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A Full Fall Event

A Full Fall Event

Auctions America announces lineup for flagship event

Fresh on the heels of the company’s most successful Auburn Spring sale to date, Auctions America is delighted to announce an exciting roster of early entries for its highly anticipated flagship Auburn Fall collector car weekend, August 27 – 31.... more

CLASSICS

Andy Bolig - June 01, 2014 02:18 PM - Comments

Speedy Bill Passes

Speedy Bill Passes

“Speedy” Bill Smith Crosses the Finish Line

Victory Lane fell silent this weekend as the performance automotive community lost a pioneering racer, hot rodder and entrepreneur. “Speedy” Bill Smith, founder and owner of Speedway Motors, died May 30 at his home in Lincoln, Nebraska just weeks before his 85th birthday. He is survived by four sons, their wives, ten grandchildren, and an extended family of Speedway Motors employees and thousands of loyal customers.... more

GENERAL

Andy Bolig - May 31, 2014 10:02 PM - Comments

Fathers of Classics

Fathers of Classics

Many Have Made the Auto Great

      It takes more than age to define an automobile as a “classic”. Conventional wisdom suggests that time adds to status, but it is certainly not the defining factor. The definition of classic resides in the thinking... more

CLASSICS

Larry Jewett - May 30, 2014 12:03 PM - Comments

Track Guys at Sebring

Track Guys at Sebring

Seat Time at Historic Course

      The Track Guys Performance Driving Events brought their program to Sebring, Florida, giving students the chance to improve their driving skills on the storied 3.7-mile road course. The 2014 event marked the 13th appearance... more

MUSTANG

Larry Jewett - May 30, 2014 11:18 AM - Comments

Father of the Mustang

Father of the Mustang

Lee Iacocca and the iconic pony car

Lee Iacocca joined Ford Motor Company’s engineering department in 1946 after graduating from Lehigh University and Princeton University. But it would be his achievements in sales that would eventually lead him to the top of the company, and along... more

MUSTANG

Eric Kaminsky - May 30, 2014 11:00 AM - Comments

HEMI Challenge Returns

HEMI Challenge Returns

14th Season Includes Hemi 50th Celebration

      The Mopar brand will highlight its commitment once again to Sportsman racing competition within the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) by holding the ever-popular HEMI® Challenge for a 14th consecutive season at the... more

MOPAR

Larry Jewett - May 29, 2014 04:18 PM - Comments

Mopar Steals the Show

Mopar Steals the Show

Good Turnout for May Event

      Mopars stood out with a strong presence at the Clintonville, Wisconsin, Downtown Street Cruise. This show was a fundraiser for the Northeast Wisconsin Beat the Heat—a non-profit youth program in which young enthusiasts... more

MOPAR

John Gunnell - May 29, 2014 02:53 PM - Comments

Volunteers Honored

Volunteers Honored

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum Highlights Supporters

      The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum Volunteer Association has honored their 2013 Volunteer of the Year winners: Barbara Lockwood and Kay Knapp. The awards were recently announced at the museum’s Annual Membership... more

CLASSICS

John Gunnell - May 29, 2014 02:45 PM - Comments

The Father of Corvette

The Father of Corvette

Zora Duntov gives Corvette its performance genes

Many will argue that Harley Earl would hold the title of being Corvette’s paternal grantor. While it is true that Earl, as the first head of the General Motors design staff, birthed the Corvette from his studios, it goes without question that the task of raising Corvette into a world-wide performance car fell on the shoulders of a Russian immigrant who first saw Corvette, like so many other Americans, on a turntable at GM’s 1953 Motorama in New York.... more

CORVETTE

Andy Bolig - May 29, 2014 02:27 PM - Comments

AACA Packard

AACA Packard

Refurbished Car to Debut at The Elegance at Hershey

      The Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum will utilize the upcoming Elegance at Hershey as an opportunity to showcase the refurbishment of a recently donated vehicle.      This rather... more

CLASSICS

Larry Jewett - May 29, 2014 02:19 PM - Comments