Getting Dirty in the Devil’s Bowl

Getting Dirty in the Devil’s Bowl

If your ever down in Mesquite, Texas, there’s a dirt oval track that’s been the home of dirty driving derbies since the 1950s- The Devil’s Bowl Speedway. I… continue reading »

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The Red Hot ’36 – Republished

The Red Hot ’36 – Republished

I decided early this morning that I was gonna write about the second incarnation of the Cobbs/Fox ’36 today. I got about half way done before I felt… continue reading »

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2018 El Mirage… Shot in Super 8mm

2018 El Mirage… Shot in Super 8mm

There is a strange beauty to shooting with real film that just can’t quite be captured the same way digitally. It’s a whole nother thing to shoot motion… continue reading »

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Featured Classifieds: Hi-Timers Club Car

Featured Classifieds: Hi-Timers Club Car

When I was a kid, I’d randomly flip open the local Midland, Texas Thrifty Nickel to a page and then tell myself I could have any car on… continue reading »

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Two T’s, Standing Tall

Two T’s, Standing Tall

Hot rodding is a sport of evolution, and nowhere was it more apparent than at the drag strip in the 1950s and ’60s. Week in and week out,… continue reading »

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Detroit Drag Racing Movies 1959- 1965

Detroit Drag Racing Movies 1959- 1965

Joe Taubitz was a member of the Flint Gear Grinders, attending many drags around Detroit, Michigan in the late 50s and early 60s with his 8mm color home… continue reading »

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The Lars Mapstead Roadster

The Lars Mapstead Roadster

When I feature a car, I typically send over a tech sheet for the owner to fill out. I then stare at that tech sheet along with the… continue reading »

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Raymond Groves: The U.K. version of Tom Medley?

Raymond Groves: The U.K. version of Tom Medley?

I just returned from another amazing Amelia Island Concours weekend out in Florida, and picked up this little gem from a vendor selling vintage automobilia. It’s a 1954… continue reading »

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