Photo Gallery: Friends of Steve McQueen Car Show
On June 4th Heinz from JOCHEN70, along with a bunch of like minded automotive enthusiasts gathered in Chino Hills, California. They were there to celebrate Le Mans and the one person most responsible for driving the event into America’s consciousness during the 1970’s . . . Steve McQueen.
The fourth staging of the Friends of Steve McQueen Car Show was Co-chaired by Ron Harris and retired race car driver and producer Chad McQueen. The event celebratde Le Mans with a unique display of cars representative of the historic race during McQueen’s era. With the help of auto-designer Freeman Thomas, auto-collector and inventor Peter Dunkel, and automotive fine artist Nicolas Hunziker, the 200-acre campus was transformed to recreate an atmosphere reminiscent of the 1971 film; combining memorabilia, art and photography together with automobiles, motorcycles and off-road vehicles that evoke the memory of Steve McQueen.
The Friends of Steve McQueen Car Show is well on track to become one of Southern California’s finest automotive gatherings. Thirty years after his death, Steve McQueen’s star-power is as bright as ever. He remains a major influence in America’s car culture.
Images: Heinz Swoboda, JOCHEN70