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I’ve known Jitney Jake Jacobs since 1982 when I photographed him and his partner Pete Chapouris driving their iconic ’34 coupes down Highway 99 towards Merced, California to the Street Rods Nats West. It was one of those lucky shots taken hanging out the back of a rented station wagon as we all barreled down

Kustoms are the undisputed king of the Cruisin’ Nationals held each spring. Produced by the West Coast Kustoms – the event is steeped in traditional sleds and hot rods. For 362 days a year the mid-coastal city of Santa Maria, California is known for its wineries and world-famous barbecue. But for three days over Memorial Day

Most car enthusiasts had a high school dream car, and for Pat Meador of Eugene Oregon, that dream was a 1958 Chevy Impala. Unlike many of us, Pat made his dream come true, but it took nearly a half century to make it a reality. Since an Impala was out of his financial reach a

Once a month, the Gilman Brewery in Berkeley hosts Gears and Beers – a casual car guy gathering with a side of tasty craft beer. What could be better? On a day that originally called for 63 degrees with cloud coverage, we were graced with even warmer weather and clear skies. Tucked away in the industrial

Lou Lafon has owned this straight axle Chevelle for 46 years. Lou’s 1969 gasser-style, straight axle Chevelle looks exactly as it did nearly five decades ago. In fact, the car has never even been washed since the flames were put down in 1970. It’s an absolute survivor. There are plenty of other period-correct details that still

Barrett Jackson in Connecticut? Has a nice ring to it doesn’t it? After wildly successful events in Scottsdale, Las Vegas and Florida, the World’s Greatest Collector Car Auction comes to the Mohegan Sun resort in Uncasville, CT, June 20-23. Adding extra intrigue is the fact that Barrett-Jackson Northeast will be the first event held inside the