USCA Optima Recap Day One: Autocross and Speed Stop

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...]

The 2014 Lateral-G Meet And Greet Is In The Books

This was our second year at Margaritaville on the strip in Las Vegas. Think of it as a group of buddies getting together for dinner with your own private room and bar. Three full hours to eat and bench race with your friends and fellow members on the Lateral-G forums. The atmosphere was great, and the view of the strip from the floor to ceiling windows was incredible. Everyone … [Read more...]

Mark Stielows latest 69 Camaro project “Hellfire”

We have a build thread over on the forums of Marks latest 69 Camaro. Here's the plan: • Thomson Automotive 427 supercharged engine • T-56 D&D Prepared trans • Full DSE Chassis • Full Anvil Carbon Fiber Front clip • Carbon Fiber Brakes with ABS • Rick Fuel tank with a Vapor Works Controls • Wider rims front and rear than Red Devil • Data … [Read more...]

November ’14 Feature of the Month: Ken Tibor’s 1966 Chevelle

Story and pictures courtesy of Chevrolet's "The Block.com" When looking for a classic car to purchase, what do most look for? Is it an original look, or is it the power and performance from modern technology? Well, we know what Ken Tibor’s choice would be, and he didn’t choose the former. After we had some time to check out his 1966 Chevelle, we would be hard pressed to blame … [Read more...]

October ’14 Feature of the Month: Jeff and Cindy Carpenter’s 69 Camaro

Story by Jeff Carpenter This project came along fairly quickly with the unplanned sale of my 69 Camaro that I was just finishing up. I needed a new project so my best friend had this car that he and I had just started replacing every piece of sheetmetal on. It was a complete rust bucket. He had lost interest in it so I just bought it from him. Luckily I have a great wife who … [Read more...]

Buy Tickets Now for the Lateral-G Sema 2014 “Meet and Greet”

Last years Lateral-G party was a great success. It was held at Margaritaville in Las Vegas, during Sema week. We had our own private room, a wonderful fajita bar with all you can eat food, and seating for 150. There was a private bar and servers also. One wall has floor to ceiling glass for a great view of the strip. Mostly, it's just a great place to hang out and meet other … [Read more...]

Nasty crash at the Colorado Street Outlaws Drag Racing Event

Just a lesson for all to make sure that your safety equipment is installed correctly. This guy was very fortunate to walk away from this crash with only minor injuries. For that I am very thankful, and it's a great reminder that things can happen in an instant, so you need to make sure that you're properly protected. Drag racer Kelly Harvey walked away with only minor … [Read more...]

September ’14 Feature of the Month: Stacey’s ‘69 RS Camaro built by Speedtech Performance

  Thunder Down Under Stacey’s ‘69 RS Camaro built by Speedtech Performance While Speedtech was located in Canada a call came in from Stacey in Australia to order up a Speedtech Pro Touring Subframe package for his mostly stock ’69 Camaro SS. After discussing the potential of the suspension’s handling capability, Stacey realized the frame was better off in a g-machine … [Read more...]