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October, 2012

CORVETTE CELEBRATION WILL HONOR THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF AMERICA’S FAVORITE SPORTS CAR

CORVETTE CELEBRATION WILL HONOR THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF AMERICA’S FAVORITE SPORTS CAR

October 29, 2012

From its humble but stylish beginnings as a simple roadster based on family car mechanicals, to the technically advanced 205-mph wonder that is the modern ZR-1; Chevrolet’s Corvette has captured the hearts, minds, and wallets of the American car buying public. The Petersen Automotive Museum will celebrate the 60th anniversary of this symbol of American freedom, pride, ingenuity, and performance in March 2013, kicking off a year of celebrations throughout the automotive community.

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DAVE MCCLELLAND NAMED 2013 ROBERT E. PETERSEN LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD RECIPIENT

DAVE MCCLELLAND NAMED 2013 ROBERT E. PETERSEN LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD RECIPIENT

October 25, 2012

The Hotrod & Restoration Trade Show (http://www.hotrodshow.com) and The Petersen Automotive Museum are excited to announce that Dave McClelland, the legendary "Voice of the NHRA," will receive the Robert E. Petersen Lifetime Achievement Award on Friday, March 15 at the Grand Opening Breakfast for the 2013 Hotrod & Restoration Trade Show.

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PETERSEN AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM TO HOLD FOURTH ANNUAL SWAP MEET SATURDAY DECEMBER 1, 2012

PETERSEN AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM TO HOLD  FOURTH ANNUAL SWAP MEET SATURDAY DECEMBER 1, 2012

October 17, 2012

If you are looking for that hard to find part, a unique Christmas gift for the car enthusiast in your life, or you need to clear out your garage of parts, books, literature, and automobilia, come to the Fourth Annual Petersen Automotive Museum Garage Sale and Swap Meet on Saturday, December 1, 2012. Filling the second and third floors of the Petersen Museum's parking structure, the event will feature a mix of items from the Museum, along with a car sale corral and vendor area for those looking to sell vehicles and automobile or motorcycle items.

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