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Fall Carlisle

Carlisle gears up for annual fall bash

  CARLISLE, Pa. _ Fall Carlisle – a collector and classic car swap meet, car corral and auction – is the next-to-last event of the calendar year for Carlisle Events and marks the end of the Carlisle based show and swap meet season. The Sept. 28-Oct. 2 event plays host to thousands of collector...

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Hilton Head Festival honors silver screen

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. _ The 15th annual Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance, one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing automotive and motorsports enthusiast event weeks, will pay tribute to the Silver Screen in this year’s exclusive “Life on the Silver Screen” exhibit sponsored by the South Carolina Film Commission. Now...

1928 Gardner takes Best of Show at 2016 Des Moines Concours

DES MOINES – The Des Moines Concours d’Elegance awarded Best of Show to a 1928 Gardner 85 on Sunday, September 11th, 2016. The car led a field of Class Winners that included well-known makers like Cadillac and lesser-known ones like Economy. The 1928 Gardner 85 is owned by Robert and Kim Gardner of St....

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Corvette Funfest 2017 to celebrate 1967 ‘Vette

The 2017 Corvette Funfest in Effingham, Ill. will honor the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Corvette. Mid America Motorworks will host the event Sept. 14-17. The Largest Corvette Party in the World will celebrate the 1967 Corvette Sting Ray. Corvette Funfest attracts thousands of Corvette Enthusiasts from around the country, as well as internationally,...

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Charlotte AutoFair returns to speedway

The Hornets Nest Region, AACA will welcome more than 150,000 collector vehicle devotees to Charlotte AutoFair on the grounds of the Charlotte Motor Speedway for four days of automotive fun Sept. 22-25. The Hornets Nest Region’s production of Charlotte AutoFair is a vast gathering of automobile enthusiasts who will find more than 1,000 collector...

A 1936 Lancia Astura Pinin Farina Cabriolet owned by Richard Mattei of Paradise Valley, Arizona, was named Best of Show at the 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. (Credit: Ron Kimball/Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance) (PRNewsFoto/Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance)

1936 Lancia Astura shines at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. /PRNewswire/ _ The 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance concluded with first-time entrant Richard Mattei lifting the top prize high overhead soon after his 1936 Lancia Astura Pinin Farina Cabriolet was named Best of Show at the prestigious competition. “I was just happy to be an entrant at Pebble Beach—and now to...

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DiMora Vicci 6.2 headed to Concorso Italiano

Palm Springs, California – DiMora Motorcar will display the DiMora Vicci 6.2 Emperor Convertible at the exotic Concorso Italiano event in Monterey Bay, California, on Saturday, August 20. The car will be located next to the Highline Autos Pavilion at the Black Horse Golf Course, 1 McClure Way, Seaside. Spectators attending the annual automotive...

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Wayne Carini at Ironstone Concours d’Elegance

Wayne Carini, host of TV’s Chasing Classic Cars, will be the honored guest at this year’s Ironstone Concours d’Elegance. Ironstone is celebrating its 20th anniversary – an event made even more special with Carini’s participation. In addition, three standout cars will be featured: the 1933 Pierce-Arrow Silver Arrow, the 1938 Phantom Corsair, and the 1955 Lancia Nardi Blue...

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2016 Iola Car Show welcomes 121,000 spectators

Just 12 days before the start of the 44th annual Iola Car Show, the town of Iola, Wis., began to mourn the passing of the event’s founder and its most famous citizen, Chester “Chet” Krause. Along with cofounder Cliff Mishler, Krause began the Iola Car Show in 1972 when he added automobiles to the...

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Famous GT40 drivers to speak at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Enthusiasts who head to this year’s Pebble Beach Automotive Week will have the opportunity to see and hear from the drivers who piloted the Ford GT40s to multiple victories in the 1960s. Jay Leno, Wayne Carini, Spike Feresten and Alain de Cadenet will also be hosting sessions, and topics will...