Fresno Autorama is officially closed for good, Blackie Gejeian made it officiall after more than 50 years he said there will bo no more, the 2010 show was the last.
Blackie is closing the show for good because of ongoing health problems. Blackie is 85 years old
I had asked him why didn’t he let someone take over the stressfull part and he said when he cant run it he would end it and that…
My two favorite locations for automotive gatherings are in Monterey, CA and Amelia Island, FL. This weekend RM Auctions, the official auction house of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, returns to Northeast Florida, March 10, 2012 for its 14th annual Amelia Island sale at the prestigious Ritz-Carlton Hotel. Held as a prelude to the world-famous Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, the events combine to make for an ultimate automotive weekend for motoring enthusiasts.
Drum role please!!! The 2012 Ridler award goes to Dwayne Peace with his custom 1955 Ford Thunderbird. The car was designed by Dwayne’s son Jonathan Peace of Torq’d Design Lab and built in conjunction with Jesse Greening of Greening Auto Company in Nashville, TN. The Thunderbird - a unique choice, make and model that has never won a Ridler before… The car showed off beautifully…Continue
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The guys over at eGarage have put together a great short film about Jonathan Ward and his explanation of his creation dubiously know as “The Derelicts.” If you didn’t already know, Jonathan started out with his company TLC, which is one of the leading companies specializing in parts, service and restoration of Toyota Land Cruiser. He is also the owner of ICON, a company that has taken timeless classics like the Bronco and Jeep, redesigned them and mated them with modern performance. Each…Continue
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Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in Scottsdale, Arizona, had another epic event this year. Thanks to a growing number of million-dollar automobiles and a show on SPEED, Barrett-Jackson draws more looky-loos than any other such event. Although Barrett-Jackson has some rare and exotic cars, they also have some car that make you want to say REALLY? So we have picked some of those unexpected cars...
#1 - Literally lot #1, a 1983…Continue
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Hey everyone the Goodguys Northern California season is coming to a close this weekend at the 22nd Autumn Get-Together, November 12 & 13 at the Pleasanton Fairgrounds. A ton of cars and vendors, and the Goodguys have teamed up with the Livermore/Pleasanton Fire Department to conduct a “Toys for Tots” toy drop on Saturday, November 12th. Attendees who bring a new, unwrapped toy will receive a coupon for $2.00 off general admission. All toys collected will be distributed as holiday gifts…Continue
Added by Jimmy Pitta on November 8, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments
The SEMA Show is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world (PLEASE NOTE: THE SEMA SHOW IS NOT OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC). It draws the industry’s brightest minds and hottest products to one place, the Las Vegas Convention Center. As part of the AAIW, the SEMA Show attracts more than 100,000 industry leaders from more than 100 countries for unlimited profit opportunities in the automotive, truck and SUV, and RV markets. SEMA Show 2009 drew more than 50,000 domestic…Continue
Added by Jimmy Pitta on October 30, 2011 at 10:17pm — No Comments