Hot Rod Power Tour 2016: 4,261 Miles In Eight Days

For the last few days I have been thinking about the Power Tour, trying to wrap my head around the whirlwind of cars, horsepower and crazy amount of miles. I didn't set any records for the most miles driven by any means, but for this car it was quite the accomplishment. If you had been following my Making The Drive articles, you would have seen the amount of work needed to … [Read more...]

Optima Ultimate Street Car Challenge – Bowling Green

The Optima Ultimate Street Car Challenge made a stop at the National Corvette Museum race track in Bowling Green, KY. Unfortunately we weren't there to capture all the action as we were out on Power Tour, but we did have our friend Taylor Shenuski there standing behind the lens to grab some images for us. Enjoy and we will have full coverage for the rest of the season, so check … [Read more...]

Hot Rod Power Tour 2016: Day Four – Our Final Stop

Day Four of the Hot Rod Power Tour is finished up! The cruise from Austin to the Dallas area was a nice drive, and again we were lucky to not have any rain. Unfortunately for us, this will be our last stop and the cruise will power onto Oklahoma City tomorrow morning without us. Instead of taking the official cruise route, we decided to veer off and see some local … [Read more...]

Goodguys 23rd Summer Get-Together

  Competition at its Finest! – By Tony Huntimer The Goodguys 23rd Summer Get-Together car show in Pleasanton, CA was timed with many other California and Bay Area competitions. The day of the show, the San Jose Sharks were going for the Stanley Cup, the Golden State Warriors were in the Finals, and the California Primary Elections were coming up in days. So, the car … [Read more...]

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

Hooray! The third day of the Hot Rod Power Tour 2016 was a major success, and there was NO RAIN! In fact, the weather was very hot, sunny and humid. But it was hard to complain since the alternative we saw the first two days included downpours of rain. Leaving the Houston area, we headed west on interstate 10 until with hit the 71. This wasn't the official route, at least … [Read more...]

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

  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

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

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

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

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...]