Project Spotlight: Chris Birdsong’s Harder Charger

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1969 Pro Touring Charger Every now and then, there's a build that catches our eye. Maybe it's one that executed to a level never seen before, or just radically different than anything else out there. While scrolling Facebook, we came across Chris Birdsong's incredible Charger. Minus the Detroit Speed built Charger or the Holohans built Charger, we haven't seen too many … [Read more...]

Hottest New Products Of SEMA 2016!

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Hottest New Products of SEMA 2016 One thing we all love about the SEMA show is all the new cars. SEMA is that one special time of year where everybody in the industry gets together and shows off their latest builds. This goes from lifted trucks, slammed imports, or bad ass Pro Touring rides. We all want to see last years work come from literally the best shops in the … [Read more...]

Holley LS Fest 2016 – Day One

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The 2016 Holley LS Fest is off with a bang! We arrived at the beautiful Beech Bend Raceway bright and early to make sure we didn’t miss a single piece of the action. Right off the bat there was some major news – Holley will have LS Fest West in Las Vegas May 5th, 6th, and 7th! That’s huge news for all of us that aren’t on the Eastern side of the states. You can bet we will be … [Read more...]

In The Raw: Ironworks Speed And Kustoms’ Fairway ’67 Camaro

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Mile deep paint, endless chrome and rich leather are nice, but they can be over rated. Seeing a car halfway through a restoration is a treat, like watching a blacksmith forge a red-hot piece of metal into a beautiful piece of art. When the metal is still in it's raw, unrefined state it's a true piece of beauty. The same applies when building a car - all the metal work is … [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 place 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...]

Car Feature: Jon Free’s 1968 Camaro “The Greedy Bitch”

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Special thanks to Classics Daily for the text and photo's! During the Hot Rod Power Tour 2015, I stumbled upon a first-gen Camaro outside of my hotel in St. Louis. A Camaro on the Power Tour is a common thing. However, Jonathan Free’s ’68 stood out from the crowd, which is hard to do with such a common car. I was drawn in by the interesting paint color, killer wheels and a … [Read more...]

USCA Optima Recap Day One: Autocross and Speed Stop

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Saturday was the first day of competition at this years USCA Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational in Las Vegas. This year saw a brand new venue for the event, being held at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Preparations had been going on all week and when Saturday arrived the weather was perfect and the activities began. At daybreak trucks and trailers started filling the … [Read more...]

May ’14 Feature of the Month: Phil Mitchells 67 Nova by Chris Holstrom Concepts

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Story by Chris Holstrom Phil had commissioned me to build a few other pro-touring cars that turned out awesome. You could say we had really similar tastes which makes building a car much more enjoyable. Phil wanted to do a '66-67 Nova hardtop with LS power and the latest suspension goodies. What Chevy lover doesn't like the classic lines of the mid year GM compact? I began … [Read more...]