Marin Sonoma Concours Call for Entries

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SAN RAFAEL, CA — Celebrate the art and history of the automobile! Having set the precedent as a world-class show and successful fundraiser for Hospice By The Bay, the Marin Sonoma Concours d’Elegance returns to the Marin County Fairgrounds for its second year on May 16th from 9am to 4pm. The event will showcase 200 exotic and rare vehicles on the lawn and 16 beautiful classic wooden boats in the lagoon. The featured marque Read More

F1 Champ James Hunt’s Porsche Carrera Offered for Sale

Warwickshire, England-based Nick Whale Sports Cars Direct has recently put onto the market an extremely rare and highly significant Porsche 911 3.0 litre Carrera RS, one of only six made in right hand drive as part of the Porsche RSR homologation process.

Chassis number 99 was sold new to Lord Hesketh, owner of the Hesketh Formula One team at that time. The car was given to James Hunt as part of his remuneration package in 1974 and Hunt retained use Read More

AFAS Member Jay Koka to Unveils Daytona 500 Artwork

TORONTO, CANADA (Jan. 6, 2010) – Renowned automotive artist Jay Koka has completed the program cover artwork for Speedweeks 2010 and the 52nd annual Daytona 500, Daytona International Speedway announced recently. Koka was commissioned by the speedway in September to design the artwork for the 2010 race, which will take place Feb. 14. The cover art depicts the 2009 Daytona 500-winning car – Matt Kenseth’s No. 17 Roush Fenway Racing Ford – and runner-up Kevin Harvick’s No. 29 Richard Childress Read More

Corvette to be Auctioned at Barrett-Jackson to Benefit Chip Miller Foundation

Carlisle, PA – January 4, 2009 -– One lucky person will drive off in a 1974 dark green Corvette coupe at the 2010 Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction in Scottsdale on January 20. But the real winner will be the Chip Miller Charitable Foundation for amyloidosis research, as all proceeds from the auction of this Corvette will be donated to the Foundation.

Chip Miller was co-founder of Corvettes at Carlisle and Carlisle Events in Pennsylvania. Chip was very well known and loved Read More

Kruse Sues for Non-payment

Auburn, IN – December 28, 2009 — Kruse International President Dean Kruse announced today that the first round of suits were filed as part of the effort to collect the $6.7 million accounts receivable that customers owe Kruse International for non-payment. Some of the suits include:

Rodney Hogan of Playtime Ground Equipment, who is the same person who bought all the items in the National Automotive and Truck Museum of the United States (NATMUS) and didn’t pay for any of Read More

RM Adds Ford GT90 Concept to Arizona List

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RM Auctions has announced the consignment of a rare 1995 Ford GT90 Concept Car to its Automobiles of Arizona Auction, to be held at the Arizona Biltmore on January 21-22, 2010

About the Ford GT90 Concept:
Est. 720 bhp, 6.0 liter quad-turbocharged mid-engine V12, five-speed manual gearbox, four-wheel independent suspension, and four wheel ventilated disc brakes. Wheelbase: 116″

The one-off GT90 Concept Car, labeled immediately as “the world’s mightiest supercar” by Ford Motor Company on Read More

More Than 100 Cars Expected for Gooding’s First Two-Day Scottsdale Auction

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SANTA MONICA, Calif. (December 17, 2009) – Gooding & Company, the internationally-recognized auction house, is thrilled to announce that, for the first time, it will be hosting a two-day auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. Preceding the scheduled Saturday, January 23 sale, Gooding & Company will host an additional auction on Friday, January 22 at the Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall starting at 11 a.m.

As a special highlight for enthusiasts, the sale of Read More

Mecum Announces 2010 Auction Schedule

MARENGO, Ill. – Mecum Auction, the high-performance collector car auction specialists, is excited to announce its 2010 auction schedule.

“With everything we’ve accomplished in 2009 – including our sale of the record-setting 1967 Shelby Daytona Cobra Coupe – this has been a banner year for Mecum Auction,” said President Dana Mecum. “Our team is extremely eager to carry that momentum into 2010 with nine great events. We plan to announce additional locations throughout the year, so be sure to watch Read More

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RM Adds Shelby Cobra 427 “Flip Top” to Arizona Roster

Blenheim, ON (December 4, 2009) − The one-of-a-kind 1964 Shelby Cobra 427 Prototype s/n CSX 2196, nicknamed “The Flip-top” for its unique clam shell design, is set to cross the block at RM’s Automobiles of Arizona event at the Biltmore Resort and Spa in Phoenix on January 22.

Its design, build, development and racing were spearheaded by legendary racing driver Ken Miles and after months of testing and modifications, 2196 became the only prototype produced for the famed 427 Cobras Read More