The Goodguys 1995 California Rod & Custom Classic was held at the Merced Fairgrounds the first weekend of June nearly 23 years ago. These images capture the look and feel of what the Rod & Custom scene looked like in the mid-1990s – a blend
Our longtime friend Jere Alhadeff (pronounced Al-Ha-Deff), is one of the greatest drag racing photographers of all time and a true gentleman. We are lucky to present some of his work here in today’s Time Capsule story.
Jere has been photographing cars and motorsports for over
Just as I was graduating from the University of Florida with a journalism degree in March 1970, the new Gainesville Raceway hosted the first NHRA Gatornationals and I was in attendance.
Same for 1971. But in 1972 I possessed a Pentax 35mm SLR and wrangled a
Editor’s Note: In this countdown series we are reviewing our favorite ten stories of 2017, stories you may have missed or enjoyed so much you wouldn’t mind seeing them again. We have been here just seven and a half months but it seems like much
The early history of karting is littered with photographic gold as you will see here. Karting is a young sport; six decades ago it didn’t exist. Karting as we know it began in 1956 in Glendale, California, when Art Ingels, a fabricator at Kurtis Kraft
Ron Stetter's 1932 Ford street survivor might make you might think the chopped, channeled, primered, flathead-powered three-window coupe is a recent interpretation of an iconic Fifties ride. With today’s fascination of traditional hot rods, it would be logical to assume it’s a fresh ride made
The 1994 Street Machine Nationals was held in a small country town in south central Illinois, named Du Quoin. It’s about as far from any big center of population as you can get. In fact, getting there is a trip unto itself.
Looking back on my
Looking back at how fast Northwest doorslammers were, it’s apparent that things started to get serious in the mid 90s. In fact it was the Canadian contingent who outpaced their American rivals for a few years. You didn’t read much about that in the magazines.
A friend of ours got a phone call from an attorney recently. The attorney said “This person died and left you all of their drag racing memorabilia.” We have never received such a phone call but our friend was kind enough to share them with
Vintage American Truck Ads are a throwback to yesteryear, a place dear to our hearts and one of the hottest markets in the classic car and hot rodding segment. But back in the 1930s through the 70s, these trucks were the workhorses of their day.