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Simeone Museum to award Roger Penske ‘Spirit of Competition’ award

PHILADELPHIA,/PRNewswire/ — Legendary businessman and motorsports team owner Roger Penske will be the recipient of this year’s Spirit of Competition Award from the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum. The award gala will be held on Wednesday, October 31 at the Museum in Philadelphia, from 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm. “No one epitomizes the ‘Spirit of...

Consummate hobbyist has departed

By Gerald Perschbacher, LL.D.   Fred F. Guyton, Jr., 80, lost his life to cancer on September 28. His name is internationally known through his architectural accomplishments and his enduring appreciation of the old car hobby. Born in Memphis, Tennessee, he relocated to St. Louis, Missouri, after his discharge from the...

Just a reminder – Hershey’s AACA Fall Meet is October 10-13

WHAT: Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Eastern Division National Fall Meet AACA National and the Hershey Region AACA welcome antique and collectible car enthusiasts from all over the world to Hershey, PA, for the 64th Annual Eastern Division Fall Meet, October 10-13, 2018. Call it a tradition. Refer to it as antique...

Carlisle Events heads south for Winter Autofest February 22-24

LAKELAND, FL – Carlisle Events and Carlisle Auctions are Pennsylvania based companies, but each venture south to Florida in February for their popular Winter AutoFest Lakeland event and auction. Winter AutoFest will take place February 22-24 at the SUN ‘n FUN Campus for an automotive swap meet, car corral, car shows, auction and more....

U.S. Postal Service celebrates Hot Wheels’ 50th

FORT WORTH, TX — In celebration of Hot Wheels’ 50th Anniversary, the U.S. Postal Service issued a pane of 20 Forever stamps showcasing some of the classic toy car’s most outrageous designs. The stamps were issued during the Goodguys 26th Summit Racing Lone Star Nationals at Texas Motor Speedway. For the...

The International Mercury Owners Association 2019 International Show

  The International Mercury Owners Association announced it’s 2019 International Show to be held August 1st thru August 3rd, 2019 in Dayton, Ohio. The theme for the 2019 show is Mercury’s 80th Anniversary. All Mercury owners and enthusiasts are welcome to come and celebrate Mercury’s 80th Anniversary August 1,2 &3rd,2019 Location: Marriott at...

Barrett-Jackson hits jackpot in Las Vegas with $32.9M in sales

VEGAS – Sept. – Barrett-Jackson ended the 2018 auction cycle at the 11th annual event in Las Vegas with record sales, celebrity guests from the entertainment and sports industries, and a celebratory final stop of the company’s first yearlong charity campaign, Driven Hearts. This year’s premier automotive lifestyle event in Las Vegas was held...

Hilton Head to collaborate in 2018

Hilton Head Island Concours d’Elegance & Motoring Festival – October 26 – November 4, 2018 Hilton Head Island, SC – Hilton Head Island Concours d’Elegance & Motoring Festival, announced new onsite collaborations with Stan Smith, world renowned artists, tribute to the original “Life Along the Orient Express”, 100+ mile per hour Porsche runway taxi rides...