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...Read More
Ford Model A roadster
SCHENLEY PARK: PITTSBURGH VINTAGE GRAND PRIX!
Mike Matune joins in the ten-day celebration of ‘everything automotive’ at the PVGP and brings us highlights. Over its 33-year history, the PVGP has raised over $4,000,000 for charities, including the Autism Society of Pittsburgh and the Allegheny Valley School. Returning as presenting sponsor this year was the Greater Pittsburgh Automobile Dealers. But as striking a venue as Schenley Park is, the quality and variety of the vintage racers competing really shines through. Bill Stelcher in ...Read More
SULLY HISTORIC SITE: 42nd ANNUAL CAR SHOW!
Justin Sprinkle captures highlights of one of the most eclectic antique car shows on the calendar. The previous night’s storm didn’t seem to keep the cars and showgoers away from the 42nd Annual Sully Antique Car Show, presented by The George Washington Chapter of the Model A Club of America and the Fairfax County Park Authority. Held on the grounds of the Sully Historic Site in Chantilly, VA, the main house, outbuildings and rolling hills provide an amazing backdrop to roughly a ce...Read More
’29 FORD ‘DICK FLINT’ ROADSTER: ICONIC ROD!
The May 1952 HOT ROD Magazine cover car and Class winner at the Pebble Beach Concours and Grand National Roadster Show, to cross the block at the RM Art of the Automobile Auction next week. Dick Flint’s hot rod was “Hot Rod of the Month” in the May 1952 issue of HOT ROD shot by Felix Zelenka and illustrated with a Rex Burnett cutaway drawing. The car’s contours were perfect, and its hand-formed aluminum pan functional belly pan created by Valley Custom’s Neil Emory and Clay Jensen an...Read More