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Monterey Car Week Concours d’ Lemons

SEASIDE, Calif. – What started as the anti-concours has transformed into a major event on the Monterey Car Week schedule. When Jay Leno and Wayne Carini regularly attend a happening, you know that it has arrived. This year’s Concours d’Lemons, a celebration of the wild, the weird and the wacky, will defile Seaside City Hall...

Lime Rock Park Historic Festival 35 celebrates Ferrari

Lakeville, Conn.- Ferraris will resound at Lime Rock Park Historic Festival 35 with tifosi celebrating Ferrari’s 70th anniversary at the Sunday in the Park Concours d’Elegance and Gathering of the Marques on September 3, 2017. Maranello’s most rare, sleek and prancing cars will grace the Lakeville, Conn., show.  A 1961 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Competizione Speciale will headline the...

One rare Jaguar!

1954 Jaguar XK120 SE by Pininfarina to be unveiled at the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance For the last two years thirteen staff members at Classic Motor Cars (CMC) have been working on a top secret project, the restoration of a one-off Pininfarina bodied Jaguar XK120 SE which is to be unveiled at the...

2017 Corvettes at Carlisle to unveil special ’68 Corvette

CARLISLE, PA – The car community is a tight knit group and within the Corvette world, the ties that bind are arguably stronger than any other group that comes to Carlisle for an event. This year’s Corvettes at Carlisle, presented by Corvette America, runs August 24-27 and it’ll feature a special completed restoration project, done exclusively for...

Shakedown put on hold

After a year or two of shake ups, the Shakedown traditional hot rod show in Wisconsin will be on hiatus for 2017; organizer Mike Rosenow expects it to return to the EAA grounds in Oshkosh for 2018. The show, originally called the Symco Shakedown, was held its first seven years on the grounds of...

Fall Carlisle 2017

  CARLISLE, PA – Fall Carlisle is a five-day swap meet at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds that also includes a car corral and in conjunction with Carlisle Auctions, a three-day collector and classic car auction at the neighboring Carlisle Expo Center. This event is massive, so big in fact that nearly every inch of the...

Dreams come true with 10,000 Lakes Concours d’Elegance

Excelsior, Minn. One dream and eight years later, Randy Guyer is eagerly anticipating the fifth annual 10,000 Lakes Concours d’Elegance that will take place Sunday, July 30 in Excelsior Minn. Randy Guyer, founder of the 10,000 Lakes Concours d’Elegance, came up with the idea for this event after spending years bringing his cars to judged competitions and various Concours events...

Hagerty ‘Festival of the Unexceptional’ names UK’s best and blandest

Buckinghamshire, England – A thoroughly pleasant 1983 Datsun Sunny 1.5 GL took home Best of Show honors last weekend at what is always the nation’s most eagerly anticipated car show, the Hagerty “Festival of the Unexceptional.” A record number of more than 2,000 enthusiastic visitors attended the fourth annual festival, which celebrates “the cars...

Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance celebrates 20th year

The beloved driving event returns to scenic Big Sur on Thursday, August 17 PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. —The 20th Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance returns to its traditional route tracing Highway 1 to Big Sur, allowing spectators, entrants and judges to enjoy these cars in motion and at speed—the way they were designed to be. Sean Jacobs, Director of...