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Mecum Auctions featuring vehicles at SEMA

WALWORTH, Wis. _ Mecum Auctions will return to the SEMA Show on Nov. 1-4 with a display of  cars and motorcycles along with the Mecum Mobile Experience in booth 61401 located in Silver Lot 2 of the Las Vegas Convention Center. Leading off the vehicles on display is a fabulous 1963 Chevrolet Corvette split-window...

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Valspar Automotive offering up custom rides at SEMA

MINNEAPOLIS _ Tony Lanesky of Anton’s Hot Rod Shop of Cleveland, Ohio, will showcase a 1950 Studebaker dragster as well as another vehicle to be unveiled by Valspar Automotive at the show. Both vehicles by Anton’s Hot Rod Shop are finished in Valspar Automotive finishes and repaired with products from U.S. Chemical & Plastics. Located in Hiram, southeast of...

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1931 Duesenberg tops Ironstone Concours

MURPHYS, Calif. _ A 1931 Duesenberg Model J roadster was awarded  Best of Show at this year’s Ironstone Concours d’Elegance. The Duesenberg was originally given to its first owner as a gift from his mother. Twenty-one-year-old S.C. Burden, great grandson of Cornelius Vanderbilt, proudly drove his roadster for three years. The car’s current owners...

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Finalists for SEMA award announced

DIAMOND BAR, CA – SEMA Show exhibitors have cast their votes and selected the finalists for the SEMA Award, an honor presented to the hottest trending and most accessory-friendly vehicles on the market. The winners will be revealed on Tuesday, November 1, the opening day of the 2016 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Every...

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Jackson to chair Boca Raton Concours d’ Elegance

BOCA RATON, Fla _ The 11th Annual Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance announced that Mike Jackson, chairman and CEO of AutoNation and past president and CEO of Mercedes-Benz USA, will again serve as honorary chair for this year’s event taking place Feb. 10-12, 2017 at the Boca Raton Resort & Club in Boca Raton, Fla....

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F Body Nationals next September at Memphis Raceway

The first F-Body Nationals will be held Sept. 15-17, 2017 at Memphis International Raceway.  The event will celebrate 50 years of Camaro and Firebird, with the event open to all years of the two 1960s icons. Stock, street, pro street or drag race setups are welcome. Organizers are planning a Show-N-Shine car show for...

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Full menu awaits Hershey Fall Meet visitors

HERSHEY, PA – The Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) and the Hershey Region AACA will welcome antique and collectible car enthusiasts from all over the world to Hershey, Pa, for the Eastern Division Fall Meet, Oct. 5-8. More than 700 volunteers from the region work all year long for the benefit of old car...

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Jean Bugatti’s Type 57SC Atlantic to be shown

The Arizona Concours d’Elegance, a celebration of fine automobiles at the historic Arizona Biltmore Resort, announced that the 1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic coupe from the Mullin Automotive Museum will be shown at the concours in January. One of the greatest automotive jewels of the Art Deco era, the Bugatti Atlantic will star in...

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Carlisle gears up for annual fall bash

  CARLISLE, Pa. _ Fall Carlisle – a collector and classic car swap meet, car corral and auction – is the next-to-last event of the calendar year for Carlisle Events and marks the end of the Carlisle based show and swap meet season. The Sept. 28-Oct. 2 event plays host to thousands of collector...

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Hilton Head Festival honors silver screen

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. _ The 15th annual Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance, one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing automotive and motorsports enthusiast event weeks, will pay tribute to the Silver Screen in this year’s exclusive “Life on the Silver Screen” exhibit sponsored by the South Carolina Film Commission. Now...