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2012 Hilton Head Concours d’Elegance

2012 Hilton Head Concours d’Elegance

2012 Hilton Head Concours d’Elegance Photos and Text by Connie Schmitt   Sunday, November 4th was a picture-perfect day for the 2012 Hilton Head Island Concours d’Elegance. The best of show award was won by Frank and Milli Ricciardelli of Monmouth Beach, New Jersey with their 1938 Jaguar SS Coupe, a special-bodied, one-off coupe by […] [...more]

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Intermountain Concours Features Cars of Excellence

Intermountain Concours Features Cars of Excellence

Utah’s Intermountain Concours d’Elegance will honor automotive legend Carroll Shelby and the cars he influenced on Saturday, September 22 in The Gardens of Thanksgiving Point, Lehi, Utah. “The world has lost an influential genius with the passing of Carroll Shelby and we plan to showcase several of the historically significan cars tied to his legendary […] [...more]

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July 13, 2012 “Collector Car Appreciation Day”

July 13, 2012 “Collector Car Appreciation Day”

The US Senate Lawmakers have officially designated July 13, 2012 as “Collector Car Appreciation Day”. According to Senate Resolution 452, July 13 marks a commemoration in what has become an annual event to celebrate and raise awareness of the important role Automotive Restoration and Collection play in society. Car Clubs, Museums, Organizations and more are […] [...more]

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Oldtimer Expo: Budapest, Hungary

Oldtimer Expo: Budapest, Hungary

Photos and Story: Claus Mueller The country of Hungary has roughly 10 Million people. Of that 10 Million there are a total of about 4,500 “Registered” classic cars and bikes. “Registered”, meaning these vehicles are officially a part of what we know and recognize as classics. There are maybe another 5,500 cars and bikes which […] [...more]

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Munich German “Spring Festival” Car Show

Munich German “Spring Festival” Car Show

Photo’s and Story: Claus Mueller Every year in April, Munich celebrates the “little brother” of the world famous Oktoberfest. This “Spring Festival” usually starts with one of Germany’s biggest flea markets on Saturday and a huge classic car meeting on Sunday. If the weather is fine we can welcome about 1,500 cars and 200-300 classic […] [...more]

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2011 Hilton Head Island Concours d’Elegance Results

2011 Hilton Head Island Concours d’Elegance Results

Photo Credit: Bob and Connie Schmitt, Hilton Head Concours Staff Sunday’s Concours d’Elegance top honor, “Best of Show”, was awarded to a 1937 BMW 328 Roadster owned by Lothar Schuettler of Darnestown, MD. First owned by famous German race driver Baron Fritz Huschke von Hanstein, the original cost was $2,792 US equivalent. It is one […] [...more]

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Irish Automotive History

Irish Automotive History

In celebration of St Patricks Day I thought it would be a good idea to post the history of Irish Auto manufacturing.  Ireland hardly comes to mind when we think of Motorcars however the country has produced a few in its past. The full story can be found here at the G Motors Blog. [...more]

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