Put down that rubber chicken and pay attention! National Clown Week—yes, it’s a real thing—has been observed the first week of every August since President Richard Nixon signed a joint resolution into law back in 1971. To mark the occasion, we took a look back at some classic examples of one of clowning’s most iconic props.
HVA partner Shell this week informed the American Red Cross that it will make an initial contribution of $1 million to the Hurricane Harvey disaster relief fund. As recovery and relief efforts evolve, Shell will consider where else to offer assistance that can have the most immediate impact.
Looking for a car-related activity the whole family can enjoy? Read on. Cars from the blockbuster movie franchise, Transformers, are coming to Allentown, Pennsylvania next month and we got the detail.
Everybody knows that success is often the result of being in the right place at the right time with the right idea. The Graham brothers of Evansville, Indiana, are a perfect example. Read on to learn more about how their ingenuity at the dawn of the automotive revolution led to the creation of icon and the latest vehicle to be documented and added to the National Historic Vehicle Register.
Exciting events, auto shows, rallies, concours and car auctions—Monterey Auto Week is truly a magical way to end the summer car-show season. Take a moment to relive some of the memories with this special photo collection taken by the Historic Vehicle Association’s Casey Maxon. Make sure to follow along on Instagram and Facebook as we post a continuing selection of the thousands of images captured!
This year Historic Vehicle Association awards were a feature at four events during Monterey week. Three car received the coveted HVA National Automotive Heritage Award for a vehicle eligible for the National Historic Vehicle Register. At the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance the FIVA/HVA Awards were presented for the most well preserved pre-war and post-war cars on the field.
The HVA will display five influential Amos E. Northup automobile designs at Concours d’Elegance of America on Sunday July 30th at The Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth, Michigan.
You’ve heard about National Historic Vehicle Register, the stringent criteria for entry and the lengthy documentation process required. Now, you can see all this glorious research for yourself as the Library of Congress as added four of the now 19 vehicles on the Register to their website for your perusal. Read on to learn more.