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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...

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Guest artist Dan McCrary on display at 2016 Pebble Beach Concours

CARMEL, Calif _ A guest artist in the Automotive Fine Arts Society (AFAS) exhibit, Dan McCrary will display a trio of automotive artworks honoring timeless classics at the 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance on Sunday, Aug. 21. The 2016 AFAS exhibit at the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links will showcase the latest creations from the world’s...

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Monterey is heating up in August

The Quail among August Monterey highlights CARMEL VALLEY, Calif.- The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, an annual feast and garden party for automotive enthusiasts from around the world, will be held Friday, Aug. 19, at the Quail Lodge & Golf Club in Carmel Valley. More than 200 rare motor vehicles, selected from private collections around...

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Pebble Beach Concours to include Bizzarrini’s first automobile

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. _ The first car made by Giotto Bizzarrini when he was a mechanical engineering student at the University of Pisa will be among the many Bizzarrini automobiles featured at the 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Bizzarrini built his first car, nicknamed The Macchinetta, in the year 1953, and it was the...

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Arizona Concours helps wishes come true

Since its inception, the Arizona Concours d’Elegance has focused not just on beautiful automobiles, but on supporting a very worthy beneficiary, Make-A-Wish Arizona. Over the past three years, the Arizona Concours has donated more than $200,000 to the chapter, helping to grant more than 20 wishes for Arizona children with life-threatening medical conditions. The...