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woodward-vinsetta-garage
Dusk 'Til Drawn

I’ve had this shred of paper hanging over my desk for as long as I can recall, and the words on it have always proven true: “All things are delicately interconnected.”

I was but a toddler when Steve Lisk’s brutal ’71 Hemi-powered Challenger (it was originally a 383 car) prowled Woodward Avenue, yet that car carved a place into the foundation of my car guy-ness. And forty years later, it reenters my world. All things are delicately interconnected indeed.

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stacie-steps-it-up
Guest Blog

The red truck approached and the girls knew it too and it seemed like they anticipated my disappointment. So instead I focused on how far we’ve come and how close we are and feel the pride and accomplishment in that. The timing slip confirmed the speed of 81.577mph, only 1.424mph off the record…

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chad-reynolds
Podcasts

The Round Six gearheads sit with Chad Reynolds from Bangshift.com and talk project cars, racing, events, and even liberated custom refrigerators. It’s all in there, and then some.

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history-revised
BlogDusk 'Til Drawn

History always begs to be rewritten. Being a physics aficionado, the theory of multiple dimensions holds a special place in my brain. Couple that with a love for all things science fiction, and my synapses light up with boundless ideas and tales of the bizarre. Taking the above into consideration, behold the final iteration of the winningest Thunderbird on the opposite side of the space-time bubble.

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racing-into-rivalry
BlogGuest Blog

Racing rivalries exist in all segments of motorsport, but none are as fabled as the one-hundred year old battle between Indian and Harley-Davidson. We briefly explore this ages-old rivalry, and the starts and stops which only served to fan the flames as time went by.

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engineering mclaren
BlogTechnically Speaking

June 2nd marked the 47th anniversary of the death of race car driver and designer Bruce McLaren. Although he was only with us for a mere 32 years, Bruce McLaren left an impression that is still felt to this day. Sure, many of us have heard the name McLaren and associate it with either an exotic automobile manufacturer or a hugely successful Formula 1 team, but how many of you REALLY know who Bruce McLaren was?

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no-waiting-in-the-rookie-line
BlogGuest Blog

After four years of going to El Mirage crewing for Ralph Hudson, this weekend I became a licensed LSR racer with the SCTA and I don’t want to take my yellow arm band off.

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rendezvous-inspired
Dusk 'Til Drawn

Claude Lelouch’s Rendezvous remains the original street racing viral video, and for all intents and purposes, it’s perfect. And it has been one of the major inspirations in my art since seeing it nearly thirty years ago. That’s some staying power indeed.

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Dusk 'Til Drawn

Two homophones walk into a bar… Oh, wait. It’s not merely the spelling of their last names which provided for an incredibly diverse life for two gentlemen, but the careers of Smokey Yunick and Smokey Eunuch couldn’t have been any more different if they had planned them.

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