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2017 Carlisle Chevrolet Nationals in review

CARLISLE, PA – The Carlisle Chevrolet Nationals, in some form or the other, has been taking place at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds since 2001. With guests traveling from all regions to attend, combined with a renewed excitement about the Chevrolet brand, the cars, people and excitement were on full display this year, with even more...

Carlisle Truck Nationals welcomes Hauk Designs

CARLISLE, PA – One of the best parts of the Carlisle Truck Nationals and Big Rig Show and Shine is that the event itself hosts a wide array of unique designs, builds and creations. From custom vans to mini trucks, monster trucks to big rigs and just about everything in between, this show is...

AACA crowns first Zenith Award winner

KANSAS CITY _ After almost six hours of evaluation on Sunday, the 1928 Auburn 8-88 Speedster owned by Richard and Helen Harding of Xenia, Ohio, was chosen as the first recipient of the AACA Zenith Award. The new Zenith Award recognizes the most outstanding restoration of the year. The Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) conducts...

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...

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...

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...

Vintage racers readying for ‘Grand Ascent’ hill climb

HERSHEY, Pa. _ While the automobile has spawned many competitive events, one of earliest motoring challenges was the hill climb. The concept is simple: cars race up a hill as fast as they can against the clock and each other. Pennsylvania has always been a hot bed for hill climb racing and the Hershey...