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May 26, 2017
"Lovely Photography Sets Off a Beautifully Designed, Printed and Bound Book on Studebaker’s Golden Hawk"
Thus states the headline found in the book review section of the Spring/Summer 2017 issue of Avanti Magazine referencing Studebaker’s Hidden Treasure. The reviewer, a contributing editor for Avanti Magazine, also notes Mark as a savvy buyer, researcher and knowledgable restorer, and that Mark's book contains the information found combined in a couple of "weighty reference books." read more (PDF)
chosen Best in Class among the eight entrants in the American Classics, Post-War Class. Remarkably, this is the third consecutive year at Pinehurst that one of Mark's Studebakers has won Best in Class! Next month the car will compete for its Annual Grand National Award in Kansas City, Mo. at the AACA meet.
May 6, 2017
1955 Studebaker President Speedster Wins Best in Class at the 5th Annual Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance
Saturday, May 6, was the inaugural public showing of Mark's 1955 President Speedster (after its 2,500-hour full restoration) and the reception by both the Concours judges and the public was overwhelming. The car is painted the same Shasta White with Pimlico Gray accent colors that it wore the day it left the factory in Los Angeles in June, 1955. And it was the color that received the most comments and admiring looks. It was
May 1, 2017
1958 Golden Hawk Selected as a Finalist for the AACA's Highest Award
In an inaugural event sponsored by the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA), Mark James’ 1958 Golden Hawk is one of only 20 cars selected as finalists for the AACA Zenith Award. The final judging will take place at the 2017 AACA Annual Grand National Meet held near Kansas City, Mo. on June 16 and 17. The 20 finalists were chosen by a special team of judges from the approximately 3600 automobiles shown at AACA meets throughout the US during 2016. The twenty cars will be on display at the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena in Independence, Mo., one of the venues for the National Meet. The cars will be judged during this event and one of the twenty will receive the very first Zenith Award! The award presentation will take place the afternoon of June 16.