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2nd Annual The Friends of Steve McQueen Rally

Join Russo and Steele for the Second Annual Friends of Steve McQueen Rally benefitting Boys Republic.The rally will take place May 20-21, 2017. Participants will be traveling through the San Diego mountains (Julien) to Borrego Springs and then over to Palm Desert on a two day rally. They have a limit of 48 cars that can enter....

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Automotive Hall Of Fame Announces 2017 Inductees

DEARBORN, Mich. /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Automotive Hall of Fame will induct four new members into its ranks at its 2017 Induction & Awards Gala Ceremony in Detroit, Michigan, at Cobo Center on July 20. The Automotive Hall of Fame’s 2017 Inductees include: Alberto Bombassei, president of Brembo; August Fruehauf (1868-1930), inventor of the semi-trailer and founder...

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New Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum exhibit honors A.J. Foyt

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of his record-setting fourth Indianapolis 500 win, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum is proud to present a once-in-a-lifetime exhibit honoring auto racing icon A.J. Foyt, opening April 14. A.J. Foyt:  A Legendary Exhibition, presented by ABC Supply is a limited-run celebration that traces the superstar’s rise from the...

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Second Annual Jeep Heritage Expo June 3rd

Suwanee, Ga. – Omix-ADA announced it will hold its Second Annual Jeep Heritage Expo at its company headquarters in Suwanee, GA on Saturday, June 3, 2017. Building on the success of last year’s inaugural event, Omix-ADA will once again open up its doors to the public, offering a rare behind-the-scenes look at its 230,000 sq....

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Fast and Furious MoPar on auction block at April Spring Carlisle

  CARLISLE, PA – Carlisle Auctions announced an expansion from two-days to three as part of its Pennsylvania based auctions. Also, the Fast and Furious movie franchise will showcase its 8th installment beginning April 14th. Starting April 20th at the Carlisle Expo Center as part of Spring Carlisle, the world of car auctions and...

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Important information on Iola Car Show space renewal

April 1st is the latest date for obtaining your same space(s) from the 2016 Iola Car Show & Swap Meet. The 2017 registration forms were sent out in January for the 45th Annual Iola Car Show.  April 1st, the past year participants for swap, campground and car corral have their spaces renewed or assisted with any changes...

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The history of the Gar Wood Boat Factory lecture

Lecture at the Wills Sainte Claire Auto Museum Did you know that they made boats in Marysville? The Wills Sainte Claire Auto Museum is proud to present an entertaining and interesting lecture by Terry Ernest about the Gar Wood Boat Factory on Thursday evening, May 18th, 2017 at 7:30 PM at the Wills Auto...

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Annual All-American Classic returns in 2017

  LOS ANGELES – An All-American original returns in 2017 for the 31st annual original Super Chevy Show auto show tour that will once again bring together the largest collection of Chevrolet vehicles in one place as part of the multi-day, multi-location event that has grown to include eight markets across the U.S. Starting in Memphis on Friday,...

LOS ANGELES, USA - NOVEMBER 19: Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang is seen during the official opening ceremony of Los Angeles Auto show in Los Angeles, USA on November 19, 2015. (Photo by Mintaha Neslihan Eroglu/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Shelby GT350 Mustang owners file new class-action lawsuit against Ford

  MIAMI – Consumers nationwide are suing Ford for knowingly selling allegedly defective Shelby GT350 models that while marketed as “track-ready” cannot actually be operated safely on a racetrack, according to Hagens Berman and Grossman Roth Yaffa Cohen, co-counsel law firms representing the plaintiffs. According to the lawsuit, after spending a big premium to own a piece...