• PHOTOS: ATRA Classics on the Coast Car Show 2013, Part 1

    Article & Photos: Glenn Eldridge
    Did you make it to the Classics on the Coast Car Show sponsored by the Automatic Transmission Rebuilder's Association (ATRA) and Horsepower for an Hour in Ventura, CA on Saturday, Sept 7th? If you missed it, you missed an EPIC event! Whenever you block-off Main Street in the popular part of town and bring-in a couple hundred hot rods, classics, and muscle cars, it's a recipe for a great event with thousands of spectators. But it takes creative minds and experienced organizers to turn the event into an awesome success.

    The ATRA and Horsepower for an Hour sponsors did just that by asking Tami Tackett to take the helm. Tami's experience with the Wheels 'N Waves Car Show, a hugely successful car show along Main St. in Santa Barbara, CA was just who ATRA and Donny Caccamise (Host of the Horsepower for an Hour Talk Radio Show) were looking for. Congratulations to Tami, ATRA, and the Horsepower for an Hour crew, this show exceeded expectations!

    AutoAdix Review: Planning and preparing for a show requires months of hard work. But, when it's game time, the car show staff has to be well organized and fired-up. From start to finish and everything in between, this team created a crowd-pleasing event. We talked to plenty of spectators and show participants who had nothing but positive feedback.

    There are some incredible rides in Ventura and Santa Barbara, not only worthy of National Competition, but winners of National shows. Classics on the Coast was a natural magnet for the designers and builders of these great rides and the AutoAdix crew was there to capture all the photos and video for you.
    We captured several hundred photos and some great videos. Enjoy Part 1 of our coverage of ATRA and Horsepower for an Hour's - Classics on the Coast Car Show. We'll release the next set of photos in the next couple of days, so check back often!

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    We start the photo gallery with a few shots of the staff at work and the shows main stage, where Donny - host of Horsepower for an Hour and Tom Spence - the show's co-host entertained the 40,000+ spectators who had attended the show.



    (Left to right - Ray McClelland, Tom Spence, Donny Caccamise)

    Tami Tackett (show chairman)
    with Ray McClelland
    (CEO, Full Throttle Kustomz and Co-Host of Speed Channel's Car Warriors)








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    Our next segment will focus on individual show cars
    CLICK HERE for our Part 2 article

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