Johnny Martin and Greg & Judy Hrehovcsik’s 1957 Chevy was named 2018 Ridler Winner last evening in Detroit. But it was not a smooth road on the way to revealing the winner.
The event has one major rule to qualify to win the award: the vehicle
The 2018 Detroit AutoRama is in full swing as you can see by the explosive lead photo. It seems everyone connected to the hot rod industry is here.
Started in the '50s by a group of rodders who wanted a way to finance the construction of
See who the Ridler Great 8 Finalists are inside Cobo Hall at the 2018 Detroit Autorama. Named after the Detroit Autorama's first promoter, Don Ridler. The Don Ridler Memorial Award has been handed out annually since its inception in 1964. But it's only recently there
North Carolina’s Robert McCarter is a cool dude with a wicked eye for hot rod photography. Maybe that’s because of his graphic design skills, his love for driving hot rods and photographing them or his mechanical and machining skills along with an affinity for designing
Portland’s One Motorcycle Show is different in all the right ways. Now in its ninth year, this massive indoor bike show is known for bringing “more than 100 custom, vintage, weird and rare motorcycles from all over the world to you.” A tall order to
Nowhere else in America is the custom car culture celebrated and awarded quite like it is at the Sacramento AutoRama. Held for the 68th consecutive year, the AutoRama is a homecoming for lead sleds and the stylists who create them.
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The King of Hammers is one of the world’s most punishing desert races. Every year, a dry lake bed in the California desert is transformed into a small city called “Hammer Town” to accommodate the racers, worldwide media, and over 50,000 fans who come to
Just 25-miles north of Los Angeles; a city steeped in car culture since the inception of the automobile lives artist Keith Weesner, who himself is steeped in the same automotive culture. Weesner, with his soft-spoken demeanor possesses an above average and distinct artistic ability. That
The 18th annual Groundhog Gala was a treat for fans of traditional hot rods and customs. While most of the country in early February pays attention to a Pennsylvania rodent that emerges to see (or not to see) its shadow, that wasn’t the case in
The McDonald’s Rock and Roll Car Show in Scottsdale, Arizona or "Pavilions Car Show" as the locals like to call it, has a long and rich history of being one of the largest cruise-ins of its kind. The Valley of the sun is car guy