Five of Stielows cars in one place? You must be going to the Goodguys Heartland Nationals

This years Goodguys 24th Heartland Nationals will be host to five of Mark Stielows Camaros. The Goodguys events are a lot of fun regardless, but the chance to see all five of Mark's cars at one event may never happen again. The cars will be displayed together at the foot of Grand Ave in front of the bright yellow Goodguys show rig. Be sure and make plans to be  in Des Moines … [Read more...]

Jackass 2.0: Mark Stielow takes the yellow ’69 Camaro to the next level

Most of you have heard of the yellow '69 Camaro called "Jackass". It was built by Mark Stielow for a good friend of mine Charley Lillard. Well, with Charley things (and cars) do change. The car now belongs to Mark and he has plans for some updates. We're very fortunate at Lateral-G that Mark posts his builds on our site. The original build was featured in this thread. The new … [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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

957 HP and 970 ft. lbs. should go down the road well!

Mark Stielows latest Thomson Automotive 427 just came off the dyno, and the numbers are in. 957 HP and 970 ft. lbs., with 850+ ft. lbs. from 2000-5700 rpm. Going in his latest 69 Camaro "Hellfire", I'm thinking this one should be the best and fastest yet! Here's a quote from Mark Stielow: "A tick more boost via a blueprinted … [Read more...]