And, because it's our 10th Anniversary - We've invited the Best of Show Winners from the past nine shows!

For more information call: 800-227-4373 or e-mail Trisha Grande at tgrande@hemmings.com

Aug
8
10:00 am10:00

Subie Club Tuner Car Lawn Show

The First Annual Tuners In The Park Car Show will be held at the Saratoga Automobile Museum, Saturday, August 8, 2015 from 9 to 3. 

There is a $10 entry fee into the show, which is open to all Import/Domestic "tuner" cars.  Custom Trophies will be awarded for Top 
10 and Best of Show. 

Spectators are free, but are encouraged to make a donation at the registration tent. There will be food and 50/50 raffles.

All money received will go to the Saratoga Automobile Museum and Saratoga WarHorse Foundation

This event is sponsored by Sith Racing and BBP Performance

Please come out for a good cause and enjoy the day with friends and family. 
Afterwards be sure to check out the sites in and around the Saratoga region! 

Electric Vehicle Lawn Show
Aug
9
10:00 am10:00

Electric Vehicle Lawn Show

This second annual event is open to all electric vehicles of any type, including electrically powered automobiles, motorcycles, bicycles, scooters, low speed neighborhood vehicles, even Segways!

Aug
15
8:00 am08:00

Cars and Coffee

The Breakfast Club invites those who have passion for everything automotive to please join us at the museum in morning to share in the freedom of the open road, refreshments, car talk, and of course awesome cars! Hope to see you there.

STICK AROUND FOR THE JAGUAR CLUB'S LAWN SHOW directly after Cars and Coffee.  Jaguars starts at 10am!  

Aug
22
10:00 am10:00

British Motor Fest

BRITISH MOTOR FEST!  Adirondack Triumph Association Lawn Show

Do not want to miss this one.  One of the largest lawn shows we have all summer and it celebrates our British Are Coming; Cars and Motorcycles from Across the Pond Exhibition inside the museum.     

(Rain date: Sunday August 23rd)

More information:
Pete Fullam: pfullam@nycap.rr.com  

 

Sep
11
9:00 am09:00

Adirondack Road Rally Luncheon

This spirited 1 ½ hour, professionally-led road rally for auto collectors winds through beautiful Adirondack roads to finish at the historic Lake George Club, where a gourmet lunch includes library-quality wines and imported fine foods.

Sep
11
7:00 pm19:00

Fired Up

This evening grill-off competition will serve as the kick-off event to the weekend's events at SPAC as top chefs from the Capital Region's finest restaurants compete against New York City grill masters. Enjoy live music, a variety of craft beers to sample, and incredible gourmet grilling as some of the region's top chefs go head-to-head with their downstate counterparts.

Sep
12
1:00 pm13:00

Saratoga Wine and Food Festival Concours d'Elegance

Grand Tasting and Auction:

A Weekend of Fine Food, Wines, and Cars

The centerpiece of the festival, the Grand Tasting takes place under expansive, elegant tents on SPAC's lawn, and features hundreds of fine international wines, delicacies prepared by the region's top chefs, cooking demonstrations, and connoisseur-led wine seminars. A live auction of luxuries provides opportunities to bid on rare wines, couture fashion, exotic travel, original artwork and more. The festival partners again with The Saratoga Automobile Museum to present a show of luxury collector cars at Saturday's Grand Tasting including invited classes of Shelby Cobra, Alfa Romeo, Porsche, Lancia, Maserati, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Fiat-Abarth and more.

Sep
13
10:00 am10:00

In the Groove: Jazz Brunch

This sumptuous Sunday Brunch will feature gourmet offerings from six of Mazzone Hospitality's finest restaurants in Saratoga National's idyllic setting. Live jazz, culinary delights, delectable Mimosas, Bloody Marys, Old Fashioneds, and the Best in Show Auto Awards highlight the event.

Sep
19
8:00 am08:00

Cars and Coffee

The Breakfast Club invites those who have passion for everything automotive to please join us at the museum in morning to share in the freedom of the open road, refreshments, car talk, and of course awesome cars! Hope to see you there.

