Shows Around Florida – April 21 & 22
Apr18

Shows Around Florida – April 21 & 22

SATURDAY Tom Muff Memorial Car Show (Williston) – British Car Show (Pensacola) – All Chevy Car & Truck (Melbourne) – Vettes at the Village (Miramar Beach) – Buckingham Community Market Car Show (Fort Myers) – S.A.L. Benefit Car & Truck Show (Treasure Island) – Cruisin' the Park Charity Car Show & Festival (Palm Harbor) – Cars for Cancer (Pensacola) – American Legion Car Show...

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Quail Run Classic Car Show
Apr10

Quail Run Classic Car Show

Contributed by Ed Sindoni The 7th annual show was held on March 10th, 2018 at the park in Wesley Chapel.  For car enthusiasts who are used to asphalt parking lots, this location is ideal; most of the car parking spaces are located beneath the mossy oaks intertwined among the RVs.  Yes, there is shade! Usually, there are about 100 entries for this event, and early indications pointed to that number.  The usual classic rides were there...

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Oldsmar Days Parade & Car Show
Apr10

Oldsmar Days Parade & Car Show

Contributed by Ed Sindoni The Upper Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with the city of Oldsmar and The Olds Club of Florida celebrated the 57th annual Oldsmar Days the weekend of March 23-25, 2018.  Yes, this is the same Olds who started both Oldsmobile and REO Motor Car Companies, thus the festivities.  In 1916, Ransom Eli Olds purchased nearly 40,000 acres at the northern end of Tampa Bay and the community of Oldsmar was...

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Caffeine & Classics by Streetside Classics
Feb22

Caffeine & Classics by Streetside Classics

Contributed by Ed Sindoni Premium cars, coffee, and donuts meet the last Saturday of the month at Streetside Classics in Lutz (Tampa) for a show at this facility.  This dealership is one of six throughout the country whose main purpose is to sell consigned vehicles to interested parties.  This past Saturday (1/27/18) a rather large crowd roamed through the interior of the building, first tackling the large coffee urns and dozens of...

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The Villages Special Cruisers
Jan25

The Villages Special Cruisers

Contributed by Ed Sindoni Every third Saturday of the month, throughout the year, the car clubs of The Villages and participants from the surrounding communities, have an opportunity to share their vehicles with hundreds of spectators.  Even though this is still considered to be “slow season”, as those seeking a winter getaway have yet to arrive, there were still over 200 show vehicles both in November and December. Many of the cars...

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Mustangs of Tampa Bay Ford Show
Jan25

Mustangs of Tampa Bay Ford Show

Contributed by Ed Sindoni The 36th Annual Mustang, Shelby & Ford Roundup was held at Bill Currie Ford in Tampa on Saturday, November 4th.  The Mustang Club of Tampa proudly showcases its members’ vehicles and invites others to participate as well. The show is part of the Driven to Care charity program which allows participants to drive new Ford products, and with each drive, the charity receives a contribution from corporate...

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NPD All Ford Show
Jan25

NPD All Ford Show

Contributed by Ed Sindoni The 24th and Final Ford and Mustang Roundup sponsored by National Parts Depot of Ocala took place on January 13th at Silver Springs State Park.  Over 1,200 vehicle had pre-registered for this magnificent opportunity to display their Fords. After a soaking Friday, which was the day of the “Pony Ride” to Cedar Key, the front moved south and brought clearing, but cooler weather.  Still the area was packed with...

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NPD Pony Trail Cruise
Jan13

NPD Pony Trail Cruise

Contributed by Ed Sindoni Part of the National Parts Depot weekend of events is the cruise between their Ocala warehouse and the Gulf of Mexico community of Cedar Key.  This is open to all Ford vehicles whether you participate in Saturday’s Ford & Mustang Roundup (the 24th and final) or not.   On a rather unpleasant, cool and damp morning, all drivers arrived to be greeted by the NPD staff, coffee and doughnuts, and approximately...

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Florida Car Scene – A Year-Round Experience
Jan22

Florida Car Scene – A Year-Round Experience

Contributed by Steve Klein  –  Photos by Russ Muller Photography   When people think of Florida, sunshine, palm trees, beaches, amusement parks and drinks with umbrellas often come to mind. However, Florida, and Central Florida in particular, offers much more for car enthusiasts of every sort and is home to thousands of amazing cars and a very strong and active car community. There are multiple shows, races, and other show...

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