That is exactly what The Race of Gentlemen or TROG proprietors are aiming for, a carnival like atmosphere with vintage canvas tents, attire suggestions and specific requirements for all cars and bikes racing out on the beach.read more
We chatted with Jeff Wandler, owner of The Frontier Auto Museum in Wyoming, to talk business, vintage toys and classic car nostalgia!read more
GREENWICH, CT – June 3rd and 4th marked the 21st anniversary of the Greenwich Concours d’Elegance in Roger Sherman Baldwin Park, a car show dedicated to the most elegant, most influential and most beautiful cars history has to offer. Though rain threatened Saturday morning, eventually falling Sunday afternoon during an abridged award ceremony, the Concours was a resounding success.read more
Recently, members of the CarShowSafari team went off in different directions on the same day. Although only a body of water separated their destinations, that body of water was perhaps the only thing those destinations had in common. Here are the divergent stories.read more
Today, in 1934, the famous outlaw couple, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were shot to death in a stolen 1934 Ford Deluxe in Louisiana, after a two-year crime spree through Texas, Louisiana and New Mexico.read more
It’s turbine engine, adapted from helicopter use, made a mere fraction of the noise that a piston engine produces, emitting a high-pitched whine that led to the “Whooshmobile” nickname. The car’s paint was a brilliant red-orange, and Granatelli’s crew wore eye-popping STP-logoed coveralls.read more
If it was so perfect, why didn’t it survive? Why are we sudden in a new renaissance of electric vehicles, instead of a century into perfecting them? Here a few factors that influenced the rise and fall of the electric car through history.read more
Specializing in automotive & race car art, Joel F. Naprstek provides freelance illustration, commissioned paintings, T-shirt & poster art in a bold, colorful style, covering a wide range of subject matter and genres. Joel has been a freelance illustrator for...read more
The American muscle car is a concept, an acknowledgement of American youth as a demographic, a symbol of freedom and power and performance, a lasting ideology about Americana and the open roads of Route 66.
Tom Glatch, author of The Complete Book of American Muscle Supercars, understands all that well.
Joe Leonard, who died on April 27 at the age of 84, was best known for having made nine consecutive starts at the Indy 500 in the years 1965 – 1973, claiming the 1968 pole position in the STP Turbine, and earning the season-long Indycar championship in both 1971 and 1972.read more
Robbie checks his phone and shows me the weather patterns. We are twenty minutes from home and there are threats of torrential downpours. I laugh and say I hope we’re lucky.
The American muscle car is a concept, an acknowledgement of American youth as a demographic, a symbol of freedom and power and performance, a lasting ideology about Americana and the open roads of Route 66. Tom Glatch, author of The Complete Book of American Muscle Supercars, understands all that well.
After eight films and nearly two decades, I have finally figured out how to watch the movies in the Fast and Furious franchise.
Call me jaded, but these days I'm starting to get to a point where I've seen a ton of really rare and valuable cars. This is a pretty good problem in life to have. Ferrari 250 GTO and 250 Testarossa? Sure, been there done that. Bugatti Chiron? Old news, saw it a while ago. I know there's a ton out there I have yet to see, but sometimes you need a good reminder of just how true that statement is. If you're like me and want to check out something besides your average muscle car and hot rod show, head down to Nashville sometime and prepare to be amazed.
Let’s give the most accurate answer right up front: We don’t know. But if the Chrysler display at the New York International Auto Show is any indication, Chrysler is teetering on its last legs.
Today, in 1944, Bertha Benz died. And anyone who loves cars, knows cars or has ever sat in a car, you should care.
By 1957, troops had pulled back, but Egypt hardly remained a safe or peaceful place for British ex-patriots like Raymond and Neville Flower, who had been working to develop a racing scene halfway across the world from home.
A barn in the middle of Pennsylvania has yielded what may be the biggest genuine barn find ever, and collectors from all over the country are taking notice. To tell the full story, we first have to go back more than 90 years, to the days of the Roaring 20s and the luxurious Rolls Royce automobiles of that time.
Tom Cotter does it again. With his crack team of photographer Michael Alan Ross and copilot Brian Barr, Cotter leaves Chicago to take on the American car enthusiast’s dream drive, but with a twist.
This third installment begins an exploration of Ford Motor Company’s involvement in also building airplanes during WWII by focusing on the story of its facility in Willow Run, MI.