Olio, Huile, Or Oil? Gauges Of The Monterey Historics

Once I saw a tachometer with a "$$$$" marker at the redline and another driven by a leather belt coming off the camshaft, I decided I'd start shooting some instrument panels at the Monterey Historics. Italy, Germany, Japan, and Detroit are all represented in the gallery below, but Joe Lucas ( the Prince Of Darkness » 8/17/08 4:00pm 8/17/08 4:00pm

Win On Sunday, Still Don't Sell On Monday: Screamin' AMCs In…

Sure, there were plenty of Mustangs, Camaros, and Challengers- not to mention a few furrin jobs in the 2-liter class- roaring around the track in the Historic 1966-74 Trans Am Cars event yesterday, but: red-white-and-blue Javelins and AMXs! The sound of 40 V8s WFO on the track overwhelmed my poor camera's… » 8/17/08 3:00pm 8/17/08 3:00pm

What Do You Drive To The Monterey Historics? Leave The Camry At Home!

As soon as you arrive at the Monterey Historics and park your car, something becomes very clear: this isn't your typical bunch of parked cars! More late-model Porsches, Ferraris, and Corvettes than you can shake a briefcase full of nonsequentially-numbered $20 bills at, of course, but also dozens of funky old imports… » 8/17/08 1:45pm 8/17/08 1:45pm

Engine Pr0n From The 2008 Monterey Historics

We saw a whole bunch of engine shots from the '07 Monterey Historics, so let's make it a tradition and check out some of the vintage go-fast hardware that roared into Steinbeck country this weekend. You get a pretty interesting mix of engines at this event, with exposed-valvetrain mills in horseless carriages, big… » 8/17/08 11:00am 8/17/08 11:00am

Welcome To The 2008 Monterey Historics! Glorious Engines Everywhere,…

The temperature is a perfect 66 degrees, there's a soundtrack of wailing engines, and you can't walk 20 yards without encountering some legendary race car. Yes, it's the 2008 Monterey Historics, where I spent all day yesterday poking my camera into engine compartments and trying (in vain) to find a booth selling Deep… » 8/17/08 10:00am 8/17/08 10:00am