The Elegance At Hershey Names Lisa Leathery Executive Director

Lisa Leathery has been named the Executive Director of The Elegance At Hershey. The Elegance at Hershey Board chose Leathery because her event management skills will bring new dimensions to the three-day weekend of charitable events.

A lifelong car enthusiast, Leathery has an extensive background in the automotive industry. For 15 years, she led the event management and marketing for Carlisle Events, one of the largest car, truck, and motorcycle show production companies in Read More

Amelia Island Festivals of Speed Gets Bigger and Better

Registration is now open for the 2014 Amelia Island Festivals of Speed, happening Mach 5-8 at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort. All years, makes and models of cars, motorcycles, boats and aircraft are eligible. FOS has taken a second fairway this year, in order to accommodate more than 500 vehicles. 23,000 square feet of ballrooms and display lawns will feature memorabilia, automotive art, wine, collectables and other auction items.

The four-day event will feature cocktail receptions, lifestyle Read More

Arizona Concours Deadlines Approach

Time is running out to register your collector car for the Arizona Concours d’Elegance. The deadline for submission of automobile entries is November 15.

Tickets are now available for purchase online at the discounted price of $50. Tickets purchased onsite or online less than two weeks prior will be $75.

SCM Publisher Keith Martin will serve as host and emcee for this inaugural event.

Hurley Haywood to Receive Spirit of Competition Award at Simeone Museum

Three-time Le Mans winner Hurley Haywood will receive the sixth annual “Spirit of Competition” Award on November 20th, 2013, at a gala fundraising dinner at the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, located in Philadelphia, PA.  Past recipients of the award include Mario Andretti, Janet Guthrie, John Fitch, Craig Breedlove and Sam Posey.
 
“Hurley Haywood has won more of the ‘big three’ sports car endurance races – Le Mans, Daytona and Sebring – than any driver in Read More

Amelia Island Concours Names David Schultz Chief Judge

Jacksonville, FL (October 21, 2013) – The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance announced today that David Schultz of Massillon, OH, has been named the new Chief Judge of the Concours.

Schultz is uniquely qualified as “The Amelia’s” Chief Judge. He is currently the President of the Classic Car Club of America (CCCA), a trustee of the Classic Car Club of America Museum, and of the Lincoln Motorcar Foundation, Hickory Corners, MI, and a Read More

In Memoriam: Malcolm S. Pray Jr.

Malcolm S. Pray Jr., creator of a car dealership empire, avid car collector, philanthropist and strong supporter of civic life in Greenwich, CT, died Sunday morning.

He was 84.

Pray grew up in Greenwich and graduated from the University of Virginia and served in the U.S. Air Force. In 1955, he became a Volkswagen salesman at Morlee Motors in Greenwich.

By 1963, Pray owned the dealership. In the following years, Pray built a dealership empire that included Porsche, Mitsubishi, Audi, Read More

N. Mark Becker Named Vice-Chairman, Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

Jacksonville attorney and car collector N. Mark Becker has been appointed to the new post of Vice Chairman of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance.

Becker is a member of the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA), the BMW Car Club of America, the Classic Car Club of America, is a Vice-President of the Town & Country (Chrysler) Chapter of the National Woodie Club and has been a member Read More

Leake Auction Company Announces New Spring Auction

TULSA, Okla. (October 9, 2013) — Leake Auction Company just announced the addition of a spring auction to their annual schedule. The new auction will be held April 25th and 26th, 2014 in Dallas Market Hall. Car enthusiasts can expect the same level of quality, service and excitement that Leake Auction always delivers. The company expects 400 cars to cross the block during the two-day sale.

“We have been looking to add another sale to our auction schedule Read More

Highly Original 1964 Ferrari 250 LM Headlines RM’s “Art of the Automobile” New York Sale

RM Auctions, in association with Sotheby’s, has announced a 1964 250 LM Berlinetta as the latest premier offering for its Art of the Automobile sale on November 21 in New York City.

The beautiful yet purposeful lines of the 250 LM are truly unmistakable, and with its mid-mounted, 3.3-liter V-12 engine, the Ferrari 250 LM was a highly effective and successful competition car in period. The automobile on offer, chassis 6107, is a terrific example of the marque’s first production-based mid/rear-engine Read More

History Rolls Into Hershey for RM’s Annual Pennsylvania Sale

RM Auctions returns to the Hershey Lodge on October 10-11 for its annual Hershey sale. Held during the celebrated AACA Eastern Regional Fall Meet (October 9-12), the auction attracts collectors from across the U.S. and around the world.

Leading a roster of 116 vehicles slated to cross RM’s Hershey auction podium is a highly sought-after 1933 Chrysler CL Imperial Convertible Roadster, chassis no. 7803565. One of only nine built and one of just six known to Read More

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