Ongoing & Upcoming Events
Probably the wildest street legal car ever produced by Detroit was the 1970 Superbird. These cars were built in quantities and sold to the public, allowing the Aero Warriors to satisfy NASCAR homologation rules. Only a few of these cars were factory equipped with the legendary Hemi engine. Finding one of the originals Hemi Superbirds is always special, but what are the chances of it being a one-owner car? Meet the lady from California and her "Hemi Bird." Read More.
The Grand National Roadster Show is now in its 70th year, and has the distinction of being the longest running indoor car show in the world. Each year it attracts the best builders, hot rods, customs, and motorcycles, with the annual highlight being the selection of “America’s Most Beautiful Roadster.” Besides stellar builds, this year's show paid tribute to Chip Foose by presenting him with the Builder of the Decade award. He brought along 12 of his iconic creations as a testament to his style and talent. Read More.
While much of the country has to deal with snow and ice in the month of January, the collector car world is focused on Arizona Car Week in the Valley of the Sun. Although Ferrari captured many of the top sales spots this year, with seven auction companies offering thousands of muscle cars, custom builds, sport cars, and vintage classics, there was definitely a vehicle to satisfy any petro junkie's taste. Read More.
2018 was another exciting year for fans of classic automobiles. Auction sales records were rewritten and a whole new group of custom builds hit the show circuit. One of the biggest news items of the year was the sale of a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO, which with a $48,405,000 price tag, set an all-time public auction record. Read More.
This 175-page book, with loads of historical photographs, is co-authored by two accomplished automobile journalists, James Dinsmore and James Halderman, who is a cousin to Gale Halderman. It is an informative and engaging read, particularly for anyone interested in the “Mustang Invasion.” It also gives a peek inside the workings of a major car company. Read More.
Hilton Head Island is a great place to vacation, and with 250 restaurants, it offers a wealth of dining choices. If you're a first time visitor, there are so many choices, it's hard to decide. Here's a Guide, based on recommendations from locals, frequent visitors, and my own experiences. Read More.
The Daytona Beach Turkey Run is one of the largest combination car show and swap meets in the country. This four-day event, held over the Thanksgiving weekend, brings more than 6,000 vintage, classic, muscle cars, race cars and trucks, either for show or for sale, as well as more than 2,500 vendors to the Daytona Speedway. For some of the classics on display, See our gallery
If you're into classic cars, attending the Hilton Head Concours d'Elegance and Motoring Festival should definitely be on your bucket list. This celebration of cars begins with the Savannah Classic and culminates with the Hilton Head Concours d'Elegeance. Read More.
Car Show season may be winding down for the year, but Goodguys is still going full throttle. Their 25th Southeastern Nationals was held at the Charlotte Speedway, where there was plenty of action on and off the track. Read More.
The Tri-Five Nationals in Bowling Green, KY rolled into town on August 9 for a three-day celebration of 55-56-57 Chevys. Despite the inclement weather on Thursday, more than 2,750 Tri-Fives registered, surpassing last year's participation. Now in its 4th year, this event is definitely the place to be for Tri-Five enthusiasts. Read More.
The National Street Rod Assocation celebrated their 49th National event the first weekend in August. More than 10,000 street rods, customs, and muscle cars were on the grounds and inside the buildings at the Kentucky Exposition Center, where creativity and skill was definitely on display. Read More.