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I Like Big Pete

Written by Tuesday, 26 August 2014 11:18
I'd heard rumors about a very special muscle car collection, hidden away in a warehouse somewhere in the Portland suburbs. About three weeks ago, I had the chance to check it out. I got a call from World of Speed's PR team. Were we interested in driving 15 minutes south…
Hot August Nights is a busy event -- every day, from dawn until well after dark, there are car events happening all over the Reno-Sparks area. You have to plan out your day carefully to be sure you get to everything you want to see. But even the most well-thought-out…

Top 10 Diesel Burnouts

Written by Monday, 11 August 2014 13:24

Chad's Blog: Snakebit on the Road to Reno

Written by Friday, 01 August 2014 16:50
Driving to Reno in a Viper. That idea separates people into two camps: "How much is this going to suck," and "Who needs to pack? When are we leaving?" Add to that our car's stiffer ACR package and the divide deepens a little more. It's not hard to guess which…

Jim’s Blog: Firing it Up in Reno

Written by Friday, 01 August 2014 15:47
Virginia Street in downtown Reno is one of the main cruising strips for Hot August Nights. But each day of the event, traffic is redirected elsewhere and the road becomes a huge car show, with hundreds of vintage hot rods, muscle cars, street rods, and trucks, posed in the sun…

September/October 2014 Cover Poll

Written by Thursday, 31 July 2014 11:56
Our Art Director, David Tomaro, has created three possible cover concepts, and we'd like to know which one is your favorite. Click here to cast your vote! In addition, please take a few moments and answer some questions about collector cars. It should all take less than a minute, and your answers…

Jim's Blog: 500 Miles to Hot August Nights

Written by Tuesday, 29 July 2014 12:56
August is just a couple of days away, and for ACC, that means it's road trip time again. Associate Editor Chad Tyson and I are hitting the highway for Hot August Nights on Thursday, and this time we're going in style — in our low-mile 2000 Dodge Viper ACR. A…

Jim's Blog: Kicking Tires with Jay Leno

Written by Tuesday, 15 July 2014 14:21
Last Tuesday, ACC Auction Editor Tony Piff and I were at the Burbank airport. It was 9 a.m. We'd just flown in from ACC HQ in Portland and were standing in the sun, waiting for a pickup at the arrivals curb. Five minutes later, around the bend comes a beautiful…
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