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2016 King Midget Jamboree to introduce new King Midget

Athens, Ohio — The last King Midget was built in 1970, just before the first energy crisis. The little car, had it survived, might have gone on to bigger success than in its heyday — the 1950s Claud Dry and Dale Orcutt developed clever designs as well as production and marketing systems that no...

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Country star Michael Ray joins Carlisle lineup

  CARLISLE, Pa. _ The 2016 Carlisle Truck Nationals set for Aug. 5-7 will again be packed with family fun, food and cool truck displays to help celebrate the events 25th anniversary. In addition to trucks of all shapes, sizes, styles and eras, truck weekend will play host to Nashville recording artist Michael Ray...

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Hilton Head Festival set for Nov. 5-6

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – Each year, the Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance, one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing automotive and motorsports enthusiast events, features leading automotive collectors from around the world. Among the notable names visitors and enthusiasts will encounter at the 2016 event are Miles Collier and Jeff...

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Iola Car Show and SEMA Collector Car Appreciation Day

July 8th is SEMA Collector Car Appreciation Day and takes place during the 2016 Iola Car Show Join us at the 2016 Iola Car Show to honor and appreciate our classic collector cars. The Iola Car Show will take place Thursday, July 7th – Saturday, July 9th at the Iola Car Show grounds, Iola, Wis. This year there...

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Keeneland Concours set for July 16

LEXINGTON, Ky. _ The 2016 edition of the Keeneland Concours d’Elegance celebrates Chrysler cars, and features more than 120 collector cars and motorcycles, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Saturday, July 16 at the Keene Barn Entertainment Center at the historic Keeneland thoroughbred race track. The Concours features cars from 1908 through 2016, as well as motorcycles from 1915 through 1964. The featured class...

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Road Race Lincoln comes to Lincoln Heritage Museum

HICKORY CORNERS, Mich. _ The only known surviving “Road Race Lincoln,” a 1954 Lincoln Capri that took first place in the 1954 Carrera Panamericana race, will be on display at the Lincoln Motor Car Heritage Museum from July 15 through Sept. 15. The car, which finished first in the Big Stock Car class, is...

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It was more than a truck

By Ashley Hill ST. LOUIS, Mo. _ The year was 1977 and if you turned on the radio you would have likely heard Rod Stewart’s “Tonight’s the Night.” President Jimmy Carter was in office, Saturday Night Fever had officially sparked the disco inferno, and a man named Richard Schoonover was purchasing a new, red Ford F150...

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Orphans defy rain, tour Annapolis area

  Despite the threat of rain, the 27th annual Orphan Car Tour took place under partly sunny skies on Saturday, June 4 in the vicinity of Annapolis, Md. Shortly before noon on that day 28 cars ranging in vintage from 1941 to 1981 (with one late-model S.U.V. sneaking in) left the Annapolis Moose Lodge...

Club Corvette of Connecticut announced today that it will hold its 24th Annual Corvette Show on Sunday, July 10 at Moroso Performance Products in Guilford, Conn. Visit one of the largest all-Corvette shows in the Northeast on July 10, 2016 in Guilford Conn. Gates open at 9:00 a.m. Admission is $6.00 per person, children under 12 are free. Vendors will be on site offering Corvette and automotive memorabilia; a variety of foods, beverages and other refreshments will also be available for purchase. Rain date July 17. (PRNewsFoto/Club Corvette of CT)

Club Corvette of Conn. to host 24th Annual Corvette Show July 10

One of Largest Corvette Events in Northeast; All Proceeds Benefit Connecticut Food Bank GUILFORD, Conn. /PRNewswire/ — Club Corvette of Connecticut announced that it will hold its 24th Annual Corvette Show on Sunday, July 10 at Moroso Performance Products in Guilford, Conn.   One of the largest Corvette-only judged shows in the Northeast, the event...