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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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Gilmore Museum set for big weekend

This weekend will be a busy one for the Gilmore Car Museum in  Hickory Corners,Mich., beginning Friday with a Movie Night Under the Stars featuring the car lover’s classic “American Graffiti.” Festivities will continue through Sunday with the 22nd annual Muscle Cars PLUS Car Show and Swap Meet. The museum is also featuring the final week of...

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Evernham to restore American Graffiti Impala

CHARLOTTE  – For Ray Evernham, it is the holy grail of hot rods, a car that inspired his life-long passion for cars, rock and roll and the American car culture.  Now, after pursuing the car for most of his adult life and finally buying it, he faces an even bigger challenge – preserving it...

This Model A Ford truck is more typical of what lines the tree-shaded roads around Back to the 50’s in June. This red hauler is particularly sharp.

Twin Cities turns back the clock for another great Back to the 50’s

Despite its name, the Minnesota Street Rod Association’s annual Back to the 50’s event isn’t directly about the 1950s as it is about the 1973 cult classic “American Graffiti,” which takes place in 1962. That film reminded Minnesota gear heads about their own automotive heritage of cruising the loop around St. Paul in cool...