’65 CHEVY Z16: ONE-YEAR WONDER!

’65 CHEVY Z16: ONE-YEAR WONDER!
One of the highlights of Chevy’s 1965 performance portfolio was the limited-production big-block 396/375 Malibu. Chevrolet had been slow to bring a high-performance midsize car to market in 1965. Toward the end of the 1965 model year, they revealed the potent Z16 Chevelle Malibu SS396, powered by an all-new Mark IV 396 big-block. While somewhat boxy, it was the most powerful car in the Supercar Sweepstakes. But there was a problem. Chevrolet General Manager Bunkie Knudsen’s foray into the marke...
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1969-’70 MUSTANG: THE BOSS (429) IS BACK!

1969-’70 MUSTANG: THE BOSS (429) IS BACK!
A continuation and modernized Boss 429 showcases the Boss 302 and Mach 1 Mustang portfolio of Ford licensed turnkey Ponycars. Licensed by Ford Motor Company, Classic Recreations will be building the first-ever turnkey versions of some of the Blue Oval’s legendary vehicles. The program will kickoff with the 1969-‘70 BOSS 302, BOSS 429 and Mach 1 Mustangs. Each vehicle will be built to customer specifications using the latest chassis and drivetrain technology paired with new Ford-licensed reprodu...
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‘19 Corvette ZR1: FASTEST VETTE EVER TO PACE INDY 500!

‘19 Corvette ZR1: FASTEST VETTE EVER TO PACE INDY 500!
America’s Sports Car becomes America’s Supercar; will pace the 102nd running of the legendary race. The ‘19 Corvette ZR1 is the official Pace Car for the 2018 Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil and will lead drivers to the green flag on Sunday, May 27. It marks the 15th time a Corvette has served as the official Pace Car since 1978, and the 29th time a Chevrolet has led the field dating back to 1948, when a 1948 Fleetmaster Six convertible had the honor. No other vehicle has s...
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VDCA @ VIR: WILD HARE RUN!

VDCA @ VIR: WILD HARE RUN!
The start to our vintage racing coverage schedule this year was, as in the past, the Wild Hare Run put on by VDCA (Vintage Drivers Club of America) at VIR (Virginia International Raceway) in Alton, VA. Our Mike Matune was trackside at VIR. Vintage racing can be as competitive as any other type of competition as showcased here by this tightly spaced group attacking the “Snake”. Leading the pack is Dean Tetterton (Triumph TR4) followed closely by John Fontanella (MGB) and Hervey Parke (Ginett...
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HOT ROD HEAVEN: 54th ANNUAL LA ROADSTER SHOW!

HOT ROD HEAVEN: 54th ANNUAL LA ROADSTER SHOW!
Hundreds of hot rods, customs and classics will be on display alongside the event’s historic swap meet on June 15 & 16. The LA Roadster Show produced by the LA Roadsters car club, America’s premier showcase for pre-1936 hot rods and customs, car, returns to the Fairplex in Pomona, CA on Father’s Day weekend, June 15-16, 2018. One of the longest-running roadster exhibitions in the world, the event will feature the world’s largest gathering of pre-1936 hot rods as well as its historic swap me...
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SAN MARINO MOTOR CLASSIC: NEWMAN’S OWN!

SAN MARINO MOTOR CLASSIC: NEWMAN’S OWN!
Ten of Paul Newman’s racecars will be showcased at the San Marino Motor Classic concours, benefiting local Southern California charities.  A collection of cars raced by Paul Newman will highlight the more than 350 classic and collector cars to be displayed at the eighth annual San Marino Motor Classic. Southern California’s premier Concours d’Elegance will be held on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at beautiful Lacy Park in San Marino, CA. Owned by television and podcast host Adam Carolla, the Newman ...
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PONY EXPRESS: ‘18 MUSTANG GT 5.0!

PONY EXPRESS: ‘18 MUSTANG GT 5.0!
Ford's latest stallion packs an impressive 460-horsepower kick. Road Test Editor Howard Walker takes it for a ride. Come on, sing it after me: "Mustang Sally, think you better slow your Mustang down". Easier said than done. These days it's kinda tough to slow down Ford's latest Mustang GT 5.0. Not with a new, uprated 460-horse 5.0-liter V8 under its mile-long hood. Right now, sales of most fun-to-drive coupes are flatter than a Kansas parking lot. But the Mustang bucks the trend and continu...
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