Car Feature: Goodguy’s America’s Most Beautiful Street Rod

Car Feature: Goodguy’s America’s Most Beautiful Street Rod

Retired engineer and lifelong car enthusiast Al Nagele of Wilmette, Illinois had always envisioned a street rod roadster. Not a traditional deuce roadster – he wanted something modern with a European sports car panache. Something that blended the Ford’s iconic looks with American performance and handling. When he finally found the time to get busy […]

Video: Trailer for Three Mile featuring Rolling Bones Hot Rod Shop

Video: Trailer for Three Mile featuring Rolling Bones Hot Rod Shop

Brian Darwas of Atomic Hot Rods seems to be working on documentary to go along with his other films such as “This is Long Beach“, “A Sweet Sickness“, “The Devil at Your Feet” and “Road to Bonneville” has just released a trailer for his latest film which seems to be documenting the Rolling Bones Hot […]

Video: Jay Leno & The Bob McGee 1932 Ford Roadster

Video: Jay Leno & The Bob McGee 1932 Ford Roadster

After World War II, the hot rod scene truly exploded thanks to all the young military men coming back to the states and looking for something to do with their hard-earned money. While the scene has progressively grown from that era and many cars can be found that pay tribute to the original hot rods […]

Event Coverage: 2014 Sleds Midwest

Event Coverage: 2014 Sleds Midwest

This past weekend was the 7th Annual Sleds Midwest Car Show held in Branson, Missouri at the Ramada Inn off of Highway 76. My father took his 1956 Mercury 2dr Hardtop down early Friday morning and took part in almost all of the events held through out the weekend. I went down Saturday mid-morning to […]

Event Coverage: 2014 HAMB Drags

Event Coverage: 2014 HAMB Drags

This past Saturday was the 2014 HAMB Drags held at the Mo-Kan Dragway just outside of Asbury, MO. This was my first year of going to the HAMB Drags and all I can say is that I regret not going all of these previous years. I was lucky enough to get to ride shotgun to […]

Event Coverage: Goodguys Rod & Custom 23rd Annual Heartland Nationals

Event Coverage: Goodguys Rod & Custom 23rd Annual Heartland Nationals

This past weekend was Goodguys Rod & Custom Association 23rd Annual Heartland Nationals held in Des Moines, Iowa at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. Amanda and I drove up for the weekend in here car. We stopped by the host hotel on Friday night and went out to the fairgrounds on Saturday after waiting out the […]

Event Coverage: 31st Annual NSRA Mid-America Street Rod Nationals Plus

Event Coverage: 31st Annual NSRA Mid-America Street Rod Nationals Plus

This past weekend was the 31st Annual NSRA Mid-America Street Rod Nationals Plus held at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds in Springfield, Mo. I was fortunate enough to get Thursday and Friday of that week off so that I could attend every aspect of the show weekend. I was able to even drive my roadster around […]

Event Coverage: 2014 Vintage Rods Rod Run

Event Coverage: 2014 Vintage Rods Rod Run

This past weekend my father and I took my roadster down to Carthage, Mo to the Vintage Rods Rod Run. It was a fun time as always. I wish my father would have been able to take his recently completed 1956 Mercury, but sadly it wasn’t in the cards. Next time for sure. See below for over […]

Event Coverage: 40th Annual Pete And Jake’s Open House

Event Coverage: 40th Annual Pete And Jake’s Open House

This past week Amanda talked me into going to the Pete And Jake’s Open House and 40th Anniversary celebration held in Peculiar, Mo. I’m so glad that we went. I wish we had taken the roadster, however it was super nice to be able to go into Kansas City when we wanted and getting almost […]

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