McCormick’s Palm Springs Collector Car Auction toped $5.8 million in sales with 304 vehicles sold during the company’s 62nd auction February 24-26 at the Palm Springs Convention Center.
Carlisle Auctions did nearly $3 million in sales at its first event of the year, held last week as part of the Winter AutoFest in Lakeland, Florida. The two-day auction sent more than 400 collector cars cross the block, as well as merchandise and memorabilia. Continue reading
A new museum is set to open in Rochester, New York, as part of a business expansion that will redevelop the surrounding area. The museum, dubbed the Rochester Auto Museum, will feature cars from the Bob Bartosiewicz collection. Continue reading
The Pick of the Day, a 1961 Chevrolet Corvette listed on ClassicCars.com, is an excellent representation of the model year and earned 94.8 percent of the 4,510 points judged by the National Corvette Restorer Society, securing a Top Flight Award.
It’s official! I’m a celebrity! At least when I arrived in Lakeland, Florida, for Carlisle Events’ Winter Autofest, I was asked to be a celebrity judge for the car show portion of the four-day event. Without hesitation, I said yes.
A popular element of each Carlisle Event is the swap meet where vendors congregate to sell, well, to sell pretty much everything you’d ever need whether automotive or not. Spent just a few moments browsing the aisles and you will find everything you never knew you needed.
Gear heads flocked from all corners of Arizona recently to Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park near Phoenix for a day of test n’ tune, drifting and a glittering car show, all part of the Import Face Off, an innovative lifestyle event highlighting non-domestic brands since 2001.
I have attended Carlisle Events Florida events before, but this is my first time experiencing the Winter Autofest, which includes the first Carlisle Auction of the 2017 event season.
National Packard Museum in Warren, Ohio, presents a “Fat Tuesday” concert and celebration February 28, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Music will be provided by the Packard Dixieland Band conducted by Daniel Carioti and the museum will be decked out “New Orleans style” with cabaret seating during the concert. The event is free and open to the public. Continue reading
The Goodguys Rod and Custom Association returns to WestWorld of Scottsdale, March 10-12, for its eighth annual Spring Nationals, the kickoff event to a 20-event national show schedule. Continue reading