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What are car clubs doing to grow the hobby? Read on to see what’s happening in a car club near you!

Old Cars announces 2011 Golden Quill winners


Drum roll, please… Meet the winners of the 2011 Golden Quill Awards, which spotlight balanced, well-done publications that meet the needs of their car club while advancing general knowledge of collector cars and their history. We received thousands of entries. See who finished on top. More »

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Joe Bortz to display 4 historic concept cars at POCI Convention

The 1954 Bonneville Special was one of the two Pontiacs shown at the 1954 Motorama. It is in completely original condition and has about 400 miles on the odometer.

Four Pontiac concept cars from the legendary Bortz Dream Car Collection will be featured in a special display at the 2012 Pontiac-Oakland Club International (POCI) Convention, which will be held in St. Charles, Ill., from July 17-21. “No matter where these cars are displayed, they always set attendance records,” said Joe Bortz. “The public’s interest in them hasn’t waned over the years, it has actually intensified.” More »

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Rare Cobras to be a part of first Ford-Cobra-Shelby Reunion


POMONA, Calif. – Guest curator Lynn “Mr. Cobra” Park announced today a short list of the extraordinary Cobras to be included in the “Speed Merchants of Venice” 50th Anniversary Cobra Exhibit as part of the Ford-Cobra-Shelby Reunion scheduled for April … More »

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Horseless Carriage Club of America cranks off 75th anniversary

The author is dressed for the occasion as she checks out a 1910 Duro at the Murphy Museum in Oxnard, Calif.

By Helen V. Hutchings; photos by John C. Meyer III, HCCA It is not unusual to read about a car club celebrating its anniversary. As a matter of record, our own editor Angelo Van Bogart told of two recently on … More »

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Chrysler 300s will choo-choo into Chattanooga this May

A train of Chrysler 300s will bustle into Chattanooga, Tenn., this spring when the  Chrysler 300 Club International, Inc. hold its 42th Annual Spring Meet from Sunday, May 20, to Wednesday, May 23. The club is dedicated to the preservation, … More »

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Coincidental club publications

Last Friday, two different vintage car clubs sent similar items to my mailbox for similar reasons. Although loaded with coincidence, the approach these clubs took at honoring their respective anniversaries was slightly different from one to the other, and altogether … More »

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Collectors Foundation to ‘Bring Back Shop Class’


  The Collectors Foundation is hosting its first-ever series titled “Bring Back Shop Class” on Jan. 19 from 8-9:30 a.m. in Scottsdale, Ariz., during the collector car auction week. If you plan to be in Scottsdale, you are welcome to … More »

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California Auto Museum features stable of classic Ford Mustangs


The California Automobile Museum will host the Sierra Mustang Club in its Car Club Sierra Mustang Car Club Cavalcade Exhibit for the month of December. From December 3 through January 6, visitors will enjoy an array of cars from throughout … More »

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Muscle Car & Corvette Nationals feature Camaro ZL1


The 1969 Camaro ZL1 is clearly the undisputed king of all first generation Camaro’s. With an all aluminum 427 engine that was Can-Am race inspired, these purpose built cars are among the most sought after muscle cars ever built. And … More »

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Heartland tour: Lincoln Highway group hits the road

This bridge at Tama is famous for its side rails; there’s no other like it anywhere.

By George L. Hamlin The Iowa Lincoln Highway Association has been conducting coast-to-coast tours since 2008 — river to river, not ocean to ocean. Iowa, the only state whose eastern and western borders are defined entirely by rivers, is also … More »

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