This event is open to Members Only! 

Sep
26
8:00 am08:00

2015 Hemmings Motor News "Cruise In" Spectacular

Schedule of Events

Registration and Rally

Friday, September 25th

9am-4pmRegistration at the Saratoga Auto Museum

12pm-1:30pmJoin in a police-escorted rally through the beautiful Adirondack region

2pm-4pmCruise scenic Lake George, Queen of the Lakes, aboard the Adirondac Shoreline Cruise w/luncheon buffet (boarding promptly at 2:00 p.m.) Deadline to purchase tickets : 9/4/15

Cruise-In Spectacular -Saturday, September 26th

An all-makes car show that's open to cars, trucks and motorcycles. Including: muscle cars, street rods, sports, exotics and classics.
 

8am-3pmCruise-In Car Show. Awards at 2pm

Show vehicle (1driver/car) $20
Passenger $5
Spectator $10
2-Day Ticket $25

6pm-7pmCocktail reception with cash bar at the Gideon Putnam Resort

7pmDinner (pre-paid) and Keynote Speaker Peter Brock, automotive designer

Concours d'Elegance- Sunday, September 27th

Open to concours-quality, pre-1973 cars, by invitation only.

10am-4pmConcours d'Elegance. Open to the public. $20 spectator admission at the gate

3pmAwards Ceremony

A portion of all proceeds goes directly towards the Saratoga Automobile Museum's Educational Programs focused on Safety and Distracted Driving Awareness 

Sep
27
8:00 pm20:00

2015 Hemmings Motor News Concours d'Elegance

Schedule of Events

Registration and Rally

Friday, September 25th

9am-4pmRegistration at the Saratoga Auto Museum

12pm-1:30pmJoin in a police-escorted rally through the beautiful Adirondack region

2pm-4pmCruise scenic Lake George, Queen of the Lakes, aboard the Adirondac Shoreline Cruise w/luncheon buffet (boarding promptly at 2:00 p.m.) Deadline to purchase tickets : 9/4/15

Cruise-In Spectacular- Saturday, September 26th

An all-makes car show that's open to cars, trucks and motorcycles. Including: muscle cars, street rods, sports, exotics and classics.
8am-3pm -Cruise-In Car Show. Awards at 2pm

Show vehicle (1driver/car) $20
Passenger $5
Spectator $10
2-Day Ticket $25

6pm-7pmCocktail reception with cash bar at the Gideon Putnam Resort

7pmDinner (pre-paid) and Keynote Speaker Peter Brock, automotive designer

Concours d'Elegance- Sunday, September 27th

Open to concours-quality, pre-1973 cars, by invitation only.
 

10am-4pm

Concours d'Elegance. Open to the public. $20 spectator admission at the gate

3pmAwards Ceremony

A portion of all proceeds goes directly towards the Saratoga Automobile Museum's Educational Programs focused on Safety and Distracted Driving Awareness 

Oct
17
8:00 am08:00

Cars and Coffee

The Breakfast Club invites those who have passion for everything automotive to please join us at the museum in morning to share in the freedom of the open road, refreshments, car talk, and of course awesome cars! Hope to see you there.

This event is open to Members Only! 


Jul
18
10:00 am10:00

Thunderbird Lawn Show

Upstate NY Thunderbird Club and the New York Early Bird Club come together on the Museum's front lawn for a spectacular show!  Don't miss it.

Jul
18
8:00 am08:00

Cars and Coffee

The Breakfast Club invites those who have passion for everything automotive to please join us at the museum in morning to share in the freedom of the open road, refreshments, car talk, and of course awesome cars! Hope to see you there.

This event is open to Members Only! 

