The Avants Off-Road crew tackled the Naches Trail on Sunday. Absolutely perfect weather. The trail was bit gnarly in places, but everyone made it home safe and sound thanks to Lance and Jim! Those Subaru Crosstreks definitely impressed quite a few folks on the trail.
The NW Overland Rally, the biggest off-road rally in the Pacific Northwest, took place last weekend in Plain, WA, about 2 hours east of Seattle. This was the first major event sponsored by Avants Off-Road. Naturally, we were excited and eager to meet with fellow enthusiasts and have some fun, Avants Off-Road style! .
Thanks to Michael Smith from King County Search & Rescue for a teaching us all about how to use Gaia GPS. And thankfully, no one got lost!
“That Lambo turns petrol into smiles.” — Brian Nash. One of the best quotes from yesterday’s Avants / Zadart Supercar Experience event. A truly unforgettable evening for 20 lucky Avants Charter members. Huge thanks to Eric Reiff and the guys at Zadart for making this possible. Also thank you to Chris Roberts and the team at Salish Lodge for hosting us. You guys are awesome!
Bulls on Parade! Thanks to Gama and the rest of the awesome folks at IRDC (International Race Drivers Club) for letting us take a few parade laps during a break in the action at Pacific Raceways this weekend.
“The best one yet!” That was the overwhelming feedback from last weekend’s Driving Experience event at Emerald Downs. Everyone loved the new, longer format, which allowed participants to go for more rides and get more driving time.
Sunshine, twisty roads and exhaust crackles! These are a few of our favorite things. Thankfully, last weekend’s Avants Drive to Lake Cushman had all three of these things and more!
What a day! Rain, sun, wind, hail, thunder, lightning.....pretty sure that we had every weather condition except for snow last weekend at the Avants Track Day.
We had a huge turnout for the Avants Drive to Whidbey Island. Great cars, superb backroads and fantastic scenery!
Everything is more fun in the snow! Thanks to everyone who participated in last weekend’s Avants Off-Road event outside of Enumclaw.
The inaugural Avants Drive was a ton of fun! A huge thank you to Fred Russell for putting together an amazing route filled with amazing scenery and twisty roads.
The first Avants Off-Road event was a huge success! Plenty of rain, mud, standing water…..and did we mention rain?
Thanks to everyone who participated in Saturday’s Drive Everything event at Emerald Downs. It was another great day of dodging cones and checking out cool cars.
Thanks to everyone who participated in Sunday's Drive Everything event! Another fantastic day filled with great cars, great people and plenty of cones!
Thanks to everyone who was able to join us last Sunday for another fantastic 'Drive Everything' event at Emerald Downs. Lots of great cars and great people! Plenty of folks got the opportunity to experience a bunch of different cars by hopping in the passenger seat.
Fun in the sun! It was a perfect day to have some fun with your car at last weekend's 'Drive Everything' event. The only downside.....sunburn. We had fantastic variety of cars, including a Factory Five 427 AC Cobra, Delta Integrale Evo II, Porsche 911, Cadillac ATS-V and more! Folks took advantage of the relaxed atmosphere and went on plenty of ride-alongs and test drives.
Lava Orange 911? More like "Cone" Orange :) We had another great 'Drive Everything' event this past Sunday at Emerald Downs. Participants got the opportunity to try out three different courses.....a slalom, a skidpad and a long autocross-style course featuring plenty of twists and turns.
That escalated quickly! The weather at Sunday's 'Drive Everything' event at Emerald Downs started out relatively pleasant, but things changed quickly when the hurricane arrived! It's a good thing that folks were able to get plenty of driving in before the weather turned south.
What a great way to celebrate the first sunny day in Seattle in months! Avants members got a private tour of Authentic Motorcars and the opportunity to go for a ride in some amazing automobiles including a BMW 2002Tii, Porsche 356B, Porsche 911 2.7, Ferrari 328 GTS and Lancia Montecarlo.
Not a bad way to spend a rainy Sunday in February! Thank you to everyone that came out to Sunday's 'Drive Everything' event at Pacific Raceways.
Participants got the opportunity to drive a bunch of amazing cars by swapping with other members on a closed-course. Exercises included a Slalom, Figure-8, Small Auto-X course and a Straightaway.
Thanks to everyone that braved the weather and came out to Saturday's 'Drive Everything' event at Pacific Raceways. The wet surface made everything more fun! Participants got the opportunity to drive some amazing cars including an Audi S6 and SQ5 (courtesy of Audi Seattle) and a VW Atlas (courtesy of Auburn VW)
Thanks to everyone that participated in the inaugural 'Drive Everything' event at Pacific Raceways. Participants got the opportunity to drive a bunch of amazing cars by swapping with other members on a closed-course.
Thank you to Maserati / Alfa Romeo / FIAT of Kirkland for giving Avants members an opportunity to drive some of the latest Italian sports cars including the Maserati Gran Turismo, Maserati Ghibli, Alfa Romeo Guila Sport and the Fiat 124 Spider.
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