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 [...]

Spring Garage Tour

Nearly seventy numbers from both the Classic Car Club and the Cadillac LaSalle Club headed to the southeastern part of the valley to view two great collections. A bright and sunny February day greeted the crowd at our first stop, a very impressive collection of vintage and contemporary muscle cars. Thank you to Rich Fairservis and his team for treating our group to a fantastic tour! We then headed a short distance to our second stop for lunch and another wonderful collection. Rhodium 45 is a collector vehicle storage facility that also houses the owner, Larry Reed's, collection. Thank you to Larry and his team for making our entire group feel welcome! A wonderful lunch buffet was served among the many Classics displayed in Larry collection. [...]

Arizona Auction Week Party

  Submitted By Kim Pierce   Car Week 2022 started off with a bang at a well-attended party at the Paradise Valley home of Kim Pierce (PNR-CCCA Board of Mangers Member) & his fiancé, Kristy Ryan. Over 100 people attended the fun get together on Jan. 25th sponsored by the PNR-CCCA. Members of the PNR that attended included: Dr. & Mrs. Gerald (Keenon) Greenfield (Membership Chair-PNR-CCCA) Mr. Stan Dickison (Activities Director-PNR-CCCA) Mr. & Mrs. Jim (Irene) Tait Mr. & Mrs. Ted (Cathy) Vanderhoek Mr. and Mrs. Dennis (Nancy) Rood Mr. Carl Bomstead Mr. Adrian Taylor & his fiancé, Dana Harris Mr. Lee Zucker Mr. Kim Pierce and his fiancé Kristy Ryan Mr. and Mrs. Tom (Lynn) Hamilton   Additionally, members from Arizona CCCA and other regions in [...]

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