Ron Capps was practically destined to become a drag racer. He grew up in central California, tagging along to drag strips with his father, who raced and wrenched on race cars, and his mother, who was also entrenched in the sport. “My mom and dad turned

Steve Tracy still recalls when he got turned onto hot rods in the mid-1970s. “The guy across the street took me to the Frog Follies [street rod show] in Evansville [Indiana] when I was 14,” Steve says. “I went out there for the frog races,

You might recognize Jim Grundy from his Grundy Insurance TV commercials or the many collector car events he attends. Grundy is the President of Grundy Insurance and it would have been difficult for him not to go into the collector car insurance business. After all,

Like many hot rod business owners, John McLeod of Classic Instruments is a lifelong car enthusiast whose hobby became his profession – or, more specifically, one of his professions. Prior to purchasing Classic Instruments and moving the company to Michigan two decades ago, McLeod was

Larry Dixon is a second-generation drag racer who grew up watching his father, Larry Dixon Sr., compete against the sport’s top names in the ’60s and ’70s. This included a Top Fuel Eliminator win at the 1970 NHRA Winternationals. Racing was not a full-time gig

Even if you’re not familiar with John Jackson, you’ve undoubtedly seen his dramatic photos in automotive magazines ranging from Street Trucks to The Rodder’s Journal – as well as regular appearances in the Goodguys Gazette and right here on Fuel Curve. Shooting under the name