Knock Out

Monday, January 28, 2013
Knock Out

How hard do you have to hit a man with the butt of your .38 to make him crumble to the floor in silence like they do in… continue reading »

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My Visit To The Quonset Hut Of Speed

Friday, January 25, 2013
My Visit To The Quonset Hut Of Speed

I’d love to own a mirror straight and jet black ’65 Riviera, but I’ve always been afraid that such a car would own me instead. So, I’ve gone… continue reading »

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Texas On The Quarter Mile – Part 2

Monday, July 30, 2012
Texas On The Quarter Mile – Part 2

On Friday, we brought you a number of images from Bob Doty’s photography collection. The response was positive enough that I felt a “sequel” was in order. Something… continue reading »

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Texans On The Quarter Mile

Friday, July 27, 2012
Texans On The Quarter Mile

Bob Doty was a young man in the late 1950’s and early 1960’s. He had  a passion for both drag racing and photography. Recently, he sent me an… continue reading »

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Puyallup Valley Raceway 1961

Monday, July 2, 2012
Puyallup Valley Raceway 1961

In the early 1960’s, Bill Dake and his buddy Jon would pester their parents relentlessly almost every week. If they made enough noise, they figured, their folks would… continue reading »

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Seven Degrees

Monday, May 21, 2012
Seven Degrees

When people ask me who my favorite historical hot rod figure is I always blurt out the same name – Mal Hooper. And it’s funny, because I don’t… continue reading »

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For Miles In Circles…

Friday, April 20, 2012
For Miles In Circles…

Josh Shaw sent me an email the other day with the title of, “Check this shit out!” And when he does something like that, I pay attention and… continue reading »

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The So-Cal Streamliner… Reborn…

Friday, October 28, 2011
The So-Cal Streamliner… Reborn…

It actually started with a belly tank. More specifically, it started with the So-Cal belly tank that was last ran by Xydias and Batchelor in 1948. Itching for… continue reading »

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