Car Show News

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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...

Cars ‘R’ Stars at Packard Proving Grounds

Cars ‘R’ Stars @ PPG (at the Packard Proving Grounds), returns to the historic setting of the legendary Packard Proving Grounds on Van Dyke and 23 Mile Road in Shelby Township, MI on Sunday, June 11. It will feature hundreds of vintage vehicles from all eras, and, this year, a most interesting special feature...

Change of 2018 dates at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. _ The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance will change dates next year. The event will be held on Sunday, Aug, 26, 2018. The one-time move from the third to fourth Sunday of August makes room for the United States Amateur Championship to be held at Pebble Beach Golf Links from August 13-19....

Corvettes at Carlisle 2017

Carlisle, PA –  The world’s largest all-Corvette themed weekend returns to central Pennsylvania for four action-packed days, August 24-27. For the second year in a row, Corvettes at Carlisle is officially a four-day show. In no particular order, the event is offering a wide array of displays, guests and special features.  What brings guests from...

Automotive Fine Arts Society returns to Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. – The Automotive Fine Arts Society (AFAS) will return to beautiful Pebble Beach, California with an exhibit of stunning artwork as part of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance®. Sponsored by The Lincoln Motor Company, the AFAS show will take place on Sunday, August 20 beside the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach...

SVRA Spring Vintage Festival Weekend

ELKHART LAKE, Wis.- Racing’s glorious past will be celebrated May 19 – 21 during the SVRA Spring Vintage Festival Weekend at Road America. The season kick-off event will bring the past back to life with the sights and sounds from motorsport’s pioneering age both on and off the track. The event includes a packed schedule...

Cobra class planned at Concours d’Elegance of America

PLYMOUTH, Mich. _ Ten of the most significant Shelby Cobras from across the country will be featured at this year’s Concours d’Elegance of America. Collectors such as Gary Bartlett, Robert and Tom Kurtz and Chuck Ungurean will be displaying their Shelby Cobras Sunday, July 30, at the Inn at St. John’s. Tickets on Sale...

Trans-Am pony cars featured at 2017 Iola Car Show

The 2017 Iola Car Show will rev up visitors’ adrenaline by spotlighting all the street Trans-Am pony cars that were built for Sports Car Club of America series racing: The Ford Mustang Boss 302; Chevrolet Camaro Z/28; Pontiac Trans-Am; Mercury Cougar Eliminator 302; Plymouth AAR ’Cuda; Dodge Challenger T/A; and AMC Mark Donohue Signature...

Silver Ghost captures Best of Show at Pinehurst

VILLAGE OF PINEHURST, N.C. _ A Rolls-Royce Springfield Silver Ghost, purchased new by famed billionaire Howard Hughes, captured Best of Show at the fifth anniversary of the Pinehurst Concours d’Elegance at Pinehurst Resort. The Pinehurst Concours was just the second time the tan-bodied 1925 Rolls-Royce with black fenders and red-spoke wheels had been shown since...