The 1957 NHRA Nationals

Monday, May 12, 2008
The 1957 NHRA Nationals

Norm Jones is one of the most likable and respected car guys in Austin – a town that is chock full of the really likable and the really… continue reading »

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Indy… 1957

Thursday, May 8, 2008
Indy… 1957

My old man introduced me to hot rods at a very young age. In fact, my first exposure to cars built with a purpose was the 1980 Indianapolis… continue reading »

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Hotter Spark, Better Sounds

Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Hotter Spark, Better Sounds

I’ve posted many, many times about my flathead distributor woes here as well as on the forums. Realistically, these problems can be broken down to two sources: 1…. continue reading »

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The Way It Was

Wednesday, April 23, 2008
The Way It Was

Editor’s Note: This is the second installment of our partnership with Piero and the Mad Fabricator’s Society and with it comes some more very special footage. I’ll let… continue reading »

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The Chaparral 2E Sounds Off

Friday, April 18, 2008
The Chaparral 2E Sounds Off

Ronnie Low sent over this video late this afternoon and I couldn’t help but post it. The Chaparral 2E established the paradigm for virtually all racing cars built… continue reading »

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Dust Eaters

Tuesday, April 1, 2008
Dust Eaters

Here’s a library find complete with dramatic voice over and campy imagery. They weren’t hot rodders… no, hot rodders were amateurs. They were real mechanics that kept their… continue reading »

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1963 Smokers Fuel & Gas Championships

Tuesday, March 4, 2008
1963 Smokers Fuel & Gas Championships

This video has made the rounds through the internet a few times the past year or so and while I’ve always loved the visuals, the video quality always… continue reading »

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Bonneville Record Breaker

Monday, February 25, 2008
Bonneville Record Breaker

While researching for an upcoming article, I stumbled across the short video above. I’m not sure that an uglier car has ever been made, but even an Avanti… continue reading »

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