King Ranch and The Cadillac

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
King Ranch and The Cadillac

“Most people don’t know this about me, but weapons are my REAL business. You name it and I know it: guns, bombs, gas, fire, blades, missiles, and everything… continue reading »

Read More

Art of the Vintage Car Club Coat…

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Art of the Vintage Car Club Coat…

Ryan’s hermit-like-yet-heart-warming plea for his American-made merchandise sales got me fired up about traditional hot rod clothing, and we all can appreciate vintage graphics in their natural habitat:… continue reading »

Read More

Herb Adams ‘Vivant 77’

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Herb Adams ‘Vivant 77’

Another car drawing massive crowds at Pebble Beach was the ‘Vivant 77’ created by Herb Adams as a side project while he worked at Pontiac in the mid… continue reading »

Read More

Otto Crocker’s Heuer

Monday, August 7, 2017
Otto Crocker’s Heuer

I’ve long admired Otto Crocker and have written about him many times. For the uninitiated, Otto is the godfather of modern racing timing devices found everywhere from Bonneville… continue reading »

Read More

The H.A.M.B. Drags in 1962?

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
The H.A.M.B. Drags in 1962?

A few years ago, Carl Blanton sent me a bunch of shots taken by his camera guy (Hightower?) in 1962 at Mo-Kan Dragstrip – the same venue that… continue reading »

Read More

Jerauld’s Baby Bomb!

Thursday, June 22, 2017
Jerauld’s Baby Bomb!

How did I miss this video? Yes, great color footage (with a not-so-great soundtrack) of Al Jerauld and George Barber’s tiny San Diego tanker known as ‘Baby Bomb’… continue reading »

Read More

The Blazing Paint Jobs of the Indianapolis 500

Friday, June 2, 2017
The Blazing Paint Jobs of the Indianapolis 500

Before we leave the Brickyard behind for another year, I thought it would be fun to look back at my three all time favorite liveries from Indy, based in color… continue reading »

Read More

Maggini Motor Car Co. of San Francisco

Thursday, May 25, 2017
Maggini Motor Car Co. of San Francisco

One of the earliest Ford dealerships in San Francisco was operated by ‘Babe” Maggini, and one particular photo, taken outside Maggini Motor Car Company at 123 Jackson St., really… continue reading »

Read More

Archive