Commissioned by collector Ed Foss of Roanoke, Ind., noted Corvette restorer Kevin Mackay and his staff at Corvette Repair in Valley Stream, N.Y., spent more than two years building a cutaway version of a first-year Corvette. It is fully functional and can be driven on and off trailers and show fields. Mackay did not slice […]
The incredibly hands-on process of building our tires always captivates curious car enthusiasts. Take an inside look at a classic bias-ply whitewall as it goes through the manufacturing process. These handcrafted tires are mounted on anything and everything including hot rods, rat rods and concours-quality stock restorations.
I came across an account which has album after album of incredible urbex photography. Frenchman Vincent Michel has been on so many abandoned field trips, it should really be his full time job. But it was these poor antique and historical firetrucks that caught my eye– and of course they did, because they should be sitting in a museum, […]
On September 16, 1961, history was made at Lions Drag Strip (Wilmington/Long Beach, CA), when local Los Angeles television station KTTV (Channel 11) aired the first-ever “live” drag racing TV program. Hosted by Bill Welch, plus the legendary track’s first manager and iconic hot rodder, Mickey Thompson. Clip is from Part 1 of the three-disk […]
It’s probably fair to say that Goodwood has cultivated an image for itself. You think of FOS, you think of they greatest performance and racing cars in the world thrashing it up a driveway in Sussex to awestruck crowds. You think of Revival, you think of the finest historic racing machinery in the world turning […]
The name Ed Iskenderian is a legend among racers worldwide. Ed’s life history parallels the proverbial success story. He was born in 1921 in the grapevine country of Tulare County, California. His future as a winemaker never materialized because several heavy frosts destroyed the vineyards. These conditions forced the Iskenderian family to move to Los […]
Video posted by American Hot Rod Foundation “We want to thank Dave Welles for sharing this great footage with the world. This incredibly rare footage from Harper’s Dry Lake in 1940 shows some incredibly important and famous cars and early hot rodders. We’re proud to say that Dave allowed us to digitize this footage a […]