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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...

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Tucker Automobile Club of America returns to its roots

LINDENHURST, Ill. _ The Tucker Automobile Club of America will hold its 41st Annual Convention in Ypsilanti, Mich. Sept. 16-18. This year’s annual convention will return to the site of the former Tucker family home and barn in Ypsilanti.  The event will showcase several restored Tucker ’48 sedans in celebration of the Preston Tucker...

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2016 King Midget Jamboree to introduce new King Midget

Athens, Ohio — The last King Midget was built in 1970, just before the first energy crisis. The little car, had it survived, might have gone on to bigger success than in its heyday — the 1950s Claud Dry and Dale Orcutt developed clever designs as well as production and marketing systems that no...

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Iola Car Show and SEMA Collector Car Appreciation Day

July 8th is SEMA Collector Car Appreciation Day and takes place during the 2016 Iola Car Show Join us at the 2016 Iola Car Show to honor and appreciate our classic collector cars. The Iola Car Show will take place Thursday, July 7th – Saturday, July 9th at the Iola Car Show grounds, Iola, Wis. This year there...