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“Speedy” Bill Smith crosses the Finish Line

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“Speedy” Bill Smith, founder and owner of Speedway Motors, died May 30 at his home in Lincoln, Neb., just weeks before his 85th birthday. More »

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Mustangs and movie cars lead Leake’s Tulsa auction

Lot #470: 1968 Ford Mustang Stryker Coupe. One-of-a-kind built by Sanderson's Customs & Conversions with design contributions by George Barris. Designed as tribute to the US Armed Forces.

  TULSA, Okla. — Leake Auction Company is preparing for their annual collector car auction in Tulsa, June 6- 8, in the River Spirit Expo at Expo Square. The three-day event will feature 750 collector vehicles including trucks, classics, muscle … More »

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Iola ’14 to feature 3 concept cars

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Three of the most valuable postwar four-doors will be coming to the 2014 Iola Old Car Show in Iola, Wis. — the 1955 Chevrolet Biscayne concept car, the 1955 LaSalle II sedan concept car and the 1966 Duesenberg prototype. More »

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Tucker among rare wheels heading to Iola ’14

This 1948 Tucker is heading to Iola '14!

  What do a 1948 Tucker, a ’59 Chevy with five miles, a stainless-roofed 1958 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham, a 1964 Lincoln Continental convertible and nearly 50 years’ worth of Mustangs have in common? They’ll all be featured at the Iola … More »

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Greenwich offers two-for-one concours weekend

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Listed in 1,000 Places to See Before You Die, Greenwich is unique, in that it is actually two concours, back-to-back. Saturday’s Concours Americana is exclusively for American makes, while Sunday’s Concours International is exclusively for imported marques. The Greenwiched based … More »

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Midwest Mopars In The Park to gather this weekend

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The 30th Anniversary Midwest Mopars In The Park, presented by Midwest Mopars, will be held this weekend at the Dakota County Fairgrounds (4008 220th Street West, Farmington, MN 55024). More »

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Tucker club displays its ‘Tucker’ at National Automotive & Truck Museum of the U.S.

The Tucker Club of America has loaned its movie replica to NATM.

A movie star has joined the ranks of The National Auto & Truck Museum of the U.S. (NATM, formerly NATMUS) with a Tucker display loaned by the Tucker Club of America. The  1948 Tucker now on display at NATM is … More »

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Mustangs among highlights at Peach Classic

This 1970 Mustang Mach 1 reportedly changed hands for $31,635 in a post-block sale following the Peach Classic.

Peach Auction Sales’ May 2-3 “Peach Classic” highlights and results. More »

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3,500 Crushed: Large Montana salvage yard closes

The cubed remains of the former inventory of Freman Auto Wrecking in Whitehall, Mont. The yard was closed in early May, and the estimated 3,500 vintage vehicles that comprised the yard’s inventory were crushed.

Collector vehicle hobbyists lost a large supplier of donor-quality parts with the recent closing of Freman’s Auto Wrecking, one of the northwest’s largest salvage yards. More »

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Murdo gears up for collector car weekend

Auction Lot 13: 1939 Plymouth barn fresh estate cars from the John Geisler estate.

The Big 23rd Annual “Murdo in May” Collector Car Auction and Show will be held on May 23-25 at the World Famous Auto Show Pioneer Auto Museum. More »

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