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In the February 2017 issue of The Legend

The February 2017 issue of The Legend features Richard Jennings’ two 1965 GTO convertibles, purchased together in January 1981. It took 35 years to restore both of these stunning machines, which are seen frequently in local parades. Both are equipped with automatic transmissions, which prevents inexperienced parade drivers from burning ...

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In the January 2017 issue of The Legend

The January 2017 issue of The Legend features Marty and Patricia Briscoe’s Original-Owner 1970 GTO. Marty and Patricia purchased the car in September 1969 from Rye Motor Company in Russellville, Arkansas. They special-ordered a a base model hardtop in Atoll Blue with a matching blue interior and the standard 400 ...

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In the December 2016 issue of The Legend

The December 2016 issue of The Legend is a tribute to Jon Wacholtz, GTOAA Concours Chairman, who died at the end of September at age 66. Jon is fondly remembered by colleagues and friends. Also in the December issue: “Convention Corner 2017” with Gateway GTO Association members Gail and Terry ...

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In the November 2016 issue of The Legend

The November 2016 issue of The Legend features Lonnie Overbeck’s Tyrol Blue, frame-off-restored 1967 GTO hardtop. This beauty is Lonnie’s second GTO; his first was purchased new in July 1967, when he was 21, and recently discharged from the U.S. Navy. He had that GTO for only four years, trading ...

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In the October 2016 issue of The Legend

The October 2016 issue of The Legend features Jon Mannila’s stunning Pro Touring 1968 GTO, which began as a “quick flip purchase” and soon snowballed into a full-blown Pro Touring build. Jon, founder and owner of MetalWorks Classic Auto Restoration and Speed Shop in Eugene, Ore., considers this GTO his ...

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In the September issue of The Legend

The September 2016 issue of The Legend is our annual GTOAA Nationals Issue, where you’ll see every award-winning car in every Concours and Popular Vote class. Is your classic or modern-day GTO or other Pontiac among the winners? Featured on the cover is the John Sawruk Best of Show Memorial ...

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In the August 2016 issue of The Legend

The August 2016 issue of The Legend features Pam Smith’s 1968 GTO hardtop. Pam has been told, “Girls don’t drive cars like this” many times over the years by men with misogynistic attitudes, and she has never given them any satisfaction. Pam and her husband John, a retired Pontiac dealer ...

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