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Avanti Meet set for South Bend, Ind.

SOUTH BEND, Ind. _  The Avanti Owners Association International will be holding their Annual International Meet May 3-5 in South Bend. This show is in conjunction with the 53rd Annual Studebaker Drivers Club Meet and the Antique Studebaker Club International Meet. There will be over 182 AOAI members and 72 Avantis ranging from 1963...

1936 Mulholland, 1930 Cadillac top Benedict Castle Concours

RIVERSIDE, Calif. _ The 1936 Mulholland Speedster and 1930 Cadillac 452 V-16 won Best in Show honors at the third annual Benedict Castle Concours d’ Elegance. The 1936 Speedster, owned by Bruce Wanta and built over the course of six years by tTroy Ladd and his team at Hollywood Hot Rods, took home the...

ATHS Truck Show set for Des Moines

  When: May 25-27, 2017 Where: Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines, Iowa By: Presented by American Truck Historical Society The 37th Annual ATHS National Convention & Truck Show, the largest annual vintage truck show in the world, will be held May 25-27, 2017 at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa. They anticipate 1,000 vintage trucks,...

Annual All-American Classic returns in 2017

  LOS ANGELES – An All-American original returns in 2017 for the 31st annual original Super Chevy Show auto show tour that will once again bring together the largest collection of Chevrolet vehicles in one place as part of the multi-day, multi-location event that has grown to include eight markets across the U.S. Starting in Memphis on Friday,...

Chevrolet Nationals returns to the Carlisle

CARLISLE, Pa. _ The 2017 Carlisle Chevrolet Nationals run June 23-25. All brands falling under the General Motors umbrella invited to show at the event. Booked and confirmed is the first-ever Camaro as part of the the 50th anniversary celebration of the Camaro. The Firebird celebrates 50 years as well with both brands well...

La Jolla Concours features rare 1934 Packard speedster

LA JOLLA, Calif. _  General Lyon’s 1934 Packard Runabout Speedster will be on display for one day only at the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance on Sunday, April 9. The Packard was delivered new in Washington, D.C., and little is known about the first owner, a man named Mr. E. Specth. When new, the car...

Varsha named honoree for Atlanta Concours

ATLANTA, Ga. – The Atlanta Concours d’Elegance has named motorsports announcer Bob Varsha as its 2017 Honoree. Best known for his 25-year tenure covering the Formula One World Championship, Varsha is one of the premier television commentators of the automotive world. This year’s Atlanta Concours is set for Sept. 30-Oct. 1. It will feature...

New England Concours names Gross chief judge

The New England Concours d’Elegance has named Old Cars Weekly columnist Ken Gross as chief judge. The inaugural event will be held at Mohegan Sun Resort and Casino from June 17-19. The judged concours is Sunday, June 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. when Best-In-Show is presented. A member of the International Chief Judge...

First Camaro, no. 100001, to be at Iola Car Show

Iola, WI – Fifty years ago marked GM’s entry into the sports car marketplace with the introduction of the Chevy Camaro. A direct response to the popular Ford Mustang, the advent of the Camaro sparked perhaps the most notable and significant automotive rivalry of the century. “The Camaro introduced high-end style, options and performance to...

Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival 2017

BUTLER COUNTY, Pa. – The Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival is offering even more to see and do during its seventh annual event in Butler County, Pa. June 9-11, 2017. The event is presented by Peoples and held at Coopers Lake Campground, about 60 minutes north of Pittsburgh. “The Festival is a great time for...