Author Archives: Mike Eppinger

Mecum Harrisburg 2018 tops $24.1 Million in sales

  WALWORTH, Wis. – $24.1 million was achieved at the August 2-4, 2018 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania auction as 763 collector cars hammered sold in just three days for a strong sell-through rate of nearly 80 percent.    In addition to strong overall sales, individual offerings also achieved desirable results with top sales...

Carlisle Events announces changes for 2019

Chevrolet Nationals, Hurst Nationals, Carlisle Auctions Summer Sale Tweaked Going Forward CARLISLE, PA – Evolution and change are a part of life…and business.  For 2019, Carlisle Events  announced a quartet of schedule modifications and enhancements to its season schedule. The changes affect Chevrolet Nationals weekend, Chrysler Nationals weekend, Hurst Nationals weekend and...

The Pontiac Transportation Museum

By Denise L. Clumpner   On July 27 in Pontiac, Michigan, a dedicated group of local professionals, historians, collectors and auto enthusiasts together with museum founder and Executive Director Tim Dye hosted a much-anticipated event to unveil the newly-acquired former Crofoot School (currently being renovated)  that will house and preserve history...

Barrett-Jackson gears up for 11th annual Las Vegas auction

LAS VEGAS – Barrett-Jackson will hold its 11th Annual Las Vegas Auction at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, Sept. 27-29, 2018. The Las Vegas auction will feature collector vehicles, including supercars, exotics, popular American muscle cars and customs, as well as hundreds of authentic automobilia items selling at No Reserve. This year’s Las...

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance goes back to the Eisenhower era

68th Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance on August 26, 2018   – Written by Noah Thanos   The 1950s in America were a time of unapologetic optimism, excess, and seemingly unlimited prosperity. This mindset was mirrored in everything and anything—but quite literally in the chrome-covered Michigan-made dream convertibles that defined an era. This August,...

Looking Forward

  You wouldn’t know it by listening to self-assured talking heads pushing for autonomous cars and essentially declaring that the traditional concept of an automobile is all but on its death bed. But as far as I can see the passion for the “traditional” internal combustion variant is alive and well....