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Historical milk truck with South Sound ties sold to LeMay family at auction

By Alexis Krell Staff writerAugust 31, 2014¬†Updated 21 hours ago Johnny Pierce stands next to his 1941 International K3 panel delivery truck at Marymount Event Center on Friday. The truck sold for $2,000 at the annual LeMay Car Show, Auction and Swap Meet. Johnny Pierce said goodbye to a 1941 milk truck with South Sound […]

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Contact Person: Tonya Hanggi, Associate Producer Company Name: The Official Best Of Telephone Number: 1-800-889-9656 x 115 Email Address: tonyahanggi@officialbestof.com Web site address: www.OfficialBestOf.com In Washington we are pleased to announce the coming release of a TV segment filmed in Washington featuring the LeMay Family Collection as the Official Best Automotive & Collectables Attraction in […]

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Magic at Monterey Car Shows

By EVAN MCMULLEN SPECIAL TO THE P-I The rich are indeed different from you and me. Yeah, they have more money. But if this year’s Monterey weekend is an indication, they also have a lot more fun. Despite growing national concern about subprime mortgage rates, hedge fund positions, and a fluctuating stock market, this year’s […]

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A Legend Races into Seattle

Parnelli Jones here for vintage car power show By EVAN MCMULLEN SPECIAL TO THE P-I Racing legend Parnelli Jones is the headline celebrity attraction for this year’s 19th annual Pacific Northwest Vintage Historic Races. More than 250 vintage collector cars will compete in this year’s races, which are themed around the Chevrolet Camaro, which celebrates […]

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Night Racing in Singapore: Grand Prix Tour de Force

SINGAPORE — Formula One Grand Prix racing at night? Unheard of — until the high-revving economic engine of this powerful metropolis managed to turn night into day. An estimated 40,000 visitors were among the more than 100,000 who watched the historic Singapore Grand Prix along a spectacular, brilliantly lit citywide raceway late last month. They […]

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Green Cars Grab Limelight at Bangkok Show

Automakers put focus on hybrids, alternative fuels By EVAN MCMULLEN SPECIAL TO THE P-I BANGKOK, Thailand — The 28th annual Bangkok International Motor Show was certainly glitzy enough. Limousines jammed the entry drive. Uniformed caterers bustled about to a fanfare of specially scored theme music. And Miss Motor Show 2007 and runners-up one through four […]

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Annual Arizona Collector Car Auctions were Better Than Ever

By EVAN MCMULLEN SPECIAL TO THE P-I For Northwest car collectors, January is usually the month to pack your bags and hit Scottsdale for some collector car fun in the sun. But not in this weird weather year. Instead, thousands of car nuts had to deal with record low temperatures and flash-flooding from massive downpours […]

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Collector Cars: An Auto Heaven in Tacoma

Museum to have largest group of historic vehicles By EVAN MCMULLEN SPECIAL TO THE P-I If you’re an old-car enthusiast, it apparently won’t be long before you’ll be able to point your hood ornament south on Interstate 5 and cruise to antique-auto heaven … in Tacoma. The LeMay collection of about 2,600 cars is the […]

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Collectible Cars: Barrett-Jackson Auction Racks Up Huge Sale Prices

By EVAN MCMULLEN SPECIAL TO THE P-I SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — As Seattle slogged through near-record rainfall last month, the Barrett-Jackson Classic Car Auction was shattering records and making big rain in the desert. Pacific Northwest sellers did well at Barrett-Jackson — again. Well-known collector Gordon Apker’s 1952 Chrysler d’Elegance show car commanded a cool $1,188,000 […]

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British Marques Know How to Draw a Crowd

By EVAN MCMULLEN SPECIAL TO THE POST-INTELLIGENCER Scores of historic British cars filled the grounds of Bellevue Community College July 22-24 for the 17th annual All British Field Meet. Organized by the Pacific Northwest British Automotive Society and largely executed by Bellevue’s Arnold and Sue Taub, this year’s event showcased Aston Martin and was co-sponsored […]

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