The RetroMotor Barcelona Show is aiming to became new venue and contest of classic cars and motorcycles.Thus, after the official opening at 5:00 pm, there will be a tribute to the pilot Salvador Cañellas, in which he will be given a plaque for his brilliant career, time you will visit the stand mounted in his honor, which will exhibit different memories, trophies and photos, as well as some of their most emblematic vehicles.This space will exhibit the SEAT 124 1800 with which it was in fourth place of the Rally de Monte-Carlo in 1977 or Bultaco TSS of 125 cc with which he won in 1968 in the Gran Prize of Spain, in the Circuit of Montjuïc, being thus the first Spanish in obtaining it. In addition there will be the Selex Formula 1430 with which he competed. Cañellas was the first Spanish driver to win in a World Championship race Motorcycling, he got in 1968.His change to racing in motor racing was also brilliant, with the title of Spanish Rally Championship in 1972, fourth place in Monte-Carlo in 1977, or champion of Spain of Tourisms in 1979, among other achievements.Another outstanding tribute will be that dedicated to OSSA, which will have a monographic show to mark the 70th anniversary of the launch of its first motorcycle. In this area will be exhibited some of the main bikes in the history of the Catalan firm, such as OSSA 125 (1951), 175 GT (1960), Urbe (1982), Yankee Z (1973), OSSA 50-A (1955), Enduro 230 (1967), Enduro 250-E-73 (1973), Phantom 250 AS (1974) or a Mar 250 (1971), among others.Among the events scheduled for this event, on Saturday 30 at 12:00 noon place the delivery of a commemorative plaque to Eduard Giró, which was highlighted engineer and son of the founder of the company, Manuel Giró. Eduard Giró will also star in a talk-talk about sports achievements and OSSA technicians, some of whom were the work of their ingenuity, accompanied by Manuel Garriga journalist in the area of the stand tribute to the brand.
Ephemerides of Mini, Citroën and Seat 1430
The Hall will dedicate a special area to commemorate Citroën's centenary, with the collaboration of the André Citroën Club, exhibiting several emblematic models, such as Dyane 6 who competed in the 90s and now is going to sign up for a test in Spa Francorchamps and a BX that ran in the last Spain Classic Raid, in the sporting part.There will also be a Traction Avant or Pato, as it was called in Spain, a DS (Shark) Prestige, an Ami, or a CX. In addition, to complete this trip some of the cars of the 21st century of the French firm will be also present.Another celebration will koncern the mark Mini, model that turns 60 years since its launch. This space will have different models in different engines and finishes, with the collaboration of the Mini Cooper Club.There will also be an area to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Seat 1430, with the collaboration of the National Club Seat 1430, 124 and 124 Sport. So, the Catalan fans will be able to pay homage to a vehicle that was manufactured and presented to the public for the first time in the city, an event that took place in the Motor Show of Barcelona 1969.
At the fair there will also be a varied program in which some aspects stand out related to the world of motorcycling. Thus, on Saturday at 17.00 a special act of recognition will take place, organized by the Catalan Motorcycling Federation, Manel Fabregat Ferrer with motive of the 50th Anniversary of the creation in 1969 of the 'Unitat Moto Alpina', within of the Alpina Company of Creu Roja de Barcelona.This unit of motorized lifeguards prepared in mountain rescues, a pioneer in its modality, was specialized in covering different motorcyclist tests in Catalunya in various specialties (trial, TT / enduro, motocross, concentrations, speed, resistance, raids, rally and also in international outings to Bol D'Or and to the Elefantentreffen).Competition with multiple servicesThe RetroMotor Barcelona Exhibition is presented as a fair with multiple services and activities for the amateur. Among them are:-Commercial Zone: Multiple exhibitors come with parts, tools, spare parts, memories, collecting, documentation, books or magazines of the world of vehicles classic, giving option to shopping at good prices.-Special area for individuals selling vehicles: Cover Garage, as denominates this space, it is an area so that private owners can market their vehicles, whether cars or motorcycles, indicating price and other characteristics, and everything completely free thanks to the sponsorship of the insurer for classic vehicles Classic Cover.
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