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I made two round trips to Jefferson, Oregon last week.
That’s where “Hooligan Racing,” Bill Gillham’s restoration shop, is located — 63 miles south of Portland.
I’ve been taking Alfas to Gillham for over 30 years, my first being the ex-Ivan Zaremba 1967 Duetto owned by my college friend Arthur Levy.
When Arthur was deciding on a car to drive from San Francisco to ...Read more
I’ve bought and sold a lot of cars over the years.
They tended to come in bunches. There was an MG period, then a Porsche period, then a Rover period and so on.
Some more-disciplined collectors have a linear approach. For example, having one car of each year of Corvette production.
That’s never appealed to me.
My guiding principal ...Read more
Our Art Director, David Tomaro, has created three possible cover concepts, and we’d like to know which one is your favorite. It should all take less than a minute, and your answers help determine the content of our magazine. Voting ends Thursday, April 13, at Midnight PST. If you have any additional thoughts about SCM, ...Read more
Collector Car News
The 2017 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance is now scheduled for this Saturday — March 11.
Weather forecasts call for a sunny, beautiful Saturday — and a 100-percent chance of heavy rain on Sunday, so organizers moved the Amelia Concours d’Elegance ahead one day.
According to a press release from the Amelia Island Concours of Elegance:
The Concours d’Elegance ...Read more
Hollywood Wheels is pulling out all the stops during Amelia Island Week. Auctions, at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation
Resort, are scheduled for Friday and Saturday afternoon. Here are three of Hollywood Wheels’ star cars:
1947 Kurtis-Omohundro Comet
The award-winning 1947 Kurtis-Omohundro Comet was built by Frank Kurtis of Kurtis-Kraft and constructed with an aluminum body from ...Read more
RM Sotheby’s, the official auction house of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, is thrilled to unveil the final highlight for its forthcoming Amelia Island sale: the exceptionally pure, matching-numbers 1950 Ferrari 166 MM Barchetta, chassis no. 0058 M. Offered from one of America’s leading car collections, the revered 166 MM rounds out a stellar ...Read more
Gooding & Company, the auction house acclaimed for selling the world’s most significant and valuable collector cars, is thrilled to announce a sensational 1957 Jaguar XKSS at the company’s Amelia Island Auction on March 10. The illustrious model has always been highly sought after; famed actor and racer Steve McQueen had to have one ...Read more
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