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Oregon bill to provide special interest designation to military vehicles signed into law

Legislation (S.B. 645) to allow a military vehicle the opportunity to be registered as a “vehicle of special interest” has been signed into law by Governor Kate Brown. Included in the definition would be a “high mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle originally manufactured for military use.” Owners may apply for the special interest vehicle registration...

RM Sotheby’s adds entries to Santa Monica sale

CULVER CITY, Calif. _ RM Sotheby’s has announced recent entries for its upcoming Santa Monica sale, June 24 at California’s historic Barker Hangar. Set to lift the gavel on more than 170 cars and select memorabilia, the one-day sale presents the best of SoCal car culture. Featured will be six American Classics and customs...

Pair of M-B 300 SLs added to Gooding lineup

  SANTA MONICA, Calif. _ Gooding & Company has added pair of Mercedes-Benz 300 SLs, a Gullwing and a roadster, to its lineup for the Pebble Beach auction August 18-19. “Today, some 60 years on, it is almost impossible to find another pair of 300 SLs still in their original family ownership and unrestored,”...

RM Sotheby’s Villa Erba Sale

London – RM Sotheby’s concluded its fourth, successful Villa Erba sale on the shores of Lake Como, Italy.  Proving that the market for fine pre-war cars remains very strong, the star of the night was the 1937 Talbot-Lago T150-C SS ‘Goutte d’Eau’ Coupé by Figoni et Falaschi, affectionately known as the ‘Teardrop’. The car is undoubtedly one...

RM Sotheby’s to hold sale at Maranello factory

MARANELLO, Italy _ RM Sotheby’s is planning to hold an auction at the Ferrari factory in Maranello Sept. 9. The auction will bring together an exclusive, curated selection of the great sports, GT and racing Ferraris. The collaboration will see RM Sotheby’s join in the international year-long 70th anniversary celebrations. RM Sotheby’s and Ferrari...

Road America hosts Dunlop Championship June 2-4

ELKHART LAKE, Wis.- MotoAmerica will invade “The Badger State” June 2-4 for three action-packed days of excitement at legendary Road America. The Dunlop Championship at Road America will serve as the fourth stop of the 2017 season, set to challenge riders on one of the country’s toughest tracks. Road America has been challenging competitors on...

Cars ‘R’ Stars at Packard Proving Grounds

Cars ‘R’ Stars @ PPG (at the Packard Proving Grounds), returns to the historic setting of the legendary Packard Proving Grounds on Van Dyke and 23 Mile Road in Shelby Township, MI on Sunday, June 11. It will feature hundreds of vintage vehicles from all eras, and, this year, a most interesting special feature...

Simeone Museum plans MoPar exhibit

The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum will launch a new exhibit, “MoPar or No Car”, which will be held from June 17 to July 9. The display will have 12 cars on display from the early 1960s through 2017, representing an array of MoPar sports cars from Dodge, Chrysler, Plymouth and SRT. The first batch of...

Change of 2018 dates at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. _ The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance will change dates next year. The event will be held on Sunday, Aug, 26, 2018. The one-time move from the third to fourth Sunday of August makes room for the United States Amateur Championship to be held at Pebble Beach Golf Links from August 13-19....