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Pro Team’s Michaelis Sees Changing ’Vette Market

ProTeam Corvette Sales has announced that it will be closing its satellite store in Auburn, Ind. More »

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Watkins Glen Founder Passes

A piece of American racing history died on April 22 when Cameron Argetsinger passed away on April 22, 2008.  Sixty years earlier, Argetsinger had brought road racing back to the shores of America with the 1948 Grand Prix at Watkins Glen, N.Y. More »

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Bloomington Gold ’08 to Honor All ‘Survivor’ Marques

For the first time in history, the Bloomington Gold show in St. Charles, Ill., will allow cars other than Corvettes to participate in the event, if those cars are survivor vehicles. More »

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‘T’ Time: July Centennial T Party to Honor Model T’s 100th Birthday

Model T Ford lovers are sitting on the edges of their “mother in law” seats, waiting for the lovable “flivver’s” 100th birthday party to start. The soiree will take place July 21-26 at the Wayne County Fairgrounds in Richmond, Ind. More »

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Depression-era car thieves found Classics a ‘steal’

Car thievery is nothing new. Although they were low in resale value and operating economy, the Classics were certainly well built. They were large automobiles, constructed of much better grades of steel and iron than, say, a mid-’30s Chevy or Ford. They were built using lots of brass, copper, nickel and aluminum parts. So while they weren’t worth a lot for transportation purposes, they did have a relatively high salvage value, even during the Depression. It was because of this that a gang of car thieves in California began “collecting” Classic cars earlier than most of us. More »

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Corvette Duo to Pace ’08 Indy 500

Corvette collectors better get to the front of the line as soon as they can. Chevrolet and Indianapolis Motor Speedway have announced that versions of the latest Corvette will pace the Indy 500 for an unprecedented fifth year in a row. More »

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Milwaukee Masterpiece Makes Masterful Move

Conquering 8 inches of rain that fell prior to the show, the staff of Milwaukee’s “Masterpiece of Style & Speed” moved the classic cars to a new lakeside location and wound up with a concours d’elegance that lived up to its artistic-sounding name for the third year in a row. More »

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Winery’s Postcard Setting Hosts Classic Cars

Read more about the 2007 show held at Botham Vineyards & Winery in Barneveld, WI More »

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This ’72 ‘Vette is ‘as original as they come’

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