I first met Boyd Coddington on a trip to England in 1982 but my late mentor Pete Chapouris really introduced me to Boyd in 1987 when I managed to tick him off and his customer Gary Lorenzini for whom Boyd had just finished a flamed
This special-to-Fuel Curve article by George “Ken” Dwinell chronicles his memoirs of early Can-Am Racing. We found Ken’s incredible Can Am Racing pictures through a web search and he was kind enough to share his images and memories of this magical form of motorsport.
Images of the Endurance Racing at Bonneville during Speed Trials are elusive. Our photographic memories of Bonneville typically feature a pencil-shaped streamliner blurring across a limitless expanse of salt, guided by a thin black line that leads to infinity and beyond. Those record runs we
Count me as one of those 70s kids who grew up worshiping Evel Knievel. The hard-drinking, wheeling and dealing outlaw motorcycle stuntman from the wild lands of Butte Montana was America’s premier extreme sportsman long before the term “Extreme Sports” was ever uttered.
By today’s standards,
Ask any fan of rally car racing and they will unequivocally tell you the Golden Era of Rallying was during the 1980s when the Group B monsters ruled the forests of Europe. With flame-throwing straight pipes, blow off valves popping and opposite lock four-wheel drifts
The NASCAR Firecracker 400 race, held each July at Daytona International Speedway, got its start in 1959. It was named the Firecracker 400 for many years due to being held on Independence Day. Since we’re in the middle of summer, what better time to look
There are legends of hot rodding, and then there are legends. Carroll Shelby squarely falls in the latter category.
Few hot rodders of the post-War era — and the term “hot rodder” is far too limiting a term in this instance — left a mark as
Long before Texas Motor Speedway was built, Goodguys Rod and Custom was holding the Lone Star Nationals down in the great state of Texas. First held at Southfork Ranch in Dallas, it was moved to the Dallas Fair Park before heading back to Southfork Ranch
The 1970s were a mythical and magical time for Northwest Drag Racing and Seattle Intl National Raceway was the epicenter.
Nitro Funny Cars were in their zenith, and Seattle Intl Raceway “Innnnnn Kent” with Bill Doner and Steve Evans at the helm was the home of
Goodguys Top Fuel racing was both exciting and explosive during the ’90s and into the dawn of the new Millennium. However, the first Nostalgia Top Fuel Dragsters Goodguys founder Gary Meadors ever booked for a race were the cars of Pete Kaiser and Howard Haight