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January Auto Auction Results

Hi everyone, we had some great auctions this January!!! 

 

Looks like all the big…

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Added by Jimmy Pitta on February 4, 2013 at 11:29am — No Comments

Tips for Storing Your Collector car, Exotic Car or Muscle Car

 

 

 

 

 

Tips for Storing Your Collector car, Exotic Car or Muscle Car

 

Winter is here and if you are planning to store your collector car, exotic car or muscle car, we have a few tips to help…

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Added by Jimmy Pitta on January 2, 2013 at 7:11pm — No Comments

This Months November Review

Hi everyone, November has come and gone and the events keep getting better!!! 

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Added by Jimmy Pitta on December 4, 2012 at 10:56pm — No Comments

This Months October Review

Hi everyone, October was great!!! The weather held out, the shows were great, and so were the drives and auctions!!! 

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Added by Jimmy Pitta on November 4, 2012 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

This Months September Review

Hi everyone, September was fun... Good Weather, Great Shows, Drives and Auctions!!! 

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Added by Jimmy Pitta on October 3, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

This month’s Autofests: August Overview

Hi everyone, August has been incredible... Great Shows, Drives and Auctions this month! What more can you ask for!!! 

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Added by Jimmy Pitta on September 3, 2012 at 10:16pm — No Comments

This month’s Autofests: July Overview

Hi everyone, it has been a great summer so far and there have been some great shows this month!  

 

July  "The Highlights"

 

Carlisle Chrysler Nationals…

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Added by Jimmy Pitta on August 2, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

This month’s Autofests: June Overview

Hi everyone, summer is definitely upon us and there have been some great shows this month!  

 

June - The Highlights~…

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Added by Jimmy Pitta on July 1, 2012 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

This month’s Autofests: May Overview

Hi everyone, we have been busy here at Autofests.com trying to keep up with all the great events…

May brought about some great fun! The Highlights~

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Added by Jimmy Pitta on June 3, 2012 at 7:32pm — No Comments

Another Automotive Legend, Carroll Shelby, Dies at Age 89

Carroll Shelby, an international automotive legend who built one of the most iconic sports cars ever and became a world-champion racer died Thursday at the age of 89 after a lengthy illness.

Sidelined from race driving by his health in 1960, Shelby turned to building race cars. His masterpiece came from importing a British roadster, the AC Ace, then replacing its…

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Added by Jimmy Pitta on May 12, 2012 at 5:25pm — No Comments

1975 Custom Plymouth Duster

Terminally ill with lung cancer, Paul Annunziata, a master mechanic and race car driver had one more thing on his bucket list. He wanted to make sure his supercharged 426 Hemi-engined Duster went to a good home. Watch Paul's own history of the car and see what Jay's done to keep Paul's dream car on the road.

 

1975 Custom Plymouth Duster Video

 

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Added by Jimmy Pitta on May 10, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments

A moment of silence…

Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, an icon in the automotive industry has passed away at the age of 76. Ferdinand created one of the greatest legacies in automotive design with the Porsche 911.…

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Added by Jimmy Pitta on April 5, 2012 at 10:11pm — No Comments

RM Auctions at the 2012 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

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.

 

Heading the…

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Added by Jimmy Pitta on March 8, 2012 at 8:44pm — 1 Comment

The 2012 Ridler award goes to Dwayne Peace with his custom 1955 Ford Thunderbird

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…

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Added by Jimmy Pitta on February 29, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments

When was the last time you saw Derelicts?

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…

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Added by Jimmy Pitta on February 20, 2012 at 1:08am — No Comments

The interesting cars at Barrett-Jackson 2012 Scottsdale, Arizona

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…

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Added by Jimmy Pitta on January 25, 2012 at 10:45pm — No Comments

Barrett-Jackson is back in Scottsdale!

Barrett-Jackson is back in Scottsdale for one of the most popular car auctions. For over 40 years Barrett-Jackson has been auctioning cars off, and today the multi-day event now attracts more than 250,000 people and hundreds of cars of all makes and models. This year’s Scottsdale’s 2012 auction appears to be just as big since many rare and exclusive automobiles have registered to cross the auction block. It is hard to say what people will bid on or what car will…

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Added by Jimmy Pitta on January 10, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Goodguys 22nd Autumn Get-Together is coming to Pleasanton this weekend!

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…

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Added by Jimmy Pitta on November 8, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

SEMA is coming to Vegas Baby!!!!

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…

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Added by Jimmy Pitta on October 30, 2011 at 10:17pm — No Comments

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