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Remembering a Legend – Wayne Obry

The Milwaukee Concours d’Elegance will pay tribute to Mr. Wayne Obry of Motion Products, Inc. on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. Motion Products, Inc., a major sponsor of the event, will provide a display of Ferraris that have won at the prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. “This display of vehicles was the collective brainchild of...

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Automotive Expert Paul Russell Receives Honorary Doctorate

On April 30, McPherson College honored Paul Russell with an honorary Doctorate of Applied Arts in recognition of his contributions to McPherson College, its automotive restoration program, and the collector car industry. “We’re most fortunate to have Paul involved at McPherson College,” said Amanda Gutierrez, vice president for historic automotive restoration at MC. “He...

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A sobering reminder from the past to avoid drunk driving

Mike Petersen of Raleigh, N.C., submitted this sobering reminder to avoid drinking and driving. Although the accident happened nearly 60 years ago, the message is just as relevant today. He writes: “Attached are pictures from a car wreck in the late afternoon of September 26, 1957. It occurred on Day Road in rural northern...

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What’s going on at the Simeone?

Voting is open for Le Mans Choice Demo Day The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum announced this year’s debut of their newest Demo Day, Le Mans Choice. This is a chance for old car enthusiasts to select fours cars to view in this special driving demonstration run. This year they have 27 cars, all with Le Mans history,...

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Richard Petty to appear at Carlisle Chrysler Nationals

CARLISLE, Pa. _ Richard Petty will appear for a meet and greet with fans at the 2016 Carlisle Chrysler Nationals July 15-17.  The Saturday session is limited, but the autograph and photo session will be free to as many guests as possible within his allotted time. A limited number of Petty autographs will be...

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Professional Car Society celebrating 40th anniversary

Thie Professional Car Society is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2016 as the old car hobby’s premier advocate for authentically preserved and presented funeral vehicles and ambulances. A record turnout is anticipated for the 2016 International Meet that’s being co-hosted by the PCS Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Tri-State and Henney Chapters in Gettysburg, Pa. from Aug.15-20....

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N.H. emissions bill a win for the hobby

  New Hampshire legislation (H.B. 351) to exempt rare or historically significant vehicles from emissions control requirements has been signed into law by Gov, Maggie Hassan. Under previous  law, only vehicles 20 or more years old were exempt.  The new law becomes effective on Jan. 1, 2017.