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Eye Candy: America’s Packard Museum at Citizens Motorcar Company

Eye Candy: America’s Packard Museum at Citizens Motorcar Company

Photos by Larry Edsall South Ludlow Street was “automobile row” in Dayton, Ohio. The Citizens Motorcar Company was founded in 1917 and not only served as the Packard dealership in Dayton but as the distributor of Packards to dealerships in Cincinnati and Indianapolis as well. Next door was what is believed to have been the […]

By July 25, 2015 Read More →
Eye Candy: Retro Roll In on Collector Car Appreciation Day

Eye Candy: Retro Roll In on Collector Car Appreciation Day

Photos by Larry Edsall There were dozens, more likely hundreds of local car shows held across the country on the recent Collector Car Appreciation Day. One of them was the Retro Roll In that took place in the northern Michigan town of Gladwin. Staged by the Gladwin Business & Professional Association, hosted by Riverwalk Place, […]

By July 18, 2015 Read More →
Eye Candy: Simply Bikes at Britain’s National Motor Museum

Eye Candy: Simply Bikes at Britain’s National Motor Museum

Photos courtesy National Motor Museum, Beaulieu Despite drizzly weather, more than 600 motorcycles and trikes — from single-cylinder mopeds to flat-six monsters — turned out for the recent annual Simply Bikes event at Britain’s National Motor Museum at Beaulieu. Among the vintage machines were a 1943 BMW R75 with sidecar, both in World War II […]

By July 15, 2015 Read More →
Eye Candy: Concours d’Elegance of America preview day

Eye Candy: Concours d’Elegance of America preview day

Photos by Larry Edsall We’ve already reported on the preview day staged Wednesday for the Concours d’Elegance of America, the 37th annual automotive showcase to be held the weekend of July 24-26 at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth, Michigan. But since we were there, not only with a notebook but a camera as […]

By July 12, 2015 Read More →
Eye Candy: Alfa Romeo Owner Club National Convention

Eye Candy: Alfa Romeo Owner Club National Convention

Photos by Andy Reid Alfa Romeo. The name alone conjures images of racing victories and sports car history. The company has created some of the most successful and beautiful sports cars in the history of automobiles and that is why we were excited to attend and judge the concours at Alfamiglia Nordfest, the Alfa Romeo […]

By July 11, 2015 Read More →
Eye Candy: 23rd Klingberg Auto Show and Concours

Eye Candy: 23rd Klingberg Auto Show and Concours

The 23rd Klingberg Auto Show and Concours in New Brittain, Connecticut, was held on the Klingberg Family Centers campus (which the show benefits) and was the biggest yet, featuring more than 350 cars, most of which were driven to the event. The show is unique as it is part antique car concours with many brass […]

By July 5, 2015 Read More →
Eye Candy: SVRA Shine & Show at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Eye Candy: SVRA Shine & Show at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Photos by Kevin A. Wilson Not content to stage four days of on-track action in conjunction with a collector car auction, the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) crammed a Shine & Show into its recent Brickyard Invitation. Organizers were uncertain about how many might turn out for this addition to the second-year event and reserved […]

By June 28, 2015 Read More →
Eye Candy: Great Race stops in Winslow Arizona

Eye Candy: Great Race stops in Winslow Arizona

Photography by Matthew Fink Hannah Mikula, a 22-year-old events-team intern at Hagerty, already has many fond memories of classic cars. But according to Hanna, her participation in the Great Race with her father is shaping up to be one of the best. A highlight for Hannah has been seeing the landscape evolve as she and […]

Eye Candy: 17th annual Mid American Motor Works VW Funfest

Eye Candy: 17th annual Mid American Motor Works VW Funfest

Photos by Larry Nutson Mike Yager bills himself as the chief cheerleader at Mid America Motor Works, which is located on a 200 acre campus in Effingham, a city in southern Illinois. One of the annual events hosted by Yager and his family is the VW Funfest, a gathering and celebration for air-cooled Volkswagens billed […]

By June 24, 2015 Read More →
Eye Candy: Elegance at Hershey and Grand Ascent

Eye Candy: Elegance at Hershey and Grand Ascent

Photos by Andy Reid The Elegance At Hershey is one of the newer concours in the United States, but through some terrific organization and management it has grown to become one of the top concours events in the country in a short period of time. The Elegance is a three-day event, taking a page out […]

By June 20, 2015 1 Comment Read More →