Hot Rod Comic of the Day: Rodd Racer

Hot Rod Comic of the Day: Rodd Racer

I was recently organizing my reference bookshelves at work and stumbled upon a great 80 page story that I picked up at Comic-Con back in 2010 called “Rodd… continue reading »

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Name This Car, Win a hat!

Name This Car, Win a hat!

This car was a regular at the Kingdom Drags, Fremont, Bakersfield, and Pomona during the 1960’s. It’s owner was a well known gas station man on the west coast… continue reading »

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It’s 1958: Quarter Midget or a Go Kart?

It’s 1958: Quarter Midget or a Go Kart?

My kids are getting old enough to start racing now, and after a few fun minibike weekends, I’m thinking about getting them into something with 4 wheels… When… continue reading »

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Four Spots in the Perfect Garage

Four Spots in the Perfect Garage

So last Tuesday’s thread on the 1959 Stingray got me thinking… There are guys out there that can be perfectly content with only one old car in the… continue reading »

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All Hail Henry Junk

All Hail Henry Junk

Stock Henry J’s are just a little weird. They’re goofy, somewhat awkward economy cars that were originally marketed to the budget-minded motorist. (Hey, even a trunk was optional!)… continue reading »

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Hot Rod Sketches on an iPad…

Hot Rod Sketches on an iPad…

The digital age has brought us many great tools, from the laptop I’m typing this post on, to the powerful computer we keep in our pocket and call… continue reading »

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The 1959 Stingray

The 1959 Stingray

LeMans, 1955. A Mercedes factory car gets loose, leaves the track, and kills 83 spectators. That single event has probably had more of an effect on racing as… continue reading »

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Happy 50th Birthday, Hot Wheels!

Happy 50th Birthday, Hot Wheels!

OK, I’m a little late on this one- Hot Wheels actually first hit the shelves in May of 1968, but it’s still worth celebrating 50 years of the… continue reading »

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