July 2015 Blog Posts (8)

NE Georgia Swap Meet March ’15 @ Atlanta Dragway by Jeff Southard

Ed. Note: Thank you Jeff Southard for helping us celebrate a great Georgia tradition with Brad Ocock's Swap Meet at the Dragway! 

NE Georgia Swap Meet March ’15 @ Atlanta Dragway

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Added by Michael Thies on July 30, 2015 at 11:00pm — No Comments

COFFEE BRAKE & “The Journey of Hope” -Snellville, GA 7-26-15

COFFEE BRAKE & “The Journey of Hope”

For several years, www.SouthEastWheeslsEvents.com and a mix of TWs, Georgia Street Rodders and Master Car Club members have been having a regular breakfast cruise-in called the “Coffee Brake” at the Main Street Diner in Snellville, GA. I give credit for its start to Jerry Jones, who like a couple others, is a member of all three groups. It has been remarkably consistent; sometimes larger (40+…

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Added by Michael Thies on July 28, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Flat Sex: Porsche 911 Reimagined by Singer (Rob Dickinson)

This article in Road and Track celebrates a man I really enjoyed meeting in Las Vegas at the SEMA convention last year. He was easy going, open and down right chatty, not like many to of the self involved elitists that seem to set up at conventions. So many company leaders seem to put paid staff out front and keep out of the way of press and the general enthusiasts and buyers. But not Rob Dickinson! He seems to enjoy getting to know people and when they gush over his "art work"…

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Added by Michael Thies on July 20, 2015 at 6:21pm — No Comments

The People Drifting This 1905 Land Speed Record Car Are Heroes

Can you imagine driving a 200 Horsepower antique car at around 100 miles and hour?  !!!  Check out this great video from an article from Road and Track magazine! 

http://www.roadandtrack.com/motorsports/videos/a26114/goodwood-1905-car-drift/

Added by Michael Thies on July 20, 2015 at 2:29pm — No Comments

NOPI's Mark Meyers Passed Away This Week. :-(

I visited with my old friend's family last night. I have lost a good friend with Mark's passing. So has the Hobby.  Here is a great eulogy written by our mutual friend Rickey Dailey.

"If you once was that kid or that young adult that got excited to pack your bags for one of the best touring car shows in the USA... You attended the Nopi Nationals Motorsports #CarShow and that event was Co-Founded by …

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Added by Michael Thies on July 18, 2015 at 11:33am — No Comments

Video match between a Ferrari 458 Speciale and a Porsche 911 GT3! -from CarBuzz!

This is an AWESOME video match between a Ferrari 458 Speciale and a Porsche 911 GT3, with Tiff Needell and Harris, respectively, behind the wheels! Thank you to http://www.carbuzz.com/ for such a wonderful production!…

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Added by Michael Thies on July 18, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

AC Is The Answer For Hot Summer Days In The South East!

Hot Summer Days In The South East!

I love my cars when the tops come off, but even then I run the AC when the temps go to close to 100 or more! I have memories of cooking in my old Model A's in August. Here is a video on how important AC can be for you an your car in the Summer; but what is does not tell you is that this company "Air Cool", are experts at installing AC in your collector car or hot rod, inexpensively! And they do it without damaging your classic look!

My…

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Added by Michael Thies on July 18, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Duluth woman, stolen car reunited after 43 years - By Adam Carlson, Thank you to Jack Graves and the Today Show staff!

 

Duluth woman, stolen car reunited after 43 years

  She was presented with vehicle on her birthday, filmed for ‘Today Show.’

  By Adam Carlson  adam.carlson@ajc.com

     Terry Dietrich cannot describe in words the moment last week when, for the first time in 43 years, she laid eyes on her beloved bright blue Corvette Stingray — stolen from her in 1972, when she was…

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Added by Michael Thies on July 2, 2015 at 11:27am — 1 Comment

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