Cars and Coffee
Jul
15
5:00 pm17:00

13th Annual "The Way We Were" Car Show - Front St, Downtown Ballston Spa

13th Annual "The Way We Were" Car Show (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Saratoga Auto Museum and Distracted Driving Safety and Education Programs

Front Street, downtown Ballston Spa

The 13th Annual "The Way We Were" Car Show takes place, Sunday, October 11, 2015 from 9 am-4-pm. Front Street in Ballston Spa will be closed to traffic in order to showcase hundreds of classic and specialty cars and trucks. There will be food, music and vendors and downtown shops will be open as well. Preregistration information for car exhibitors will be available this summer. Registration fee is $10 per vehicle if paid before October 1, 2015 or $15 day of show. This event is free to spectators.

Cost: Vehicle entries: $10 before October 1, $15 day of show; Spectators free

BMW Vintage @ Saratoga
Jul
11
10:00 am10:00

BMW Vintage @ Saratoga

Saturday July 11, 2015

10:00 to 3:00

The Patroon Chapter of the BMW CCA welcomes all owners of older BMWs to join us for the sixth edition of Vintage at Saratoga. This non-judged gathering of BMWs built in or before 1999 (including all E 36 models) provides an opportunity for devotees of the marque to come together and enjoy each others company and cars. Again this year we will hold a silent auction to benefit the BMW Foundation and its Street Survival program for young Drivers. For more detail visit our website at: www.vintageatsaratoga.com/

 

Friday July 10th  “Meet and Greet” Dinner: 6 PM to ??

Join us at the Parting Glass Pub in downtown Saratoga to enjoy a buffet dinner and conversation with friends. The cost for the evening is $30.00 per person. This is a separate registration from the show. Registration closes on July 6, 2015.

Jun
27
8:00 am08:00

Cars and Coffee

The Breakfast Club invites those who have passion for everything automotive to please join us at the museum in morning to share in the freedom of the open road, refreshments, car talk, and of course awesome cars! Hope to see you there.

This event is open to Members Only! 

Jun
20
6:30 pm18:30

Casino Royale Gala

PLEASE JOIN US FOR A FUN NIGHT OF CASINO GAMES, FINE FOOD AND OUR NEW EXHIBIT, THE BRITISH ARE COMING!

SATURDAY JUNE 20 6:30PM - 10:30PM

Help support the Saratoga Automobile Museum and its mission to preserve the past, present and future of the automobile and the safety of its drivers.

Click on one of the ticketing options bellow

For more information contact: Heidi Shull - 518.587.1935 x 16

110 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs

Jun
18
7:00 pm19:00

Exhibition Opening Reception: The British are Coming!

  • Saratoga Automobile Museum

What British cars can you name? Maybe Jaguar, and Mini? We bet when you see these cheerful, classic British sports cars from decades past, you'll remember them all over again. From the finest Bentleys to the world's most popular sports car, the MGB--and some sedans, too!--we've got an array of two- and four-wheeled beauties from the land of the Union Jack you'll be sure to relish.

BE THE FIRST TO SEE THIS EXHIBIT

COCKTAILS AND LIGHT HORS D'OERVES START AT 7pm

Tickets may be purchased at the door.    

$15.00 per SAM member / $25.00 per non-member 

$25.00 off any new membership that evening! 

Contact Heidi Shull to RSVP  @ heidi.shull@saratogaautomuseum.org

ALL PROCEEDS RAISED HELP SUPPORT THE SARATOGA AUTO MUSEUM AND THE DISTRACTED DRIVING EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Jun
14
10:00 am10:00

TESLA Test Drive Event

Register to Drive now!

SUNDAY, JUNE 14, 2015, 10AM - 6PM

Tesla's award winning Model S, now with Autopilot features, is an evolution in automobile engineering. The 100% electric motor will propel you from 0 to 60 mph in as little as 3.1 seconds, without hesitation and without a drop of gasoline. With the highest safety rating in America and up to 270 miles range, Model S redefines performance driving.

  • Test Drive appointments are available to experience the award winning Model S.
  • Your driving session will be 15 minutes long over a predetermined route designed to highlight the capabilities of Model S.
  • You may bring up to three guests to ride in the back seat during your drive.
  • Appointments will be confirmed by a Tesla representative from our California headquarters.

