Nick Griot has been around cool cars all of his life, so it’s no surprise that, as the son of Griot's Garage founder (and car care product legend) Richard Griot, he decided to go in a totally different direction when it came time for him
When one thinks of Hershey, Pennsylvania, ground-breaking rods and customs are probably not the first things that come to mind. Chocolate, of course, is the immediate connection, and the biggest automotive car swap meet on the planet comes next. But for in-the-know hot rodders, the
There’s certainly no shortage of automotive-themed reality TV shows these days, thanks in good part to Jesse James.
James – whose life and career as a motorcycle and custom car builder was first documented in the Discovery Channel documentary “Motorcycle Mania” before he became the star
Marilyn Meadors is the ultimate co-pilot.
She was at Gary Meadors’ side when he founded Goodguys in 1983 and, in the decades since then, has watched the organization grow, all the while sharing in her husband’s passion for celebrating and driving cool cars.
Meadors has always been
After missing a win by .071 seconds to Sebastian Eriksson in Louisville, Steve Arpin will be back chasing after points leaders Scott Speed and Tanner Foust in Rounds 3 and 4 of the Red Bull Global Rallycross championship this weekend in Thompson, Connecticut. Currently, Arpin
Dean Moon, founder of Mooneyes, accomplishments are like a bright yellow thread that weaves through the tapestry of hot rod history, from the pre-WW2 era through the 1970s. What teen motorhead in the Sixties didn’t have a Moon Eyes sticker on his high school Pee-Chee
Sure, Southern California gets all the ink, but Northern California has written a few chapters of hot rod history as well. Just ask acknowledged hot rod legend Andy Brizio — aka the Rodfather — one of the most influential Nor-Cal rodders of all time.
In the annals of American motorcycle racers, Modesto, California’s Kenny Roberts is in a league of his own. In 1978, the factory Yamaha rider became the first American to ever win the prestigious Grand Prix Motorcycle Championship. He was equally as fast on the dirt.
If hot rodding and racing could claim a true Renaissance man, Mickey Thompson would have been it. From racer to marketeer, innovator to promoter, Thompson’s influence touched nearly every corner of the motorsports realm. By the time of his tragic death in 1988, his curriculum
By Ashley Smissen
Celebrities seem to have it all: fame, followers and enough money to do pretty much whatever they want. Unfortunately, that sometimes means taking a perfectly good – and often very expensive – car and ruining it with crazy customization. Why do they routinely