Steven Steele blogs about his fascination with everything automotive, starting with a ’36 LaSalle coupe when he was 15 years old and hitting a high point in 2007 searching for and finding a rare Copper Metallic Corvette. More than a half-century later, he’s still hooked. It is almost impossible to explain to the novice exactly what a Carguy is, but among peers, it is clear. This person wouldn’t think of taking his or her car out in the rain; can only be brought to tears by a stone chip or scrat...Read More
CAFE RACERS COMMUNITY
SHOWTIME AT PRO-FAB: FOOD, MUSIC & BURN-OUTS!
‘The Oldwick (NJ) Café Racers break bread and smoke tires at one of NJ’s top specialty performance shops,’ blogs Tom Miller. Once a year Joe Lavecchia and Bill Garofalo, open up the doors at Pro-Fab Chassis and host enthusiasts to a day of fun and games. And this included dyno demonstrations. This year rain was expected, so it became the 1st ANNUAL BOAT SHOW. Fortunately the rain held off and didn’t hamper an afternoon of “run what ya brung” smoky burnouts. Pro-Fab is located in Whitehous...Read More
OLDWICK (NJ) CAFÉ RACERS: ROAD TRIP!
‘The Car Guys Who Lunch’ in Oldwick, NJ kicks off the spring season with a cookout at Autohaus. Even the lunch group’s Corvette, Chevelle, Camaro and hot rod guys couldn’t pass up an opportunity to break bread with host and Porsche fanatic, Gene Kirscher at Autohaus in Peapack, NJ. Since 1983, Kirscher has been running one of the most respected Porsche 356 & 911 specialist shops in the state. It’s also known for competition prep. For more information about Autohaus, please ...Read More
SARASOTA, FL: CULTURE & CAR GUYS!
Journalist-racer Emilio J. Lezcano writes about Sarasota’s delights of the sea, its rich cultural history, and the Car Guys Who Lunch. The attractive seaside resort of Sarasota is one of the most popular in the state of Florida. In addition to its legendary beaches, Sarasota offers tourists many landmarks including the Ringling Museum (John and Mable Ringling Museum), above, with an interesting collection of paintings by Frans Hals, Titian, Diego Velázquez, Peter Paul Rubens and Sébastie...Read More