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AUCTION PREVIEW: Mecum’s 30th Annual Spring Classic

INDIANAPOLIS _ More than 275 offerings at no reserve both individually and from several collections headlining Dana Mecum’s 30th Original Spring Classic Auction will return to the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis May 16-20. Kicking off no-reserve offerings will be the 2010 Spring Classic Collection, the first round of which will hit the auction...

Cincinnati Concours names new judge

  Frank Campanale of Orchard Lake, Mic., a lifelong automotive aficionado, has been named the Cincinnati Concours new chief judge.Campanale has raced cars in the Sports Car Club of America, has driven the Mille Miglia in Italy and is the co-founder of the Concorso d’Italia at Meadow Brook Hall. Additionally he serves on the...

America’s Car Museum to showcase ‘Supercars’

TACOMA, Wash. _ America’s Car Museum (ACM) will attempt to define the term “supercars” Starting May 6 with the Museum’s “Exotics@ACM – Seductive Supercars” exhibit. Exotics@ACM will feature 18 exotics, supercars, hypercars and everything in between. The initial vehicles featured in Exotics@ACM include: 1992 Acura NSX 1969 De Tomaso Mangusta 2015 BMW i8 1974...

Golden Quill Winners 2016

Winning publications continue to improve Dozens of car clubs on the national and regional levels have achieved the Golden Quill Award for 2016, issued by the editors of Old Cars Weekly. Dr. Gerald Perschbacher, chief judge for the awards, worked in conjunction with the editorial staff for the picks. Gratis copies of club publications...

West Virginia bill to allow titles for abandoned vehicles

Legislation (H.B. 2402) to create a special procedure for a person in possession of an abandoned antique vehicle to apply for and receive title to the vehicle was signed into law by Governor Jim Justice. Under the new law, the Division of Motor Vehicles will search for the owner of the vehicle and provide...

British ‘barn finds’ up for bidding

  BICKENHILL, Solihull, England _ An amazing single-owner collection of classic cars and motorcycles — 11 cars and 34 bikes — found in dust covered barns in Berkshire, will be offered for sale on June 2 by H&H Classics at England’s National Motorcycle Museum. The find, known as the “Home Farm Collection,” includes a...

Ford car show in England

A convoy of more than 40 iconic Mustangs will be driving across the New Forest to join an expected 1,500 vehicles at Beaulieu’s Simply Ford on Sunday, April 30th. The South of England area division of the Mustang Owners Club of Great Britain is one of 48 clubs booked to attend the show. To...

Roland Osborne remembered as MoPar lover

While the name of Roland Osborne may not be as recognizable as Roger Huntington, Ford’s Ak Miller, Lee Iacocca, or Smokey Yunick, Osborne’s legacy is well known among MoPar fans. Osborne died of a brain tumor at his home in Quinlin, Texas, on April 18. He was 68. Roland Harvey Osborne III was born...

‘Million Dollar Car Hunters’ starring RM Sotheby’s

LONDON – RM Sotheby’s announced its starring role in an all-new television documentary series that provides a glimpse into the thrilling world of collector car auctions. Titled Million Dollar Car Hunters, the series charts a full year in the life of RM’s expert car specialists as they traverse the globe on a mission to...

Vintage convertibles cruise into America’s Car Museum

TACOMA, Wash. _ America’s Car Museum (ACM) is blowing the top off its Summer Drive Series with a gathering of vintage convertibles on display in the Route 66 Gallery. ACM’s Route 66 Gallery is known for featuring vintage American cars from the golden age of motoring – the ’50s and ’60s. To pay homage...