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COCOA OC’s 43rd Anniversary Dinner Meeting 2017

Come celebrate COCOA OC’s 43rd birthday! Wednesday, February 1, 2017 Please join COCOA OC as we celebrate our 43rd Anniversary at the Superformance/Hillbank Motors facility, located at 6 Autry, Irvine on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 6 p.m.  Once again this year,…

Cruise to Allen Grant’s Garage

“Allen Grant Garage Tour” Saturday, January 14, 2017 Hey all COCOA OC members, here is another chance to pull out the old steed and go for a great cruise! Join us for another fun filled day at our Allen Grant…

Temecula Wine Cruise 2016

“Temecula Wine Cruise 2016” Saturday, October 15, 2016 It’s that time again to pull out the old steed and go for a cruise!  Join us for another fun filled day at our Temecula wine tasting event.  The Temecula wineries have…

Willow Springs Open Track Fall 2016 Oct 29-30

    Cobra Club of America, Inc.     Back on the track at Willow Springs! Saturday and Sunday, October 29-30, 2016 Fall is here and that means it’s time to get ready for another Open Track weekend at Willow Springs International Raceway. …

9th Annual New Member Cruise and BBQ 2016

Here’s your chance to get to know new and old members! Saturday, March 19, 2016 This year, our Cruise Co-Chairmen, Roger Parsons and Frank Lewis, have us cruising to Lake Elsinore via the Ortega Highway!  After a brief pit stop,…

COCOA OC’S 42ND ANNIVERSARY MEETING AND DINNER

COCOA OC is turning 42! Wednesday, February 3, 2016 Please join COCOA OC as we celebrate our 42nd Anniversary at the Superformance/Hillbank Motors facility, located at 6 Autry, Irvine on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 6 p.m.  Once again this year, Lance…

Video and pics from 2016 Shelby Cruise-In at the Petersen

A number of COCOA OC members attended the 2016 Shelby Cruise-In at the Petersen Museum sponsored by Superformance and Hillbank Motorsports.  Look for them and their beautiful cars in the following article from Mustang360! http://www.mustangandfords.com/events/1601-video-shelby-cruise-in-at-the-petersen-automotive-museum/

Willow Springs Open Track Fall Oct 24-25 2015

    Cobra Club of America, Inc.    Back on the track at Willow Springs! Saturday and Sunday, October 24-25, 2015 Fall is almost here and that means it’s time to get ready for another Open Track weekend at Willow Springs International…

JBA Ford Festival 2015

    JBA Speed Shop Presents     Ford Festival 2015 and the Art of the Mustang book launch! Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 23-25, 2015 Join JBA Speed Shop for a weekend Ford Festival at JBA Speed Shop, 5675…

West Coast Racing Inc. Open Track Oct 3-4 2015

     West Coast Racing, Inc. Open Track at Willow Springs! Saturday and Sunday, October 3-4, 2015 You are invited to attend the Open Track Event at Willow Springs International Raceway in Rosamond, California.  This event allows you to run your…

2015 COCOA OC Rock N Roll Night

Join us for an end of summer Rock N Roll Night! Saturday, September 26, 2015 from 6 – 10 pm Hey Folks, time to dust off the dance shoes! Let’s get together and kick-off the end of summer with a…

Cars & Coffee at the OC Fairgrounds!

Starting Saturday, August 22, from 7 – 9 am, Cars & Coffee will return to the OC every Saturday morning at the OC Fairgrounds.  This is thanks to Doug Cavanaugh (Founder/CEO of Ruby’s Diner) who negotiated the deal with the…

2015 SEMA and Hillbank Motorsports

WOW!!!!WOW!!!! are we all very excited for this year’s Sema. It is going to be the biggest ever and Superformance representation will be the Biggest we have had also, to date. To start with Sema mailed out hundreds of thousands…

2015 Battleship USS Iowa Cruise

Join us on a cruise to the Battleship USS Iowa! Saturday, August 1, 2015 Please join us on Saturday, August 1, 2015 for a COCOA OC cruise to visit the Battleship USS Iowa in at the Port of Los Angeles…

Stand 21 Safety Seminar

The Stand 21 Safety Foundation will bring new topics and speakers to its 4th Annual Racing Safety Seminar at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, on Saturday, April 18th, from 9AM – Noon. Open only to drivers, crew, officials, medical…

22nd Annual Tom Butke Wine Tour

Join us at the 22nd Annual Tom Butke Wine Tour! April 10-12, 2015 Please join us on April 10-12th, 2015 for COCOA OC’s 22nd Annual “Tom Butke Wine Tour,” a great favorite of all members who have attended previously. For…

Benedict Castle Concours 2015

Crossroads Car Shows presents the 2nd Annual Benedict Castle Concours! Saturday, March 28, 2015 Ed Terwilliger, our long time COCOA OC member is on the car show committee and has invited COCOA OC members to participate in this terrific event…

8th Annual New Member Cruise and BBQ

Here’s your chance to get to know new and old members! Saturday, March 14, 2015 We will cruise to  Simpson Racing Products Facility in Harbor City that we missed last year. Simpson will be giving us a special 20% discount…

Thank you to our Auction sponsors!

Wow!  What a great turn out for the recent “President’s Car Show and Christmas Party 2014”!  And, not only did we have a record attendance but we also raised a record amount at the auction for our charities!!!  I want…

Willow Springs Open Track Fall 2014

    Cobra Club of America, Inc.    Back on the track at Willow Springs! Saturday and Sunday, October 25-26, 2014 Fall is almost here and that means it’s time to get ready for another Open Track weekend at Willow Springs International…

Tour de Hearst Castle 2014 Cruise

“Tour de Hearst Castle” Friday, Saturday & Sunday, October 10-12, 2014 Our 2nd “Tour de Hearst Castle” cruise is almost here!!!   So, time to check the oil level on the old car and use a little elbow grease to get it out…

Sad News to Report – Mark Alch

Unfortunately, we have lost another one of our longtime members.  Last Thursday, our club Secretary, Mark Alch, passed away.   Mark, as you all know, was the friendly face at each of our meetings, greeting you with his blue or red…

Coronado Speed Festival 2014 and Car Corral

“Coronado Speed Festival 2014 and Car Corral” Saturday & Sunday, September 20-21, 2014 It’s time again for Fleet Week in San Diego!!!  Deane Palmer, our Co-Cruise Chairman, has made arrangements for 15 car corral passes at the upcoming “Coronado Speed Festival Vintage…

Lynn Park Cobra Collection 2014 Cruise

Time for another COCOA OC driving event! Saturday, September 6th, 2014 The club will cruise to Lynn Park’s Place in La Canada to check out his fabulous car collection.  To say he has a few Cobras would be a huge understatement,…

Tragic News to Report

Dear Members, There is sad news to report. We have lost another Cobra Club member. Lynn Parsons, wife of COCOA OC member Roger Parsons, passed away on July 29th. Many of you may know, she had successfully beat breast Cancer over…