Optima Ultimate Street Car Challenge: Fontana 2015

https://youtu.be/tyML9h06WFU HOT HOT HOT! This event was hot in every way, but mostly in the literal term. Temperatures soared well over 100 degrees, then add in acres of black top and fire breathing engines and you have a sweat-tastic event. Even with the heat, everybody was smiling and pushing their cars to the limits all weekend long. A little heat wasn't scaring anybody … [Read more...]

Driveshaft Tech: Connecting The Power To The Ground

One of the most critical components on your ride is often one of the most overlooked - the driveshaft. This component is usually an afterthought for most - the last step in the process of upgrading or restoring a car. However if the driveshaft isn't right, then the entire car can have catastrophic consequences. It's the difference between a smooth ride or feeling like you're … [Read more...]

Goodguys Nostalgia Nationals 2015

When you attend a Goodguys show, there's always a few things that you can count on. Quality vendors, tons of action on the autocross, and an extremely high quality of cars. The Nostalgia Nationals in Bowling Green, KY also added historic drag racing to the mix, making it all that much better. Set up in the beautiful Beech Bend Raceway, the 2015 Nostalgia Nationals … [Read more...]

Goodguys Colorado Nationals 2015

Photo's And Text By Lindsey Fisher September in Colorado makes for a beautiful season and this weekend show-goers and autocrossers alike got to take full advantage of the gorgeous weather at the 18th Goodguys Colorado Nationals, held at the famed Ranch events complex in Loveland. With temperatures in the 80s all weekend and a seemingly record-number of cars at the event, the … [Read more...]

Holley LS Fest: Day Three

In just a blink of an eye, the third and final day of Holley LS Fest 2015 was upon us. While today was light on spectators, it was still heavy on the racing. Beside racing, the Dyno Challenge was going as well, with the scream's of LS engines being heard through-out the show ground. The drag strip was in full force, with a ton of racing action going on over there. The … [Read more...]

Holley LS Fest 2015: Day Two

Wow. After yesterday, we just didn't think that LS Fest could get any better. Much to our surprise though, day two blew day one out of the water. There was even more cars, more people and more action than yesterday. Sitting down to write this, it's like we just got off a carousel, and we are trying to figure out what the heck happened. There's just so much action at LS Fest, … [Read more...]

Holley LS Fest 2015: Day One

The first day of Holley LS Fest is officially in the books! This is by far one of our favorite shows, and one that should be on your list to hit next year. Everything you love about a show is there: drag racing, show 'n shine, autocross, track cross, and even drifting. Most of the time, these events are all separate, so it's like five shows packed into one action filled … [Read more...]

EVENT ALERT: Holley LS Fest!

If you've been living in a cave, then you probably haven't heard about Holley's LS Fest. It's a three-day celebration of everything LS - from pan to manifold and everything in-between. Located in beautiful Bowling Green, KY at Beech Bend Raceway, this event is set in rolling hills and is a mecca of LS horsepower. During three action packed days, there's something for … [Read more...]

Optima Ultimate Street Car Challenge: Road America

Text and Photo's by Kaleb Kelley OPTIMA's Search for the Ultimate Street Car Challenge set off on Friday at Johnson Control's headquarters in Glendale, MI. A quick car show with food provided brought the participants in to register and show off their car. Afterwards, everybody headed to Andrew Chevrolet for dinner and viewing of the first episode of OPTIMA's Search for the … [Read more...]

Car Feature: Joe Haniszewski’s “SiniSSter” 1966 Chevelle

The 1966 Chevelle was, to date, the best Chevelle that Chevrolet had ever produced. After the success of the Z-16 option for 1965, the 1966 Chevelle Super Sports received the 396 cubic-inch power plant. These SS Chevelles terrorized and pummeled everything that lined up next to them, even for years to come. For Joe Haniszewski, a basic SS 396 Chevelle wasn't enough. … [Read more...]