Author Archives: Mike Eppinger

Mardi Gras Packard

Celebrate “Mardi Gras at the Museum”

Warren, Ohio – The W.D. Packard Band and the National Packard Museum are proud to present a “Fat Tuesday” concert and celebration at the museum on February 28, 2017 from 7:00-9:00 PM. The event is free and open to the public. Museum doors will open at 6:30 PM for a special concert by the...

51191 Turq Vette

Corvette collector’s persistence pays off

Old Cars Weekly archive – March 27, 2008 issue Story and photos by John Gunnell One car showcased in Bloomington Gold’s “Special Collection XXIII” last June was Darrell Davis’ gorgeous 1957 Corvette “fuelie” out of Winter Park, Fla. Davis was following the restoration of the Cascade Green sports car and, since he knew the restorer’s...

Al Unser 1971

Al Unser to return to racing at SVRA Brickyard Invitational

One of the greatest drivers in Indianapolis Motor Speedway history is making a return to competition at the scene of his greatest triumphs. The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association announced Tuesday that four-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser will return to racing at the SVRA’s “Indy Legends” Charity Pro-Am at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway June...

1956 Ford Country Squire Wagon

2017 Mecum Kissimmee recap

Story and photos by Jeffrey Ross KISSIMMEE, Fla. – This year’s 2017 Mecum Kissimmee auction was a grueling 10-day event, so it’s OK if you missed some of the hundreds of exotic, classic and collectible vehicles that crossed the auction block. The world’s largest collector-car auction, held Jan. 6-15, at Osceola Heritage Park, achieved more...

Amelia Motoring Film Exhibition

Automotive movie screenings at Amelia Island

Amelia Island, FL – The Amelia Motoring Film Exhibition will host a selection of high-octane automotive films featuring Adam Carolla’s The 24 Hour War, The Red Grifo and Climb Dance on Thursday evening March 9 to rev-up the Concours weekend. The 24-Hour War showcases the famous battle between automotive giants Ferrari and Ford as...

Best of Show car

2017 Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance recap

  BOCA RATON, FL – The annual Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance presented by Mercedes-Benz and AutoNation has raised nearly $10 million to date for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County. Hosted for the 11th consecutive year at the Boca Raton Resort & Club, the event took place February 10-12, 2017 and attracted...

Concours Texas cars

2017 Concours d’Elegance of Texas

Arlington, TX – The Concours d’Elegance of Texas announced that it will hold its annual three-day vintage car celebration event in the Arlington Entertainment District (previously hosted in the Houston area). The Concours d’Elegance of Texas is one of the largest vintage motoring and luxury lifestyle events in the state, a world-class gathering of collector...