NSXPO 2018 ended with a group drive down the most famous street in San Francisco – Lombard Street! NSX Club of Japan president Hirofumi Tomiyoshi driving NSXCA VP May Lee’s Midnight Purple Pearl NSX down Lombard Street. Drone coverage of our Lombard Street drive provided by Jack McCandless (thanks Jack)!** Then it was back to the hotel for lunch and a last chance to hang out with Motoharu Kurosawa (“Gan-san”). NSXPO 2018 recap video created by Chuck Ferguson – thanks Chuck! Photos by May Lee, Eric Iwasaki & Craig Ryan. ** Details on the drone...Read More
Author: May Lee a.k.a. Ms. Purple!!
NSXPO 2018 continued on Saturday with a scenic drive to Woodside for brunch at the Mountain Terrace. Afterwards it was time for a drive along the coast on Highway 1 to visit the Canepa Car Museum in Santa Cruz before heading back to the host hotel for the closing banquet dinner. Motoharu Kurosawa (“Gan-san”) spoke at the dinner banquet at the host hotel. (Thanks to Bryan Lum – Instagram @asianrednecking for the video of Gan-san’s speech) Members from the NSX Club of Japan were recognized along with international attendees from Australia, Canada, Czech Republic, England, Norway and the Netherlands. Chad Gilsinger...Read More
NSXPO 2018 attendees began the day with a scenic drive over the iconic Golden Gate Bridge followed by group photos with the bridge as a stunning backdrop. Lunch was held at the Presidio along with a vendor showcase. After lunch there was a surprise appearance by Indy racer Graham Rahal. During the evening Hornblower Cruise of the San Francisco Bay, Motoharu Kurosawa “Gan-san” shared a story. Newlyweds Martin & Anne Bergvill from Norway who were on their NSXPO Honeymoon were honored. And then there was a surprise proposal by Randy Chua to Bryana Wong – and she said YES!...Read More
NSXPO 2018 kicked off with a two day High Performance Driving Event (HPDE) at Thunderhill Raceway. NSX Club of Japan president Hirofumi Tomiyoshi and revered Japanese racer Motoharu Kurosawa (“Gan-san”) along with a handful of members were special guests at this year’s NSXPO. Racers James Robinson, Nick Robinson and Peter Cunningham provided attendees with hot laps on the track! Here are a few photos from the first two days. More to come! NSXs on the track and the purple NSX photos are courtesy of Trevor Ryan – www.tyrphoto.com/blog Remaining photos are from May...Read More
Acura was back for Monterey Car Week in Northern California to debut the 2019 Acura NSX in Thermal Orange Pearl. The new color was unveiled at a private reception held at the Carmel Valley Ranch Club on Thursday August 23, 2018. Grammy nominated singer Jewel entertained the group. Videos: Acura unveils the 2019 Orange Thermal Pearl NSX & Jewel performs “Who Will Save Your Soul”. Jewel in the 2019 Acura NSX in Thermal Orange Pearl with Acura’s Jon Ikeda and Henio Arcangeli. NSX Club of America members Craig Ryan, Mario Cano, Tyson Hugie, Roger Estrella, May Lee, Jhae...Read More