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California Firefighters Rescue Vintage Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 From Burning House – Rob Stumpf @TheDrive

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Article from Rob Stumpf detailing the dramatic rescue of a vintage Shelby Mustang GT350 from a house being claimed by the latest horrific California Wildfires this time in Malibu.

Read the rest of Rob’s article here

A nice footnote to Rob’s article

“The heartbreaking scenes across the state show just how quickly and violently wildfires can spread, especially with Los Angeles experiencing a severe drought. A small act like saving the Shelby shows a bit of humanity in the chaos.”

If you’d like to pitch in, the Red Cross has been helping evacuees and is accepting donations. Also theLos Angeles Fire Department Foundation, which helps equip firefighters, could use your support as well.

 

California Wildfire Claims Vintage Car Collection Including 1-of-1 1948 Norman Timbs Special – Kyle Cheromcha @TheDrive

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The current California wildfires are amongst the worst ever on top of the horrific toll being taken on Human and Wildlife, priceless car collections  are also being swallowed up by the unstoppable flames. One of the cars lost was the one of one 1948 Norman Timbs special from the Cerveny collection
The Norman Timbs Special
You’ve probably never heard of Gary Cerveny, a private collector in Southern California who amassed a fascinating stable over the years. But chances are you’ve heard of his thirty-odd cars, all of which reportedly burned in the Woolsey Fire over the weekend. Read the rest of Kyle’s article here Further coverage on Autoweek here If you’d like to pitch in, the Red Cross has been helping evacuees and is accepting donations. Also the Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation, which helps equip firefighters, could use your support as well.

The 5 Rare Finds Inside the Hemmings Motor News Garage – Sean Evans, The Drive

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Everyone in the old car hobby knows of Hemmings and the various titles that they publish (I’m subscribed to most of em!)

I’m not sure however that everyone knows about the excellent small but perfectly formed museum that they have on site at Bennington Vermont headquarters.

You can read Sean Evan’s excellent article here on The Drive

Yet another museum for the bucket list!