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1,200 show vehicles and more head to Red Barns Spectacular

A parade of very rare high wheel motor buggies—true horseless carriages—built between 1895 and 1915 will be showcased and driven during the Red Barns Spectacular car show. During the infancy of the automobile, some states passed Red Flag laws, requiring a person to carry a red flag and walk ahead of each car to warn others on the road. (Photo courtesy Gilmore Car Museum)

HICKORY CORNERS, Mich –  You’ve waited all summer for the “Grand Daddy” of all car shows and now it’s time for the RED BARNS SPECTACULAR at the Gilmore Car Museum on Saturday, Aug.2, from 8 am-4 pm. The name says … More »

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RM gears up for Motor City auction

1931 Chrysler CG Imperial Waterhouse Convertible Victoria (Photo Credit Darin Schnabel © 2014 Courtesy of RM Auctions)

RM Auctions will hold its 20th annual Michigan sale, July 26, in Plymouth. The firmly rooted Motor City sale, the official auction of the Concours d’Elegance of America at St. John’s, is a staple on the North American collector car … More »

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AACA Museum sets grand opening of Cammack Tucker Gallery

Overall concept and floor plan for the Cammack Tucker Gallery at the AACA Museum.

The Antique Automobile Club of America Museum will hold Grand Opening of the Cammack Tucker Gallery on Oct. 8, 2014. More »

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Fields of Dreams at Iola 2014

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As usual, tiny Iola, Wis., explodes with energy, variety and lots of great iron… More »

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Celebrity cars added to Auctions America Burbank sale

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As the California sale nears, Auctions America has added several new highlights for its second annual Burbank auction, July 31-Aug. 2, including a stunning 1966 Shelby 427 Cobra, once owned by British Touring Car Champion Frank Sytner, a highly desirable … More »

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GAA Classic Car auction features DarCars Collection

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The upcoming GAA Classic Car Auction to be held July 24-26 at the “Palace” in Greensboro NC looks to be the best ever. With 475 cars crossing the block and 75 of them at NO RESERVE, including the famous DarCars … More »

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Rare Steve McQueen Collection on display this month only

Steve McQueen’s Ferrari 275GTB/4 now on display at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles.

Steve McQueen’s 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 will be on exhibition with his treasured Jaguar XKSS and 1912 Indian Motorcycle from now until early August at the Petersen Automotive Museum. More »

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Salt Preservation: Portion of Bonneville Salt Flats resurfaced

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An estimated 2,000 tons of salt were successfully deposited on the mud surface at the end of the access road to the Bonneville Salt Flats. More »

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Keeneland Concours d’Elegance celebrates 10th anniversary

Keeneland Concours d’Elegance celebrates 10th anniversary with past winners on display More »

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Celebrate 2014 Collector Car Appreciation Day with us at Iola

This Friday — July 11, 2014 — marks the fifth time that Collector Car Appreciation Day is recognized nationally. Why not honor the collector car hobby at the Iola Old Car Show with your friends from Old Cars Weekly? New … More »

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