Category Archives: Racing
The 2013 Street Machine Fall Nationals had a little bit of everything in regard to weather, from sunny and warm to rainy and cool. That didn’t dampen the turnout on Saturday, tons of great cars and trucks were on hand
Had a great weekend at the O’Reilly Auto Parts Hot Rod Super Nationals in Lincoln, NE. Family Events always puts on great shows that bring out the best cars, trucks, street rods, street machines and rat rods across the country.
An automotive jack-of-all-trades, Dean Jeffries worked as a stuntman, car builder, and race car painter and pinstriper. He made the ‘Monkeemobile’ for the Monkees and ‘Black Beauty’ for the Green Hornet. During the car-crazy 1950s in Southern California, Dean Jeffries
Killed Myself When I Was Young from The Jalopy Journal on Vimeo. Thanks to the folks at Jalopy Journal…a fine compilation of early racing history!
The Nitro Hour was a local cable TV program out of Newark California that covered races at Fremont/Baylands Raceway from 1985 – 1987. This is from the first program, the East West Challenge, featuring a match race between Don Garlits
The great debate…Who ran the first 200MPH pass in the NHRA? In the minds of many, Karamesines was the first driver to exceed 200 mph on April 4, 1960, with a clocking of 8.82 at 204.54 mph at Illinois’ Alton