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Introducing High Performance Supercar Insurance

Do you own a supercar such as a Ford GT or a McLaren? Classic Auto Insurance now writes affordable, Agreed Value specialty insurance policies for these high performance supercars and more, including Bugatti, Audi R8, Dodge Viper, Lotus and Acura NSX. Why Do We Love Supercars? The high performance is one reason. Design and power are two more. They purr. …

What To Say When Your Client Asks, “Why Classic Auto?”

Lovers of all things automotive know the city of Indianapolis as home of the Indianapolis 500, one third of the Triple Crown of Motorsport (the Monaco Grand Prix and 24 Hours of Le Mans make up the other two thirds). Indianapolis is also home to Classic Auto Insurance, our family-owned classic and collector specialty insurance company that has served both …

Indiana’s Winchester Speedway – The World’s Fastest Half-Mile

Close to an Indiana city known for the largest single-day sporting event in the world, waits another legend of motor racing. Winchester Speedway is world famous for a lot of things. Located in Randolph County about 90 miles northeast of Indianapolis, it’s the second oldest purpose-built track in the United States -and the third oldest active track in the country. …

The True Story Behind Ford v Ferrari and the Birth of the GT40

Matt Damon and Christian Bale star in the new, critically acclaimed movie, Ford v Ferrari. The film tells the story of the rivalry between American automotive design team Carroll Shelby and Ken Miles and Italian sports-car designers. Like all Hollywood adaptations, a lot of fiction is intertwined into the movie’s narrative but that doesn’t mean the real story isn’t just …

Episode 23 – Classic Auto Introduces Project C10 Chevy at Indy Cars & Coffee

Here’s What’s Next on Project C10 Episode 23 – Classic, collector and super car enthusiasts attend weekend meet-ups called Cars & Coffee to talk cars (and trucks) with like-minded admirers who have “gasoline running through their veins” and get there early for the best parking spots to show off their dream vehicles. Saturday morning, June 1, 2019 is no exception. …

Nationwide Roadside Assistance from Classic Auto Insurance

As a Classic Auto Insurance agent, you can be proud to offer your clients an exceptional Roadside Assistance program. We’re also finding the public’s need for roadside assistance is growing. In the four years, more roadside emergency responses are occurring than ever before, particularly those that involve flat tires and lockouts – which may suggest restorers may want to re-think …

Fitting Your Classic with New Tires is A Science

A decade ago, tricking out your restored classic with oversized tires is a somewhat underground, niche decision truly appreciated only by a select breed of auto-enthusiast. Now, these are modern times for modern restorers and the upsized tire aesthetic is on fire among even mainstream car buyers. The Science of Fitting New Tires This is a double-edged sword, because fitting …

Legacy of the Shelsley Walsh Motorsport Venue

In a tiny Worcestershire village about 140 miles northwest of London, England, is one of the most famous stretches of road in the world – the Shelsley Walsh Motorsport Venue. It is the oldest continuously used uphill race track in operation. Anywhere. Fully functioning since 1905, the Shelsley Walsh is a more difficult drive than it seems on first surveillance. …

[Videos] Looking Back at Artomobilia Weekend 2019 Plus A Look Ahead to 2020

One of the most popular summertime events for classic and collector car lovers in the Indianapolis, Indiana area is Artomobilia Weekend. The 12th annual event, which took place on August 23 and 24 in Carmel, Indiana, was all that. Here’s a musical look back at two of the signature events: Fuelicious – A Celebration of Horsepower & Heart Health and …