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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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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An Interview with Manuel Reyes

Friday, April 15, 2022
An Interview with Manuel Reyes

When it comes to hot rods and custom cars, there’s nothing better than working with your friends. That’s especially true when you have friends like Manuel Reyes—an acclaimed… 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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Pretty Don’t Win Races

Wednesday, March 30, 2022
Pretty Don’t Win Races

A few weeks back, I got an email from Mark Berent with a short story attached. Essentially, it’s a story about his introduction to Stock Car racing in… continue reading »

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The Pit Pass (Plus!)

Friday, March 25, 2022
The Pit Pass (Plus!)

Last time I went to the H.A.M.B. Drags, it rained. And rained. And then rained some more. But that didn’t stop my friend Michael Starr and I from… continue reading »

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Alex Answers Your Questions…

Thursday, March 24, 2022
Alex Answers Your Questions…

Can I just say “WOW”, for Alex Xydias being 100 years old and still having a mind like a steel trap. He’s sitting there telling stories from over… continue reading »

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