Old Car News

Firsatsaatleri’s news stories give you the latest information on collecting classic cars. Yes, even old cars have something new to talk about. Whether it’s a barn find or interesting court case, see what has the classic car community buzzing.

The passing of Don Sommer, old car hobby champion

From the Packard Proving Grounds FB page: It is with great sadness to announce the passing of Don Sommer. He passed away Monday, July 15. Don stood tall in the both the Packard community and old car hobby in general. He had numerous accomplishments in his life. He was the President...

Kids have a say at the 2019 Milwaukee Concours d’Elegance

  Milwaukee, Wis. — For the fourth consecutive year, youth from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee will review the show field at the Milwaukee Concours d’Elegance, Aug. 4, 2019, to select their favorite vehicle from among the classic, vintage and antique cars that have been invited to participate...

Carolyn Vanagel retiring from presidency of the Hilton Head

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina – Carolyn Vanagel, the long-time President for the Hilton Head Island Concours d’Elegance & Motoring Festival, an Island event second only to the PGA’s RBC Heritage, has announced that following the eighteenth annual event this fall (October 24 – November 3, 2019) she will be retiring....

Pure Vintage Racing returns to Road America July 18-21

  ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – Summer is finally here in the upper Midwest and this year hundreds of vintage racers will make the journey to Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin to celebrate the beauty and performance of some of the world’s greatest race cars and sports cars, July 18 – 21 at Road...

Silverstone Classic Sale July 26-28 in the UK

The Silverstone Auction sale over the weekend of the 26th to 28th July will see some of the finest and best of British cars coming to auction. There will be two incredible Aston Martins, a 1965 DB5 and DB2/4 MkIII. Two AC Acecas and probably the best Mk1 Jaguar you can buy....

Wisconsin Automotive Museum exhibits award winner

  Hartford, Wisconsin  – An award-winning 1933 Pierce-Arrow Salon Club Sedan is now on exhibit at the Wisconsin Automotive Museum. In June the car received the coveted Bernard J. Weis trophy at the Pierce-Arrow Society meet held in Auburn, IN. The Weis award goes to the vehicle deemed the most authentically...

Following automotive passions at McPherson College

McPHERSON, KAN. – Two drivers following their passion for cars hope to encourage other young women to get involved in the automotive industry. As the only all-woman team taking on 1,000 miles of back roads in the Pacific Northwest, they will also be raising awareness for a scholarship for women with...