Race Car Transportation

Wednesday, May 18, 2022
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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Studio X

Monday, May 16, 2022
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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The Shampoo Truck

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
The Shampoo Truck

Last week, I got into a conversation with myself comparing and contrasting the work of Joe Wilhelm and Joe Bailon. It got so intense that I eventually found… continue reading »

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Kansas City Car Clubs in 1959

Thursday, May 5, 2022
Kansas City Car Clubs in 1959

I’m in KC visiting family for a few days, and I found this article from almost exactly 63 years ago about the Kansas City Timing Association, their strip,… continue reading »

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The Clif Inman ’57 Chrysler

Wednesday, May 4, 2022
The Clif Inman ’57 Chrysler

If I had to name one car that influenced more late customizers than any other, I would probably chose the Clif Inman ’57 Chrysler. In fact, I’ve talked… continue reading »

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Eric Rickman & The Drag Safari

Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Eric Rickman & The Drag Safari

A few years ago, I posted about my love for the old “Drag Safari” wagon and trailer setups. I still can’t get enough of those photos and often… continue reading »

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Stude Italia

Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Stude Italia

In early 1953, Studebaker lifted the cloak off the new Commander and the general public looked on with bewilderment. It wasn’t that they didn’t like what they saw,… continue reading »

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A Letter From Howard Hughes

Wednesday, April 6, 2022
A Letter From Howard Hughes

America in the 1950’s was sprinting from the shade of war and into the sunlight of hope provided by victory. It was a time of possibility and growth… continue reading »

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