Whitey Clayton & The BattleBirds

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Whitey Clayton & The BattleBirds

Whitey’s name has popped up on the HAMB many times- He is most famous for his metal work forming the track nose and belly pan on Bill Niekamp’s… continue reading »

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Remembering Mike Alexander

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Remembering Mike Alexander

I first met Mike Alexander on a grey, midwinters morning. The fog hung low, and I squinted to find his house tucked away in a Grosse Ile suburb…. continue reading »

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Leave Of Absence…

Sunday, July 13, 2014
Leave Of Absence…

Some of you guys might remember my dad from the first H.A.M.B. Drags. He showed up in an S-class Mercedes, laid down a mid 12-second quarter with the… continue reading »

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Our Readers Write — or Wrong

Friday, June 13, 2014
Our Readers Write — or Wrong

For the majority of us, hot rodding is our ticket to the past. Whether we’re reliving our youth or dreaming of how it could have been, the pre-’65… continue reading »

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The Legends are Passing.

Thursday, June 12, 2014
The Legends are Passing.

I stopped into Bruce Meyer’s amazing shop in Beverly Hills on Saturday and caught up with one of the coolest hot rod collectors in the world. After an… continue reading »

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The Death of R&C, Again (By Pat Ganahl)

Monday, June 9, 2014
The Death of R&C, Again (By Pat Ganahl)

At this point you begin to wonder how many times you can kill something before it actually dies. Last week they unceremoniously axed Rod & Custom, Popular Hot… 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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God Speed, Stroker McGurk

Tuesday, March 4, 2014
God Speed, Stroker McGurk

By now you’ve all heard the very sad news of Hot Rod Magazine legend Tom Medley passing away Sunday evening. I can’t begin to express what a tremendous… continue reading »

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