The Gauge Magazine August 2020 Issue is here and we have some of the SICKEST feature rides for you to check out! Starting off with a 1954 Volksrod owned by Jerry Dunbar. This VW is BEAUTIFUL! Next up we have a 1954 Chevy Corvette owned by Bill Payne. If you are a lover of classic cars, then you will not want to miss out on checking out this Corvette. Next is a 1993 Dodge Dakota owned by Joe Titchenal. You will understand why the owner named this ride “Sour Apple”! Lastly for feature vehicles, we have a 2014 VW MK6 GTI owned by Jeff Sasser. This if you are a lover of volkswagens, then you will be a true lover of this one! Continuing on our cruise, we are heading over to event coverage! First up, we have Chicago World of Wheels! This show is known for bringing in some of the most beautiful classic rides, all coming to get a chance at winning the Legendary Cup award! Check it out to see what ride made Top 20, the Select Six, and the winner of the award! Lastly for show … [Read More...]
Chicago World of Wheels 2020 was held at the Donald E, Stephen Convention Center in Rosemont, IL from March 6-8, 2020. The show shows off some of the most beautiful and sought after classic cars! Wait until you see what vehicle won the 2020 Legend Cup! The Legend Cup award was created in 2007 and has become one of the most sought after awards! It is given to a ride that is shown for the "first-time shown" at Chicago World of Wheels 2020 and shows off hard work, craftsmanship, quality, and detail. The winner is given a beautiful perennial cup and a check for a whopping $10,000! On Friday, 20 vehicles were named the Top 20 vehicles eligible for the Legend Cup award; on Saturday they brought that number down to the Select Six. Throughout all the vehicles at the show, Sunday they had picked a winner; a 1963 Chevrolet Wagon "Impressive" owned by Brad, Brady, and Cory Ranweiler. Congratulations to Ranweiler family and their amazing Wagon! This was the year for this Wagon as it … [Read More...]
Import Face Off 2020 was held in Rockingham, North Carolina on June 7th, 2020. With everyone being locked inside their homes due to COVID-19 the moment they heard this show was still on they filled the entire venue with vehicles, spectators, and vendors! At 7:30 in the morning, lines were forming just to enter the show. At 2 pm, they had 3 lines all going different stretching as far as you could see, all waiting to get in! It's safe to say that everyone was ready to be out of the house and enjoy the car show atmosphere! At the track, attendees of Import Face Off 2020 got to see a fully built GTR running low 9's, a Honda Civic Hatches running 7.9's at well over 180mph and even a Honda Civic that ran just over 8sec 1/4 mile while having one door blow off 50' in the air and their driver's side coming apart. After being on lock down for 3/4 months, this is what everyone had been waiting for! All day you were able to see fast times coming from cars and bikes. From the Car … [Read More...]
Due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak; between the State of Indiana, NHRA, Slamology Sponsors and Truck Show.org LLC. we have rescheduled Slamology 2020 to take place on September 12-13, 2020. Early Friday Registration will take place on Friday September 11, 2020 In 2019 Slamology drew participants and spectators from 42 states and 7 countries. We want to make Slamology 2020 available to all of our spectator and participant families. We are in hopes by September that all states and countries will be able to participate with us. At this time we are still working out details on when pre-registration dates will end. If you have already pre-registered for the June event your pre-registration will be good for September event dates or can be moved until our 2021 date of June 11-12, 2021. We will have more details on this in the following days. Thank you for your continued support of Slamology and we are looking forward to seeing each and every one of you in September. … [Read More...]
Steel in Motion Grudge Racing 2020 was held in Union, South Carolina from May 15-16th, 2020. The show welcomes pre-'72 Hot Rods, Customs, Gassers, Front Engine Dragsters and any year Custom Chopper or Bobbers. They also allow Pre-80 American bodied Funny Cars. If you were planning on bringing your ride to drag race, they asked that the ride be vintage styled, no current age styled drag cars along with no current style decals. As soon as attendees were allowed to start racing, the crowd and attendees were ready! At Steel in Motion Grudge Racing 202, there were no lights, just the drop of a glad by a Steel in Motion flag girl. But this was an open race, you were allowed to race your friend, race your rival, or just cruise your ride down the strip for a good time. You were able to see some of the fastest gassers around; wheelies were done with almost every run. With some being well known racers and some being fresh off the trailer, each round had you on the edge of your … [Read More...]
