“Hitting the Trap” Bonneville Comic story 1952

“Hitting the Trap” Bonneville Comic story 1952

Since Ryan is frozen stiff in Austin and everyone seems to be hunkering down from the cold all over the country, it seems like a good time to… continue reading »

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Fear & Loathing The Cold

Fear & Loathing The Cold

It’s a miserable damned existence in Austin, TX right now. The past couple of days, the warmest temperature I’ve seen is somewhere south of 30-degrees. Right now, it’s… continue reading »

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Skip Hudson’s 1929 A Roadster

Skip Hudson’s 1929 A Roadster

I’ve written about this very special Model A before, only last time it was in scale. Today I want to talk about the car a little more and… continue reading »

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Dan Gurney

Dan Gurney

When I was twelve or thirteen years old, my dad put a “Dan Gurney For President” bumper sticker on our family suburban. At the time, his best friend… continue reading »

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Buzzin’ Half Dozen

Buzzin’ Half Dozen

There’s only one thing I like more than hearing the glory stories of drag racing’s biggest names—and that’s learning about the little guys. No, they didn’t fill the… continue reading »

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Drag Racing in the Basement?

Drag Racing in the Basement?

I’ve always dug vintage slot car sets, but it’s usually the early Aurora or Tyco sets running 60s style sports cars and grand prix racers. Thumbing through the… continue reading »

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Grimlock’s Roadster Runs!

Grimlock’s Roadster Runs!

It was early fall in 2004… and a bunch of us Kansas City locals decided to ditch work on a Friday, meet up at Kevin Lee’s house, and… continue reading »

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Drag Racing in Color – 1958

Drag Racing in Color – 1958

I love sharing old home movies of hot rods in action from the 1950s, because it’s probably our most accurate look back at how the cars were built… continue reading »

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