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Ben Pon 2018 2nd Barndoor Gathering & Vintage VW Show in Amersfoort

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Close Sustainable steps Pon would like to remain the market leader in mobility. See this article's for more information. Ben's father, Mijndert Pon, owned a shop founded in 1898 that sold sewing machines, household articles and tobacco goods at Arnhemseweg Arnhem Road in. The car finished 6th overall. Close Expansion into North America Pon sees expansion opportunities regarding mobility and transport in the United States. He is now known for his Bernardus Winery in Carmel, California and owns the oldest wine negotiating business in the Netherlands. In 1949, the first Beetle was shipped to the United States.

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History • Pon

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The company also became an importer of in 1948. He first sketched the van in a doodle dated April 23, 1947, proposing a payload of 690 kg 1,500 lb and placing the driver at the very front. He failed to finish the race due to an accident. While visiting Carmel Valley in the early 1980's, Ben fell in love with the area, and soon after purchased a residence, and called Carmel Valley his second home. He was known for his in , and owned the oldest wine negotiating business in the Netherlands. You can cover longer distances without too much extra effort. His father then expanded into America and became Porsche's Dutch importer.

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A professional sportsman, Ben was a race car driver for Porsche for many years, racing six times in Le Mans. In skeet shooting the goal is to aim where the clay pigeon is going to be. Later, he added bicycles and to his range of goods. Sharing a car with , he finished 7th overall and the winner of the S2. In 1949 the first Beetle is shipped to America as Ben Pon is asked by the Volkswagen factory to investigate the car market in the United States.

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Ben Pon Barndoor gathering is for Barndoor bus fans the world over

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Data provided by , led by Hilary Evans, Arild Gjerde, Jeroen Heijmans, and Bill Mallon. These were joined by a single-cab pickup in August 1952, and it changed the least of the Type 2s until all were heavily modified in 1968. Gerrit is also an inland skipper. Beginning in 1920, Pon sold Opel and automobiles as well as tires. These features became standard on the Type 2 from 1955 to 1967.

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Ben Pon

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He enjoyed skeet shooting and shot in the Olympics. After his retirement in the sports arena, Pon turned his attention to the wine trade. Ben and his brother Wijnand took over the shop in 1931 and renamed it Pon's Automobielhandel. The company also became an importer of in 1948. He never drive a single seater again sticking to sportscars.

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Ben Pon 2018 2nd Barndoor Gathering & Vintage VW Show in Amersfoort

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The first Beetle does not get imported until 1947 because of the Second World War. He also represented the Netherlands in shooting at the , finishing 31st in the. During this time the production of the Beetle is suspended. Ben envisions making a Carmel Valley red wine equal to the finest from Bordeaux-Bernardus-taste a dream. Birthday : December 9 1936 Deceased : September 30 2019 Biography Ben Pon born Bernardus Marinus Pon in Amersfoort, Netherlands is a vintner and former Olympian and motor racing driver from the Netherlands. . It was de Beaufort's own privateer team that provided a for him to race at , in his home Grand Prix on 20 May 1962.

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Ben Pon profile on

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Wijnand is best known for importing cars, be he also founded another successful business. His father, Ben Pon Sr. Inspired, he collected wines for his cellars, and added fuel to the fire of his own passion for the best, with which he always returned to Carmel Valley. Engineers reused the reduction gear from the Type 81, enabling the 1. Biography last updated 1 Oct 2019. A race winner in the European Touring Car Championship, Pon got interested in cars as his father ran the first Volkswagen Beetle dealership outside Germany. It cannot even be proved that he sold the first Beetle in the United States.

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Ben Pon (NL)'s cars

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Close Move Towards the end of 2019 Pon will open Move: a mobility experience center, located near the Dutch Olympic Stadium in Amsterdam. He never drive a single seater again sticking to sportscars. In 1939 they get in touch with Ferdinand Porsche to become the importer of the newly designed Volkswagen Beetle. He participated six times at Le Mans 24 Hours, scoring two class victories. It is a dream based on the foundation of tradition. His company still exists, and still imports Volkswagens.

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Ben Pon (NL)'s cars

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Bernardus Marinus “Ben” Pon was born on 9 December 1936 in Leiden, but he grew up in Amersfoort. Later in the season, driving the same car, Pon was a winner both in the Zolder Grand Prix and Zandvoort Trophy. He never drive a single seater again sticking to sportscars. Mijndert Pon started his company in Amersfoort towards the end of the 19th century. He was, in fact, unable to find a partner for a distributorship and left the country with an unpaid hotel bill, but eventually it made him a and one of the richest people in the Netherlands. He never drive a single seater again sticking to sportscars.

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Ben Pon

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A Barndoor bus is the earliest incarnation of the Volkswagen bus. A mere two years later there were one million Beetles in the U. The Beetles became a success in the Netherlands, and Pon Sr. He competed in one Formula One race, the 1962 Dutch Grand Prix, but had a far longer career in sports car racing. He retired from motor racing in 1967 to become a skeet shooter and he competed for the Netherlands at the 1972 Munich Olympics. Two months later, on scored one more class victory at Nurburgring 1000km race, together with Gerhard Koch. There will be special exhibitions showing a wide range of current and future mobility solutions.

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