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Robert Carter artwork added to auction

Noted automotive artist Robert Carter will sell five works, including a new painting of the 1924 AAA Champion Jimmy Murphy driving a Miller 91, at Auction America’s Santa Monica auction June 25-26. Carter will offer five large 48” x 72”oil on canvas paintings at this auction. The painting of Jimmy Murphy shows him driving...

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Duesenbergs lined up for Elegance at Hershey

HERSHEY, Pa. _ Since its first event in 2011, The Elegance at Hershey has wowed attendees with some of the most rare, gorgeous cars ever created, and this year is no different. Five Duesenbergs, considered by some the finest American car ever built, will grace the field at the Hotel Hershey June 12. This...

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Ault Park Concours d’Elegance’s featured vehicles

CINCINNATI, OH – The Ault Park Concours d’Elegance, announced its initial vehicle selection for the June 12 show at Ault Park in Cincinnati. The featured marque is Ferrari, with special displays: 100 years of BMW, 50th Anniversary of Ford GT40 1-2-3 Sweep of Le Mans, All-American Workhorse – The Pickup Truck, The Cars of Donald...

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Bobby Allison to get behind a Daytona again

Story and images by Al Rogers At a private event near Augusta, Ga., on May 7, NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Bobby Allison and close friend Tim Walker confirmed plans to re-create a race-ready version of the iconic No. 22 1969 Dodge Daytona best known for its red, gold and white paint scheme and...

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Ford GT 40 race cars headline Concours d’Elegance of America

DETROIT, Mich. _ The Concours d’Elegance of America is hosting an exhibition celebrating Ford Motor Company’s historic 1-2-3 finish at the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans, the world’s oldest active sports car race in endurance racing, held near the town of Le Mans, France. The exhibit, reimagining the 1966 Le Mans pit lane...

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Happy 50th Birthday to the Chevrolet Camaro

  WASHINGTON /PRNewswire/ — Fifty years ago the first pilot prototype Camaro was built.  To commemorate this golden anniversary the Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) uncovered these little-known gems.   9. Born in Cincinnati The first pilot prototype Camaro (No. 100001) was assembled on May 21, 1966 at the General Motors Assembly Plant, located in Norwood,...

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Off-Road Adventures for the Summer at the AACA Museum

Sponsored by:  National Parts Depot & Brenner Jeep Family Hershey, PA – It’s time for some Off-Road adventure this summer at the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum as they feature their newest exhibit “Early Off-Roaders” celebrating the fun and adventure of these early SUVs including the 50th Anniversary of the Ford Bronco and the...

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Bonhams to offer 1931 Bugatti Type 51 racer

SAN FRANCISCO – Bonhams has announced an early headliner to its Quail Lodge Auction in August – the 1931 Bugatti Type 51 Grand Prix two-seat racer previously owned and campaigned by Earl Howe and driven by Tazio Nuvolari. Purchased new by one of the most famous privateer racers in history, Francis Curzon, the 5th Earl...

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Club publications earn Golden Quill Awards

Winning publications continue to improve There are no two ways about it: The quality of car club publications was on the rise during 2015. “It’s as clear as a blue sky that more and more car clubs realize the importance of their publications and are doing something about it,” said Dr. Gerald Perschbacher, chief...