Wall to Wall Collector Cars at Mecum Dallas Auction

More than 1,100 collector cars will be offered at auction during Mecum’s Second Annual Dallas Auction, to be held Sept. 5-8, 2012 at the Dallas Convention Center. After a hugely successful inaugural auction in 2011, the Dallas Auction has nearly doubled in size in only its second year, and will kick off with a special exclusive offering on Wed., Sept. 5 with “The Cars of Hallbrook”, 96 vehicles from a vast collection of significant American automobiles and will broadcast live Read More

Petersen Automotive Museum Appoints Terry L. Karges as Executive Director

LOS ANGELES (August 6, 2012) – The Petersen Automotive Museum Chairman of the Board Steven E. Young announced today that Terry L. Karges has been appointed Executive Director of the Museum. Karges will succeed Buddy Pepp beginning August 15, who is retiring following a successful two-year run as Executive Director where he made significant contributions to the long-term stability and prosperity of the Museum. Karges brings four decades of automotive, entertainment and motorsports management Read More

Iconic Race Car to be Unveiled at 2012 Corvettes at Carlisle

CARLISLE, PA – When Chip Miller co-founded Carlisle Events in 1974 and launched Corvettes at Carlisle in 1982, his heart and mind overflowed with his love of family, love of work and love of the Corvette.  In a 2011 film by Michael Brown called “The Quest,” Miller’s pursuit of an historic racing Corvette from the 1960 Le Mans 24 Hour Endurance Race was well chronicled.  Also told within Miller’s story was that of a Read More

America’s Car Museum to Raffle 2013 Ford Mustang GT Convertible as Fundraiser

LeMay – America’s Car Museum (ACM) has come up with a high-powered method of raising funds for the new non-profit museum in Tacoma, Wash. Thanks to Titus-Will Ford, a 2013 Ford Mustang GT convertible Premium Edition is being raffled to benefit the museum, which opened June 2.

ACM began selling tickets for the raffle, at $50 per ticket, on June 1, and sales will continue throughout the summer. The winning ticket will be drawn Sunday, September 9, when ACM Read More

100 Years of American Automotive History Crossed the Auction Block in North Little Rock

Mecum Sells Salmon Brothers Collection to Standing Room Only Crowd.

Thousands from across the country and around the globe gathered to the Mecum Auction in North Little Rock, Ark. last Saturday to bid on nearly 140 vehicles, plus Road Art and engines spanning one hundred years of American Automotive history from the Salmon Brothers Collection.  Total gross sales for the one-day special auction event were $6.95 million with a sell-through rate of 100%. 

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Vicari to Auction More Than 400 Classic and Muscle Cars in Biloxi

The Vicari Auction Company will offer more than 400 classic and muscle cars up for sale during their 16th annual Biloxi Auction, Oct. 12-13, 2012, at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center in Biloxi, Miss.

A range of collectible automobiles will cross the auction block, giving enthusiasts a variety of vehicles to suit their tastes. Among the cars Vicari will auction is a rare, numbers matching M Code 1969 Corvette, which features a prototype M coded engine block built Read More

Bloomington Gold 2012 – The Close of an Era

Bloomington Gold closes an era as it finished a spectacular 2012 event at Pheasant Run Resort, St. Charles, IL and moves to downstate Illinois on the campus of the University of Illinois, Champaign for 2013.

Guy Larsen, owner and President said “we had a good run at Pheasant Run but it is time to move to a new location.  Downstate will offer a more convenient location for the majority of our customers.”

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Legends of the Fall: Thousands Expected for Fall Calisle

Two years shy of its 40th birthday, Fall Carlisle aims to continue the tradition of being one of the premier events of its type, taking center stage at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds, October 3-7.  During Fall Carlisle, nearly 100,000 enthusiasts will be immersed in the collector car swap meet, car corral and two-day auto auction, presented by Auctions America by RM.

The one-of-a-kind experience starts on Wednesday, October Read More