Vintage MoKan Racing Action

Friday, May 12, 2006
Vintage MoKan Racing Action

vintageMoKan.jpg Sodbuster posted a batch of pics from MoKan Dragway circa the late 1950’s. If you are unfamiliar, MoKan is the venue for the annual H.A.M.B. Drags and… continue reading »

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Ford’s Design Hero

Tuesday, May 9, 2006
Ford’s Design Hero

49fordSales.jpg General Motors had Harley Earl. Chrysler had Virgil Exner. Ford had Edsel Ford? Think about that for a bit… We all know the history of Edsel Ford… continue reading »

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Publication

Friday, May 5, 2006
Publication

  Wally Parks sat in his office, letter opener in hand, and began the ritual he performed every Friday. Reading the “letters to the editor” was a way… continue reading »

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Hot Rod Interiors: Part 2

Thursday, April 27, 2006
Hot Rod Interiors: Part 2

We covered what we considered to be the perfect Hot Rod interior a couple of months ago, but I thought it would be interesting to revisit the subject… continue reading »

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Like Father, Like Son: The Hot Rod

Friday, April 21, 2006
Like Father, Like Son: The Hot Rod

So it was 1968 and he just got news that he was going to be a dad. I know that feeling. It’s absolute uncertainty. Do I know what… continue reading »

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The Traditional Ranfla

Tuesday, April 18, 2006
The Traditional Ranfla

Lowriders have become a cultural phenomenon of sorts. You see them in all sorts of mainstream movies, rap videos, and even white suburbia these days… The lowrider is… continue reading »

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Ask an Expert…

Monday, April 17, 2006
Ask an Expert…

Wow. This month’s installment of “ask an expert” is something special fellas. Gotta question for Stuart Hilborn, Wally Parks, or maybe Dick Bertolucci? Well… What the hell are… continue reading »

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Pacific Northwest Racing History

Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Pacific Northwest Racing History

Imagine this. You are sitting in a two million dollar F1 car at Monza in Italy roaring down the front straight at over 190mph. As you prepare for… continue reading »

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