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U.S. House Members' Resolution Recognizes July 14 as 'Collector Car Appreciation Day'

By the SEMA D.C. office

The co-chairs of the SEMA-supported Congressional Automotive PerformanceCollector and Motorsports Caucus (CAPMC) introduced U.S. House Resolution 573 (H. Res. 573), recognizing July 14, 2023, as "Collector Car Appreciation Day (CCAD)." This year marks the 14th commemoration of what has become an annual event to celebrate and raise awareness of the vital role automotive restoration and collection play in American society.

SEMA thanks CAPMC Co-Chairs U.S. Representatives Bill Posey (R-FL) and Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA) for recognizing the cultural significance of collecting and restoring collector vehicles. These Congressional leaders are among the strongest advocates for the automotive culture in Washington, D.C., and the Caucus is an informal, non-partisan member organization that pays tribute to America's ever-growing love affair with cars and motorsports. Click here to see if your lawmakers are members of the Congressional Automotive Performance and Motorsports Caucus, which includes 14 U.S. Senators and 45 U.S. House members.

Automotive enthusiasts are encouraged to participate in this year's CCAD celebration by planning or attending events in their community. The SEMA Action Network (SAN) maintains the official list of events to celebrate the day, which includes car shows, cruise-ins and parades nationwide. If you or someone you know is hosting a vehicle-related gathering in July--public or private--submit the details on the SAN website. Those planning to celebrate with a virtual session (online event, live stream, digital gallery, etc.) are also welcome to provide details for official inclusion.

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