Thursday, August 25, 2005


Mount Dora, FL- December 2002- TSC EVENTS INC. is honored to have PORSCHE OF NORTH ORLANDO as the presenting sponsor at the fourth annual "FESTIVAL OF EXOTIC CARS" on Saturday, February 22nd on the streets of Mount Dora. This year's honor marque is Porsche. 175+ exotic cars including Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati and others to be on display.

    Festivities begin on Friday with a "Back Roads Tour" which will feature an array of exotic cars traveling throughout historic downtown Mount Dora and the surrounding countryside. Along the way, car owners will take a pit stop for a fabulous luncheon and group photo. The tour finale will be a special celebration toast of Mint Juleps and Chocolate Covered Strawberries.
    Friday evening, drivers, sponsors, guests and the championship ALEX JOB Porsche factory race team will gather for a Smooth Jazz "meet and greet" with jazz musician Warren Parish at the Lakeside Inn. In addition, the Europa Gallery will host a huge display of both vintage and contemporary automotive art. Artist Steve Bach, who painted the official event poster this year, will be on hand to sign prints as well. Last but not least, a silent auction will take place with 100% of proceeds going to charity. TSC EVENTS INC. recently raised over $25,000 for charity at their Concours the "Winter Park Concours d'Elegeance"

The main attraction for automotive enthusiasts will be the display of exotic cars which takes place on Saturday from 10:00am-5:00pm. Over 175 rare and exotic cars will be on display throughout the downtown streets of Mount Dora. Featured will be an impressive selection of automotive marques including Ferrari, Maserati, Lamborghini, Rolls Royce, Bentley, Pantera, Jaguar, Aston Martin, Mercedes-Benz, Viper, Prowler, and Lotus. Show owners have hinted of a special unveiling of the new Ferrari super car the "Enzo." John Costello of FERRARI/MASERATI OF CENTRAL FLORIDA in Maitland had this to say´┐Ż"This is our fourth year as a sponsor of this festival and we consider this, as well as the Winter Park Concors d' Elegance, a must attend event." Automotive collector Wayne Nelson, who has attended both events and is a "Best of show" winner, had this to say,"I have displayed in car shows nationwide including Pebble Beach and have always made it a point to attend both of the Concours that TSC EVENTS produces annually."

The moment everyone will be waiting for will take place on Saturday evening. Participants, sponsors and guests will attend an elegant awards banquet on the grounds of the Victorian era Lakeside Inn overlooking beautiful Lake Dora. A well-appointed white canopy tent, complete with chandeliers and potted palms, will provide seating to enjoy a culinary journey of fine food and spirits. Overjoyed award winners will accept their trophies as cameras flash and the crowd cheers. Tickets to attend the awards banquet are available through TSC EVENTS Inc.

As for entertainment, attendees can expect to stroll through the streets of downtown Mount Dora while enjoying light Jazz and a "ringside" view of the cars on display. In addition, merchants will roll out the red carpet with wine tastings, a vintage cigar smoke and other interesting venues.

    The Festival of Exotic Cars presenting sponsor is PORSCHE OF NORTH ORLANDO, Supporting Sponsor is Ferrari/Maserati of Central Florida with Corporate Sponsors, du Pont Registry Magazine, Euro Tech of Winter Park, Exotic Car Transport, Lakeside Inn, Mercedes-Benz of Orlando, Mount Dora Estate Jewelers, Premier Financial Services, Raymond James & Associates, SunTrust, Tubi Styles USA & Ultimate Motorworks. For information on attending, contact show organizers at 352-385-9450 or 352-383-1181 or visit the website @ WWW.TSCEVENTS.COM

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