Author Archives: bearnest

Car of the Week: 1986 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS

Even if his mother-in-law hadn’t sold him her car, Verlyn Rasmussen says he probably would have broke down and bought himself a Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS anyway. Today, it just seems inevitable that he had to have one. Rasmussen’s 1986 Chevrolet is his pride and joy — along with his 1978...

Auction Preview: Tom Mack Thursday Auction

CONCORD, N.C. _ Tom Mack will hold his Thursday Auction indoors at the Cabarrus County Event Center, Hwy 49 in Concord on Sept. 21. The venue is 12 miles from Charlotte Speedway.  Bidding starts at noon on 150 vehicles on the menu, plus 20 collector vehicles from The Tom Taylor Collection....

Back to business after fire at Country Classic Cars

STAUNTON, Ill. _ Russ Noel is an eternal optimist and uber-friendly, salt-of-the-earth kind of guy by nature. But nobody could have blamed him if he had been in a gloomy mood lately after a fire wiped out his main building and a 148 cars at his huge collector car dealership in...