GM Motorama of 1954

Thursday, July 24, 2014
GM Motorama of 1954

It’s hard to find much exciting news in the mass production car world today- Most of what you do hear is about is safety recalls or autonomous vehicles… continue reading »

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Pre-War Midgets on the Boards…

Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Pre-War Midgets on the Boards…

Hot rodding and American auto racing both owe quite a bit to the open-wheeled midget. Midgets were the gateway that could eventually lead to Indy, or alternatively the dry… continue reading »

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The EX179 at Bonneville

Thursday, July 10, 2014
The EX179 at Bonneville

Looking for more coverage of Bonneville in ’54, I came across this video of the EX179 at Utah presumably in 1954. With a ’57 Chevy wagon as a… continue reading »

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‘The Man Who Couldn’t Slow Down’

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
‘The Man Who Couldn’t Slow Down’

Somehow I missed this clip when it premiered back in November, and my apologies now if it’s already been posted on the HAMB. Hennessy produced a beautiful video titled “The… continue reading »

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Andretti’s First Love

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Andretti’s First Love

This is admittedly too commercial for my blood, but looking past all that – it is actually a pretty neat video. Essentially, some folks got together in an effort… continue reading »

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Pennzoil At Bonneville

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Pennzoil At Bonneville

The great thing about this footage isn’t so much the HUGE Pierce Arrow or even the incredible in-car action shots. It’s the casual nature of the whole thing… continue reading »

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Godspeed to the Big Wheel…

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Godspeed to the Big Wheel…

For those of you who haven’t heard yet, Mickey Rooney passed away earlier this week at the age of 93, making his acting career the longest in Hollywood… continue reading »

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The Hiltons’ Little “Honker”

Friday, February 28, 2014
The Hiltons’ Little “Honker”

I watched the tow strap tighten as the metallic blue station wagon guided a stubby maroon coupe into the staging area. As I recall, it was a mild… continue reading »

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