Jim and Geralyn Gloe’s 68 Camaro

  Text and pictures by owner Occupation: Nuclear Engineering I have always been a gearhead.  I had my first 1968 Camaro when I was just 14 years old.  I worked on that car every day and ultimately took it to my high school prom in 1976.  I like to say it had an “LS6” which, frankly, stands for “Long Straight 6”, which in my situation, was a 230ci straight six … [Read more...]

When Did Pro Touring Become Synonymous With AutoCross?

Is Pro Touring Now Autocross? As the show season is winding down, we are starting to get some free time to think. This summer we were all over the place from Holley LS Fest, to half a dozen Good Guys shows, an Optima event, the Hot Rod Power Tour and the Good Guys Road Tour. Case and point, we've put in a lot of seat time this year and watched a lot of autocross. During our … [Read more...]

2017 SEMA Show: Another Year Come and Gone

Day Four marks the conclusion of the 2017 SEMA Show, and just like in years past, the show concluded with a bang! From last-minute stops for a few more awesome muscle car builds, to the annual SEMA Cruise and SEMA Ignited, check out all of the sights from the final day of the 2017 SEMA Show below! Having covered most of the show grounds over the last three days, we only had … [Read more...]

2017 SEMA Show: Day Three on the Packed Show Floor

Day Three we covered a lot of ground, starting with Ford Out Front and working our way through the entirety of South Hall. While South Hall is most well known for its off-road, and wheel and tire displays during SEMA Week, our journey through revealed some true pro-touring gems along the way, including the Ringbrothers-built AMX Javelin we had been cued in on! As they say, the … [Read more...]

2017 SEMA Show: Day Two In the Books

Well, Day Two of the 2017 SEMA Show is in the books and our feet are definitely barking! But with that soreness comes great things as we found even more cool rides to share with you on our second day on the show floor! Our initial observation of more classic Mopar builds, as well as bigger and badder engines in just about everything, on the show grounds still stands. From … [Read more...]

2017 SEMA Show: Day One Highlights

The 2017 SEMA Show is already off and running at high speed, as are we, trying to catch all of the amazing sites and sounds to bring them to you! We'll be here all week capturing the best of the show, so be sure to stay tuned as we update you on our findings after hours every night! Just like with in years past, Day One was filled with tons of top-notch cars, countless … [Read more...]

Goodguys Heartland Nationals: Pro-Tourers Show Up In Force for the Early July Show

Once again this year, over the Fourth of July holiday weekend, the Goodguys Rod and Custom Association hit the metropolitan of Des Moines, Iowa to host their annual Speedway Motors Heartland Nationals – bringing with it the now revered “Duel in Des Moines” autocross competition, presented by Optima Batteries. Filled with pros, newbie autocrossers and everything in between, the … [Read more...]

Forgelines Proving to be Wheel of Choice for Pro-Touring Community

When It Comes to Race-Proven Designs, Forgeline has What the Industry is Looking For! For over 20 years, Forgeline Motorsports has been designing, manufacturing and backing their own brand of highly regarded wheels for just about every performance application in the automotive world. You've undoubtedly come across your fair share of pro-touring cars that sport wheels badged … [Read more...]

Car Feature: The TorqStorm Billet Superchargers’ 1970 HEMI-Powered ‘Cuda

Building a car can serve many different purposes. Whether you're building to show, cruise, race or a combination of things, every custom vehicle is constructed and used with intention. For Chris Brooker, owner of TorqStorm Billet Superchargers, the purpose for one of his latest builds may appear simple on the surface – to showcase one of his company's products on a cool car – … [Read more...]

Project Spotlight: Chris Birdsong’s Harder Charger

1969 Pro Touring Charger Every now and then, there's a build that catches our eye. Maybe it's one that executed to a level never seen before, or just radically different than anything else out there. While scrolling Facebook, we came across Chris Birdsong's incredible Charger. Minus the Detroit Speed built Charger or the Holohans built Charger, we haven't seen too many … [Read more...]