MARTIN SPECIAL: AMERICA’S MOST BEAUTIFUL ROADSTER!

MARTIN SPECIAL: AMERICA’S MOST BEAUTIFUL ROADSTER!
Dave Martin’s show-stopping ’31 Ford, built by Signal Hill, CA-based Hot Rods & Hobbies, earned the coveted “America’s Most Beautiful Roadster” title at the 69th annual Grand National Roadster Show (GNRS) at the Fairplex in Pomona. The event also included the presentation of the Al Slonaker Memorial Award to Mark and Dennis Mariani’s Rad Rides ‘29 Ford Model A, while Fred and Diane Bowden’s ‘37 Lincoln LeBaron won the Blackie Gejeian Award. Mike Garner’s ‘50 Mercury was named as the recipie...
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ALFA ROMEO STELVIO: SUV FOR THE S-CURVES!

ALFA ROMEO STELVIO: SUV FOR THE S-CURVES!
While Alfa's sporty Stelvio may be late to the SUV party, its lively performance and spirited handling has huge appeal, blogs Road Test Editor Howard Walker. Who doesn't adore Italy? All that pizza and pasta, the vino Chianti, the gelato. Ah, the gelato. I could live on Stracciatella. And all those swanky fashionista labels. Gucci and Armani, Fendi and Missoni. Want to sound more interesting in life? Just add an “i” to the end of your name. Walkeri? Maybe not! A huge part of the appeal of ow...
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ARCHIE URCIUOLI: RRDC 2017 BOB AKIN AWARD WINNER!

ARCHIE URCIUOLI: RRDC 2017 BOB AKIN AWARD WINNER!
Archie Urciuoli, an SCCA racer in the 1950s and 1960s, a former Marine, and head of a private investment and consulting firm, was named the 2017 recipient of the RRDC Bob Akin Award. He was presented the award at the annual Road Racing Drivers Club members' dinner last evening, prior to the running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, the season opener of the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Each recipient of this honor, considered the top award in motorsports for amateur, vintage/histori...
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ROY LUNN: ENGINEER, DESIGNER, DISRUPTER!

ROY LUNN: ENGINEER, DESIGNER, DISRUPTER!
The Automotive Hall Of Fame in Dearborn, MI is honoring the man responsible for leading the teams at Ford that designed, engineered and developed the GT40s that won Le Mans 1966-1969. The celebration of his life as an engineer and designer is showcased in an exhibit that runs through April 1, 2018. He was inducted into the AHOF in 2016.   On June 19th, 2016, racing enthusiasts, friends of the Blue Oval, automotive journalists and historians, and the Ford Motor Company, celebrated th...
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‘18 ACURA NSX: TAMING THE DRAGON!

‘18 ACURA NSX: TAMING THE DRAGON!
Road Test Editor Howard Walker chases the infamous Tail of the Dragon for 11 miles (and 318 curves) in a new 573-horsepower Acura NSX hybrid Supercar. Breathe. Take in a long, last gulp of brain-nourishing oxygen. Blink to focus retinas on the snaking ribbon of blacktop stretching out in the distance. Ahead, the infamous Tail of the Dragon. This serpentine mountain roller-coaster ride on the North Carolina-Tennessee state line, whips you through 318 pinch-tight turns in just 11 miles. There ...
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JAGUAR XKE: HOT CATS AT AMELIA ISLAND!

JAGUAR XKE: HOT CATS AT AMELIA ISLAND!
Sixty years ago a legend was born in secrecy. The first Jaguar XKE prototype, a roadster, was assigned an official chassis number: 850001. In March, an incredible field of XKEs will be showcased at one of America’s premier Concours. On March 11, 2018 the 23rd annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance will celebrate and honor the British icon that changed the world of sports cars forever: JAGUAR XKE: HOT CATS AT AMELIA ISLAND! A full class of Jaguar XKEs will take to "The Amelia's" field nearly s...
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ROY LUNN & GT40: TRIBUTE AT AHOF!

ROY LUNN & GT40: TRIBUTE AT AHOF!
Engineer-designer Roy Lunn and his industry successes – Mustang I, GT40, Jeep Cherokee and AMC Eagle – are being celebrated at the prestigious Automotive Hall Of Fame. Roy Lunn with CGC Editor, Marty Schorr, and Ford GTs, the spiritual successors to the original Le Mans-winning GT40s. Photo was taken in 2015 when Lunn was nominated for induction into the AHOF by Gary Jean, owner of the red Ford GT.  On January 12 thru April 12, 2018, the Automotive Hall of Fame in Detroit, MI will be celebrati...
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BOLLINGER B1: PLUG IN & WORK OR PLAY!

BOLLINGER B1: PLUG IN & WORK OR PLAY!
The B1 is a do-everything, go-anywhere SUT that just happens to be fully electric. Bollinger Motors’ battery-powered B1 sport utility truck is one 4x4 to be reckoned with. With extreme power and a heavy load capacity, it won’t take long for heads to turn once this off-road vehicle hits the mainstream market. The Bollinger B1 is ready to plug-in & work or play! Hobart, New York-based Bollinger is currently accepting B1 reservations, and has started taking $1,000 deposits for down paymen...
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NITRO REVIVAL: DRAG CARS AT LAGUNA SECA!

NITRO REVIVAL: DRAG CARS AT LAGUNA SECA!
Spring Classic hosts vintage Nitro-fueled drag cars and legendary racers from the 1960s to 1990s. The distinct cackle of Nitro Revival will be coming to the Monterey Peninsula during the second annual Spring Classic on May 18-20. The gathering of vintage and restored Nitro-fueled drag cars and legendary drag racing personalities will take place at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca during the iconic facility's vintage racing event. Feature activity will occur on Saturday, May 19. Nitro Revival: Drag Car...
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