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Hot Rodders of Tomorrow

Hot Rodders of Tomorrow

The New Year Starts

 The first competition of the 2012 Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Engine Building Challenge was held last week. More than 20 teams were on hand to challenge the clock and possibly earn a shot at the national championship at the 2012 SEMA Show. Complete... more

GENERAL

Larry Jewett - March 02, 2012 12:28 PM - Comments

The Watchdog

The Watchdog

Protecting the Rights of Consumers

While the political focus of the country is stretching the presidential primaries through the year, it can be business as usual for the legislative branch of government at the federal and state level.... more

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Larry Jewett - March 01, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

Rat Roast on DVD

Rat Roast on DVD

Garlits Tribute Available Soon

The Quarter Mile Foundation has announced that a 90-minute DVD video of the Don Garlits 80th Birthday “Rat Roast”, presented by the National Hot Rod Association, and benefitting the Quarter Mile Foundation, is in the editing stages. The DVDs... more

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Larry Jewett - March 01, 2012 08:00 AM - Comments

Oklahoma City A Success

Oklahoma City A Success

Leake Auction Results

Leake Auction Company just completed their Oklahoma City auction, racking up $4.2 million in sales and selling 70 percent of the cars. The auction was held in the Cox Pavilion at the OKC Fairgrounds.The top selling car was a 1968 Shelby GT500, selling... more

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Larry Jewett - February 29, 2012 09:47 AM - Comments

Dingman Collection to Be Sold

Dingman Collection to Be Sold

Auction Takes Place in June

Building on its reputation as the specialists for private and estate collection sales, RM Auctions is delighted to announce the addition of The Dingman Collection to its expanding 2012 calendar. Scheduled June 8 – 9 in Hampton, New Hampshire, just... more

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Larry Jewett - February 27, 2012 11:14 AM - Comments

Ethanol Action

Ethanol Action

House Committee Seeks Answers

The U.S. House Science Committee approved a bill (H.R. 3199) directing the National Academy of Sciences to conduct a scientific assessment on how gasoline blended with 15 to 20 percent ethanol (E15 and E20) may impact gasoline-powered engines, vehicles... more

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Larry Jewett - February 22, 2012 01:18 PM - Comments

Hail to the Chief

Hail to the Chief

Cadillacs have served our presidents well

Throughout history, Cadillac has played a significant role in transporting U.S. presidents in safety and in style. To honor President’s Day, General Motors put together 10 tales of Cadillac and the Commander-in-Chief. 1. President Woodrow Wilson... more

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Larry Jewett - February 22, 2012 10:35 AM - Comments

Hot Rodders of Tomorrow

Hot Rodders of Tomorrow

Winning Team Goes to NASCAR Country

As NASCAR's past and present were on display at the inaugural NASCAR Acceleration Weekend, the sports' future was well-represented by none other than high school junior Aileen Melendez of Anaheim, Calif., who showcased her engine building skills to a... more

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Larry Jewett - February 15, 2012 01:41 PM - Comments

Bloomington Gold Announces New Leadership

Bloomington Gold Announces New Leadership

Long time “Corvette Guy” purchases Bloomington Gold from the Mecum family.

Guy Larsen, from Palos Park, IL, will lead Bloomington Gold into its fifth decade as America’s premiere Corvette event.  He has already played a significant role in other changes recently announced—the move back to Central Illinois in 2013 as well as the new Certification standards.  More improvements are envisioned.... more

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Andy Bolig - February 14, 2012 11:35 AM - Comments

FAST Classes

FAST Classes

Better Understanding for XFI

The first XFI™ 101 class of 2012 will be held on May 5th at Figspeed in Las Vegas, Nevada.Presented By FAST™ and EFI University, the one day XFI™ 101 course is perfect for seasoned tuners and beginners alike. The one-day program focuses... more

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Larry Jewett - February 13, 2012 09:33 AM - Comments