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Highlights from the Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Created in 1956 as a permanent alternative to the circuit on public roads in nearby Pebble Beach, the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is one of the few remaining classic motorsports venues. During the past 60 seasons, the track has been run for the Monterey County by the non-profit Sports Car Racing Association of the Monterey Peninsula (SCRAMP), who have made accommodations to improve...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Highlights from the 2015 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance is the traditional grande finale of a week's worth of automotive events and auction staged all over the Monterey Peninsula. Now in its 65th year, the annual event welcomed the 10,000th car onto the famous golf course's 18th fairway. As always, the lawn was finely manicured, although the 'green' did show signs of the drought that has affected...
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Fresh From Florida Returns to No. 43 Ford at Talladega

After falling just outside the Top-10 in points, Aric Almirola and the No. 43 Ford team hope to dodge trouble and score a good finish at Talladega Superspeedway to propel them back into the Top-10. The Florida Department of Agriculture's Fresh From Florida campaign will return to the No. 43 car this weekend. The campaign adorned the hood of the No. 43 earlier this year at Atlanta...
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April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Ford Mustangs Among Star Attractions At Barrett-Jackson 2015 Palm Beach Auction

 Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions®, will feature vintage, custom Mustangs and modern-day Ford-powered Shelby’s during the 13th Annual Palm Beach auction in Palm Beach, Florida, April 17-19, 2015, at the South Florida Fairgrounds. Leading the pack of Fords in the docket is an ‘07 Ford Shelby GT500 “Super Snake” Coupe (Lot #478) with a matching...
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April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

JC Whitney shares a century of auto part oddities

As part of its centennial celebration, JC Whitney, the gigantic auto parts and accessories company, has searched the archives of its catalogs to find the 10 oddest auto accessories it ever has ever offered. “As we celebrate our centennial anniversary, it’s only natural to look back at some of the classics found in our catalog,” company president Shane Evangelist said in a news...
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March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Barn-find collection heads to auction at Retromobile

Remember that collection of 100 cars unearthed in a barn find in France last December? Many of them are going up for auction next week. “The Past Still Has a Future” is the theme for the 40th Salon Retromobile, Europe’s massive annual classic car celebration and break from winter, which this year takes place Feb. 4-8 inside the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, and not far from...
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January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Barrett-Jackson: Ron Pratte's Futurliner wows the crowd

With the massive crowd at Barrett-Jackson on their feet, many of them waving tiny American flags, and an honor guard of military veterans on stage, the huge Futurliner crept slowly up the ramp toward the auctioneers like some behemoth from a science-fiction movie. The 1950 General Motors Futurliner tour bus, a brawny piece of modern sculpture on wheels, was the best-known of the...
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January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Barrett-Jackson: Pratte collection brings in record crowd on Tuesday

Tuesdays are generally pretty mellow at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale auctions, not too crowded and with a selection of not-too-pricey collector cars. But not this year. Ron Pratte changed all that. This year, the WestWorld auction site was packed wall-to-wall Tuesday as more than 100 of Pratte’s prized cars, trucks, motorcycles, scooters and a Russian military boat crossed the...
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe Wins International Car of the Year Award

Carroll Shelby International, Inc., (OTC: CSBI.PK) announced that the Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe was crowned “Car of the Year” at the International Historic Motoring Awards. Currently owned by the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe CSX2287 again trounced Europe’s best during a gala at London’s St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel on November 20. A ‘who’s...
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November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Buy David Akers’ 2007 Ford Mustang Shelby Cobra — Only 5,432 Miles!

  David Akers’ NFL career is over so it seems to make sense that now is the time to dump the toys you have sitting around the house. First toy up is a 2007 Ford Mustang Shelby Cobra that is currently up for auction on eBay. This isn’t an ordinary Shelby. This is a 40th anniversary edition that Carroll Shelby Motorsports gave to Akers. According to the listing Shelby decides...
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November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Shelby GT350 Mustang

The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion will celebrate the 50th anniversary of one of the most recognizable road racing cars of the ‘60s – the Shelby GT350 Mustang – as the 2015 featured marque August 13-16, 2015 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The Shelby GT350 Mustang came onto the scene just one year after the Ford Mustang debuted. Ford Motor Company, already having success...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Debuts and anniversaries showcased at 2014 The Quail

Story by Ultimatecarpage.com. First organized in 2003, The Quail, a Motorsports Gathering, has been one of the leading events on the Monterey Peninsula during the classic car week from the start. A major contributor to the success of the event is the unique formula offering a combination of fantastic cars and fine cuisine. At this year's 12th edition, 'The Quail' celebrated the...
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September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

SHELBY AMERICAN TO ROLL SERIAL #1 BARRETT-JACKSON EDITION SHELBY GT ACROSS RENO BLOCK

 Shelby American, a wholly owned subsidiary of Carroll Shelby International, Inc. (CSBI:PK), will auction serial #1 of the Barrett-Jackson Edition Shelby GT at this years Barrett-Jackson Reno-Tahoe auction, taking place from July 31 Aug 2 in Reno, Nevada. The convertible muscle car, clad in black with red stripes, is slated to be sold before an international audience on Aug...
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July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Rising Star Ryan Gifford Returns to NASCAR Nationwide Series with Biagi-DenBeste Racing at Iowa Speedway

NASCAR Drive for Diversity and NASCAR Next driver Ryan Gifford returns to the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) May race at Iowa Speedway with Biagi-DenBeste Racing after securing a ninth-place finish in his national series debut last August. Gifford will pilot the No. 98 Carroll Shelby Engine Co. Ford on May 18 and June 27 at Kentucky Speedway with the mikeroweWORKS Foundation.  ...
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May 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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