Car Feature: The 2015 Goodguys Street Machine of the Year Award Winner

Car Feature: The 2015 Goodguys Street Machine of the Year Award Winner

The field of Street Machines eclipsed anything we’ve ever seen. The builders made this year’s top 5 selection the most grueling Goodguys officials has ever encountered. When the final votes were tallied it was Lafayette, Louisiana’s Sonny & Debbie Freeman driving off with the most coveted crown in the Street Machine world. Their Artic White […]

Event Coverage: 2015 Queen City Riot

Event Coverage: 2015 Queen City Riot

This past weekend was the Queen City Riot presented by the Knuckle Draggers Car Club held at the American Legion Post 639 in Springfield, Mo. I believe this is the 3rd time that the Queen City Riot has taken place here, but this was my first time attending. Which I fully admit is a bit crazy as I live […]

Event Coverage: 32nd Annual NSRA Mid-America Street Rod Nationals Plus

Event Coverage: 32nd Annual NSRA Mid-America Street Rod Nationals Plus

Every Memorial Day weekend in Springfield, Mo the National Street Rod Association (NSRA) holds the Mid-America Street Rod Nationals Plus. This year marked the 21st consecutive year this event has been held in Springfield and the 32nd time this event has been held in general. I was able to attend every day from almost the start […]

Event Coverage: Vintage Rods 42nd Annual Rod Run

Event Coverage: Vintage Rods 42nd Annual Rod Run

This past Saturday my father and I both got up early and headed to Carthage, Missouri in his 1956 Mercury 2-Dr Hardtop. We made the drive to and from Carthage without incident, although my mother did accuse me of driving slightly above the marked speed limit (I promise I kept it on 70 almost 90% […]

Car Feature: Goodguys Street Rod d’Elegance Randy Marston’s 1935 Ford Coupe

Car Feature: Goodguys Street Rod d’Elegance Randy Marston’s 1935 Ford Coupe

When Canadian hot rod enthusiast Randy Marston set out reconstruct his 48,000 original-mile 1935 Ford coupe, he had one person in mind to steward the build…Roger Burman of Lakeside Rods & Rides. More than any other hot rod coach builder in the known world, Burman has mastered the art of turning a seldom desired ’35 […]

Car Feature Video: Bobby Alloway built 1937 Chevrolet Coupe

Car Feature Video: Bobby Alloway built 1937 Chevrolet Coupe

Bobby Alloway, owner and founder of Alloway’s Hot Rod Shop, also probably my personal favorite hot rod builder, was a top 10 contender in the first-ever SEMA Battle of the Builders Competition. Check out the above video to learn about the unique ‘37 Chevy Coupe he built for Chuck Rowe of Millington, Tennessee and the amazing craftsmanship […]

Car Featured: Goodguys Custom Of The Year, a 1956 Lincoln Continental Mark II

Car Featured: Goodguys Custom Of The Year, a 1956 Lincoln Continental Mark II

The Goodguys Rod and Custom Association recently named their Custom of the Year at the 33rd Annual All American Get-Together in Pleasanton, California. The lucky winner was David Hoekstra and his incredible 1956 Lincoln Continental Mark II. The chassis of the car is a fully custom, one-off piece built by Roadster Shop. Suspension duties are […]

Event Coverage: 2nd Annual SWMO Hot Rod Hundred

Event Coverage: 2nd Annual SWMO Hot Rod Hundred

This past weekend my father and I took his 1956 Mercury on the Southwest Missouri Hot Rod Hundred event put on by the Cross Members Car Club. This is the 2nd year of the Hot Rod Hundred and the amount it has grown in just a year is very impressive. I’m a proponent of the […]

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