This event is coordinated, sponsored and run by Tesla Motors, Inc., headquartered in Palo Alto, CA. The event will occur at the following location:

Saratoga Auto Museum

110 Avenue of the Pines

Saratoga Springs

New York

12866

United States

Jun
13
10:00 am10:00

TESLA Test Drive Event

Register to Drive now!

Tesla's award winning Model S, now with Autopilot features, is an evolution in automobile engineering. The 100% electric motor will propel you from 0 to 60 mph in as little as 3.1 seconds, without hesitation and without a drop of gasoline. With the highest safety rating in America and up to 270 miles range, Model S redefines performance driving.

  • Test Drive appointments are available to experience the award winning Model S.
  • Your driving session will be 15 minutes long over a predetermined route designed to highlight the capabilities of Model S.
  • You may bring up to three guests to ride in the back seat during your drive.
  • Appointments will be confirmed by a Tesla representative from our California headquarters.

This event is coordinated, sponsored and run by Tesla Motors, Inc., headquartered in Palo Alto, CA. The event will occur at the following location:

Saratoga Auto Museum

110 Avenue of the Pines

Saratoga Springs

New York

12866

United States

Jun
6
Jun 14

2015 Silver Arrow Canadian Grand Prix & Upstate New York Trip

  • Canadian Grand Prix
silver arrow logo.jpg

 

Canadian Grand Prix to Manhattan

 

June 5             Travel to Montreal

June 6 – 7       Canadian Grand Prix

Those not interested in the Grand Prix may enjoy Montreal for the weekend or elect a late arrival of June 7

Welcome Dinner

June 8             Drive to Toronto

Tour Legendary Motorcar
Tour Canadian Automotive Museum

Overnight in Toronto

June 9             Niagara Falls & Buffalo

Morning visit around Niagara Falls (with Lunch)
Pierce Arrow Museum (Buffalo)
Buffalo Harley Davidson Museum

Overnight in Buffalo

 

 June 10           Wander across Finger Lakes area of New York

Attractions TBA

Dinner at Rosetti Collection

Overnight in Saratoga Springs

June 11           Saratoga Museum

Saratoga Auto Museum
Tour (3) private collections
Dinner in Saratoga

Overnight in Saratoga Springs

June 12           Travel to Manhattan

Tour Intrepid
Visit Classic Car Club Manhattan

June 13           Manhattan

Tour city/free day
Farewell Dinner

June 14 travel home

May
30
10:00 am10:00

Cadillac, Buick & LaSalle Club Lawn Show

 

The Saratoga Auto Museum Lawn Show Series is proud to present the 2015 Buick & Cadillac Lawn Show Saturday, May 30, 2015.  There is a rain date of Sunday, May 31.

The Lawn Show will be hosted by Cadillac LaSalle Club, New York Capital District Region and the Upstate New York Buick Club of America.

Start time is 10am to 2 pm

Pre-Registration - $10.00   /    Day of Show $15


Dinosaur BBQ will be on site during the show along with dash plaques, awards and some goodies for all registraints!


Take a tour of the museum see some great automobiles              ! 


For more info contact : Al Patnode @ apat750937@aol.com or Jim Jakubiak @ junglejim810@aol.com                                                                                                                                


 

 

                    

                  

May
16
10:00 am10:00

2015 Saratoga Auto Museum's Spring Auto Show

Spring Autoshow: May 16, 2015


Dust of your sleeping beauty and get ready for Spring with the celebration of SAMs 10th annual Spring Autoshow, the Museum's biggest fundraiser of the year. 

This year we'll feature all British Marques, Racecars, PreWar II Autos, & Motorcylces around the reflecting pool. 

• games & activities for the kids

• driving simulators

• antique car photo op

• win a family membership

• kids choice judging

May
15
8:30 am08:30

2015 Spring Auto Show - Collection Tour to Alan Rosenblum's

As part of the Saratoga Automobile Museum’s Spring Auto Show weekend, we are offering an opportunity to go on a road trip to the Utica area to visit one of the most significant automobile collections in New York.  You will see over 60 rare automobiles, featuring such marks as Bugatti, Lamborghini, Bizzarrini, Duesenberg, Bentley, Mercedes, and others.  Upon arrival, we will enjoy a private tour of Alan’s collection, followed by a sumptuous luncheon at one of the area’s most renowned BBQ restaurants.

