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Cars Gather at Food Lion AutoFair

Thousands of cars descended on the Charlotte Motor Speedway for the world’s largest automotive festival.

Last weekend,the Charlotte Motor Speedway housed the Food Lion AutoFair - the world’sbiggest automotive extravaganza - playing host to thousands of cars, collectorcar auctions, and 10,000 vendor spaces. As iscustomary, the four-day automotive spectacular concluded with the Best of ShowAward, which went to an orange 1967 Chevy Nova SS that topped cars from50 clubs at the event after undergoing five years of restoration.

Other awards were dished out for the most original, most creative and best overall muscle cars, while at the showcase pavilion visitors were able to check out Elvis Presley’s Lincoln Continental MkII, a 1971 Dodge Charger, believed to be the last car to leave a Chrysler plant with a 426 HEMI engine, as well as Vic Edelbrock’s 1932 Ford Roadster. (Hat tip to Colby Church for providing the photos!)

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