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2017 Iola Car Show welcomes Camaro and Firebird

IOLA, Wis. _ The Firebird and Camaro weren’t just an answer to the Ford Mustang, they were an answer to General Motors’ fans prayers. They’ll also be the focus of the 2017 Iola Car Show, to be held from July 6-8 in Iola, Wis. Up to the creation of the Camaro and Firebird for...

Car of the Week: 1931 Chevrolet hot rod

By John Gunnell Brothers Scott and Mike Mitzke operate an auto repair shop in Poi Sippi, Wis., near Old Cars Weekly headquarters. In addition to old cars, the brothers are into “old school” hot rods and have one with real family history. Their family’s life with the hot rod dates back to 1963, when...

A new beginning for an old legend

By Yvette VanDerBrink When the Lambrecht Auction was taking place the dealership was a major landmark. The building had been built by the Lambrecht family and was frequented by many in the Midwest for their Chevrolet car, pickup, and truck needs. This building also held secrets. Why did Mr. Lambrecht keep all his trades and hold...

McDorman Collection on menu for Mecum Spring Classic

Considered by many to be the most loyal Chevrolet dealer of all time, the late Bob McDorman made a host of personal sacrifices in order to achieve a 50-year tenure with Chevrolet and become one of the few people to ever reach that half-century mark. He was not only loyal in his career path,...

A Super Sport Standard-Bearer

Old Cars Weekly archive – April 10, 2008 issue Story and photos by Geoff Stunkard Carl and Bessie Nichols bought this 1963 Impala SS new It is the first new car they owned, and they still have it Though the muscle car era has been defined in many ways, the truth is that the...

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...

Corvette collector’s persistence pays off

Old Cars Weekly archive – March 27, 2008 issue Story and photos by John Gunnell One car showcased in Bloomington Gold’s “Special Collection XXIII” last June was Darrell Davis’ gorgeous 1957 Corvette “fuelie” out of Winter Park, Fla. Davis was following the restoration of the Cascade Green sports car and, since he knew the restorer’s...

Car of the Week: Dual-Quad 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air

It is hard to believe Phil Aubrey is only the second registered owner of this stunning 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air with dual four-barrel carburetors (a.k.a. dual quads or 2x4s) on its original 265 -cid V-8. This was Chevrolet’s “hot” engine setup for the 1956 model year, but was far more commonly seen on Corvettes. Aubrey...

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...

First Camaro lights up Woodward Dream Cruise

Detroit, Mich. – The Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) illuminated glass showcase containing the very first Camaro built in 1966 will light up Woodward Dream Cruise from Wednesday, August 17th through Saturday, August 20th. The special exhibition celebrates Camaro’s 50th anniversary and introduction of the Camaro model that took place in Detroit in August 1966. The first...