More Man and Machine

The upcoming Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas Auction, scheduled for Sept 27-29 at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino features some high-powered machines in terms of performance and legacy. With the recent passing of Burt Reynolds, two of the auction’s top sellers will most likely be his pair of ‘78 Pontiac Firebirds dressed in screaming-chicken livery. There’s

Stepping into Michael Leeds’ Blastolene Garage is a bit like visiting another planet. You’re probably familiar with Leeds’ work whether you know it or not; he makes up one half of the Blastolene Brothers, a two-man collective including Leeds and Randy Grubb. Together, they have been responsible for some of the most creative and impressive

Neil Siermachesky’s 1931 Ford Roadster should quiet the screaming graybeards who are convinced hot rodding is dying. Based in Port Alberni BC, the 37 year old Siermachesky has a deep connection to Model A roadsters, a family connection to be exact. You might remember this Hot Rod Magazine story about Neil’s parents Maurice and Joan and

Merek Chertkow went from teenage drag racer to a full-blown professional shoe. His story is quite remarkable in many ways. Back in 1963, Dante Duce persuaded Dean Moon to let him take the Mooneyes dragster to England for some exhibition runs. Mickey Thompson tagged along on the trip and helped launch British drag racing. In 1964,

Often copied but never duplicated, The Goodwood Festival of Speed (FOS) is perhaps one of the most amazing events on the motorsports calendar. This year the FOS celebrated its Silver Anniversary and we were there for the party. The Festival occurs every summer on the grounds of The Duke of Richmond’s ancestral home 100 miles south

Kirby Wilcox’s love for his 1977 GMC Sierra Classic Squarebody started long before the recent trend in popularity of these beloved hauling machines. His very first set of keys were to a 1976 two-tone green GMC pickup. Fresh out of high school he went down to his local bank and secured a loan for $4400