Each year, more than 40 million used vehicles are sold all over the country. Many people prefer to purchase a used car as opposed to a new one because of the cost-efficiency of it. If you’re looking to buy a new used car, there are quite a few options out there. From small cars to ginormous SUVs, you’ll have no trouble finding the exact one you want, either through a private seller or a dealer. You just need to ensure that you do all of the right things after you buy a car. Here’s a quick look at a few of them. Get It Registered When you make your purchase through a dealer, they’ll usually make sure this is done before you leave the lot. Be prepared to fill out a lot of paperwork for this. If you purchase it from a private seller, you’ll need to do this yourself. Make sure that the seller signs the title over to you and then take it down to the DMV (DVLA in the UK). You’ll also need your ID, proof of address, and proof of insurance. You can opt for private number plates or … [Read More...]
DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (August 5, 2020) -- SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association, announced today that due to Covid-19 and concerns that event facilities and services will be unavailable, the SEMA Show cancelled in Las Vegas, NV. While both event organizers and industry members have been working tirelessly to deliver an outstanding SEMA Show in November, mounting uncertainty has rendered continuing with the event inadvisable. SEMA expects the decision will bring much needed clarity to an uncertain picture and will help exhibitors, attendees and partners plan accordingly. Recent SEMA Show survey results indicated interest in a possible virtual tradeshow with related live elements. SEMA will be working with industry members to determine interest levels on specific alternatives. “The SEMA Show is committed to furthering businesses in the automotive specialty equipment market, and to providing manufacturers and buyers with the best opportunity to connect, promote new … [Read More...]
It’s no more shocking news that each day several traffic collision accidents. But have you ever wondered about the verified statistics? Well, the figures are higher than you could’ve ever imagined. Even with laws and regulations and frequent awareness campaigns to deter accidents caused by alcoholic and drug-based influence, the numbers of these accidents only seem to rise higher. It’s baffling yet not surprising, given how people trivialize the importance of safe driving. Do you know that someone dies due to an accident caused by a truck driver driving under the influence (DUI) every fifty minutes? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) established this fact in 2016. Since then, the figure has gotten higher—this is disheartening. To know more about the traffic accidents, here’s a closer look at the numbers. The Monetary Cost of Traffic Accidents in the United States The most devastating impact of traffic collision accidents is the loss of lives and the … [Read More...]
Mecum Auctions 33rd Annual Flagship Event Becomes Most Successful in Company History WALWORTH, Wis. – July 21, 2020 – Mecum Auctions held its most successful Indianapolis auction to date as the 33rd annual flagship event climbed to just more than $74 million in overall sales. In all, the 2020 auction was host to 1,800 vehicles and more than 6,000 Road Art lots offered over nine auction days, July 10-18. The sprawling Indy lineup ultimately achieved an overall sell-through rate of 90% as the vehicles alone reached an exceptional 78% sold. Notably, 346 of the vehicles offered were sold to online-only bidders for a total of $10.3 million. Headlined by the offering of the John Atzbach Shelby collection, the 2020 Indy auction was not only a historic event for Mecum, but it also added to the history books for the Ford Mustang, as 5R002—the 1965 Shelby GT350R Prototype (Lot F140) from the Atzbach stables—became the world’s most valuable Mustang ever sold. Demanding a final sale price of … [Read More...]
Mecum Auto Auction Indianapolis 2019 Mecum Auto Auction Indianapolis 2019 was held May 14-19th, 2019 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis, IN. Whether you were able to watch in person or chose to watch from the couch, there was no way that you would want to miss out on what came to Mecum Auto […]
Those Dudes 3rd Annual Picnic Live Coverage Those Dudes 3rd Annual Picnic Live Coverage was held at Fairfield West Elementary School if Fairfield, OH on June 22nd, 2019. If you are near this area and are looking for a show full of custom rides and hydraulics, then this is where you would want to be! […]
Live Coverage from Mid America Truck Show The Mid America Truck Show was held at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky from March 28-30, 2019. This show is known as one of the largest annual heavy-duty trucking industry events in the world! Now we know that there are many of you that wanted to […]
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