The event organizers were told it had to be racers only. That meant no car show, no swap meet, no vendors, and a big loss of revenue! But the organizers wanted to preserve the history of the event and decided to hold the racers-only event. So everyone showed up with their face masks on and put on one hell of a race!ABOVE: Early morning on the Ranch @favcoast in his 1932 Ford truck, he was not taking hay to the cows. He was getting ready to race this mostly original truck at the Santa Margarita Ranch at RPM Nationals Flathead Drags. I think Frank may have caught the race bug as he was thinking about doing some engine upgrades.
ABOVE: Tim McMaster’s dog Rosie can just taste the victory in the air! Tim’s little red roadster went on to win its class!
ABOVE & TOP: This was one of my favorites, the red wheels and grille just popped with the gloss black paint!
ABOVE: This young racer looks like he’s ready to go!
ABOVE: @svm99T had his Dad’s speedster running great. This beautiful car looks like it just rolled out of a museum.
ABOVE: @gcustom’s track nose roadster always blows me away! This sucker looks like it should be running in Bonneville. Is he ever going to paint it? I think not.
ABOVE: There was a large group of photographers in attendance.
ABOVE: Last minute prep before the race.
ABOVE: @rickthecarfixer brought this rail, the old Outsiders club car known as “The Thing.” It has been rebuilt by Rick (with a few minor updates) and now runs under the “Aces” car club banner.
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Phil and Cami Barrows' ‘57 Chevy 150
Phil bought his ‘57 in 1978 and it was his regular daily driver for years, and his favorite memory is leading a parade of classic Chevys from the church with his bride Cami to their reception on his wedding day! But a few years ago Phil got the urge to rebuild the car.
Toyota/Save Mart 350 Where rubbing is racing!
Kyle Larson dominated an action-filled Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway.
Jim and Saraina Silva's Early 1955 Chevy Pick-Up!
In September of ’83, Jim (15 years old), his father, brother George and longtime friend Jerry Glover piled into his dad’s ’53 truck and headed to Stockton in search of a truck.
FERRARI DAY AT THE BLACKHAWK MUSEUM
CLASSIC CHEVYS ON TREASURE ISLAND!
Recently Ron Pfisterer invited me to tag along with him for a Classic Chevy Club gathering on Treasure Island in the heart of the San Francisco Bay. It wasn’t widely publicized, it was just a gathering of locals.
Beyond City Limits Presents Ocean Beach Cars and Coffee
Windmills, beaches, dogs, & cars!
EFI FUEL SYSTEM INSTALLATION
In the last issue of HOT CARS magazine we installed the heart of our EFI system, the Holley Sniper throttle body.
My family lived in North Long Beach, CA, so you just KNOW I had a great first half of a childhood right in the middle of Custom Car Land. My first car show was in 1951 at the Pan Pacific Auditorium with my Dad. Larry Watson’s first shop was 3 1/2 blocks from our house.
CRAIG CHERRY 1964 FORD GALAXIE
Craig Cherry’s Galaxie is a perfect example of a muscle car time capsule.
CRAIG CHERRY 1938 Chevrolet Cabriolet
While walking through Craig Cherry’s massive car collection one car stuck out and caught my attention more than the others; it was his 1938 Chevrolet Cabriolet.