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Rat Rod Phenom!

Rat Rod Phenom!   Rat rods are here to stay; function over form that reflects our culture, our history, and our love affair with motors and wheels!  Wikipedia says:

"A rat rod is a style of hot rod or custom car that, in most cases, imitates (or…

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Added by Michael Thies on July 25, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Volvo City Safety System gets thumbs up from NHTSA, IIHS! By Jeff Glucker

*We were just talking about Volvo's safety reputation last night on the Wheels Events Radio Hour

city safety screen shot
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Added by Michael Thies on July 22, 2011 at 11:11am — No Comments

Horsepower Breakfast Is Off To A Good Start

Horsepower Breakfast at Shorty Howell Park in Duluth is off and running!

When you put on an event for the first time you have the angst if anyone will show up. Mike Thies and I were there a around 6 am for the 7 am start. I was setting up our awning and brewing Blue Mountain…

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Added by Miguel Caparros on July 21, 2011 at 1:30pm — 6 Comments

Book Review: Matt Stone's new book: My First Car

Matt Stone's latest book My First Car is a great book and fun to read!  See my review :… Continue

Added by Steve Natale on July 20, 2011 at 11:27pm — No Comments

Worlds fastest street legal bug

BUGZILLA

Read story and check out the pic's here....

http://jasoncolephoto.blogspot.com/2011/07/bugzilla.html?spref=bl…

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Added by Jason Cole aka Bird on July 16, 2011 at 7:32am — No Comments

Take a look at this cool RV! :

  Take a look at this cool RV!  … Continue

Added by Steve Natale on July 14, 2011 at 12:30am — No Comments

A fishy story or how Plymouth got the jump but lost the race to Ford.

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The 1964 1/2 Ford Mustang was the first Pony Car. Chrysler Plymouth did their best to try to steal the thunder of the…

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Added by Miguel Caparros on July 12, 2011 at 12:00am — 10 Comments

4th Of July And The Acrobatic Cessna.

When I first decided to write a weekly digest, fears ran through me wondering if I could write some thing new every week. The answer is yes and no. The no part, is that my adventures are part of my history so I may have told or written parts of it at other times. The yes part is, there are still years of adventures…

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Added by Miguel Caparros on July 4, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Columbo to Peugeot then onto the Carrera Pan Americana.

I know some of my Georgia friends may be surprised that I have a long history with European cars I hope you too can enjoy this aspect…

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Added by Miguel Caparros on June 30, 2011 at 1:00pm — 6 Comments

New Camaro Book

Here is my review of the new book on Camaros... Camaro: Five Generations of Performance. Check it out : http://www.examiner.com/vintage-transportation-in-national/camaro-five-generations-of-performance-review…

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Added by Steve Natale on June 29, 2011 at 12:20am — No Comments

1965 Ford Mustang Station Wagon



by Miguel Caparros 

This article was prompted by a posting from Sam Fiorani, another automotive historical journalist on…

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Added by Miguel Caparros on June 26, 2011 at 4:30pm — 3 Comments

Atlanta Motorsports Park nears opening

By Ryan R Rees



The subtitle on the promotional booklet for the Atlanta Motorsports Park says it all: “The country club for people who live in the fast lane.”

The new park, currently under construction just outside the Dawsonville city limits, is expected to open later this year.

Much like a golf country club, AMP offers members exclusive use of the facility. Future plans include a clubhouse with restaurant, fitness room, swimming pool and tennis courts.

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Added by Ryan Rees on June 21, 2011 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

From Highcroft Racing, Dan Gurney, Dr.Don Panoz and Ben Bowley Taking this unique concept to Le Mans

You snooze you may loose real big. This project was first offered to Indy Car, they turned it down. I love it! This is truly evolutionary. I will be sitting on the edge of my seat waiting for the first test,…
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Added by Miguel Caparros on June 17, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Rotten Apples Spoil Caffeine & Octane and Meet Darlene and Richard Scott

by Miguel Caparros

Testosterone running poor decisions has been the…

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Added by Miguel Caparros on June 16, 2011 at 12:30pm — 14 Comments

Cars & Extras Needed For New Bill Bob Thornton Movie!

I found this article on the On Location Vacations website. The cars are need for a shoot set for Cedartown, GA later this month (June).  This is taken right from the site at http://www.onlocationvacations.com.  Good luck and please let us know if you all get a part in the show!

Cedartown, GA, a small town north…

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Added by Michael Thies on June 16, 2011 at 10:01am — 1 Comment

Earnhardt Jr. to Raffle Very Own 2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible

Mooresville, N.C. (Wednesday, June 15, 2011) – Earlier this year Dale Earnhardt Jr. traveled to General Motors' assembly plant in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada, not only to take ownership of a brand new 2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible but also drive it off the line in grand debut of its heavily anticipated arrival. Amid cheering workers and flashing cameras, Earnhardt Jr. climbed behind the wheel of his victory-red Camaro with black rally…

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Added by Michael Thies on June 15, 2011 at 5:35pm — No Comments

Meet Jason Cole Photographer. Car Shows, who is driving and where are we going?

Meet the contributors. Jason Cole, Photographer.

Text by Miguel Caparros Photos by Jason Cole

I am the luckiest editor…

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Added by Miguel Caparros on June 14, 2011 at 9:16am — No Comments

EXPERIENCE MONTEREY CLASSIC CAR WEEK BY WINNING A TRIP FOR TWO

 

Monterey, California (June 1, 2011) – The idea for an opportunity to provide automotive enthusiasts a chance to experience Monterey’s Classic Car Week was born from the continued amazement by many lifelong automotive enthusiasts proclamations that…

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Added by Miguel Caparros on June 13, 2011 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Record Breaking Crowd At Caffeine & Octane June 5 2010. Alpharetta Georgia

Easy to get to and the support of Barnes and Noble Book seller and Starbucks coffee has turned this venue into the

largest monthly Cruise in the South. The truly incredible thing is not just the sheer numbers but the quality and rarity of some of the cars that show up. Every first Sunday of the…

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Added by Miguel Caparros on June 6, 2011 at 7:30am — 7 Comments

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