The Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals show is known nationwide for their unique Special Invitational displays. Each year the MCACN team invites rare cars from across the country, and even outside of the U.S.A. Many cars come in from private collections to participate in gatherings that set the bar for the muscle car world.
For 2016, the MCACN team has been hard at work on what may be the finest gathering ever under one roof of Carroll Shelby’s finest for their Shelby Invitational. This will include several GT40’s along with an entire row of original Cobra’s on one side, and a full row featuring an even dozen of the best of the best GT-350 and GT-500 Shelby Mustangs on the other. On the Shelby Mustang side, you’ll see several pre-production prototypes and one-offs, including a fuel injected version. The display will also feature the very first and only 1967 GT-500 convertible, the first 427 Cobra and several of the GT-350R racers, once again showcasing multiple million dollar plus cars.
The 1966 Ford Galaxie 7-Litre we're restoring in the V8 Speed & Resto Shop is now wearing a glorious new coat of Axalta original Ford Emberglo color and has been slathered in luscious clear. We're really excited about this car and cannot wait to see this unique color polished to perfection in the bright sunshine! You can follow the build story in our V8 Forum Thread!
The 2015 Hot Rod Magazine Power Tour rumbled past the home of V8TV as it made it's way from Gateway Motorsports Park down to Memphis, TN. Our crew was on hand at the Gateway stop to snap some photos of the dizzying amount of Hot Rods, Muscle Cars, Customs, Late Model Performance Cars, Trucks, and so much more. The next morning, we opened the doors of the V8 Speed & Resto Shop in Red Bud, IL, to any Power Tour participant that needed a hand along the way. The Power Tour route literally came to our front door, and our town of Red Bud put on an amazing show of it's own welcoming the thousands of cars and participants all day long. This gallery captures just a slice of all the action!
Be sure to click through all 5 pages of photos!
Chattanooga, Tenn., (January 21, 2016) – Luken Communications, LLC is pleased to announce an affiliation agreement between Rev’n, Luken’s latest network offering, and WMKE in Milwaukee, WI (DMA 35).
WMKE, operated by LocusPoint Networks, launched Rev’n on Friday, January 15. Milwaukee area viewers can now find Rev’n over-the-air on channel 21.1. Ian Milne, General Manager of Station Operations for LocusPoint Networks, says, “Rev’n’s programming is a perfect fit for the Milwaukee audience. We are proud to partner with Luken to bring such a unique program offering to our viewers.”
Tim Krass, Luken’s Vice President of Affiliate Sales - West, said, “Everyone at Luken is thrilled to expand our relationship with LocusPoint Networks into another market. I know Milwaukee viewers will appreciate everything Rev’n has to offer.”
Rev'n, a network geared towards the performance enthusiast, officially launched on December 1, 2014. Rev’n is dedicated to all things revving including cars, trucks, motorcycles, boats, ATVs, snowmobiles, events, auctions and more. With proven automotive content such as V8TV, Stacey David’s GearZ®, Two Guys Garage, Bidding Wars, Truck U and My Classic Car, Rev'n is a hit with fans and advertisers alike.
About Luken Communications:
Luken Communications offers diverse, family-friendly programming with its collection of networks reaching approximately 80 percent of all U.S. households via a blend of over-the-air, cable and satellite television. The current network offerings include Rev’n, Retro TV, The Heartland Network, The Family Channel, PBJ, TUFF TV and Frost Great Outdoors (FGO). Luken Communications’ flagship Retro TV was one of the first digital broadcast networks launched in 2005. For more information about Luken Communications and its portfolio of broadcast networks, visit www.luken.tv.
We love to share the work of talented car enthusiasts when we can, and the photography of Anthony Ross Tyler is too good NOT to share! His work features classic American cars, Muscle Cars, trucks, farm equipment, European cars, and more. Take a moment to browse through his site, and order up a print or two of your favorite photos for your house, office, man cave, shop, or as a gift!
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