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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...

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Chip Foose 2016 SEMA Hall of Fame inductee

Huntington Beach, Calif. –  Internationally acclaimed automotive designer and master fabricator Chip Foose has been selected by the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) as an inductee into the organization’s prestigious SEMA Hall of Fame. Foose will be honored July 29 at the SEMA Installation Gala in Pomona, Calif. for his outstanding career and contributions...

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Chet Krause: 1923-2016

Old Cars Weekly founder was giant in publishing, hobbies, philanthropy  IOLA, Wis.- Chester L. “Chet” Krause, the founder of Old Cars Weekly and an iconic figure in the old car community and many other hobby circles, died June 25 at age 92 of natural causes. Krause built a hobby publishing empire, Krause Publications, that started...

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‘Barn find’ collection headed to auction

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. _ Whether you are high level automobile collector or maybe just a hobbyist, all car guys look for that one “BARN FIND!” Most dream of finding one, or if you’re lucky, two rare pieces in a lifetime. The Joe R. Pyle Complete Auction Company rolled back the barn doors this spring...

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1932 Packard tops Ault Park Concours awards

CINCINNATI _ A 1932 Packard Custom Dietrich 904 stationary coupe owned by Gene and Sally Perkins of Greenwood, Ind., earned the William K. Victor Best of Show award at the recent 2016 Ault Park Concours d’Elegance June 12. Best of Show Esprit de Sport was awarded to a 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4S N.A.R.T. Spider...

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Old Chevy steel makes for a great weekend

By Joe Whitaker The phone rang in early April. The caller was a south Florida man who had a friend who knew about “those classic Chevy guys” in Sanford, Fla.. This man, John Lomonaco, had just lost his dad and was looking for someone to help him sell his dad’s collection of old Chevys...

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Supercharged car collector Tom Perkins dies

  Thomas James “Tom” Perkins, the creator of a significant car collection and founding partner of legendary venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins, Caufield & Byers, died on June 7 at age 84 following a lengthy illness. Perkins was born Jan. 7, 1932. His death was reported in Recode and The New York Times. Perkins put...

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MoPar ‘Top Eliminator’ returns to Chrysler Nationals

  CARLISLE, Pa. _ The annual Carlisle Chrysler Nationals at the Carlisle Fairgrounds will be held July 15-17 in 2016 and this year features a bevy of special guests, special displays and huge swap meet. With nearly 3,000 show cars, many awards are given to hundreds of deserving car owners, including the MoPar “Top...

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New London to New Brighton Antique Car Run turns 30

The 30th Anniversary New London to New Brighton Antique Car Run to be held Saturday, Aug. 13 with early tours to be held Aug. 9-12. The festivities will include a 120-mile tour of the Minnesota countryside and four days of shorter tours before Saturday’s Grand Tour. Finishers will receive specially minted medallions and other...

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RM to offer vehicles from Riverside Museum

CULVER CITY, Calif. _ The RM group of companies, incorporating RM Sotheby’s and Auctions America, will sell a select automobiles from the Riverside International Automotive Museum (RIAM) at a pair of auctions this summer.The group of 49 vehicles offered from the So-Cal museum collection will be divided between Auctions America’s upcoming Santa Monica sale,...