Muscle Car Of The Week: 1970 Ford Mustang BOSS 302

This week, we're showcasing a Bright Gold Metallic 1970 Ford Mustang BOSS 302. This is one of the high-revving "hybrid" engine cars which resulted from the homologation rules of Trans Am racing, which dictated the automakers needed to make a street version of the cars raced in Trans Am. This meant the 302 cube V8 that was built from … [Read more...]

February ’15 Feature of the Month: Dave Smiths ’67 Chevelle “Couples Therapy”

  You know how you're at a car show, and you're walking down the aisles and a car just grabs you? That pretty much describes my first view of Dave's beautiful '67 Chevelle. I had just arrived at Sema last year, and my buddies and I are making our way straight to Hot Rod Alley like we always do. As we wound our way through the cars in front of the buildings a bright … [Read more...]

January ’15 Feature of the Month: 1969 Firebird “Wild Turkey” built by Josh Baker

Story by Josh Baker This project has been a long and “wild” journey that has filled me with moments of great satisfaction, subdued by annoying frustration, feelings of euphoria and great loss. To explain the longevity of the build, it wasn’t that I worked at it slow, but that I started a shop and did many complete restorations and only worked on this on the side. It all … [Read more...]

Take a Ride in the new 2015 Chevy Z06 at Road Atlanta

Very cool in-car view of one hot lap at Road Atlanta with Corvette Racing’s Tommy Milner. It's amazing how fast these stock off the shelf street legal cars are, and how capable they are on a race track. He ends up turning a lap just under 1 minute 30 seconds, which is crazy fast for a full street car, especially for a car in the … [Read more...]

Lateral-G Vendor Feature: BMR Suspension

This months Lateral-G vendor feature is on BMR Suspension. I've personally used their parts, and can vouch for the quality and performance of what they manufacture. Let's take a look behind the scenes and see what they do and how they do it. When BMR Suspension began in 1998, it was difficult for performance automotive enthusiasts to find suspension components with an … [Read more...]

Goodguys 2014 AutoCross Finals Shootout: Duel in the Desert

Nicknamed The Duel in the Desert – the Goodguys 2014 AutoCross Finals Shootout presented by BF Goodrich, K & N Filters and Tremec Transmissions featured a bigger field, better racing and a thrilling finish today at Westworld of Scottsdale. Thirty-two of the country’s top AutoCross racers passed the start beams in an attempt to win the 2nd annual ‘Shootout and walk away with … [Read more...]

Sema 2014: Big Crowds, Great Cars, and Good Friends

While walking the aisles of Hot Rod Alley this year it seemed I couldn't get more than a few feet without running into someone I knew. I guess after 12 years of attending Sema plus my involvement with Lateral-G and car boards in general, I've met a lot of great people. This years show did not disappoint. Looked to be a good crowd and no shortage of great cars and products on … [Read more...]

USCA Optima Recap Day Two: Road Course

I got to the track around 8:30, and they were getting ready to make the final runs for a handful of cars who did not complete the autocross on Saturday. But all eyes were on the road course today, for me this is my favorite event. After the tractor made its final pass with the large broom to remove the last of the debris on the track, they started letting cars out by group to … [Read more...]