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Cincinnati Concours d’Elegance seeking youth judges

CINCINNATI, OH – The Cincinnati Concours d’Elegance seeks to engage the next generation of car enthusiasts through its youth judging program, sponsored by Hagerty Insurance. The “Partnership for Youth” is a multiyear program between Hagerty and the Cincinnati Concours, designed to ensure future generations of car enthusiasts.   During the 2017 Cincinnati Concours d’Elegance on...

Arizona Concours to focus on youth involvement

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. _ Hagerty Insurance recently announced its partnership with the inaugural Arizona Concours d’Elegance for NextGen Autofest, a three-day festival inviting youth to learn about and enjoy collector vehicles. Bringing together industry groups including the RPM Foundation, Worldwide Auctioneers, McPherson College, America’s Car Museum and others, the Arizona Concours NextGen Autofest aims...

Hagerty team conquers Hershey ‘100-hour challenge’

  TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. _ A team of classic car experts from Hagerty built a drivable 1930 Ford Model A in less than 100 hours using only what they sourced from the recent Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Eastern Fall Meet in Hershey, Pa. Beginning with only a rolling chassis, the team of...

Hagerty launches ‘The Barn Find Hunter’ series

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. _ “The Barn Find Hunter” is a 10-episode Web series airing on Hagerty’s YouTube Channel featuring The Cobra in the Barn author Tom Cotter. The series will follow Cotter as he travels the country in his 1939 Ford Woodie, tracking down forgotten classic cars in barns and backyards. In locations ranging...

Hagerty shows kids how to shift gears

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – Hagerty is starting the engine on its highly-anticipated Hagerty Driving Experience. Celebrating its 5th season, the program has put more than 600 students in the driver seat to teach them how to operate automobiles equipped with a manual transmission.  The Hagerty Driving Experience teaches young drivers, ages 15-25, to shift gears...

Cool Cars for Winter Chill

America’s Car Museum (ACM) is preparing three vintage cars for extreme winter weather expected on a 13-day road rally beginning in late December called “The Drive Home.” According to ACM, the cross-country trek will highlight America’s love affair with the car, promote pride in the American automotive heritage and celebrate Detroit as the spiritual...

Hagerty insurance co-founder Frank Hagerty passes away at 79

Frank Hagerty impacted the classic wooden boat, car hobbies TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (March 19, 2014) – Hagerty announced today that co-founder Frank Hagerty passed away yesterday at age 79 at his home after a battle with cancer. Frank’s belief that vintage wooden boats were much more than just “floating pieces of firewood filled with...