The car show deities smiled down upon this year’s Bridgehampton Road Rally and Tour d’Hamptons, with Dan’s Papers and the Bridgehampton Museum hosting the historical and unique event.read more
This article originals appeared at Dan's Papers. BY LEE MEYER Iconic comedian and East Ender Jerry Seinfeld doesn’t just have a huge sense of humor—he’s also known for having a huge car collection (what did you think we were going to say?). Seinfeld shows off his...read more
On Saturday, October 1, 2016, the history of the track and of the road racing that preceded it will be celebrated by the Bridgehampton Road Rally & Tour d’Hamptons – and CarShowSafari will be there!read more
For the younger car enthusiasts, the sticking power of speed and creativity of early drag racing holds a greater appeal than the jukebox era of big Fords and pre-Muscle cars.read more
Two years ago we covered the announcement by Sammy Swindell that he was retiring from Sprint Car racing, and would henceforth race only the midwinter indoor Chili Bowl.
Swindell’s retirement didn’t last long.read more
In 1963, one day after winning the Indianapolis 500, driver Parnelli Jones punched fellow driver Eddie Sachs in a headline-making post-race confrontation.read more
The United States Auto Club’s (USAC) National Midget series endured a painful ten-day period following the tragic loss of Bryan Clauson, but when the cars and drivers got back on the track for the first time since the Kansas heartbreak, a thrilling and uplifting night of racing was the result – and just what everyone needed.read more
Pebble Beach is a traveling affair, not unlike some Great Gatsby inspired confection, that lasts several days and spans the California coast.
For any car enthusiast, from the exotic sports car collector to the DIY hot rodder, the Pebble Beach Concours is the event of a lifetime.read more
Action Track USA fueled by VP Racing Fuels, but everyone just calls it Kutztown.read more
A summer road trip always offers the opportunity for discovery.read more
If you want to find the really perfect time to put your automotive event on, there are a few things you’ll want to consider in more depth. Based on my experiences at car shows around the country and at all times of the years, here are some elements to keep in mind when looking at next year’s show calendar.
In this latest installment of So You Want to Have a Car Show, we discuss some of the most important vendor options to consider and the best ways to entice attendees and encourage them to stick around.
How do we truly create a performance SUV that can be used--especially one that can be used by the masses? Perhaps the answer lies in which direction companies cross over. Instead of bringing SUV to performance, bring a little performance to the SUV.
While a cold front may have descended upon most of the United States, it’s not too early to start planning out the most important elements of your upcoming car show, cruise night, cars and coffee or concours. Today, we’re here to help you find the perfect location.
So, with Christmas barreling down upon us in jolly good cheer, why would we think about car shows now? Car show season in the near past and distant future. What can November, December, January mean for our cozy classics tucked in the barn?
This week, in 1933, R. Buckminster Fuller, made a name for himself in the automotive world when he applied for a patent for his Dymaxion car. To call the Dymaxion a car would be generous. Though the automotive industry was still in its youth, the Dymaxion was a vehicle unlike anything even the most imaginative automotive minds had ever seen, and though it would see little commercial or critical success, the Dymaxion Car is undoubtedly a symbol that genius and madness both required a boundless imagination.
In the early 1980s, one of those cutting their teeth in auto racing at Dorney Park was John Andretti, nephew of Mario, who would go on to a winning career in both CART Indy cars and NASCAR Cup cars. Also in the early 1980s, Ray Evernham, who went on to become a Daytona 500-winning crew chief and an inductee into the NASCAR Hall of Fame, broke his sternum in a Dorney Park TQ Midget crash.
On June 1, 1934, the Japanese based automobile manufacturer Jidosha-Seizo Kabushiki-Kaisha changed its name to Nissan Motor Company.
On March 17, 1834, Gottlieb Daimler was born in Germany. Had he been born 100 years later, he would have seen an automotive industry the likes of which early automakers could hardly dare dream, and yet, had he been born 100 years later, that very auto industry might never have come to pass.
This St. Patrick’s Day, celebrate both Irish pride and the arrival of Spring by taking a drive in your 1959 Shamrock.