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Tuesday, 15 June 2021 16:29

Celebrate Collector Car Appreciation Day July 9

Written by Elizabeth Puckett, Motorious

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For the 11th consecutive year, the SEMA Action Network (SAN) is encouraging people to celebrate their collector car during Collector Car Appreciation Day on July 9.

The day is officially recognized by resolutions in the U.S. Senate and House as “an annual event to celebrate and raise awareness of the vital role automotive restoration and collection plays in American society,” according to SAN.

 

The co-chairs of the Congressional Automotive Performance and Motorsports Caucus, including U.S. Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC), U.S. Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT), U.S. Rep. Bill Posey (R-FL) and U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr. (D-GA), introduced the resolutions as part of SAN, the lobbying arm of SEMA.

 

“These Congressional leaders are strong advocates for the automotive hobby in Washington, D.C.,” SAN said. “The caucus is an informal, non-partisan member organization that pays tribute to America’s ever-growing love affair with the car and motorsports.

 

“Intended to celebrate the classics of the past and the future, the U.S. Congress helped launch CCAD by passing resolutions each year since 2010 at the SAN’s request," SAN continued. "The previous resolutions were sponsored by co-chairs of the SEMA-supported Congressional Automotive Performance and Motorsports Caucus.

 

“These Congressional leaders have been strong advocates for the automotive hobby in Washington, D.C., and recognize the integral role collector cars have played in...


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