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SANTA ANA, CA. – (June 20, 2017) – Yokohama Tire Corporation’s (YTC) 2017 Ride and Drive Dealer Training Program – a five-city tour across the U.S. – kicked-off in Seattle, Washington. The annual program helps educate YTC dealers on Yokohama products while improving their driving skills. “The Ride...
June 2-4 * Spokane Festival of Speed, presented by SOVREN, Spokane County Raceway, Airway Heights, Wash. Visit www.sovrenracing.org. June 4 * 36th annual All-Mopar Spring Roundup, Mariner High School, Everett, Wash. Visit www.moparsunlimited.com. June 16-17 * Mecum Auction, Portland Expo Center,...
The Subaru Rally Team USA of David Pastrana and Robbie Durant take flight during the 2017 Oregon Trail Rally.
IDAHO      The 40th annual Little Ceasars Pizza Great American Fox Hunt returns to Firebird Raceway, June 16-17. One of the most popular events in the region, the Fox Hunt features Jets, Funny Cars, Outlaw Wheelstanders, and others from throughout the western U.S. over two nights of races. For...
Hundreds of Northwest high school and post-secondary students will take part in the 53rd annual SkillsUSA National Leadership & Skills Conference (NLSC), June 19-23, in Louisville, Ky. More than 6,000 career and technical students who won state contests in their respective fields will...
Vintage race cars on the track at the 2016 Pacific Northwest Historics race at Pacific Raceways that features multiple classes of racers.
A diverse combination of auto races, car shows, truck pulls, and performance events are scheduled throughout the greater Northwest this year. More than 600 diversified races are scheduled at tracks from Alaska to southern Oregon, and from Spokane to Boise, featuring dragsters, stock cars, modifieds...
Ben Ford has managed the Vancouver Auto Group’s body shop since 2010.
Vancouver, Wash.—Ford Motor Company’s aluminum F-150 pick-up is only one example of how collision repair is becoming more and more vehicle model-specific. “Ford has made a drastic turn in the past five years in terms of the amount of information they give you on how they want you to fix a car,”...
Co-owner John McDermott (left) and Paolo Vasquez say the $100,000-parts inventory features products that they can’t get quickly or involve older vehicles.
Seattle—Car Tender has been a fixture on Seattle’s bustling Capital Hill since 1971, said Owners John McDermott and Russell Kimble. The trained import duo, both ASE-certified Master Technicians, purchased the import repair facility in 1999 after careers as Volkswagen/Audi and BMW technicians at...
The 2017 Land Rover Discovery HSE Luxury won the 2017 Best Overall Outdoor Activity Vehicle of the Year Competition.
Shelton, Wash.-The Ridge Motorsports Park, the Northwest’s premier motorsports complex, was the site for the Northwest Automotive Press Association’s (NWAPA) annual Outdoor Activity Vehicle of the Year Competition, also known as Mudfest. Staged May 3-4, the event involves two days of on- and off-...
Apr. 29-30 * SOVREN Spring Sprints Vintage Car Races, Pacific Raceways, Kent, Wash. Visit www.sovrenracing.org. May 13 * 35th annual Spring Classic Car Show, sponsored by Portland Transmission Warehouse, S.E. 11th and Clay Streets, Portland. Call 800-444-4556. May 13-14 * 2017 Olympus Rally,...
The Renaissance Roadster, created in Portland, is the 2017 Ridler Award winner.
OREGON The Boyd Group Inc. has announced openings of Gerber Collision & Glass centers in McMinnville and Newberg. The two formerly operated as True Form Collision Repair since 1998 and 2003, respectively. “Both of these locations are in busy, high traffic areas, complement our seven other...

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