Archive for the ‘Motorsports’ Category

19 AND COUNTING

Friday, September 10th, 2010

It’s hard to believe but the crew here at the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum, Pomona, California, is already hard at work preparing for the 19th NHRA California Hot Rod Reunion presented by Automobile Club of Southern California. (more…)

An Overdose of Nostalgia Filled the Air – The 17th Annual California Hot Rod Reunion

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

This mighty Mopar yanks ‘em high and reaches for the sky, demonstrating just how much bite was available on the Famoso starting line.

Fortunately, the price of gas was coming down, but so was the economy, however, that didn’t keep diehard gearheads from finding their way over Southern California’s “Grapevine” going north toward Kern County, where all roads lead to legendary Auto Club Famoso Raceway and the 17th California Hot Rod Reunion. (more…)

Redline Time Attack is the Next Big Thing in Racing

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

Have you been bolting performance parts on to your vintage muscle car for years, only to hit the city streets and still wonder what the true capabilities of your ride really are?  What you really need to do is attack – Time Attack.

The format is simple and a ton of fun. It’s a closed road racecourse that gives competitors one warm-up and three timed laps to see who can set the fastest lap of the session. There’s a staggered start, and since you are racing the clock, the chances of trading paint with other cars is greatly reduced. Don’t think for a minute that this format will diminish the competitive feel of road racing, each driver can push as hard as they want or just get some track time to enjoy their vehicles (more…)