THE BRIDGE

Presented by Richard Mille

About

The Bridge presented by Richard Mille

In its first year in September 2016, the event brought together nearly 60 post-war sports and racing vehicles on the greens of Bridgehampton's exclusive golf club, The Bridge, pairing amazing machines with an automobile inspired installation by artist Richard Prince. The inaugural gathering united the worlds of cars and art in a new and original way and paved the way for the following years, hosting up to 160 automobiles with an extended art component featuring revered galleries of Manhattan. In 2020, you can expect much of the same -- but better.

The iconic setting is hallowed ground in racing history, home to the Bridgehampton Race Circuit which dates back to 1957 and the golden age of American road racing. One of the country's most legendary and challenging tracks, the raceway held major international series attracting the likes of Mario Andretti, Richard Petty, Stirling Moss, Phil Hill, and Dan Gurney along with global press and wealthy racing enthusiasts. The events were enormously popular, and many collectors and enthusiasts recall traveling here to see the World Sportscar Championship, the Can-Am series, and even NASCAR. 

 

Events

The Bridge
presented by Richard Mille
 

9 | 12 | 20 

Location | The Bridge

By Invitation Only 

Cars & Coffee

9 | 13 | 20 

Location | Bridgehampton Historical Society

Open to Public -- Complimentary Admission

 

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Founders

ROBERT RUBIN

SHAMIN ABAS

JEFFREY EINHORN

Robert Rubin has been captivated with the car world since childhood, where after leaving his blue collar New Jersey hometown for New York City, he discovered the world of international sports cars and Formula One, trading Camaros for Ferraris. After 25 years working as a commodities trader on Wall Street, Rubin switched gears and enrolled in the Theory and History of Architecture PhD program at Columbia. All while remaining an avid car enthusiast and collector, he has published books and articles on Richard Prince, Alexander Calder, Alan Ginsberg, and Richard Avedon; preserved important architecture by Pierre Chareau and Jean Prouvé; as well as curated multi-disciplinary exhibitions at museums in New York, Los Angeles and Paris. He has also won cups at Pebble Beach and the Louis Vuitton Classic in Paris. 

Shamin Abas is the Founder and President of her eponymous boutique firm which specializes in brand marketing and business development for global, ultra-luxury brands. Founded in 2005, the firm works solely with brands that specifically cater to the exceptionally affluent and utilizes a methodology that seamlessly integrates: money can’t buy, tailored experiences, global media coverage that resonates with the ideal consumer, smart affinity partnerships that share a cultural connection and bespoke prospecting from within the firm’s deep network.

Her passion for the world of classic automobiles developed over many years of being at Monterey Car Week & Concours with clients and partners such as Ferrari North America and Rolls-Royce Motor Cars.

Jeffrey Einhorn, a Manhattan attorney, has enjoyed a lifelong love affair with driving, restoring and racing vintage cars and, in the process, acquired an encyclopedic knowledge of post-war sporting vehicles.  He has been a member of the Former Glory Racing Team of Connecticut since its near inception, which presently fields a 1964 Austin Healey 3000 in races throughout the Eastern Seaboard, and has been a fixture at vintage automobile auctions, shows and races throughout the United States. Jeffrey is also Chief of the Judges at Americana Manhasset Concours d'Elegance.

 

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