Author Archives: Mike Eppinger

Shelby Salute at Lyon Air Museum

  Irvine, Calif. – Shelby Legendary Cars will salute the career and cars of Carroll Shelby with a show at the Lyon Air Museum on March 23, 2019, from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. The event includes free spectator viewing of Shelby cars, a People’s Choice Shelby Car Show and special display inside the museum. The public is...

Zagato-designed cars to be featured at RM Sotheby’s Villa Erba sale

LONDON – RM Sotheby’s will return to the shores of Lake Como, Italy, for its biennial Villa Erba sale on May 25th during the revered Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este weekend. The sale will feature an historic and highly original 1931 Aston Martin 1.5-litre International ‘LM5’ along with four Zagato-bodied cars, particularly...

Thunderbird Appreciation Day May 19th, 2019

Wixom, Michigan –Ford Motor Company produced over 4 million Thunderbirds from 1955 to 2005 but it is still uncommon to see a Thunderbird on the road today, even late models. This is the reason that the Classic Thunderbird Club International (CTCI), Vintage Thunderbird Club International (VTCI) and International Thunderbird Club (ITC)...

Reading Fairgrounds Racing Historical Society to open exhibit at the Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles

Boyertown, PA  – The Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles welcomes the Reading Fairgrounds Historical Society as a ‘guest curator’ for a new exhibit opening March 21, 2019. This exhibit will feature photographs and memorabilia from when the Reading Fairgrounds Speedway operated in Muhlenberg Township. The half mile dirt track opened in 1924 and...

Q&A: April 4, 2019 Edition

Q. Anyone know what car this ornament goes to? It’s made of gray-black metal. I found it in a box of old car parts while cleaning out an old garage.      — Chuck Drilling, Sandstone, Minn. A. Ah, yes — the Heron. It was designed by J.W. Hession, Jr., according to the...

Club Clips: April 4, 2019 Edition

Pontiac club magazine salutes options and odd ducks A square peg in a round hole:  Maybe you have seen cars like this at a car show. Those vehicles stick out from the main for reasons that set them apart visually. Mike Noun mentions this in his article “Pontiac Odd Ducks” appearing...