Goodguys 33rd All American Get-Together at Pleasanton

Had a buddy ask me if I'd tow a car down to the Goodguys show this weekend in Pleasanton. He didn't have to ask me twice, I grabbed my wife and we headed out early Saturday morning for the two hour journey to the Alameda Fairgrounds in Pleasanton. We arrived around 8 am and the place was PACKED! I was there a couple years ago and it was busy, but this year the word was out, … [Read more...]

Tmcp #235 Ken Thwaits – Racer, Camaro Collector, Business Owner, 2014 OSUSC Points Leader

  This weeks interview is with Ken Thwaits, race car driver, car collector, entrepreneur, and the inaugural 2014 points champion of the 2014 Optima Search for the Ultimate Street Car. He is also founder and President of Precision Dynamics International. I asked Ken onto the show because, quite honestly, in our small world of muscle car racing he came onto the scene a … [Read more...]

Muscle Car Of The Week Video #55: 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 302

  This week, we're taking a look at a Muscle Car that proves one didn't need the biggest engine to be a bad machine! The 1969 Camaro Z/28 boasted a high-revving 302 cube V8 - a size dictated by the SCCA for Trans Am racing legality. But don't let the relatively small displacement fool you - the Z/28 302 was conservatively … [Read more...]

Tmcp Eric Tingwall Car And Driver Magazine: Down And Dirty With The 2014 Camaro Z/28!

This weeks interview is with Eric Tingwall, Technical editor of Car and Driver magazine. Eric knew what he wanted to do from a young age and and made a plan to capture his dream. I asked Eric on the show specifically to discuss his fantastic review of the new Z/28 in the May 2014 edition of Car and Driver. He personally had the chance to flog the car in depth, and his article … [Read more...]

Big Red Camaro vs. 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28

Credit for this story and very cool video goes to "Big Red" 69  Camaro. I stumbled across it and just had to post it up. Enjoy! In February 2014, Hot Rod Magazine invited the Big Red Camaro out to face off against Chevrolet's new 2014 Z-28 Camaro. Big Red has never been one to back down from a challenge and … [Read more...]

1967 Camaro Z/28 With Vintage Speed Goodies

The '67 Camaro Z/28 is one of the most sought-after Camaros, having been designed to bring the Camaro into the competitive world of Trans Am racing. The Mustang and Barracuda had a couple years lead time on the Camaro, but the potent 302-powered pony car came out of the gate running. This one from the Brothers Collection is a … [Read more...]

1967 Camaro Z/28

  This week, we're checking out Charley Lillard's '67 Z/28 shot at the Muscle Car & Corvette Nationals http://www.mcacn.com a couple weeks ago. It's a neat car with lots of extras, including head rests, shoulder belts, gauges, fold down rear seat... and an experimental aluminum small block under the hood! Learn how it … [Read more...]