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2017 at the Gilmore Car Museum

2017 Event Schedule Now Available The Gilmore Car Museum’s 2017 Schedule of Events is completed. CLICK HERE to view and download the full schedule. Winter Lecture Series Begins January 15th The Museum’s annual Winter Lecture Series is a set every Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. from January through April. Gilmore Car Museum 6865 W Hickory Road...

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La Jolla Concours d’Elegance to spotlight Packard

The weekend of April 7-9 will mark the 13th Annual La Jolla Concours d’Elegance, featuring some of the world’s most exquisite automobile displays, including the honored marque: Packard. On  Sunday, visitors will see 150 spectacular vehicles on the La Jolla Cove lawn along the breathtaking Pacific Coast Ocean. A host of other events will...

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AACA and Museum discuss split

After merger talks fail, national club pulls plug on financial support The AACA Museum was conceived under the direct supervision of the Antique Automobile Club of America’s Board of Directors. Now, the club will completely cease its support for the museum in Hershey, Pa., that shares its name. “The Antique Automobile Club of America...

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America’s Automotive Trust – 100 Years of Automotive History

Historic coach-built vehicle will be displayed during stops on ‘The Drive Home II’ winter road rally across Northeastern states and the North American International Auto Show   TACOMA, Wash. – America’s Automotive Trust (AAT) will highlight a century of automotive innovation as one of its member organizations, LeMay – America’s Car Museum (ACM), and...

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Arizona Concours to focus on youth involvement

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. _ Hagerty Insurance recently announced its partnership with the inaugural Arizona Concours d’Elegance for NextGen Autofest, a three-day festival inviting youth to learn about and enjoy collector vehicles. Bringing together industry groups including the RPM Foundation, Worldwide Auctioneers, McPherson College, America’s Car Museum and others, the Arizona Concours NextGen Autofest aims...

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‘American Barn Find’ exhibit set for National Motorcycle Museum

ANAMOSA, Iowa _ The new “American Barn Find” exhibition will open this spring at the National Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa. With the pubic’s help, the museum will recreate the corner of a barn and show a random collection of stuff that just kind of “happened” there, items no longer needed, tossed out, then forgotten....

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2016 Review – What’s Hot, What’s Not

By Brian Earnest As 2016 winds to a close, we decided to ask a whole bunch of the movers and shakers in the collector car business to share some insights about what was moving and what was stalling in the past 12 months. We got a lot of fascinating and widely diverse answers, but...

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Famous movie cars star at 2017 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

Jacksonville, FL – The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance will be offering up iconic cars from famous movies in 2017. On March 12, 2017, a full class of famous Movie Cars will trigger memories of sitting in a dark movie theater, or, better yet, a drive-in, daydreaming about a famous, or, perhaps infamous, movie car. Hero or villain,...

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2017 The Quail, A Motorsport Gathering

Carmel, Calif. – The Peninsula Signature Events announced August 18, 2017 as the date of its 15th Annual The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering (The Quail). The exclusive luxury gathering will once again draw the world’s finest sporting, vintage and luxury automobiles to the lush green grasses of the Quail Lodge & Golf Club. With sweeping views...