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CLASSIC CAR CLUB OF AMERICA – ARIZONA REGION

NEWS

2024 Auction Week Breakfast

One of the highlights of the region’s annual activities is the January Auction Breakfast held during the week of the classic and collector car auctions. This event is a great way to reconnect with members both local and out of state. This year’s attendance was over 70 strong and attracted members from Arizona, California, Washington, Ohio, and Colorado! A wonderful breakfast was enjoyed at the McCormick Ranch Golf Club. Following the breakfast, all were invited to attend the Bonhams Auction preview at the nearby Westin Kierland Resort Hotel. This event was complimentary to members and guests and a guided tour of all the cars present was available to those interested.  

2024 Arizona Concours d’Elegance

A wet and cold day was greeted with warm smiles from all who attended this annual event. Many members attended, volunteer, judged, or showed their cars! Regional Director Harry Clark with wife Heather showing their wonderful Renault. Alan & Mary Travis showed their wonderful Mitchell. Dale Lillard served as class host. Janet Cussler and her daughter Whitney showed their Kissel Speedster. Marilyn & John Adams attended from California.

2023 Cottonwood Tour

On April 29th and 30th, 14 cars and 28 people join in on a 270-mile overnight tour to Cottonwood, Arizona. A joint RROC and CCCA event, there were a mix of Rolls-Royces, Bentleys, Packards, Cadillacs, a LaSalle, and a 1931 Studebaker President Convertible Roadster. Starting in Scottsdale, the 155-mile journey took participants up the mountains to Payson before heading to Cottonwood. This is a very scenic drive starting with gorgeous desert landscape and transitioning into Alpine pine forests interwoven through beautiful painted rock formations.  This route, while beautiful, can be challenging for older cars. The peak elevation was just over 7,100 feet with temperatures ranging from 80 to 90 degrees, a perfect scenario for vapor lock and overheating. Most of the cars did fine with just [...]

Alan & Mary Travis Museum

On Saturday, February 18th, we visited the Alan and Mary Travis Museum featuring one of the worlds most important collecitons of cars, motorcycles and artifacts showing the early evolution of personal transportation. A huge thank you to Alan and Mary, for opening their collection to us! A joint event for the Classic Car Club of America and the Rolls-Royce Owners Club, attendance was limited to 25 participants.  An amazing collection, Alan has an engineering background and has restored many of the items in his collection. Including investing over 3500 hours in the resurrection of one of the oldest Bugattis still on the road. Clean and Mary have travel close to 20,000 miles in the car! They also happen to be one of the winningest couples in [...]

2022 Ingler Award Winner – John Ossenfort

The Arizona Region of the Classic Car Club of America bestowed the 2022 Ingler Award to John Ossenfort. The Ingler Award, named in honor of past club president and long-time member Bill Ingler, is given to a club member who has distinguished themselves with their dedication and service to the region. This year's winner, John Ossenfort, as been a member of the region for nearly 30 years and has served the region as a board member and its newsletter editor right up until this past year. John traveled from his home in Flagstaff, Arizona to attend the Annual Meeting. The award was presented by board member Ed Winkler and new regional director Harry Clark. Thank you, John, for your many years of service to the Arizona [...]

2022 Arizona Region Annual Meeting

The 2022 Arizona Region CCCA Annual Meeting took place on a beautiful Sunday afternoon at the exceptional Janet Cussler Collection. The club thanks Janet Cussler and her daughter Whittney for opening the collection to the club and for their very warm hospitality! Roughly 50 members joined to gather for a delicious buffet lunch and to welcome a new regional director, Harry Clark. Harry did a wonderful job running the meeting and the club looks forward to his leadership over the next two years. Additionally outgoing director, Steve Evans, was thanked for his service with a lovely memorial clock. The club also bestowed the Ingler Award, for distinguished service to the Arizona Region, to long-time member and a most deserving, John Ossenfort. John was the club's regional [...]

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