Santa Ana Drags 1957

Thursday, February 14, 2019
Santa Ana Drags 1957

Dipping back into the LIFE magazine archives, I find Allan Grant’s images of the Santa Ana NHRA Drags for 1957. Some great cars in these shots, including TV… continue reading »

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Pure Hell Sets World Record

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Pure Hell Sets World Record

A few weeks back, Chuck Fowler sent over a box of mid-60’s era Drag Publications. On the top of the stack was the April 21, 1967 edition of… continue reading »

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Souped-Up and Hot: Sports Illustrated 1954

Thursday, February 7, 2019
Souped-Up and Hot: Sports Illustrated 1954

Someone got me a Sports Illustrated gift subscription last year, and God bless them, but there could not have been a bigger waste of paper on the planet…. continue reading »

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Small Gatherings Of Speed & Style

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Small Gatherings Of Speed & Style

A buddy of mine got home from the Roadster Show yesterday and was filling me in on what he saw and heard. I expressed jealousy and he retorted… continue reading »

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2019 America’s Most Beautiful Roadster

Monday, January 28, 2019
2019 America’s Most Beautiful Roadster

Poteet’s ’36 took it. I’ve never shied away from expressing my disapproval for winners in the past, but this isn’t gonna be one of those years. I think… continue reading »

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Grand National B-Sides

Friday, January 25, 2019
Grand National B-Sides

Attending a car show in the digital age can be a strange experience. Everywhere you look, people are taking pictures and videos of old cars with new technology…. continue reading »

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Rancho Deluxe

Monday, January 21, 2019
Rancho Deluxe

In January of 2012, I took the long flight to Australia to hang out with a bunch of like minded souls  and participate in the River City Coupe… continue reading »

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The Hot Rod Showdown

Monday, January 7, 2019
The Hot Rod Showdown

So some pals of ours are hosting a new little car show here in Texas. It’s called the Hot Rod Showdown and it’s a pre-1948 traditional hot rod… continue reading »

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