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

 

September  "The Highlights"

 

Shows:

The Sacramento Bugorama and Niello Volkswagen Presents Bugorama #70. When they say that the Sacramento Bugorama is like no other VW event in the World, they are not kidding! There was a ton of great cars, people and racing. Check out the 2012 #70 video

Danville d'Elegance The weather was perfect and there were many terrific cars. Not very many places where you will see an Iso A3/L Prototype, love this car!

 

 

 

The 20th annual Palos Verdes Concours d'Elegance was another great show this year. The event was held at Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes, California on an absolutely beautiful Sunday morning. The peoples Choice winner was a 1931 Bugatti Type 51/Coupe by Louis Dubos, Owned by Helen & Jack Nethercutt, NETHERCUTT COLLECTION, Sylmar, CA

 

 

NOPI NATIONALS 2012 SUPERSHOW finally returns to the Atlanta Dragway. It is the only place you will find 100 Show Classes and an find many of the participants drag racing their cars. Check out all of this years WINNERS!

 

GOODGUYS 2nd WIX FILTERS SPEEDWAY NATIONALS makes a triumphant return to the hallowed grounds of the “Brickyard” for the hi-revvin’ Speedway Nationals! Gasoline alley and the entire infield of the Racing Capital of the World came alive with a giant show & shine, spectacular track cruise and a Super Sunday Get-Together for late model American made or powered cars on Sunday Sept, 23rd. There were over 2,500 ’72 & earlier rods, customs, muscle cars, trucks & classics, vendor exhibits, swap meet & car corral, Goodguys AutoCross, live music, model car show, Builder’s Choice awards and so much more! People got to take a picture with their rod, custom, muscle car or classic right on the bricks! How cool is that? Check out the Winners!

Intermountain Concours d' Elegance - This year’s event honored automotive legend Carroll Shelby and the cars he influenced. The featured Carroll Shelby class includes many historic Shelby-influenced cars, notably:

  • CSX 2299 was the second Shelby Daytona Cobra Coupe built and reportedly has the best race history of the six coupes built. It competed in a total of ten FIA events in 1964 and 1965, winning won four times (Le Mans ’64, Tourist Trophy ’64, Daytona ’65, Sebring ’65).
  • CSX 2002, the second Cobra production car and the first race car, made its debut at Riverside in October of 1962, driven by Billy Krause.
  • Ford GT40 Mk IV J-4 won the 1967 12 Hours of Sebring at the hands of Bruce McLaren and Mario Andretti.
  • First Cobra Dragon Snake of five built.

 

Driver events:

Cruise 4 Kids This is a great driving event where all proceeds from C4K benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of San Dieguito. Nothing better than a bunch of Sports & Exotic Car Rally in San Diego and drive 27 mile up the San Diego coast.

 

Auto Auctions:

Mecum Auctions - Dallas, TX Auction

Mecum Dallas 2012 – Top Ten Auction Results (all sales reflect hammer prices)

1. 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 427/435 HP (S86) – $285,000
2. 1969 Chevrolet Yenko Camaro (S136.1) – $240,000
3. 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe 427/435 HP (S86.1) – $200,000
4. 2005 Ford GT (W49) – $187,500
5. 1969 Pontiac Trans Am Ram Air IV (F220.1) – $185,000
6. 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 427/435 HP (S73) – $170,000
7. 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Resto Mod (S180) – $155,000
8. 1956 Lincoln Premiere Convertible (W48) – $152,500
9. 1938 Lincoln K Semi-Collapsible Cabriolet (W46) – $152,500
10. 1968 Shelby GT500 KR Convertible (S163) – $145,000

 

Coming up this October! "The Outlook"

Car shows / Swap meets:

Fall Carlisle Collector Car Swap Meet & Corral

GOODGUYS 20th LONE STAR NATIONALS

Pomona Swap Meet and Classic Car Show

Las Vegas Bugorama

Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d'Elegance

GOODGUYS 19th SOUTHEASTERN NATIONALS

 

Driver Events:

Vintage Rallies presents The Mountain Mille

 

Auto Auctions:

RM Hershey

The Charlie Thomas Collection by RM Auctions

RM London

 

Have Fun and be Safe Everyone!

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