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La Jolla Concours d’Elegance 2017 recap

LA JOLLA, Calif _ The La Jolla Concours d’Elegance celebrated 13 years the weekend of April 7-9 at the chic coastal town of La Jolla. The event concluded with a fantastic display of automobiles set along the picturesque cliffs of the Pacific Ocean. The show saw over 10,000 attendees over the course of the...

1928 Auburn 8-88 Speedster. Image courtesy of Gary Kessler Photography

Cincinnati Concours turns 40

CINCINNATI _ The Cincinnati Concours d’Elegance, formerly known as the Ault Park Concours d’Elegance celebrates its 40th show with the 2017 event, to be held June 11 at Cincinnati’s historic Ault Park. Sunday’s car show will be preceded by a number of other events throughout the weekend. The show’s special displays include 50 years...

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MoPar Madness returns to the Carlisle

CARLISLE, Pa. _ The Carlisle Chrysler Nationals 2017 runs July 14-16 at the Carlisle Fairgrounds and not only celebrates all things MoPar, it offers up the world’s largest all-MoPar themed swap meet. Chrysler weekend has been an annual tradition for MoPar lovers since 1991 and includes special displays, 3,000-car show field, a huge swap...

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West Virginia collector plates bill dies

West Virginia legislation (H.B. 2514) to provide for special plates for use on collector vehicles and allow for the transfer of these plates between the collector vehicles owned by the collector died when the legislature adjourned for the year. The bill had been approved by the House Roads and Transportation Committee, but was not...

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Firebird to be given away at 2017 Iola Car Show

  IOLA, Wis. _ The Super Saturday Give Away has fast become a fan favorite of the Iola Car Show in recent years. This year attendees are invited to register for the free raffle-style drawings throughout the days of the show.  For the third consecutive year, the give-away will be headlined by a vehicle....

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New Hurst Nationals set for Carlisle

  CARLISLE, Pa. _ For the first time since 2001, Carlisle Events is launching a car show July 14-15 at the Carlisle Expo Center. The new event, known as the Carlisle Hurst Nationals, features all vehicle types that include the Hurst badge and branding. Miss Hurst Golden Shifter, Linda Vaughn, will appear throughout both...

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Avanti Meet set for South Bend, Ind.

SOUTH BEND, Ind. _  The Avanti Owners Association International will be holding their Annual International Meet May 3-5 in South Bend. This show is in conjunction with the 53rd Annual Studebaker Drivers Club Meet and the Antique Studebaker Club International Meet. There will be over 182 AOAI members and 72 Avantis ranging from 1963...

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Nevada classic vehicle registration bill to be withdrawn

After several conversations with SEMA Action Network (SAN) staff and members of the collector car hobby in Nevada, legislation (S.B. 152) to alter the registration requirements for “classic” vehicles will be withdrawn for the year by the bill’s sponsor. Under the bill, the holder of a classic vehicle license plate seeking an emissions inspection...

Mulholland Speedster Owner Bruce Wanta, Mulholland Speedster Builder Troy Ladd, Show Producer Nicole Meguiar, Meguiar's President Barry Meguiar, 1930 Cadillac 452 V-16 owner Fred Lax

1936 Mulholland, 1930 Cadillac top Benedict Castle Concours

RIVERSIDE, Calif. _ The 1936 Mulholland Speedster and 1930 Cadillac 452 V-16 won Best in Show honors at the third annual Benedict Castle Concours d’ Elegance. The 1936 Speedster, owned by Bruce Wanta and built over the course of six years by tTroy Ladd and his team at Hollywood Hot Rods, took home the...

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ATHS Truck Show set for Des Moines

  When: May 25-27, 2017 Where: Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines, Iowa By: Presented by American Truck Historical Society The 37th Annual ATHS National Convention & Truck Show, the largest annual vintage truck show in the world, will be held May 25-27, 2017 at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa. They anticipate 1,000 vintage trucks,...