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"Five great race cars that never won the Indy 500" from Mac's Motor City Garage!

"SEWE NOTE: Now this is one for the underdogs!" :-)

Five great race cars that never won the Indy 500

It seems…


Added by Michael Thies on June 23, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

"Another Look at Geronimo’s Cadillac" from Motor City Garage

Another Look at Geronimo’s Cadillac

Here’s a very famous photo from the American West—and one more case where fact and folklore have become intertwined. Let’s explore the true story of Geronimo’s Cadillac.

In the familiar photo above, reportedly taken on…


Added by Michael Thies on June 23, 2015 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

SEMA Action Network (SAN) <> -Congressional Legislation Would Allow Hobbyists to Purchase Turn-Key Replica Cars

Congressional Legislation Would Allow Hobbyists to Purchase Turn-Key Replica Cars

Enthusiasts Could Still Construct Home-Built Kit Cars Under Bill

A SAN-supported bill (H.R. 2675)has been introduced in the U.S. Congress that would allow companies that manufacture a limited number of cars each year to produce turn-key replicas for customers nationwide.  The bill will not change an enthusiast’s ability to build a kit car from parts in…


Added by Michael Thies on June 18, 2015 at 4:23pm — 1 Comment

Loss of a good friend! - Team RFC News - Gerald Aldridge June 8, 2015


*This is a reprint of a Team RFC News report from June 8, 2015. According to Gwinnett Police Gerald died in a fatal motorcycle accident which occured just before 11 a.m. near 2283 Buford Dam Road in Buford, GA. We have lost a good friend. MET…


Added by Michael Thies on June 9, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments on Barcroft TV productions.

Making Waves: The Ultimate Road Legal Boat Car

Added by Mark Ray on June 8, 2015 at 8:04pm — No Comments

Spring Green Car & Motorcycle Show 2015

Spring Green Car & Motorcycle Show 2015 -March 28, 2015 in Lawrenceville, GA  10a to 4pm Gwinnett Count Fairgrounds has worked providing a car & motorcycle show for the…


Added by Michael Thies on March 16, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Mill Creek Car Show 2015 (March 21st)


We are hosting our 4th annual Mill Creek Car Show on the 21st of March.  If you are interested in attending or know of someone who would like to come please share the flyer with them.

All proceeds go to Relay for Life.  Come out and enjoy a good time. 


Michael McDougald

Mill Creek High…


Added by Michael McDougald on March 13, 2015 at 1:41pm — 1 Comment

How Not To Be A Jerk: The 10 Commandments of Car Show Etiquette

March 3, 2015 by  

You know what’s fun? Pointing out the flaws in other people. Sure, we aren’t “supposed” to do it, but we all do. Just take a look at how popular our …


Added by Michael Thies on March 4, 2015 at 3:41pm — No Comments

Jim Beard's Passing

I received this letter via Dik Wesson of the ROMEOs. Another loss in our extended family of vehicle enthusiasts. Please pray for the family. Mike

"Dear All,

I am so terribly sad to report that we lost our dear friend, father and husband, Jim Beard yesterday afternoon.  He handled his six year battle with cancer with grace and fortitude and no complaint.  He was busy making…


Added by Michael Thies on February 19, 2015 at 6:24pm — No Comments

"Big Red" is For Sale!!

I have had a number of calls regarding our plans for "Big Red", our 959 Tribute Porsche. Our friend Rich Adams has it as a consigned vehicle in his collection in Flowery Branch, GA. We are very humbled to have it part of his very high end collection. He is such a great guy and dear friend. Check it our along with his collection. For those who have been considering it,please contact Rich directly. …


Added by Michael Thies on February 10, 2015 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Peach State Challengers Feb. C&O review


What can we say about this C&O meet? Just, Wow it was fantastic. Recently the venue sold under new management and a new location was announced shortly after. This was met with concern as many have made the pilgrimage…


Added by troy williams on February 3, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments

We really enjoyed the new Caffeine & Octane Car Show at their new location, and we will be a regular at this event.

Added by Mark Ray on February 1, 2015 at 11:51am — No Comments

1956 CORVETTE SR-2 Racer on Display

This Corvette SR-2 will be on display at:

Scottsdale Sports & Classics,



Added by Chuck Aaron on January 9, 2015 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

AutoInfluence - Top Corvettes!

Here is a great list that was sent to me via Dupont Registry!  Corvette's have always held a special place in my heart and this is a great idea to highlight the stand out efforts of the folks behind this remarkable car!


Since the…

Added by Michael Thies on January 5, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Barn Find Autos: Surprising Treasures

Here is a particular aspect of our hobby and industry that is intriguing to just about everybody; from the kids to the elders, to the racers to Motorama! -The "BARN FINDS". I, personally, have consistently been surprised on how many continue to be located.  How many could be possibly left?  Here is a great website, if it prevails, that covers this subject wonderfully! Give it a go; and let us know what you think. 

"Rescuing Automotive…


Added by Michael Thies on January 1, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

The DUNTOV LETTER by David Kennedy from Hot Rod Magazine

This is excerpted from and tells the story of the beginnings of Corvette!  This is a story few know very well and thank you to the work of David Kennedy of Hot Rod magazine, here are the basics!

"It seems impossible to imagine a hot rod world without Chevrolet or its small-block engine—but there was a time that neither played a part in our arena. In the 1950s Fords dominated hot rodding, and the Blue Oval’s flathead was the V8 of…


Added by Chuck Aaron on December 17, 2014 at 5:57pm — 1 Comment

Vintage race car arrives at IND ~Credit and thanks to IAA Contact: Carlo Bertolini 317.487.5025 |

1950s Kuzma champ dirt car displayed on Concourse B

INDIANAPOLIS – The latest in a lineup of classic racing cars greeting passengers at the

Indianapolis International Airport (IND) has arrived. The Dowgard Special #2, from the

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum, is on display on Concourse B near the

exit to Civic Plaza.

According to the museum, other than the Indianapolis 500, virtually all National

Championship races held…


Added by Chuck Aaron on December 9, 2014 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Twisted Tavern, Buford- photos

Hey you guys! Im Lacy, I met a few of y'all at Twisted Tavern couple months ago. I haven't forgotten about my photos posting... I've been having issues posting them onto here, guess the file sizes are too large. Then I got a new day job that has been keeping me busy! Here is the link to the photo coverage I took. Hope y'all enjoy it! And it was great to meet everyone there!!…


Added by Lacy Williams on November 18, 2014 at 7:34am — No Comments

Harold Coker has died today- A True Friend Of Car Collectors and Businesses Around the World

Early today, November 17, 2014, a true leader of the antiques car industry and hobby has died. Harold Coker started his tire business and his collection of forms and molds are the reason so many antique and collector cars even have tires on which to run! He began his career as a territory manager with the old B.F.Goodrich Tire Co. before starting his own business, Coker Tire Co., in 1958, leading the company to become the largest supplier of collector car tires and wheels in the world.…


Added by Michael Thies on November 17, 2014 at 7:46pm — No Comments

One Of Our Favorite Photographers Has Died - Dave Williams

Our friend Dave Williams (one of our favorite car photographers) passed away Saturday of a heart attack. I thought you all would be interested in the many photos he has posted on I have been friends with Dave for at least a decade.  I am very saddened with his passing.

"Obituary for Dave Williams

David Williams, 63, of Braselton, passed away…


Added by Michael Thies on November 17, 2014 at 7:22pm — 4 Comments

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