Mojave Magnum’s Standing-Start 1.5 Mile Race and Big Red!

Author: Tony Huntimer Event Date: 4/11/15 – 4/12/15 My weekend was spent at the MKM Racing Promotions Mojave Mile, now called the Mojave Magnum. The Mojave “Mile” was a mile long race that has a standing-start. The Mojave Magnum is the same race, but it’s 1.5 miles from start to finish. The main reason for my visit to the Mojave Magnum was to hang out with Big Red and be … [Read more...]

Weekend Rewind…North Carolina Nationals Brings Goodtimes, Hot Cars to Raleigh!

Text and pics courtesy of Goodguys Rod and Custom The all new Goodguys North Carolina Nationals wrapped up yesterday capping a fun, festive weekend of high spirited hot rodding at the NC State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. New faces, new cars and new beginnings made the weekend a smashing success!  In all, over 1,500 American made & powered show cars along with thousands of … [Read more...]

A Day at the Goodguys 33rd All American Get-Together in Pleasanton

by Tony Huntimer It was Saturday March 28th at the Goodguys 33rd All American Get-Together held at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, CA. I had been hearing commercials on the radio. Somebody also told me that they had seen a Goodguys advertisement on TV. I don't know if this is normal, but something Goodguys did really worked. The turnout at the show was massive … [Read more...]

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 #240 Gary Patterson – Shelby American Vp Of Sales, Test Driver, Director Of Fun

  This weeks interview is with Gary Patterson, Vice President of Strategic Sales and Media Relations of Shelby American. A Shelby built Mustang is the same recipe as it always was: take a good Mustang and then make it into a great Shelby Mustang. The new Shelby GT is a terrific example of that. Shelby is also reproducing/producing new Shelby Cobra bodies under the same … [Read more...]

Goodguys 2014 Autumn Get Together in Pleasanton

I don’t usually start an article with a point of contention, but I’m going to do it this time. When I go to the Goodguys show and autocross, I want to see a bunch of eye candy and form over function Pro Class ingenuity on the autocross, my Lateral-G (and Pro-Touring) brothers and sisters, awesome vendor hardware, and a good corndog! Maybe not all in that order, either. And … [Read more...]

More Hot Rod Power Tour 2014 Pics

One of our Lateral-G members posted up nearly 900 pictures he took at this years Power Tour. So a big thank you to Marty McGuire (syborg tt) for these pics. I've added about 300 in this post, but you can see all 889 pictures HERE. HOT ROD Power Tour records set this year include: 5,828 registered vehicles came out to be a part of the fun 2,071 of these made the … [Read more...]

Hot Rod Power Tour 2014

      HOT ROD Power Tour records set this year include: 5,828 registered vehicles came out to be a part of the fun 2,071 of these made the entire week long trip as ‘Long Haulers’. 3,000+vehicles attended each stop on the Power Tour 15,000+ people attended the kickoff day in Charlotte(Concord), North Carolina 3,497: 2014 Long … [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...]