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Hyundai Becomes Title Sponsor of IMSA Race Weekend at WeatherTech Raceway

Hyundai Becomes Title Sponsor of IMSA Race Weekend at WeatherTech Raceway

Hyundai’s high-performance N Brand will be marquis sponsor for the IMSA race weekend during Labor Day weekend. The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) Race Weekend is always a staple at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. Now, it has a title sponsor. Hyundai N Brand will take handle top sponsorship of the Race Weekend this year, taking...

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#TBT: Volkswagen’s Virtual Autostadt Tours

#TBT: Volkswagen’s Virtual Autostadt Tours

Volkswagen has just released the latest edition of #TBT, which covers the past, present, and future of mobility with virtual tours of the Volkswagen Group’s automotive theme park, Autostadt. Editor’s Note: #ThrowbackThursday is a weekly release by Volkswagen, which covers historic and intriguing aspects of VW over the years. All content and photos are courtesy...

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Petersen Automotive Museum Announces Sponsors and Concours Information for Petersen Car Week

Petersen Automotive Museum Announces Sponsors and Concours Information for Petersen Car Week

The Petersen Car Week will begin on August 12, 2020, to help provide a sense of community usually created by the Monterey Car Week, which has been cancelled for 2020. The very first virtual Petersen Car Week now officially has sponsors and the car classes to be featured in the Petersen Concours d’Elegance. The concours...

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Auto Club Speedway to Host Graduation Ceremonies for Fontana Unified School District

Auto Club Speedway to Host Graduation Ceremonies for Fontana Unified School District

Fontana Unified School District Graduates will be individually recognized via a special drive-up ceremony in pit road of the SoCal racetrack. The effects of the coronavirus have been felt by everyone all over the world. However, seniors graduating in 2020 are among the people uniquely affected. Missing their graduation ceremony means a lack of closure...

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#TBT: Ten Movies Co-Starring Volkswagen Classics

#TBT: Ten Movies Co-Starring Volkswagen Classics

Volkswagen has issued the latest edition of #TBT, which lists 10 appearances by classic VWs on the silver screen. Editor’s Note: #ThrowbackThursday is a weekly release by Volkswagen, which covers historic and intriguing aspects of VW over the years. All content and photos are courtesy of Volkswagen. -CM ——————————————————————————————————————————————————— While many movie theatres remain closed,...

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LACar Contributor Harold Osmer’s Stunning 1966 Ford Galaxie 500 Was Nationally Featured

LACar Contributor Harold Osmer’s Stunning 1966 Ford Galaxie 500 Was Nationally Featured

Harold’s period-correct 1966 Ford Galaxie 500 was featured as the cover photo on an article written by Autoweek. Notes below by Harold Osmer. If you obtain a fully restored, period correct 1966 Ford Galaxie 500, you will be confronted with drum brakes, three-speed transmission, and woefully inadequate climate control system. Nostalgia can take you only...

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#TBT: Volkswagen Design Roots

#TBT: Volkswagen Design Roots

Volkswagen has released their newest edition of #TBT, which talks about the Volkswagen MQB chassis and the roots of the brand. Editor’s Note: #ThrowbackThursday is a weekly release by Volkswagen, which covers historic and intriguing aspects of VW over the years. All content and photos are courtesy of Volkswagen. -CM _____________________________________________________________ Through the decades, Volkswagen...

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Letters of Acceptance Issued for Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Letters of Acceptance Issued for Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

WeatherTech Raceway will host this annual event which will boast thirteen run groups this year. One way to know if the car you own has extreme historical significance is by receiving an elusive invite to the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. A 12-person team debates on which vehicles are worthy of that invite, which brings together...

 

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