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Monterey 2014 Travel Guide

Heading to the Monterey Peninsula this August for the week-long collector car  extravaganza? Here are some of the main attractions – from concours to auctions: Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Aug. 17, 10:30 a.m. Location: 18th Fairway of the Pebble Beach … More »

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REVISED: Minnesota Antique Car Run announces tour stops

England's John Biggs navigates his 1904 Ford during the Commemorative Run between London and Brighton, England.  He will be part of the 28th Annual New London to New Brighton Run on Saturday, August 9, 2014.

  The New London to New Brighton Antique Car Run is scheduled to begin at 7 am on Saturday, August 9, from New London’s Peace Lutheran Church parking lot. The Run will feature 60+ veteran cars from 1908 or earlier … More »

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A-1 Auto Salvage to hold auction, then close

1936 Plymouth two door.

A-1 Auto Salvage & Recycling will offer its stash of prewar to 1970s cars, trucks and parts to collectors in a no-reserve sale Sept. 20. More »

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Auction offers cars, trucks and possible Capone gun

North Central Sales Auction will be offering you a glimpse back in time and pieces of famed history on Aug. 16-18 in Rudolph, Wis.  Travel with us back to the mid-19th century with the Fisher family. Carl and Beverly married … More »

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Grand opening set for Lincoln Motor Car Heritage Museum

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The Gilmore Car Museum will hold the grand opening of the Lincoln Motor Car Heritage Museum on Aug. 9. More »

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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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