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Don’t want to miss any of the action from the 2022 Chattanooga Motorcar Festival? This is the thread for you.

Senior editor J.A. Ackley will be on the ground to deliver the inside scoop from the event. If you see him–tall, with long sideburns, and a Classic Motorsports polo–feel free to say hello. We always enjoy interacting with our readers.

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J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/14/22 9:25 a.m.

First stop, Mecum!

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/14/22 9:33 a.m.

Here's a clean car for estimated bid that's $7-12k. It's a 1980 MG B convertible with 53,000 miles.

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/14/22 9:39 a.m.


A fan of Indy 500 editions? How's this 1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS convertible?

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/14/22 9:47 a.m.

Mustang fans? How about this 1969 Shelby GT500 Fastback - 1 of 3 as equipped. Only 1 in 30 in Pastel Gray.

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/14/22 9:51 a.m.

1951 Cadillac Coupe Deville in two-tone green.

 

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/14/22 9:54 a.m.

1978 Ford Bronco

 

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/14/22 9:57 a.m.

1956 Lincoln Continental Mk II

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/14/22 10:00 a.m.

How's this to haul your car? A 1937 Chevrolet hauler. It's got all the modern conveniences, too. 

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/14/22 10:09 a.m.

They got plenty of wings here in Chattanooga, like this one. 

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/14/22 10:11 a.m.

1977 Porsche 930 Turbo, with matching numbers engine. 

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
10/14/22 10:35 a.m.

Fun at Mecum. 

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/14/22 10:35 a.m.

1978 Ferrari 308 GTS

 

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/14/22 10:37 a.m.

1954 Chevrolet Corvette in eye catching Pennant Blue. 

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/14/22 10:47 a.m.

1974 AMC Javelin AMX in plum purple. 

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/14/22 10:50 a.m.

1958 Edsel Pacer 

 

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/14/22 10:53 a.m.

1939 Chevrolet pickup. 

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/14/22 10:55 a.m.

1967 Ford Mustang in rare Frost Turquoise. 

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/14/22 11:18 a.m.


The auction goes on, but we're going to check out what else is happening during this busy weekend. 

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/14/22 12:07 p.m.

Car club action!

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/14/22 12:08 p.m.

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/14/22 12:09 p.m.

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/14/22 12:10 p.m.

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/14/22 12:12 p.m.

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/14/22 12:13 p.m.

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/14/22 12:14 p.m.

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/14/22 12:15 p.m.

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/14/22 12:15 p.m.

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/14/22 12:16 p.m.

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/14/22 12:17 p.m.

Okay, we checked out the car club scene (and other exhibitors) in the West Village. Off to the track in a bit. Yes, a racetrack in downtown Chattanooga. 

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/14/22 2:56 p.m.

Pre-War at the track. 

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/14/22 2:57 p.m.

Old NASCAR cars. 

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/14/22 2:59 p.m.

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/14/22 3:01 p.m.

Volvo

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/14/22 3:02 p.m.

Fiat. 

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/15/22 11:51 a.m.

Good morning! V8s in the Village.

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/15/22 11:56 a.m.

Or how about some Concours d'Lemons.

J.A. Ackley
J.A. Ackley Senior Editor
10/16/22 9:23 a.m.

Final day! Concours d'Elegance. 

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