 

PLEASE NOTE:  This is a rare opportunity to see a major private automobile collection.  Tickets are limited and will sell out quickly, so we encourage you to sign up early.

Apr
18
8:00 am08:00

Cars and Coffee

The Breakfast Club invites those who have passion for everything automotive to please join us at the museum in morning to share in the freedom of the open road, refreshments, car talk, and of course awesome cars! Hope to see you there.

This event is open to Members Only! 

 

Apr
3
6:30 am06:30

NY International Auto Show

Please arrive to the Saratoga Automobile Museum between 6:30am and 6:45am on 4/3 to sign in and receive your tickets to the show.  The bus will depart promptly at 7am.

We will arrive to the Jacob Javitz Center around 10am and will depart at 4pm.  The bus will be equipped with a lavatory however we will make one rest stop on the way down, and one stop on the way home for a dinner break.

Gratuity for the bus driver is included in your ticket, so sit back and enjoy the ride. 

Please call with any questions.

Mar
21
1:00 pm13:00

"My Classic Car" viewing party

The Automobile Museum is featured in a very special episode of "My Classic Car" with Dennis Gauge.  Please come to the Museum for a very special viewing at 1pm on 3/21!

Preview it here: http://www.myclassiccar.com/episode/19/07/

TESLA Drive Event
Feb
21
Feb 22

TESLA Drive Event

Tesla Model S P85D:

 Dual motors, AWD, 691 hp, 3.2 to 60

The Saratoga Auto Museum invites you to test drive the Tesla Model S. The P85D sets a new standard for all-wheel drive. Feel what it’s like to experience 1G of acceleration and launch from 0 to 60 mph in 3.2 seconds.

RSVP to sign up for a test drive today.  http://my.teslamotors.com/event/experience-dual-motor-model-s-saratoga-auto-museum

The state of the art just got a serious upgrade.  

TESLA VIP RECEPTION
Feb
20
6:00 pm18:00

TESLA VIP RECEPTION

TESLA VIP RECEPTION

Friday, February 20th - 6pm-9pm

Join us at the Saratoga Auto Museum and enjoy COMPLIMENTARY appetizers and light refreshments from 6pm-9pm while you enjoy viewing our current exhibit Luxury Automobiles through the Ages and test driving the newest TESA Model S. 

PLEASE CONTACT Heidi Shull  to reserve your VIP Reception Ticket now @ mailto:Heidi.shull@SaratogaAutoMuseum.org 

Feb
7
10:00 am10:00

Winterfest at Clifton Park Center

SAM will be participating in a Pinewood Derby event along side the Boy Scouts of America at WINTERFEST at the Clifton Park Center in Clifton Park NY.  We will have our mobile STEM program "Science of Speed" onsite for fun and interactive learning! 

Lost Speedways
Nov
29
11:00 am11:00

Lost Speedways

This ever-popular annual program brings together fans, competitors, historians and media members to look back at the heroes of the past and the sppedways they competed on. Many have been lost to time but all come back to life through memorabilia displays, photos, videos and oral presentations. Attendees are encouraged to brings scrapbooks and other memorabilia to share.  

11:00 am:   Memorabilia and movies

12:30 pm:  Featured speakers & topics include

  • Mark Supley, on Capital District motorcycle racing
  • Bill Ladabouche, on the Pico, Vermont Speedway
  • Ken Parrotte, on the Oswego Speedway
  • John Snyder, award-winning racing journalist, on  New Jersey's Flemington Fairgrounds and Harmony Speedway and the short track at Nazareth, Pennsylvania speedways
  • Walt Schwinning, noted dirt modified builder, on the racers who completed and won in his creations

(FREE with museum admission)

More information:
Ron Hedger: 518-885-7481, rjhmedia@juno.com

Dino Petrocelli Exhibit Opening
Nov
29
11:00 am11:00

Dino Petrocelli Exhibit Opening

A new exhibit highlighting the work of highly regarded automotive photographer Dino Petrocelli will be installed in the Rosner Gallery of the Saratoga Automobile Museum on Saturday, November 29, 2014. The opening will coincide with the museum’s wildly popular Lost Speedways auto racing program, with the photographs scheduled to remain on display through the winter season.

