All Blog Posts Tagged 'car' (23)

The People Drifting This 1905 Land Speed Record Car Are Heroes

Can you imagine driving a 200 Horsepower antique car at around 100 miles and hour?  !!!  Check out this great video from an article from Road and Track magazine!

Added by Michael Thies on July 20, 2015 at 2:29pm — No Comments

Spring Green Car & Motorcycle Show 2015

Spring Green Car & Motorcycle Show 2015 -March 28, 2015 in Lawrenceville, GA  10a to 4pm Gwinnett Count Fairgrounds has worked providing a car & motorcycle show for the…


Added by Michael Thies on March 16, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Peach State Challengers Feb. C&O review


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…


Added by troy williams on February 3, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Vintage race car arrives at IND ~Credit and thanks to IAA Contact: Carlo Bertolini 317.487.5025 |

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

One Of Our Favorite Photographers Has Died - Dave Williams

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 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…


Added by Michael Thies on November 17, 2014 at 7:22pm — 4 Comments

collector car insurance

this blog is let everyone know about what happened this summer and what we found out. in august 2013 being a mopar family we went to myrtle beach for the mopars at the beach meet. this is a week long meet with different venues all week long. during this event we were to enter the myrtle beach speedway for the car show. my son with his 94 viper had to go around the track to get into infield. while doing so it started raining,hard. making the left turn into the pit area the viper lost traction…


Added by robert p brown on November 13, 2013 at 5:37pm — No Comments

NNL Southern Nats (model car show)

Can't wait for this Saturday in Smyrna Ga, going to be a great show. If you are in the area come and visit us, you'll be glad you did.

Added by Greg Stegall on November 4, 2013 at 12:47pm — No Comments


We live in interesting times. Thanks to the growth of car shows and even car related networks on cable television, car enthusiasts get to see restorations and hot rod creations that were not easily witnessed even a few years ago.  Thanks to the magic of television, a number of designers and builder personalities have taken on true “star status”.  There is a long line at a number of World of Wheels events, with folks…


Added by Michael Thies on October 25, 2012 at 2:08am — No Comments

Martin Swig - A True Pioneer!

The internationally known car rally, the California Mille, runs vintage sports cars over 1,000 miles of hilly Northern California roads. We recently lost the founder, Martin Swig, who died early July at age 78. What is special about the California Mille is that we get to see rare collector cars doing what they were meant to do: devouring hot asphalt. Most vehicles this rare are shown only at Concours events and museums!…


Added by Michael Thies on July 20, 2012 at 2:59pm — No Comments

The Future of The Street Rod!

The Future of The Street Rod!

What is truly more American than a street rod! Classic street hot rods and muscle cars are a 100% American phenomenon. We have watched as the world has adopted and copied our hobby in so many ways. It is truly flattering to be emulated and exciting to see growing interest. Yet, do we need to be concerned about the future? …


Added by Michael Thies on July 19, 2012 at 2:57pm — No Comments

What does Car Show Judge Look For

   There are a number of organizations that train folk to be judges at car and motorcycle events.  Many people wonder and yet not everyone is always fully aware of what they are looking for.  It can be fairly daunting for a newcomer.  There are different categories have different criteria about what is expected…


Added by Michael Thies on January 29, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Mid-South Regional Car Show, Bazaar, and Concert in the Field April 28, 2012, Hickory, NC (a great drive-in weekend of family fun) Fundraising event for Bristar Disabled Veterans Group and World Miss…

Mid-South Regional Car Show, Bazaar, and Concert in the Field

April 28, 2012, Hickory, NC (a great drive-in weekend of family fun)

Fundraising event for Bristar Disabled Veterans Group and World Mission Outreach

Details can be found at…


Added by Ed Mattson on January 2, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

The 'xl1' concept car by Volkswagen

Credits to DesignBoom

the 'xl1' concept car by volkswagen

First publicly presented at the qatar motor show 2011volkswagen's 'xl1' concept car 

combines energy efficient technology and streamlined aesthetics to create a hybrid vehicle 

capable of… Continue

Added by Michael Thies on August 1, 2011 at 7:21pm — No Comments

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…


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

"The Riverside Meet", Weekly Gwinnett Thursday Night Meet.

There might be handful of people or less that might be able to trace weekly Thursday night Gwinnett Meet to its roots, before it started at or got known as "Riverside Meet."


It was a simple idea of holding a private public meet, which would only be known among people invited, and their friends. As in everyone knew somebody or mostly everybody, having a meet where everyone could easily strike a conversation, feel right among…


Added by Sunny Malhotra on May 25, 2011 at 3:00am — 2 Comments

Judging certification Classes Start April 27th at Hennessey Lexus of Gwinnett. Open to all. -Duluth, GA

American Wheels Events Show Car & Motorcycle Judges Training Class. We have it set for April 27 and May 4, 2011 at Hennessey Lexus of Gwinnett, 3383 Satellite Boulevard in Duluth, GA. The classes are 5pm to 9pm each night.

It does not matter if you are out to be a judge or not this will be the best $20.00 you have spent. You will learn what to look for in the small details of judging a car or bike. When you complete the two evening course you will receive a certificate of… Continue

Added by Miguel Caparros on April 19, 2011 at 12:30pm — 5 Comments

Volume 1 - Number 17 -April 7, 2011


Added by Miguel Caparros on April 7, 2011 at 12:30am — No Comments

MECA @ Spring Break Nationals 25 Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, FL.

This was the best SBN in several years, as far as overall attendance, especially spectators.

MECA participation was light, compared to previous years, with 53 vehicles for SQL and SPL contests.

Jessie Johnson (Gorilla Audio) from IL won the Sound Pressure League Best of Show.

Craig Butler from GA won the Sound Pressure Best of Show with 179.7 dB in X2.

Mikey Pilato won the Park & Pound Best of Show with 135.7 dB in DB5.

Robert Hilton (Audison/Hertz/JL…


Added by Steve Stern on March 31, 2011 at 12:30pm — 5 Comments

The Tesla Drive Train


This is an all electric roadster, available for sale today,  that does 0 to 60 mph in 3.7 secs, goes 245 miles on a charge and has ZERO emissions! Incredible!…


Added by Michael Thies on March 30, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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