On September 22, 2019, the Petersen Automotive Museum will open a temporary exhibit, honoring the life and accomplishments of Jessi Combs, ‘The Fastest Woman on Four Wheels.’ Jessi Combs tragically passed away on August 27, while attempting to set a land speed record. Admission to the temporary exhibition is by suggested donation with proceeds benefiting The Jessi Combs Foundation. The Jessi Combs: Life at Full Speed exhibition will feature objects from Combs’ workshop and studio in Long Beach, ...Read More
MUSCLECAR LEGEND: JOE OLDHAM, RIP!
Joe Oldham, who turned smoky burnouts into an art form, has passed away. He was known for sometimes acerbic and always tell-it-like-it-is approach to evaluating high-performance cars during the golden era of Musclecars. Joe Oldham testing a 429/370 CJ/R Mustang at E-Town, Hi-Performance CARS, April 1971 The enthusiast car hobby (and I) lost a great friend last week when Joe Oldham passed away. Even though he had been retired for a number of years, he was still penning a column for Hemmings Mu...Read More