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1934 Bugatti Best of Show at Keeneland Councours d’Elegance

Lexington, KY – A 1934 Bugatti Type 57 was named Best of Show at the 13th annual Keeneland Concours d’Elegance at the historic Keeneland Race Course. The show field featured three classes of this year’s featured marque Chrysler, and a class of winged warriors, the Dodge Daytonas and Plymouth Superbirds that were prominent in NASCAR in the 1970s. The cars on display ranged...

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New London to New Brighton Run turns 30

The 30th Anniversary New London to New Brighton Antique Car Run will be held Saturday, Aug. 13, with pre-tours in the New London area Aug. 9-12. Spectators will see more than 70 veteran cars from 1908 and earlier and one- and two-cylinder cars through 1915. They will be touring over 120 miles and recreating...

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Private online offerings at new auction house

The Finest Automobile Auctions, a new auction house and technology company, is currently offering a private collection available for online private purchase. Here are a few of their current offerings: 1924 Avion Voisin C4S Sport Tourisme This CCCA full classic has the original body, chassis and engine and is the only known example to exist....

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R.M. Sotheby’s to offer rare Alfa 2.9

NEW YORK _ A rare 1939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Lungo Touring Spider —  pre-war equivalent to the Ferrari 250 GTO — is the latest high-profile car to be announced for RM Sotheby’s upcoming Monterey sale, Aug. 19–20 during Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance week. One of five cars on offer from the Sam and...

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Trio of special pre-war cars at Bonhams Quail Lodge Sale

San Francisco – Bonhams is world-renowned for its diversity of offerings and this year’s Quail Lodge Auction during the Pebble Beach Car Week will be no different. With a stellar line-up of automobiles spanning more than a century, there are three sporting cars that demand particular attention. While each is very distinct and special in...

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Mullin Automotive Museum bringing France’s finest to Monterey

Oxnard, Calif. — The Mullin Automotive Museum will be bringing rare and iconic vehicles to Monterey in mid-August that showcase the engineering, art and elegance that defined the best French automakers from the dawn of the automotive age through the performance era of the early 1970s. Eight vehicles will be shown at four events...

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‘Lost Speedways 2016’ at Saratoga Automobile Museum

When the green flag flies for the November 26, 2016 “Lost Speedways” program, Saratoga Automobile Museum visitors will enjoy presentations on a variety of gone but not forgotten speedways. Bill Ladabouche will take the audience back to the days when the top drivers from New York and New England squared off each Thursday night...

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Famous GT40 drivers to speak at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Enthusiasts who head to this year’s Pebble Beach Automotive Week will have the opportunity to see and hear from the drivers who piloted the Ford GT40s to multiple victories in the 1960s. Jay Leno, Wayne Carini, Spike Feresten and Alain de Cadenet will also be hosting sessions, and topics will...

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Guest artist Dan McCrary on display at 2016 Pebble Beach Concours

CARMEL, Calif _ A guest artist in the Automotive Fine Arts Society (AFAS) exhibit, Dan McCrary will display a trio of automotive artworks honoring timeless classics at the 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance on Sunday, Aug. 21. The 2016 AFAS exhibit at the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links will showcase the latest creations from the world’s...