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    In Memoriam: James Hamel

    As many of his colleagues have known, Jim has had issues for the past year with headaches and imbalance; doctors diagnosed ammonia on his brain and scheduled an operation on June 6. Unfortunately, Jam...

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    Droptops & Dirt 2017: The Worst Day of the Year

    We are just about a week away from what I consider to be the worst day of the year: Tuesday, June 20th, the day we run Droptops & Dirt 2017. Droptops & Dirt has been my baby since its inceptio...

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    Save the Date: Mecum Auctions’ John Kraman to Host July Luncheon

    Mecum Auctions invites MPG members to Rick Lorenzo’s collector car exhibit on Thursday, July 6 from 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. John Kraman, Director of Consignment and Commentator/Analyst for Mecum Auction...

  • Go Off-Road with Wide Open Baja

    Wide Open Baja invites MPG Members to Go Off-Road

    Want to Race in the Desert? Wide Open Baja is extending an invitation to all MPG members to try Wide Open Baja free of charge. The tours range from one to four days and embark out of San Diego (par...

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    Save the Date: Exclusive Shelby Launch on May 18

    Shelby American invites the Motor Press Guild to join them when they make two key introductions on May 18, including a new vehicle. The launch will be an electrifying event to introduce the latest add...

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    Tuesday, May 2 is Motor Press Guild Day at the ACT Expo!

    The ACT Expo is excited to host the Motor Press Guild on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. While the entire event is being held May 1-4, 2017, at the Long Beach Convention Center, Motor Press Guild media members ...


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