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NEW QUALIFIERS FROM CANADIAN HOT ROD TOUR

CATEGORY:  [2015 CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES]  |  TAGS:  [july 2015,championship series,event,car show,news]

Jul
27
2015

  The 2015 Vintage Auto Championship spots are starting to fill up!     Our three qualifiers from the Canadian Hot Rod Tour are ……….    Paul Richer - 1937 Ford 5 Window Coupe      Paul Fernley - 1936 Ford 3 Window Coupe      Bob Burk - 1932 Ford Highboy Roadster         It was a tough competition with many vehicles vying for top honours but these three stood out amongst the crowd.      




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UPCOMING QUALIFIER EVENT!

CATEGORY:  [2015 CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES]  |  TAGS:  [july 2015,car show,event,championship series]

Jul
22
2015

The second 2015 Vintage Championship Qualifier show is fast approaching! The Canadian Hot Rod Tour is the next stop for Vintage. Three (3) more qualifiers will be selected for the 2015 Vintage Auto Championship. The tour will start in Whitby and end in Kingston! We are excited to see what classics Kingston has to offer! And we hope to see you there! Aren’t going to this show? No problem! You can...




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FIRST 2015 CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES QUALIFIERS ANNOUNCED!

CATEGORY:  [2015 CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES]  |  TAGS:  [championship series,july 2015,car show,event,news]

Jul
13
2015

It’s official! The 2015 Vintage Auto Championship is underway and the first qualifying show is in the books. VINTAGE was at Classics on Kent this past weekend and what a great show!  There were so many gorgeous vehicles that showed up for the show - and a few real mean looking customs - that it was a tough one to judge.  After a long hard decision, three (3) qualifiers have been selected to enter...




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2015 VINTAGE AUTO CHAMPIONSHIP PLAQUES!

CATEGORY:  [2015 CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES]  |  TAGS:  [july 2015,news,]

Jul
10
2015

Exciting news! The 2015 Qualifiers plaques just arrived in our office! Each of our Vintage Auto Championship qualifiers will receive one of these plaques at the shows when they win VINTAGE honours - and three will be handed out THIS SUNDAY (July 12) to the lucky winners at Classics on Kent in Lindsay. The rest will be bestowed at shows such as Autofest, Wheelsfest, and Canadian Hot Rod Tour. Although...




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CLASSICS ON KENT IS ON IT'S WAY!

CATEGORY:  [CAR SHOW]  |  TAGS:  [event,july 2015,car show]

Jul
08
2015

Lindsay’s greatest vintage car show is fast approaching! Classics On Kent is now only 3 days away! With only one day until Howard Johnson’s Cruise Night which kicks off the weekend. Many car enthusiasts from all over Ontario will be here showing off their masterpieces along beautiful, old Kent Street. While you are at the show you may spot some Vintage Auto Insurance employees around town. Don't...




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CAR/TRUCKS OF THE MONTH WANTED!

CATEGORY:  [CAR OF THE MONTH]  |  TAGS:  [cotm,july 2015]

Jul
02
2015

                One of the special entries to our monthly "Taste of VINTAGE" newsletter is turning the spotlight on YOUR pride & joy! Every issue we  feature a car or truck with an interesting or unique story behind it. A question we get all the time is, "how can my vehicle become a car/truck of the month?'. Well that's simple, send your stories as well as a minimum of 5 pictures to - contact@v...




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MILESTONE CHEVROLET TURNS 60!

CATEGORY:  [AUTOMOTIVE HISTORY]  |  TAGS:  [history,july 2015,chevrolet]

Jul
02
2015

    Happy 60th! -  1955 was a benchmark year for Chevrolet, heralded by both a striking new body design and a milestone new engine.  Chevy introduced the famous “small block,” V-8, the basic design of which survived for decades. While engineer Ed Cole (later to head GM) designed it for efficiency and low unit cost, its legacy with enthusiasts was, believe it or not, performance. This new engine...




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ANNOUNCING THE 2015 VINTAGE AUTO CHAMPIONSHIP!

CATEGORY:  [2015 CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES]  |  TAGS:  [july 2015,championship series,championship,news]

Jul
02
2015

    We are pleased to announce the Return of The Vintage Auto Championship!!!!   The one of a kind, $10,000 cash prize tournament seen by over 750,000 people is BACK FOR ANOTHER RUN!!!!       WHAT IS THE $10,000 VINTAGE AUTO CHAMPIONSHIP?       In 2014, the VINTAGE team established a collector automobile tournament to crown a province-wide (Ontario Only) "Best in Show". Over the course of the Spring...




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WHERE WE'LL BE THIS JULY!

CATEGORY:  [EVENT]  |  TAGS:  [event,july 2015]

Jul
02
2015

VISIT VINTAGE!   We hit a lot of car shows & automotive functions during the Summer, which is great, as it allows us to meet so many of you in person. If you're planning on attending the following event(s) please stop by the VINTAGE Auto Insurance booth and say "HI!".       1.  Saturday -  July 11, 2015 - Community Festival Show 'n Shine - Located in Woodville, ON. - Woodville Park, gates open...




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THIS MONTH IN AUTOMOTIVE HISTORY - JULY

CATEGORY:  [AUTOMOTIVE HISTORY]  |  TAGS:  [july 2015,history]

Jul
02
2015

  Take a trip back in time with us to discover the contributions that the month of July has made to automotive lore!   **Click picture to see larger image**       July 30, 1863 - Henry Ford Born:   Henry Ford (1863-1947) developed an assembly-line production system and introduced a $5/day wage for automotive workers. He once famously said, "History is bunk." July 22, 1894 - Pioneers of the Road:...




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