Hot August Nights 2016

Photo Gallery: Flexing Some Muscle at Hot August Nights in Reno
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Photo Gallery: Flexing Some Muscle at Hot August Nights in Reno

RENO, NV — Hot August Nights has come and gone. Street rods, customs, and vintage trucks were out in mass quantities at this year’s 30th anniversary show thanks to the beautiful […]

Hot August Nights Mini-Feature: Les Stuart’s 1967 Ford Mustang GT500
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Hot August Nights Mini-Feature: Les Stuart’s 1967 Ford Mustang GT500

RENO, NV. — Don’t call Les Stuart’s 1967 Mustang GT500 “Eleanor.” It has its own name, thank you very much. And while you may also be tempted to call Stuart’s “Pit Viper” […]

Over $100,000 Handed Out for First-Ever Hot August Nights Cup — See All 10 Finalists Here!
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Over $100,000 Handed Out for First-Ever Hot August Nights Cup — See All 10 Finalists Here!

RENO, NV — Fifty of the nation’s top custom cars competed for the first-ever Hot August Nights Cup and part of $100,000 in cash and prizes. It’s one of the largest overall prize […]

Close’s ’48 Chevrolet “Dream Truck” Named Hot August Nights Downtown Reno Show-n-Shine Grand Champion
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Close’s ’48 Chevrolet “Dream Truck” Named Hot August Nights Downtown Reno Show-n-Shine Grand Champion

RENO, NV — It took Dermie Close 20 years to build his “Dream Truck” 1948 Chevrolet pickup. It took him one trip to Hot August Nights in Reno, NV to earn […]

Window Shopping at the Hot August Nights (MAG) Auction
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Window Shopping at the Hot August Nights (MAG) Auction

RENO, NV — The Hot August Nights Auction presented by Motorsport Auction Group (MAG) kicked off on Friday at the Reno Convention Center. Headliners for this year’s auction include a 1939 […]

HAN Mini-Feature: Larry Soto’s 1935 Ford Slant Back Becomes Last Finalist for Summit Racing Downtown Reno Show-n-Shine Award
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HAN Mini-Feature: Larry Soto’s 1935 Ford Slant Back Becomes Last Finalist for Summit Racing Downtown Reno Show-n-Shine Award

RENO, NV — Larry Soto already had a discerning eye for cool hot rods when he bought this 1935 Ford Slant Back from a friend in 2009. “Years and years ago I […]

Hot August Nights Mini-Feature: Dermie Close’s 1948 Chevrolet Pickup
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Hot August Nights Mini-Feature: Dermie Close’s 1948 Chevrolet Pickup

Dermie Close considers himself a student of hot rodding. He attended an automotive trade school to become a mechanic, but the learning continues decades after his graduation. Close says he’s always looking […]

Video: Hot August Nights Downtown Reno Cruise
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Video: Hot August Nights Downtown Reno Cruise

Last night, we went back to where it all started. The very first Hot August Nights took place 30 years ago and was essentially a one-night concert with accompanying classic […]

Hot August Nights Mini-Feature: Alex Short’s 1958 Ford Thunderbird
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Hot August Nights Mini-Feature: Alex Short’s 1958 Ford Thunderbird

RENO, NV — Ford Thunderbirds are a popular car, especially at Hot August Nights. You’ll see a lot of really well done Thunderbirds around Reno, but there’s not a chance you’ll see […]

Photo Gallery: Hot August Nights Grand Sierra Resort/Atlantis Car Shows
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Photo Gallery: Hot August Nights Grand Sierra Resort/Atlantis Car Shows

RENO, NV — Day 2 of our coverage of Hot August Nights brought some serious heat  — and some serious hot rods. We decided to venture out into the 95-degree heat and […]