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Don “Big Daddy” Garlits Dragster 1964 NHRA Nationals Class Winner.

Pit Stop: Don ‘Big Daddy’ Garlits coming to Iola Car Show

  Don “Big Daddy” Garlits will rumble and roar into the 43rd annual Iola Old Car Show, to be held July 9-11 in Iola, Wis. The legendary race car driver and engineer, known as the father of drag racing, and his Swamp Rat 12-A dragster will be attending the show on July 10-11 to...

1956 Valkyrie on display.

Bortz Cadillac LaSalle concepts to take center stage this summer

  Three out of five of the most important Cadillac LaSalle concept cars in private hands will be featured at the Cadillac Grand National meet in Brookfield, Wis., a suburb of Milwaukee. Joe Bortz said that the Bortz Auto Collection was very honored when the Cadillac and LaSalle Club invited three of the Cadillac...

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Wisconsin Model A Ford Club celebrates 50 years

  The Wisconsin Chapter of the Model A Ford Club of America will celebrate a half century in the old car hobby Feb. 22 with its 50th Annual Greater Milwaukee Indoor Winter Swap Meet, one of the Midwest’s largest indoor swap gatherings and a fixture for Model A enthusiasts in the region. According to...

Rarities in the form of parts — and cars — abound in the swap meet at Hershey. This coachbuilt 1934 Ford bodied by Hollbrook of London was first displayed at the London Motor Show Olympia stand. The handbuilt body is different than the standard Fordor body at the rear, where it is more squared off. It also has a sunroof and full leather interior. It’s unlikely many, if any, of this body style were reproduced by the coachbuilder on another Ford chassis. This good original was offered at $48,500.

2014 Hershey Highlights: A sweet time in PA

Annual AACA fall fling in Hershey is still the place to be   Story and photos by Angelo Van Bogart Most hobbyists will agree the best way to close out the show season in the northern reaches of America is at the Antique Automobile Club of America’s Eastern Division National Fall Meet in Hershey,...

Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance will pay homage to this year’s Honorary Chairman, Edsel B. Ford II, and the entire Ford family with these three 1956 Continental Mark IIs currently owned by Jim Schmidt and his son, Rick.

Hilton Head Island Motoring Fest features cars of the rich and famous

  HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – The Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance, one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing automotive and motorsports enthusiast event weeks, takes a more glamorous approach with its annual “Life” exhibit and presents Life of the Rich & Famous sponsored by Marriott Vacation Club. Life of the...

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‘World Races to Hershey’ for 2014 Fall Meet

As the poster art above indicates, the world is racing to Hershey for the AACA Eastern Divisional Fall Meet. Hershey Region and the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) will welcome antique and collectible car enthusiasts from all over the globe Oct. 8-11. Visit the flea market with 3,000 vendors, wander among the 1,200-plus...