The month is August, the weather is scorching, and we’re in Reno, Nevada. That’s right, it’s Hot August Nights! Check out our recap of the grand 30th anniversary celebration. This year’s event was the best one yet, and we can’t wait to see what 2017 has in store!

The Drive at Hot August Nights

Alan Taylor

Live from 4th and Virginia street, Alan prepares for another great episode of The Drive.


Alan always keeps the Viper within arm’s reach, even when he’s doing his show!


Alan gets ready to talk cars with some awesome guests!


Chris Duke looking fresh and jovial as he joins Alan on The Drive.


Rich Barsamian, VP of Sales and Marketing at Advanced Clutch Technology, talks legislation and the future of the automotive hobby.

Alan, Rich, and Chris

Alan, Rich Barsamian, and Chris Duke share quite a few laughs during The Drive.


Steven Mank is an automotive expert, judge for the Hot August Nights Cup, AND he’s the Co-Host of Muclecar! What doesn’t this man do?


 The Executive Director of Hot August Nights, Mike Whan, tells us about all of the new events being featured this year.

Looking for a Grand Marshal Award-worthy Car


Alan takes to the streets of Reno to look at some classic beauties. So many cars, so little time!


From bumper to bumper, Alan inspects this refreshing aqua 1951 Chevrolet Pickup.


This 1970 Dodge Charger has us feeling green with envy!

Grand Marshal Award

1961 Impala

This gorgeous 1961 Chevy Impala took top honors, winning the Grand Marshal Award.


The owner of the Grand Marshal Award winning Impala shows Alan photos of the restoration project.


Alan presents the Grand Marshal Award to the owner of the lovely 1961 Chevrolet Impala.

Hot August Nights Cup

1939 Oldsmobile

 1939 Oldsmobile, Series 60 Convertible: Ultimate Best of Show Winner of the Hot August Nights Cup!

Billy and Debbie Thomas

Congratulations Billy and Debbie Thomas for winning Ultimate Best of Show!


Here’s the gorgeous trophy awarded to Billy and Debbie Thomas, owners of the 1939 Oldsmobile Best of Show winner.

Cruisin’ Time

Night Cruise

 One of the best parts of Hot August Nights – the cruise!


Check out the rims on this cherry red beauty!


 Don’t you wish you could have one of these awesome pickups?

The Parade


Alan, Jan, and Chris ride in style in this 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air, affectionately named “Lucy.”


Lucy’s owner, Ken, poses with Alan, Chris, and Ken’s wife Tempe.


Alan has been Grand Marshal of Hot August Nights for 7 years, and Lucy’s been there for them all. Thanks for another great year!

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