The idea was to move the Fast and Furious movie franchise off the big screen and put its cars and their owners and their friends on the ground for a day-long car show and drag racing competition at the Gila Bend Municipal Airport in the southern Arizona desert. Continue reading
When Bodie Stroud was in high school, he saw a beautiful Toyota truck slammed to the ground. “It was so cool,” Stroud remembers, recalling that it had belonged to the “coolest guy in school.” Continue reading
The National Museum of Crime and Punishment, located in Washington D.C., has loaned John Dillinger’s 1933 Essex Terraplane to the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum in Auburn, Indiana, where it will be on display through April 2016. Continue reading
A week before the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, 42 professional drifters came from across the country, some even from overseas, to take part in Round One: Streets of Long Beach, a part of the 2015 Formula Drift series.
The event used what this weekend are turns 9, 10 and 11 on the Indy car circuit. Continue reading
There’s a lot happening this weekend at America’s classic car museums with a lowrider and customs cruise-in at the Petersen, educational lectures at Owls Head and Gilmore, and the monthly car and bike show at Muscle Car City.
Here are the details on those and other upcoming events at various classic car museums: Continue reading
A 1937 Peugeot Darlmat cabriolet owned by Peter Mullin won Best in Show honors at the 11th annual La Jolla Concours d’Elegance last weekend. Continue reading
Rain or shine, the Spring Auto Show will be held May 30-31 at the Owls Head Transportation Museum located in Owls Head, Maine. The show runs from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. both days. Continue reading
In 2006, a 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle LS6 convertible rolled across the auction block at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale sale, and sold for $1,242,000. What made this car special was that it had been drag raced in 1970 by Ray Allen, who won seemingly every significant event that year, including the National Hot Rod Association’s U.S. Nationals. Continue reading
The LeMay, Americas Car Museum, will host cruise-ins on the second Thursday of each month from April through October.
The shows will be held on the museum plaza rain or shine. In addition to showing their cars, visitors can enjoy music from DJ Fred Granados, food offered by Grave Diggers BBQ, as vote for people’s choice, best interior or best paint job, or tour the museum, which will be open on 8 p.m. on cruise-in nights. Continue reading
The National Corvette Museum’s annual Bash, featuring seminars and visits with various Corvette engineers and project and program managers, is scheduled April 23-25 at the museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Continue reading