More Man and Machine

The Fatlace Paddock is a design studio, car garage, hang out place and merchandise retailer tucked behind Interstate 101 in San Mateo just miles from San Francisco International Airport. We had been by the paddock before but it was a regular business day. Not much going on. But this particular Saturday, we saw a flier

We came across this rare footage form the 1965 AHRA Winternationals season. The event was held at Bee Line Dragway outside Scottsdale, Arizona and featured the biggest starts of the era - Chris Karamesines, Connie Kalitta, the Ramchargers and so many more legendary teams. The AHRA (American Hot Rod Association) was once a fairly prominent

When we rolled up to Martinez, California for the Cobra Experience Museum and their Cars and Coffee event, we certainly weren’t disappointed. This little known gem of Cobra history located in the East Bay Area of San Francisco is a stunning collection of Cobra cars and artifacts. With the participant cars showing up bright an early

Filming your driving, racing and roughhousing exploits is easier than ever with a great line of products from Mob Armor. We met the Mob Armor folks last year prior to the SEMA Show. They were kind enough to give us two of their strong magnetic cell phone “Mob Mounts” which came in handy. We also

Pleasanton, CA - After a five-month break, the Fuel Curve 1970 Camaro Nitro Funny Car driven by Goodguys Rod & Custom Association President Marc Meadors is ready to hit the track. A brand new crew led by Pete Kaiser and a brand new engine combination will be tested at Sears Point Raceway in April. For Meadors

Like so many rodders, Bobby Walden, founder of Walden Speed Shop, got bit by the bug while watching the 1973 Made-for-TV movie “The California Kid”. The B-movie starred Martin Sheen but the draw for Walden was Pete Chapouris’ black ‘n’ flamed ’34 3-window. The coupe forever after carried ‘The California Kid’ moniker into hot rod