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Roy Lunn inducted into Automotive Hall of Fame

The man who led the teams at Ford that designed, engineered and developed the GT40s that won Le Mans – 1966-1969 – was honored on July 21, 2016. On June 19, Roy Lunn and his wife of almost 70 years, Jeannie, drank a toast to celebrate the 50th anniversary of what is probably the most...

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Wayne Carini at Ironstone Concours d’Elegance

Wayne Carini, host of TV’s Chasing Classic Cars, will be the honored guest at this year’s Ironstone Concours d’Elegance. Ironstone is celebrating its 20th anniversary – an event made even more special with Carini’s participation. In addition, three standout cars will be featured: the 1933 Pierce-Arrow Silver Arrow, the 1938 Phantom Corsair, and the 1955 Lancia Nardi Blue...

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Iola Car Show 2016 in review

Just 12 days before the start of the 44th annual Iola Car Show, the town of Iola, Wis., began to mourn the passing of the event’s founder and its most famous citizen, Chester “Chet” Krause. Along with cofounder Cliff Mishler, Krause began the Iola Car Show in 1972 when he added automobiles to the...

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Castle Cadillac’s Open House Night

OPEN SHOP NIGHT THURSDAY, AUGUST 18 5:00 – 9:00 PM Get an exclusive, behind the scenes tour of one of the finest restoration shops in America. Shop owners Frank Nicodemus and Chris Semke will take you around the state of the art facility, pointing out a number of significant cars in various phases of concours restoration. Dyson Racing will be...

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1934 Bugatti Best of Show at Keeneland Councours d’Elegance

Lexington, KY – A 1934 Bugatti Type 57 was named Best of Show at the 13th annual Keeneland Concours d’Elegance at the historic Keeneland Race Course. The show field featured three classes of this year’s featured marque Chrysler, and a class of winged warriors, the Dodge Daytonas and Plymouth Superbirds that were prominent in NASCAR in the 1970s. The cars on display ranged...

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New London to New Brighton Run turns 30

The 30th Anniversary New London to New Brighton Antique Car Run will be held Saturday, Aug. 13, with pre-tours in the New London area Aug. 9-12. Spectators will see more than 70 veteran cars from 1908 and earlier and one- and two-cylinder cars through 1915. They will be touring over 120 miles and recreating...

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Private online offerings at new auction house

The Finest Automobile Auctions, a new auction house and technology company, is currently offering a private collection available for online private purchase. Here are a few of their current offerings: 1924 Avion Voisin C4S Sport Tourisme This CCCA full classic has the original body, chassis and engine and is the only known example to exist....

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R.M. Sotheby’s to offer rare Alfa 2.9

NEW YORK _ A rare 1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Lungo Touring Spider —  pre-war equivalent to the Ferrari 250 GTO — is the latest high-profile car to be announced for RM Sotheby’s upcoming Monterey sale, Aug. 19–20 during Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance week. One of five cars on offer from the Sam and...

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Trio of special pre-war cars at Bonhams Quail Lodge Sale

San Francisco – Bonhams is world-renowned for its diversity of offerings and this year’s Quail Lodge Auction during the Pebble Beach Car Week will be no different. With a stellar line-up of automobiles spanning more than a century, there are three sporting cars that demand particular attention. While each is very distinct and special in...