CamaroCon revs-up Chevy Fans in the Cali sun

Sunlight broke the horizon early Saturday morning as almost two dozen Camaros tore across the 15 North in form. Their destination – Camaro Con in Temecula, Cali., – where members of HeadTurners Car Club of San Diego represented their group with a sample of 916 Camaros and Firebirds. The HeadTurners’ hour-long commute paled in comparison […]

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Community celebrates maternity at the I <3 Mom Car Show

As the sun started kissing the shining paint jobs, people started celebrating Mother’s Day in the best way possible, a car show! The I <3 Mom Car Show is an annual charity show presented by Grand Touring Events and hosted at Griot’s Garage in Tacoma, Wash. “Every dollar in profit is donated to help single […]

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2018 NissanFest drifts into Evergreen Raceways

It was great weather for the 2018 NissanFest, held April 21 to 22 at Evergreen Speedway. The annual event, presented by Northwest Nissans, draws plenty of crowds to view cars, drifting and enjoy some good times with friends. “The weather is probably our biggest challenge. It can make a great day turn pretty terrible in […]

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Cool Machines car show strengthens communities

Every year, the small North Sound communities of Warm Beach and Stanwood welcome a raucous pack of high-revving vehicles to kick off the spring season and lift the spirits of all in attendance. The Cool Machines car show is an annual event tied to a faith-based event and hosted by four organizations – the Men’s […]

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Saying ‘Goodbye’ with automotive flair

Each year, 44,965 Americans commit suicide – that equates to 123 suicides per day – and men do it 3.57 times more often. For many family and friends, they never knew there was a problem. For one local family, this sad statistic hit home when Alex O’Dell. “There isn’t a day that goes by that […]

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2018 Portland Auto Show rolls into town

The Oregon Convention Center is hosting the 2018 Portland Auto Show Jan 25 through 28, and includes some vehicles recently released at the LA Auto Show and at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Recently released at NAIAS, the Mustang Bullitt tribute car is on display in the Ford area. This Dark Highland […]

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2017 NW Toy Run mobilizes car fans for Toys for Tots

Every year for the past 12 years, car enthusiasts have gathered for the NW Toy Run. This annual charity event may have started small, but it has grown each year – topping more than 2,500 people. A conversation with his 3-year-old son led Alan Kettle to start a Poker Run style charity drive for Toys […]

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NW Toy Run Returns to Pacific Raceways Sunday, 12/3

The annual, car-related charity drive, Northwest Toy Run, is returning to Kent’s Pacific Raceways on Sunday, Dec. 3. Gates open at 10 a.m. and stay open until 4 p.m. Admission to the Northwest Toy Run is either $5 or a toy/gift for Toys for Tots. Toys and gifts should be new, still in the un-opened […]

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2017 Seattle Auto Show stuns with supercars and concepts

Once again, the 2017 Seattle Auto Show has come to town to dazzle area denizens with new cars, exotics, concepts and test drives in brand new vehicles. The show is at CenturyLink Field from Nov. 9 through 12. Put on by MotorTrend, the Seattle Auto Show has something from almost every manufacturer, from Toyota to […]

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Saying Goodbye: An End to the Red Square Car Show

More than 100 cars drove into UW’s infamous Red Square on the morning of Sunday, May 7. Engine sounds echoed across Suzzallo’s Gothic style, gearshifts bounced off the sandstone, as the likes of Leonardo da Vinci, Galileo, Shakespeare, Dante and more, basked in the end of an era: the 10th (and last) Red Square Car […]

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Exotics at RTC Season Opener brings out the best

The Exotics at Redmond Town Center’s (Exotics@RTC) opening weekend, held April 29, lured thousands of people to view the wide variety of vehicles from across the eras. “We couldn’t have picked a better day,” said Dan Putnam, an Exotics@RTC organizer. “At last count, we had 470 cars today but we think we have a little […]

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Issaquah Car Shows Shine in the Rain

Every weekend during the summer, the Triple XXX Rootbeer Drive-in on Gilman Boulevard in Issaquah hosts a themed car show. This past weekend, it was the local chapter of the Porsche Club of America that took the stage. The display outside was a great collection of new and old, with some spectacular Porsche models. Such […]

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LeMay ACM announces partnership, events

Producing events that bring crowds and support the community is what makes the events at the LeMay America’s Car Museum important. This year, they’ve partnered with America’s Automotive Trust (AAT) for four of the ACM’s signature events. AAT is a not-for-profit organization aimed at celebrating the love affair American’s have had with vehicles and the […]

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Taco Tuesday and Cars at The Rec Room

There doesn’t seem to be anything that goes as well together as tacos and cars, and that’s because nothing that spectacular has been discovered. It’s also what makes Taco Tuesday at The Rec Room in Lynnwood such a great combination. Usually hosted by All Cars Northwest, the most recent event was hosted by the PNW […]

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New Meets in Town: All Cars Northwest

Seattle has a new car club in town and its for everyone. The All Cars Northwest group is breaking down barriers between types of owners and doing so with safety in mind. Created by Timmy Walsh and Tyler Lonergan, the All Cars Northwest meets are meant to be a gathering that mingles sub-cultures. A gathering […]

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A Seattleite takes on SEMA 2016

I had a chance to head down to the 2016 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show held in Las Vegas, Nv. It felt like a rite of passage that every other automotive journalist I’ve spoken to has been through. I’d asked questions and been given advice (wear comfy shoes and clothes), but nothing quite prepared […]

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