Archive for August, 2010

LEGENDS OF RIVERSIDE II

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

The man of the hour: the one and only Carroll Shelby.

Carroll Shelby Gets His Due

Text and Photos by Matt Emery

A legend is defined by Merriam Webster Dictionary as, “A story coming down from the past; a person or thing that inspires legends.”

On March 26-28, 2010, the Legends of Riverside II Film Festival and Legends Gala took place at the Riverside International Automotive Museum in Riverside, California. This year’s honoree was racer, team owner, car builder and certifiable legend, Carroll Shelby. Surrounded by friends, racers and former competitors, Shelby held court, answering questions about his winning days at Le Mans, SCCA and designing and building his iconic Cobra cars.

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SPRING FLING XXIV

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

A Full Weekend of Fun

Text and Photos by Matt Emery

Billing itself as the “Largest Mopar show and parts exchange west of the Mississippi,” the Spring Fling XXIV returned to Woodley Park in Van Nuys, California, on April 17-18, 2010. When the cars finally settled at Woodley, there were over 500 of them—523, to be exact—with 41 exhibitors and a whopping 272 swap meet vendors selling everything from HEMIs to hot dogs.

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SPRINGTIME FUN

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

The Goodguys 28th All-American Get-Together

Text and Photos by David Fetherston

It’s amazing how smoothly the Goodguys shows do run! Walk in or drive in, and the place is organized and well set out, even though it’s packed with over 3,000 hot rods, customs and trucks. The two-day All-American Get-Together, held this year on March 27-28, is one of the few shows that mix virtually any form of modified, custom or stock vehicle.

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