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American Graffiti Impala unveiled at SEMA

LAS VEGAS _ TV host and former NASCAR champion crew chief Ray Evernham had an opportunity to realize a lifelong dream at the 2016 SEMA Show – unveiling a car that he pursued for more than 40 years – the 1958 Chevy Impala featured in American Graffiti in front of hundreds of guests. Evernham...

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Muscle Car & Corvette Nationals show rolling into Chicago

WHO: The Eighth Annual Muscle Car & Corvette Nationals show, the world’s largest all indoor specialty event devoted to muscle cars and Corvettes, will take place November 19-20 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont. WHAT: Featuring over 550 of the world’s rarest and most desirable muscle cars and Corvettes, the interactive show and...

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A Pontiac Celebration 2016

Warwick, Rhode Island – The 2016 “Pontiac Celebration” Eastern Regional Meet is in the books. . . the record books, that is. Once again, the event has grown in the number of great Pontiacs showing, and the number of Pontiac hobbyists enjoying this special weekend gathering. Never forgetting the purpose of this event –“Pontiacs with a...

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Car Craft Summer Nationals moving to Bowling Green, Kentucky

Bowling Green, Ky. – The 2017 CAR CRAFT Summer Nationals, presented by Chevrolet Performance, will take place July 21-23 at Beech Bend Raceway Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky. This will be the first year the highly anticipated annual automotive event will be held in Bowling Green.   The 2017 CAR CRAFT Summer Nationals will...

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1958 ‘American Graffiti’ Impala to be unveiled at SEMA

After being complete disassembled and repaired, the 1958 Impala from the film “American Graffiti” will be on display in in Axalta’s booth at the 2016 SEMA show on Tuesday, Nov. 1. Join TV host and NASCAR champion crew chief Ray Evernham purchased the car in 2015 and has spent the last year returning the...

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Hilton Head Festival survives hurricane

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. _ The Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance will continue with events as scheduled, despite recent challenges due to Hurricane Matthew. “We look forward to welcoming sponsors, participants and attendees to this year’s event,” said Hilton Head Island Mayor David Bennett. “It represents a real opportunity to tell...

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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...