24th Heartland Nationals Rewind…American Hot Rodding at its Finest!

Pictures courtesy of Gordon Rojewski Text courtesy of Good-Guys. Booming 4th of July weekend crowds, spectacular weather, fireworks, patriotism and over 4,500 cars (a new event record) highlighted the Goodguys 24th Heartland Nationals last weekend in Des Moines! Amazing as it sounds, the Heartland Nationals keeps growing! Each year here at the Iowa State Fairgrounds we see … [Read more...]

Going Beyond The Red Line With Dakota Digital

  There's nothing like seeing the needle on a tachometer climb all the way to red line, and feeling the adrenaline rush that comes with it. Your palms are sweaty, heart is racing, and you want to do it all over again. The gauges in your ride are the direct correlation between feeling and visually seeing that rush. Gauges are just as important to the cars looks and … [Read more...]

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...]

Goodguys 22nd Summer Get-Together

It's time again for the Goodguys Summer Get-Together. Is it really Summer yet? This is the 22nd running of this particular Goodguys show. It seems like just the other day I was at a car show in Pleasanton. We sure get a lot of them out here due to the great climate most of the year. Sure, I love rubbing it in when I get the chance. But for the great weather, we pay an arm and … [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...]

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...]

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...]

April ’15 Feature of the Month: Bob Bertelsen’s 1969 Chevy C-10 “Orange Rush”

The Chevy truck line has been around for decades and decades. In reality, up until the 1990's they were never viewed as a performance-type vehicle. Chevy trucks were the workhorses, the back-bone of America. In the mid-1990's Chevy created one of the very first ever performance minded trucks, the SS. This truck packed a 454 cubic inch engine, into a single cab truck. Now if you … [Read more...]

RideTech 48 Hour Corvette WINS Optima Texas!

A tired yet excited Chris Smith with the RideTech 48 Hour Corvette in Texas' Winner's Circle! In keeping with our original intentions, we have thrashed the 48 Hour Corvette since its birth a mere 14 days ago. This weekend at the Optima Ultimate Street Car event in Ft. Worth Texas we were rewarded with our first WIN! Chris Smith was able to pilot the Corvette to a convincing … [Read more...]