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Fargo to be destination cross-country vintage car voyage

FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) – The Hemmings Motor News Great Race is a time, speed, endurance rally for 1974-and-before collector vehicles. The event has taken place each summer since 1983, and the route changes every year to cover new territory. This year’s route began in Warwick, Rhode Island on Saturday, June 18th, and has been making its way through 10 states- with North Dakota as the destination. There are approximately 130 cars in competition, and folks travel from around the world… Source link

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Vintage car rally coming to South Bend

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) – The world’s premiere vintage car rally took off from Rhode Island over the weekend. And on Wednesday, they’ll be arriving in South Bend! The Studebaker National Museum and The History Museum will serve as a checkpoint for the 2022 Hemmings Motor News Great Race. Over 150 automobiles, dating as far back as 1916, are expected to be in town for a lunch break. The great race participants will then continue their journey to North Dakota as part of the competitive… Source link

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The Great Race classic car rally comes to Plainfield June 22 – Shaw Local

Plainfield — A national antique and classic car rally is headed to Plainfield next week. The 2022 Hemmings Motor News Great Race will kick off in Rhode Island on June 18 and make several stops across the country, including in Plainfield on June 22. An event news release describes the 2,300-mile Great Race as the “world’s premiere old car rally.” The event will bring more than 130 antique vehicles to downtown Plainfield shortly after 4:30 p.m. on June 22. “We are excited to bring this… Source link

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The Story of a Man and His Dream Car, the Lamborghini Countach

Like countless other automotive enthusiasts in the 1980s, Anthony Battista was infatuated with exotic cars, but the Lamborghini Countach more so than the decade’s other motoring luminaries. “The first time I saw one in a magazine” he remembers, “I said to myself, I’m buying that car.” Despite his relative youth, the 28-year-old from Connecticut was in the enviable position to make that dream a reality, having saved enough to purchase one under the right… Source link

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Car collecting world turns its eyes to San Diego for annual La Jolla Concours

Chuck Spielman grew up around cars because his father had a Chevy dealership in New York. He’s around cars now by choice. They’re choice, all right. Spielman has one of San Diego’s most admired collections, a rotating cast that currently includes a 1923 fire engine, a 1934 Packard, a 1964 Shelby Cobra, a handful of vintage Corvettes and about two-dozen others. They are housed in a private Sorrento Valley museum that also showcases thousands of items of automotive memorabilia: road signs,… Source link

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Audi R8 has the longest car user manual taking over 43 hours to read

Ever despair of ploughing through those hefty car user manuals? Audi R8 has the longest, spread over 308 pages and requiring over 43 hours to read By Ray Massey Motoring Editor For The Daily Mail Published: 16:52 EDT, 1 April 2022 | Updated: 16:52 EDT, 1 April 2022 Ever despair of ploughing your way through those hefty car user manuals? Some of those tomes really will… Source link

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DaxStreet Wins 2021’s Fastest Growing Car News Website Award

March 30: Ever since its acquisition by OtakuKart last year, DaxStreet has managed to register exponential growth in the motor news part of the online media. Raking in millions of fresh and returning users, the website has ballooned in terms of monthly traffic and engagement. Adding to the tally of its feats and accolades, the website has now added another trophy to its ever-expanding shelf of acclaim.  The big win came when DaxStreet bagged the 2021 Fastest-Growing Car News Website Award…. Source link

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DaxStreet Nominated for Best Car Review Website | Auto News

The fastest-growing car news website of 2021, DaxStreet is expected to bag yet another acclaim to his name. Ever since its acquisition and revival by the entertainment news media network, Otakukart, DaxStreet has achieved plenty of milestones and accolades in a short time. The latest significant stride the website made when it recently got nominated for the ‘Best Car Review Website’ award. The website is in line to win the coveted award along with some of the biggest names in the automobile… Source link

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Antique car race coming to Chula Vista | Wisconsin Dells Events

JOHN GITTINGS Chula Vista Resort has had its fair share of automotive events over the years and is adding another in June. The Hemmings Motor News Great Race, which is a gathering of 120 pre-1974 vintage vehicles that travels 2,300 miles through 19 cities as part of a 9-day tour, will stop at the Wisconsin Dells resort on June 23. Chula Vista is a stop for the race for the first time in its 39-year history. “It’s kind of an interesting event,” said Krissy… Source link

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A New Era Begins at the Amelia Island Car Show

The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance is now simply The Amelia, one of the changes wrought as the Florida event founded by Bill Warner 26 years ago is taken over by Hagerty. The classic car insurance giant has also acquired concours in Detroit and Greenwich, Connecticut, as well as, in 2017, Driveshare, an Airbnb-type peer-to-peer enthusiast car rental community. Hagerty now has a 40%stake in Broad Arrow Group, which will host a live classic car auction during Monterey Car Week in… Source link

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