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Guest artist Dan McCrary on display at 2016 Pebble Beach Concours

CARMEL, Calif _ A guest artist in the Automotive Fine Arts Society (AFAS) exhibit, Dan McCrary will display a trio of automotive artworks honoring timeless classics at the 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance on Sunday, Aug. 21. The 2016 AFAS exhibit at the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links will showcase the latest creations from the world’s...

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Rob Myers to receive Nicola Bulgari Award

TACOMA, Wash. – RM Group founder Rob Myers will be honored with the Nicola Bulgari Award from America’s Automotive Trust (AAT), which bestows its highest decoration to individuals within the automotive community for their efforts to preserve America’s motoring heritage. Myers, who began his career in a one-car garage more than 35 years ago,...

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1981 FJ43 Land Cruiser – Copperstate Overland Edition

  The FJ Company – Copperstate Overland Edition Every year in October, the Copperstate Overland brings together vintage 4×4 enthusiasts for a four-day rally through the beautiful landscapes of Arizona. This event, run by the same organizers of the famous Copperstate 1000, had its first run in 2015 and The FJ Company were proud...

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Monterey is heating up in August

The Quail among August Monterey highlights CARMEL VALLEY, Calif.- The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, an annual feast and garden party for automotive enthusiasts from around the world, will be held Friday, Aug. 19, at the Quail Lodge & Golf Club in Carmel Valley. More than 200 rare motor vehicles, selected from private collections around...

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Pebble Beach Concours to include Bizzarrini’s first automobile

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. _ The first car made by Giotto Bizzarrini when he was a mechanical engineering student at the University of Pisa will be among the many Bizzarrini automobiles featured at the 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Bizzarrini built his first car, nicknamed The Macchinetta, in the year 1953, and it was the...

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RM Sotheby’s Motor City Sale includes Duesenberg Model J

PLYMOUTH, Mich. _ RM Sotheby’s will kick-start its summer auction season with the offering of one of the most significant American motor cars of the Classic Era, a 1929 Duesenberg Model J “Disappearing Top” convertible coupe by Murphy, at its annual Motor City sale, July 30 in Plymouth, Mich. The car will be sold to...

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Good news from California

California Bill to Expand Vehicle Retirement Program Fails Senate Committee Passage Legislation (A.B. 1965) to require the Air Resources Board to expand the state’s program for the retirement and replacement of older passenger vehicles and light and medium-duty trucks was not approved by the Senate Environmental Quality Committee. The bill had previously been approved...

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Weathertech International Challenge returns to Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – Summer is in full swing and this year hundreds of vintage racers will make the journey to Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin to celebrate the beauty and performance of some of the world’s greatest race cars and sports cars, July 14-17 at Road America for the WeatherTech International Challenge with Brian Redman presented by...

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Iconic machines lined up for Mecum Monterey

Mecum’s annual Monterey Auction will be headlined by a spectacular array of supercars and sports cars from makers such as Ferrari, Porsche, Lamborghini, McLaren, Ford, Bugatti and Aston Martin. Classics from such renowned automotive marques as Duesenberg, Packard and Peugeot will also highlight the sale, while a select array of superbly turned out racing...

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Arizona Concours helps wishes come true

Since its inception, the Arizona Concours d’Elegance has focused not just on beautiful automobiles, but on supporting a very worthy beneficiary, Make-A-Wish Arizona. Over the past three years, the Arizona Concours has donated more than $200,000 to the chapter, helping to grant more than 20 wishes for Arizona children with life-threatening medical conditions. The...