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Great News About The Soap Box Derby!

March 31, 2012

First Energy’s announcement on Wednesday that it was coming as the title sponsor for the All-American Soap Box Derby is fantastic news for our entire community. With such a prominent title sponsor, the Derby has the ability to attract other sponsors and give it a real shot to returning to the national spotlight. In its [...]

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Time for the Canton Hot Rod Show

February 17, 2012

Even though this has been a very mild winter by all accounts, it has been a long time since cruise-in and car show season. The Canton Hot Rod Show gives enthusiasts a little taste of what we’ve been missing these past several months.  Held at the Canton Memorial Civic Center this weekend, Friday, February 17 [...]

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The $3,000,000.00 Tucker

January 25, 2012

The story of Preston Tucker and his ill-fated car of the future was made famous by the 1988 Francis Ford Copolla film, “Tucker, the Man and His Dream”. The movie chronicled the venture to start a new car company in 1948 with a model that was well ahead in safety, design and engineering of what [...]

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It’s January— that means auction fever in Arizona!

January 17, 2012

Yes, it’s January and that means the 2012 auction season officially begins with a bevy of auctions this week in Arizona.  The most famous—or, for some collectors, infamous—of the auctions is the Barrett-Jackson auction, which can also be viewed on the Speed channel.  Amazing as it may seem, a total of six auctions will be [...]

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Who is buying all the new cars?

October 27, 2011

There was an article in the paper the other day that new car and truck sales are up significantly in our region. The big increase was in medium duty trucks, primarily used by small businesses, but new car sales were up a bit also. Anyway you slice it, it's good news but it raises a [...]

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Free Glenmoor Gathering Collector Car Auction Tickets!

September 8, 2011

Classic Motorcar Auctions will be back at the Glenmoor Gathering of Significant Automobiles with a terrific collector car auction on Saturday, September 17. If you've never personally attended a professional event such as this, you really owe it to yourself. This year's auction will have an amazing selection of wonderful collector cars from sporty early European [...]

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Free Glenmoor Gathering Tickets

September 7, 2011

  One of the most popular things we do on Car Chase every year is offer a chance to win free tickets to the Glenmoor Gathering, coming up on Sunday, September 18. This year's event is shaping up to be the most spectacular ever, with cars from all around the United States, Canada and even [...]

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George Barris Returning to the Glenmoor Gathering!

September 1, 2011

The ever-popular "King of Kustomizers", George Barris will be back in the Akron/Canton for this year's Glenmoor Gathering on September 18. Mr. Barris and his brother Sam are widely recognized as the creators of some of the most important custom cars of all time, including the legendary Hirohata Mercury. George furthered his notoriety in the sixties and seventies as the [...]

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Ghia on Display

August 2, 2011

The house of Ghia was one of the great styling and coach building firms of Italy. Most Americans will only know the Ghia name from the design they did for Volkswagen in the mid-'50's to add a sporty model to their line of basic transportation. As pleasing as this design is, Ghia's was known primarily [...]

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Antique Car Auction Returns to Akron

March 7, 2011

On Saturday, March 26, Classic Motorcar Auctions will hold its second antique auto and memorabilia at the John S. Knight center in downtown Akron. This is an outstanding venue for this type of event during the last doldrums of March. Bob Lichty, the owner of the auction company, has done a great job with his [...]

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