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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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Travelin’ Two-Ten: A trek from Washington to Iola ’14

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1956 Chevy Two-Ten will make another trek to Iola from Washington this summer. More »

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See 10 great four-doors lined up for Iola ’14

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For its July 10-13 event, the Iola Old Car Show has prepared a line-up of four-doors that will appeal to everyone. More »

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Hot rodders unite with limited-edition postage stamp

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U.S. Postal Service celebrates the fast, powerful cars thrill-seeking enthusiasts have been modifying for nearly a century by dedicating the limited-edition Hot Rods Forever Stamps. More »

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1971 Hemi ’Cuda convertible sets record with $3.5M bid

1971 Plymouth Hemi 'Cuda Convertible (Lot S95)
Photo by David Newhardt, Courtesy of Mecum Auctions

Mecum’s inaugural Seattle auction last weekend carved out its place in the history books with the record-setting sale of a 1971 Plymouth Hemi ’Cuda Convertible (Lot S95). More »

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Daughter of Preston Tucker dies

June 19, 1947: A cover of TUCKER TOPICS, the Tucker Corporation newsletter showcasing Marilyn Lee christening the Tucker “Tin Goose” before a crowd of 5,000 at Tucker’s Chicago factory on Cicero Ave.

Marilyn Lee Tucker McAndrew, daughter of famed automotive manufacturer Preston T. Tucker and Vera A. Tucker, passed away on June 5, 2014 in Carlsbad CA, at the age of 87. More »

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‘Black Plate’ license plates returning to California

Californians have placed enough orders to reinstate black plates for collector cars.

BLACK LICENSE PLATES RETURNING TO CALIFORNIA CARS Legacy License Plate Program Created by Assemblyman Mike Gatto Crosses DMV Order Threshold; Will Be Pressed Sacramento, CA – In 2012, when Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) introduced AB 1658 and created the … More »

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1914 Packard refurbished, ready for The Elegance at Hershey

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A refurbished 1914 Packard will debut at The Elegance at Hershey. More »

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