Ironworks ’70 Chevelle on CarCast with Adam Carolla

    Rodger Lee and the gang at Ironworks built a trick 70 Chevelle for Greg Heinrichs. It was our June '14 feature car of the month here on Lateral-G. Ironworks has been building badass rides for many years, so it's no shock to see the quality of their latest Chevelle. This has been standard operating procedure the … [Read more...]

Random thoughts of a “car guy”

As I sit here this morning doing my daily routine of checking my favorite sites before readying myself for the day, I started thinking of how I became a "car guy" and how amazing the journey has been. I've met countless good car people over the years, and have made many close friends. Overall, the generosity, willingness to help others, and passion for our hobby is unmatched. I … [Read more...]

2nd Annual 2014 Barrett-Jackson Cup

The second annual Barrett-Jackson Cup is in the books. What an incredible event, drawing the top names in the industry to compete for the coveted Best in Show award. This years winner was a 57 Chevy pickup built by Hot Rod Garage and owned by Alan Beers. In only it's second year the competition was exceptional.   Imagine the AMBR winner, SMOY winner, Ridler Winner, SROY winner … [Read more...]

USCA Gateway Motorsports Park: Day Two

Sunday was the BF Goodrich Hot Lap Challenge at Gateway Motorsports Park. Jet Hot Performance Coatings made sure the instructors were on hand, and even the Expert run group were seen getting track pointers from them. Over 2000 competitive laps were run this weekend! I think everyone got enough track time! The K&N Spirit of the Event Invitation was awarded to Rodney … [Read more...]

USCA Gateway Motorsports Park: Day One

Day One of the Optima Search for the Ultimate Street Car at Gateway Motorsports Park has come to a close. Over 1000 timed runs were made by the competitors: I think everyone had as much track time as they wanted! Cars spanning the 1960's through 2014 attacked the Ridetech Autocross course and ate up the Wilwood Speed Stop challenge. Tires were smoking, and brakes were … [Read more...]

2014 Goodguys PPG Nationals in Columbus Ohio

The Goodguys event in Columbus featured over 6500 hot rods, customs, classics, muscle cars and trucks thru '72. They had an autocross event, drag racing, a swap meet, vendors of all kinds, live music, just a wonderful family event. We are so fortunate that one of our Lateral-G members attended the three day event and offered up hundreds of pictures. So I'd like to give thanks … [Read more...]

OPTIMA’s Search for the Ultimate Street Car TV Series

  We've been following this series from the beginning and have been posting coverage and updates as the events happen. They just released the TV schedule for this years events on MavTV. For more info on where to find MavTV in your local area click here. You'll definitely want to get these dates and times locked into your DVR so you don't miss any of the action. If … [Read more...]

Behind The Scene: Meet the Farringtons!!

      I found this great short video about one of our Lateral-G members and his family. Tom Farrington, his wife Deb, and son Sam like to compete in the Ultimate Street Car Association events held throughout the country. What's so cool about this family is that they all have a passion … [Read more...]