Ongoing & Upcoming Events
The Annual Pigeon Forge Fall Rod Run, a three-day event held at the Leconte Convention Center, wrapped up on Saturday, September 17, with awards being presented to the Top 25 entries, as well as special awards for the Ultimate Top 5. Not only were classic cars on display inside and outside the Convention Center, but hundreds of other classics were parked along the Strip, with some even cruising the main road in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. Read More.
It was vintage car weekend in Derby Town USA, as 11,000 classics rolled into Louisville, KY for the 47th National Street Rod Association Nationals. The Kentucky Exposition Center was filled with colorful classics 30 years or older. This year’s show featured the following: autocross action, drawing for a 1932 Ford Woodie giveaway street rod, Pro Builder showcase, guest appearance by Chip Foose, and a Winner Circle awards presentation to the best cars at the Louisville event. See the sights and sounds at this event here.
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum houses a fantastic collection of American racing history, from the first car to win the 500 race in 2011, up through today's modern open-wheeled spaceships. 2016 marked the 100th running of the Memorial Day classic. For a peek inside the Indy 500 museum, located at the fabled Brickyard, click here.
It's a wrap! After three days of high octane bidding, Mecum closed the books on another successful auction. This, their third annual show at the Harrisburg, PA Farm Show Complex & Expo Center, brought large crowds each day to watch as almost 1000 vehicles and 300 pieces of road art crossed the auction block. One of the highlights of the auction was a Grabber Blue 1970 Boss 429, which was the high sale of the weekend, bringing in $220,000. Read More.
Carlisle celebrated its 25th year of bringing Mopars to Carlisle, July 15 - 17, with a record number of registered cars and more than 50,000 spectators. This is one of the biggest years yet, not only because more than 2,700 vehicles from all eras of the Chrysler brand - classics, muscle cars, and high-performance new models - were in attendance, but because 2016 marks a major anniversary date for Chrysler. Read More.
One of the baddest Muscle Cars of all times, Big Red is a winning road course racer that's gunning for top speed records. It's a stock '69 Camaro Z28 body over a full-tube chassis Coil-Over race suspension, powered by a 598 cu. in. aluminum Rodeck block engine. Read More.
In 2016, Mecum assembled what was probably the largest collection of top tier muscles cars ever to be seen in one place. Names like Boss 429, Hemi, COPO, and L88 were the stars cars of 3000 classics that crossed the auction block. See our gallery for a few of the standouts.
When the National Street Rod Association (NSRA)7 rolls into Louisville for its annual flagship event, Street Rod Nationals, it attracts not only 10,000+ members with their cars, but also some of the best Pro Builds in the hobby. Thirty of the prized custom cars were showcased in the lobby of the Kentucky Expo Center, the Workman Building. More high-end custom builds, used to draw attention to companies' products, were on display in manufacturing booths. Read More.
What's a vacation without good food? While on Hilton Head Island, we decided to help answer that all-important question: "Where should I go to eat?" We began by talking to the "locals," and then we did some research of our own. Here is a list of restaurants that we recommend you try first. Read More.
Now in its 19th year, Goodguys PPG Nationals is one of the biggest and most exciting car shows in the country. Here, more than 6,500 Rods, Customs, Classics, Muscle Cars and Trucks through '72 will grace the fairgrounds at the Ohio Expo from July 8 through July 10. Read More.
Mecum brought the muscle to their 29th Annual Spring Classic for five days in May. Among the stellar lineup of 1,500 vehicles that crossed the auction block, a 1967 Shelby Cobra 427 Roadster with only 20,165 original miles, sold for $1.1 million. Read More.
Kicking off Carlisle's season of collector and classic car events, Spring Carlisle brings to its 150-acre complex, thousands of automotive enthusiasts every April to buy, sell, or just pay homage to all-things automotive. Read More.
It's a wrap at the 27th Annual Spring Daytona Turkey Run. The winner of this year's People's Choice Award was Terry and Deborah Griffiths of Red Oak, NC for their 1967 Nova. For highlights of the show, with classics in the infield and on the track, Read More.
The Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance has grown at an amazing rate over the years. Beginning with just over 160 cars, and approximately 2,000 spectators, now more than 300 cars and tens of thousands of visitors come to this small island to share their enthusiasm for the automobile. Read More.
The 10th Annual Boca Raton Concours d'Elegance was held at the Boca Raton Resort & Club on February 21. This year's top winners for Best of Show and People's Choice were a 1919 Pierce Arrow and a 1953 Lancia Aurelia, respectively. For more sights and sounds, Read More.
During Auction Week in Phoenix and Scottsdale, AZ, no fewer than six auction companies held their first events of 2016. Here are the lead stories from four of the major companies that brought classics cars to the Valley of the Sun. Read More.
Mecum's annual classic car auction in Kissimmee, which lasts 10 days and features 3000 vehicles and hundreds of road art items, is known for its impressive lineup of muscle cars, but this year's event was one for the record books. Read More.