Hot Rod Power Tour 2016: Day Two Presented By American Powertrain, Dakota Digital, and Baer Brakes

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  The first official day of cruising on the Hot Rod Power Tour is finished! Starting off from yesterday in Gonzales, LA we traveled a little over 250 miles to the outskirts of Houston to the Royal Purple Raceway. Thanks again to American Powertrain, Dakota Digital and Baer Brakes for allowing us to bring you this coverage. We followed the official cruise … [Read more...]

Hot Rod Power Tour 2016: Day One Presented by Dakota Digital, Baer Brakes, and American Powertrain

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The 2016 Hot Rod Power Tour has officially kicked off in Baton Rouge, LA! The yearly event is one of the most unique car shows in the country, bringing thousands of cars from all over the United States for seven days of traveling and cruising. We drove all the way from Southern California to Baton Rouge for the tour in our '66 Chevelle. This car is basically a brand new … [Read more...]

Making The Drive – Update For Hot Rod Power Tour 2016

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https://youtu.be/q7iuSHm8CM0 Hey gang - here's a quick update on the progress for making it onto the Hot Rod Power Tour 2016. Lots of detail work to be done at this point, with making connections and tidying up loose ends. The good news is the big parts are done, such as installing the motor and transmission, suspension, brakes, etc. etc. The hope is to hear this motor come … [Read more...]

Hot Rod Power Tour 2016 – Making The Drive

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https://youtu.be/GQ7XQtO9f7I As of today Hot Rod Power Tour is a mere 50 days away. There's a ton of work left to do in order to make the drive, from suspension, motor, transmission, interior, and just about everything but paint. Lots of long nights and early mornings will soon ensue in order for us to make it on the tour. Check out the video to get a little glimpse of the … [Read more...]

16th Annual Meguiar’s Good Guys Del Mar Nationals

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As usual, the Good Guys Del Mar show did not disappointment. When you have great show grounds that is only about a hundred yards from the beach, how bad could it really be? Even a bad day there is always better than a work day. The show kicked off without a hitch on Friday, with a pretty large crowd of die-hard gearheads attending and showing off all their rides. The … [Read more...]

Street Machine And Muscle Car Nationals 2016

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This past weekend marked the third annual Street Machine and Muscle Car Nationals at the legendary Pomona Fairplex. The weather was amazing, and the fairgrounds are always a great┬áplace to host events. This show has just about everything - from autocross, to crusin', start/stop challenge, judging, dyno, along with all the food, vendors and live bands you could imagine. … [Read more...]

Grand National Roadster Show 2016

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The Grand National Roadster Show in Pomona, California represents some of the absolute best Hot Rod's ever built. From the pioneers of Hot Rods to the latest renditions. One thing they all have in common though is extreme detail, top-notch quality, and more shine than you can shake a stick at. While our normal here at Lateral-G is to stand next to an autocross course and … [Read more...]

Goodguys Duel In The Desert 2015

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  The Goodguys Autocross series is officially wrapped up for the year! Congrats to Danny Popp for taking it home! Unfortunately we couldn't be there to give you the full write up, but our friend Gordon Rojewski was there snapping away some of the action for us to see! Enjoy the gallery below. We can't wait for 2016 and the start of the new season. … [Read more...]

Goodguys 26th Autumn Get-Together in Pleasanton

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What a difference a day makes! Especially when it rains at a car show. Apparently on Saturday, the Goodguys 26th Autumn Get-Together show was busy as usual. The same couldn't be said for Sunday, the only day I could make it to the show. I knew in advance that it was going to rain. The weather prognosticators were finally correct. It was raining when I got up. I packed my … [Read more...]

2015 Optima Ultimate Street Car Challenge Invitational

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The 2015 Optima Search for the Ultimate Street Car Challenge has officially wrapped up! After an entire year of racing all over the country at some of the best tracks, it all lead up to this final event. Held at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, on Saturday November, 7th and Sunday November 8th. After waiting a year, there was a ton of suspense and excitement for not only … [Read more...]