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Antique model cars take car fans on a ride down memory lane

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Model cars of all types were on display at the International Motor Racing Research Center in Watkins Glen.

Families spent their Saturdays there, bringing their kids to visit the unique pieces and take in a bit of history.

The outreach coordinator of the center said he believes this is a good way to tap into a hobby and not be ashamed to do so. 

‘It’s their passion. Everyone has a passion about something,” kip Zeiter, the visitor’s outreach coordinator, said. “We happen to have tapped into a group of people who are passionate about model making and collecting cars. That’s what this day is all about, to celebrate their passion.”

Zeiter said this event brings out the kid in all of us. He added Looking at these model cars brought back memories from when he was young and life was simpler.

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