Darryl Starbird Interview circa 1964

Darryl Starbird Interview circa 1964

How cool is this? An interview with Darryl Starbird (yes, they spelled his name wrong) for a Tulsa KOTV news segment promoting the upcoming Autocapade at the Fairgrounds… continue reading »

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The Roadster

The Roadster

Joe Boyles is a modern day patriarch of a multi-generational racing family. It all started in the 1930’s when great uncle William Hower raced in the Tin Lizzy… continue reading »

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Let’s Go to the Swap

Let’s Go to the Swap

It was still dark when my alarm went off at 4:45 a.m. I lumbered out of bed and collected my things. I had packed the truck the night… continue reading »

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The Vincent ’39 by Carrillo Customs

The Vincent ’39 by Carrillo Customs

I don’t know when I started following Carrillo Customs Speed & Coach on Instagram, but I’ve always enjoyed seeing what Josh and his San Luis Obispo County-based shop… continue reading »

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Race Car Transportation

Race Car Transportation

Three weeks ago, I had a backup drive crash while in the middle of doing a backup. It was a nightmare, but I was able to salvage everything… continue reading »

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LP of the Week: The Big Sounds of the Drags!

LP of the Week: The Big Sounds of the Drags!

Hard to believe that drag racing was once so popular that a recording giant like Capitol Records pressed albums about it, but in 1963 that’s exactly what they… continue reading »

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Studio X

Studio X

In 1955, there was a terrible accident at Le Mans that ended with the death of 77 spectators and injuries to many more. As a result, the Automobile… continue reading »

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Pink Roadster Perplexity

Pink Roadster Perplexity

There’s nothing more fascinating than local hot rod history. As a person who’s passionate about the past, I love thinking back to a different time in this same… continue reading »

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