Drag Racing Photographer Has Steel Balls, Death Wish

Andy Willsheer is aptly named, as it took the sheer force of his mighty will to keep snapping photos of this Mustang funny car as it hurls towards his camera. His great photos and video of the accident below. » 12/15/09 4:00pm 12/15/09 4:00pm

Coop Weighs in on the Grand National Roadster Show, Johnson Weighs in…

I have to admit, that I was a little dismissive of the GNRS in the post below. Maybe part of it's projection: as a NorCal to SoCal transplant, I realized that Northern California is where I like myself better. I'm more at home there; more at ease. Los Angeles is an amazing, wonderful place full of stuff you'll never… » 1/29/07 7:15pm 1/29/07 7:15pm

Chevy-Powered Ford Wins America's Most Beautiful Roadster!

Since the cars we tended to pick to win the America's Most Beautiful Roadster trophy never won, we stopped attending the Grand National Roadster Show three years ago. The other reason is that we got burnt out on all of the politics of the hot rod scene. However, a well-built rod or custom is still one of our favorite… » 1/29/07 2:15pm 1/29/07 2:15pm

Ronn Capps to Run Vintage Funny Car


Ron Capps, driver of Don Schumacher's Brut Dodge Stratus Funny Car, will race Jeff Gaynor's '70 Barracuda flopper at the Goodguys VRA race in Pomona. Coming right off the Western Swing of the NHRA's POWERade tour, Capps heads to Pomona August 5-7. The car's regular throttle jockey, Jeff Utterback, will be driving… » 7/26/05 10:51am 7/26/05 10:51am