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Ralph Marano receives Olympus Award

HERSHEY, PA – The recipient of the Olympus Award for 2017 is Ralph Marano, a well-known collector from New Jersey. This achievement award is given by The Elegance to a collector who has shown a lifetime dedication to the spirit of sharing magnificent automobiles with automotive enthusiasts around the world. It’s awarded in honor...

Festivals of Speed doubles its size

Orlando, FL,(PR.com) — Festivals of Speed announced it has doubled the size of its display space from 17,000 sq. ft. to 35,000 sq. ft. at the Central Florida International Auto Show. Dates for this year’s event are November 23-26. The location is the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Featured manufacturers vehicles set...

Vicari’s 7th Annual New Orleans Auction

NEW ORLEANS, LA. – The Vicari Auction Company is returning to the Big Easy for its’ 7th annual New Orleans Collector Car Auction on July 8th, 2017. Up to 150 classics are expected to cross the auction block during the July auction held at Mardi Gras World in New Orleans. Bidder’s will have the...

1934 Packard tops Hershey concours

HERSHEY, Pa. _  The Elegance at Hershey hosted another busy weekend of activities. The Hotel Hershey was once again the host for three full days of events including The Grand Ascent hill climb for vintage race cars. The  1934 Packard 1106 (Twelve) Runabout Speedster owned by Bob, Sandy & Gary Bahre drove off with...

70th Anniversary of Ferrari at Pebble Beach

  PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. /PRNewswire/ — The first Ferrari-badged automobile, a 125 Sport with a 1.5-liter V12 engine, took to the open road in the spring of 1947. Soon after, with amazing speed, cars bearing the mark of the prancing horse wove their way into the hearts of enthusiasts worldwide. Nowhere was this more true than...

Milwaukee Concours to include group of Jaguars XKs

When the new Jaguar roadster, the XK120, was shown at the Earls Court Motor Show in London in 1948, it stopped the hearts of all who saw it. Of course, Jaguar only planned to build a small batch of 242 aluminum roadsters for publicity and development of their new engine. But the overwhelming demand...

It’s been 10 years… where’s Miss Belvedere?

It’s been 10 years since the buried time capsule 1957 Plymouth dubbed “Miss Belvedere” was unveiled from her tomb at Tulsarama in Tulsa, Okla.  Miss Belvedere has laid low and out of sight for the last decade. But the famous 1957 Belvedere may be getting a new home soon. Recently, caretaker Dwight Foster had confirmed...

AACA’s first Zenith award to be chosen this weekend

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. _ The Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) has added a new honor in its extensive judging awards program. This year, the club will present the inaugural Zenith Award for the Restoration of the Year. This award will be decided upon and presented at the AACA Grand National Meet (AGNM) in Independence...

Father’s Day Weekend at the AACA Museum

Hershey, PA –  Treat Dad and the whole family this Father’s Day weekend! Enjoy the Annual AACA Museum, Inc. CARnival Car Show and a Special Behind the Scenes opportunity! The Carnival Car Show runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday June, 17. Join us for this fun filled day as we welcome all...