It’s not too late to register for a Bloomington Gold Tour! There are only 3 spots left for the Grand Canyon/Rocky Mtn. Tour July 30-August 4. Participants currently registered hail from 7 states, including 2 Corvettes from Ohio, 3 from Illinois, and others from Florida, Indiana, Nevada, California and of course Arizona. The Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving will be participating in the Grand Canyon/Rocky Mtn. Tour for the seventh year in a row. Participants will be eligible Read More
Gary and Nancy Hollander, of Linn Creek, MO, sent in an email that compares their 2007 Corvette coupe and 2008 Corvette Z06:
We have a 2007 C6 Coupe and a 2008 C6 Z06; both are awesome cars and provide excellent performance as well as fuel economy.
The 2007 is an LS2 (6.0L, 400 horsepower) with 6-speed paddle shift automatic and Magnetic Ride control. The Corvette also has a CORSA Touring Exhaust, a BBK Air Box and Michelin Pilot AS Read More
Gooding & Company announced two significant Pebble Beach Auctions consignments today: Chassis 3, the oldest surviving production Bentley in existence, and a 1931 Brough Superior motorcycle once the personal property of both legendary icon Steve McQueen and prolific motorcycle and custom car artist Von Dutch.
“We’re delighted to present extraordinary collector examples of two renowned British marques, the 1921 Bentley Chassis 3 and McQueen’s beloved 1931 Brough Superior SS80, at our Pebble Beach Auctions,” says David Gooding, President and Read More
The event is free and open to the public.
As the honored marque, Fiat will prominently feature Read More
“Quick” Vic Elford AMELIA’S NEXT HONOREE
Gifted & Versatile; Legendary Brit Was The Fastest In Just About Anything He Raced
JACKSONVILLE, FL; June 8, 2011 — Road racing is again the star at next year’s Amelia with the announcement today that sports car pilot Vic Elford will be the honoree for the 17th Annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance scheduled for March 9-11, 2012, at The Golf Club of Amelia Island at Summer Beach. Dubbed “Quick” Vic by his contemporaries, Read More
Auburn, Indiana. June 7, 2011.Worldwide Auctioneers is set to blow away the crowds this Labor Day Weekend , confirming that the “First Funny Car” will join the roster of exceptional consignments lined up for its 4th annual, The Auburn Auction . The meticulously preserved and properly restored 1964 Dodge Charger S F/X is the last remaining example of three supercharged factory experimental cars built by Chrysler in 1964 to dominate the drag strip. Piloted by Super Stock Racer Jim Johnson Read More
As we gear up for our 5th trip to Bloomington Gold—and at the same time, get serious about our next CM staff Corvette—it’s only natural that we should begin to think about the pluses and minuses of original, preserved, older-restored and freshly restored cars.
Our Corvette fanatic friends, including Terry Michaelis of ProTeam Corvettes and Keith McCormick of McCormick Auctions in Palm Springs, CA, are adamant: “Having a Bloomington Gold Survivor-certified car is the best.” According to them, nothing can Read More
The Monte Shelton Northwest Classic Rally is a celebration of classic cars. It is conducted over the course of four days in mid-summer and begins in Portland, Oregon. It is organized around a traditional time-speed-distance rally and comprised of pre-1981 collector cars and their enthusiastic owners. Organized by the Alfa Romeo Owners of Oregon and with the Monte Shelton Motor Company as the primary sponsor, the event is a benefit for the Read More