I received this letter via Dik Wesson of the ROMEOs. Another loss in our extended family of vehicle enthusiasts. Please pray for the family. Mike
I am so terribly sad to report that we lost our dear friend, father and husband, Jim Beard yesterday afternoon. He handled his six year battle with cancer with grace and fortitude and no complaint. He was busy making…Continue
Added by Michael Thies on February 19, 2015 at 6:24pm — No Comments
I have had a number of calls regarding our plans for "Big Red", our 959 Tribute Porsche. Our friend Rich Adams has it as a consigned vehicle in his collection in Flowery Branch, GA. We are very humbled to have it part of his very high end collection. He is such a great guy and dear friend. Check it our along with his collection. For those who have been considering it,please contact Rich directly. …
Added by Michael Thies on February 10, 2015 at 11:30pm — No Comments
FEBRUARY CAFFEINE AND OCTANE
What can we say about this C&O meet? Just, Wow it was fantastic. Recently the venue sold under new management and a new location was announced shortly after. This was met with concern as many have made the pilgrimage…Continue
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Added by Mark Ray on February 1, 2015 at 11:51am — No Comments
This Corvette SR-2 will be on display at:
Scottsdale Sports & Classics,
Here is a great list that was sent to me via Dupont Registry! Corvette's have always held a special place in my heart and this is a great idea to highlight the stand out efforts of the folks behind this remarkable car!
"TOP 10 BEST CORVETTES OF ALL TIME
Added by Michael Thies on January 5, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Here is a particular aspect of our hobby and industry that is intriguing to just about everybody; from the kids to the elders, to the racers to Motorama! -The "BARN FINDS". I, personally, have consistently been surprised on how many continue to be located. How many could be possibly left? Here is a great website, if it prevails, that covers this subject wonderfully! Give it a go; and let us know what you think.
Added by Michael Thies on January 1, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments
This is excerpted from MSN.com and tells the story of the beginnings of Corvette! This is a story few know very well and thank you to the work of David Kennedy of Hot Rod magazine, here are the basics!
"It seems impossible to imagine a hot rod world without Chevrolet or its small-block engine—but there was a time that neither played a part in our arena. In the 1950s Fords dominated hot rodding, and the Blue Oval’s flathead was the V8 of…
1950s Kuzma champ dirt car displayed on Concourse B
INDIANAPOLIS – The latest in a lineup of classic racing cars greeting passengers at the
Indianapolis International Airport (IND) has arrived. The Dowgard Special #2, from the
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum, is on display on Concourse B near the
exit to Civic Plaza.
According to the museum, other than the Indianapolis 500, virtually all National
Championship races held…
Added by Chuck Aaron on December 9, 2014 at 9:30pm — No Comments
Added by Lacy Williams on November 18, 2014 at 7:34am — No Comments
Early today, November 17, 2014, a true leader of the antiques car industry and hobby has died. Harold Coker started his tire business and his collection of forms and molds are the reason so many antique and collector cars even have tires on which to run! He began his career as a territory manager with the old B.F.Goodrich Tire Co. before starting his own business, Coker Tire Co., in 1958, leading the company to become the largest supplier of collector car tires and wheels in the world.…Continue
Added by Michael Thies on November 17, 2014 at 7:46pm — No Comments
Our friend Dave Williams (one of our favorite car photographers) passed away Saturday of a heart attack. I thought you all would be interested in the many photos he has posted on www.SouthEastWheelsEvents.com. I have been friends with Dave for at least a decade. I am very saddened with his passing.
"Obituary for Dave Williams
David Williams, 63, of Braselton, passed away…Continue
FROM MIKE GARLAND OF CARLISLE EVENTS
On the Move – Annual Fall and Winter AutoFest Events Moving
Carlisle Events to Relocate Shows to Lakeland Beginning in the Fall of 2015
CARLISLE, PA – Carlisle Events, based in Pennsylvania, has been promoting some of the largest…Continue
Added by Michael Thies on November 13, 2014 at 2:38pm — No Comments
This remarkable vehicle sits right up front at the SEMA (Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association) annual meet in Las Vegas; literally under the monorail on Paradise Ave! A person has two more days to see it. It is a 1969 Camaro SS built by our friend Gary Higginbotham of American V8 & Classics in Alpharetta, GA.…Continue
Added by Chuck Aaron on November 6, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Motor Trend picked the awesome Camaro Z/28 as Best Driver's Car! First Ever American Car To Win!
Porsche, Audit, Ferrari, Etc. but CAMARO? Wow! As a Porsche driver, I found this a true surprise, yet Motor Trend (my heroes) tested all the candidates and the Z/28 won out!
"Camaro Z/28 is Motor Trend’s Best Driver’s Car 2014-09-25
DETROIT –Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 is Motor Trend’s 2014 Best Driver’s Car. It’s the first American-brand…Continue
Added by Michael Thies on September 28, 2014 at 12:30am — No Comments
It was another great weekend of Car events in the UK this weekend . Globalwheelsevents was staging a car event in the northwest UK town of Blackpool.
Take a look at the the details and pictures of the events at .Power Paint and Pinups…Continue
Added by Russ Larcombe on September 9, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Al Capone's Car.... I Am Told This Is a True Story!
I got this email recently from a friend:
"A BIT OF HISTORY I BETCHA DIDN’T KNOW……………
Hours after Pearl Harbor was bombed on December 7, 1941, the Secret Service found themselves in a bind. President Franklin D. Roosevelt was to give his Day of Infamy speech to Congress on…
Added by Michael Thies on September 8, 2014 at 4:06pm — No Comments
BEIJING|01 SEP 14
When the 10 teams roll their cars out onto the purpose-built Beijing street track for the inaugural Formula E race, there is one outfit…
Added by Michael Thies on September 4, 2014 at 9:17am — No Comments