The Science of Speed
Nov
15
11:00 am11:00

The Science of Speed

THE SCIENCE OF SPEED

Students and visitors of the Saratoga Automobile Museum will enjoy three new Education programs in the Museum’s theater called; The Science of Speed.

Program times: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday @ 11am

 DIFFERENT STROKES:

Students will learn how a 4-stroke combustion engine works by operating a hand powered cut-away engine along with a one page illustrated diagram explaining what occurs during each stroke. 

 They will then watch a segment of "The Science of Speed" movie from the National Science Foundation on the power of a race car's engine.  They will connect what they learned from manually powering the engine to how fast a race cars engine turns by timing themselves for 60 seconds.   

 CAR SAFETY:

Students will learn how a NASCAR race car is designed, engineered and fabricated not just to win, but to also to crash by watching a segment of "The Science of Speed" movie from the National Science Foundation on car safety.  At 180 miles per hour, safety is what keeps these drivers alive.

 FASTEST TEAM ON THE TRACK:

Students will learn how a NASCAR pit crew can change all 4 tires, fill the fuel cell (gas tank) and send the car back to the track in under 15 seconds.  They will also learn the roles of each member and how they must work together in order to keep their place in line.

The Science of Speed
Nov
13
11:00 am11:00

The Science of Speed

THE SCIENCE OF SPEED

Students and visitors of the Saratoga Automobile Museum will enjoy three new Education programs in the Museum’s theater called; The Science of Speed.

Program times: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday @ 11am

 DIFFERENT STROKES:

Students will learn how a 4-stroke combustion engine works by operating a hand powered cut-away engine along with a one page illustrated diagram explaining what occurs during each stroke. 

 They will then watch a segment of "The Science of Speed" movie from the National Science Foundation on the power of a race car's engine.  They will connect what they learned from manually powering the engine to how fast a race cars engine turns by timing themselves for 60 seconds.   

 CAR SAFETY:

Students will learn how a NASCAR race car is designed, engineered and fabricated not just to win, but to also to crash by watching a segment of "The Science of Speed" movie from the National Science Foundation on car safety.  At 180 miles per hour, safety is what keeps these drivers alive.

 FASTEST TEAM ON THE TRACK:

Students will learn how a NASCAR pit crew can change all 4 tires, fill the fuel cell (gas tank) and send the car back to the track in under 15 seconds.  They will also learn the roles of each member and how they must work together in order to keep their place in line.

The Science of Speed
Nov
11
11:00 am11:00

The Science of Speed

THE SCIENCE OF SPEED

Students and visitors of the Saratoga Automobile Museum will enjoy three new Education programs in the Museum’s theater called; The Science of Speed.

Program times: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday @ 11am

 DIFFERENT STROKES:

Students will learn how a 4-stroke combustion engine works by operating a hand powered cut-away engine along with a one page illustrated diagram explaining what occurs during each stroke. 

 They will then watch a segment of "The Science of Speed" movie from the National Science Foundation on the power of a race car's engine.  They will connect what they learned from manually powering the engine to how fast a race cars engine turns by timing themselves for 60 seconds.   

 CAR SAFETY:

Students will learn how a NASCAR race car is designed, engineered and fabricated not just to win, but to also to crash by watching a segment of "The Science of Speed" movie from the National Science Foundation on car safety.  At 180 miles per hour, safety is what keeps these drivers alive.

 FASTEST TEAM ON THE TRACK:

Students will learn how a NASCAR pit crew can change all 4 tires, fill the fuel cell (gas tank) and send the car back to the track in under 15 seconds.  They will also learn the roles of each member and how they must work together in order to keep their place in line.