Tomm tells his own tale of the Bonneville Salt Flats in years past.read more
On Sunday, August 7, Bryan Clauson, an Indiana native and a grassroots…read more
Detroit is an ideal place to show the cream of the crop in American-built customs.read more
First production began on June 30, 1953, and from the start it appeared as though the Chevrolet Corvette was a project best to be forgotten about and written off as a failed flight of fancy.
Zora Arkus-Duntov did not agree.read more
When we at CarShowSafari.com proclaimed Friday, June 17, 2016, to be Microcar Appreciation Day, not long thereafter we were contacted by a Microcar owner who offered to allow us to drive his car! How could we not accept? We appreciate Microcars (as we do all cars) and here was an opportunity to experience one of them first-hand and share that experience with you.read more
It’s a great idea to see many different types of shows – you never know what you’ll find at even the smallest of shows. For me, a new car show experience came in the form of Cars and Coffee.read more
The Race of Gentlemen and The Greenwich Concours D’Elegance are on opposite ends of the enthusiast spectrum – rat rods, customs, and racing, sponsored by Sailor Jerry’s Rum, and Les Mans cars, super cars, and grand tours, to the background of popping champagne and wine tastings. For all intents and purposes, they barely exist within the same world of the automotive hobby – At first glance.read more
Modern, classic, race car, microcar, the Greenwich Concours brings together the rare, wild, and wonderful in a fantastic weekend of automotive history, prestige and beauty.read more
The Race of Gentlemen is a visceral, sensory event. One didn’t attend the show, they experienced it. The revving of engines on the line seemed to reverberate through the wild, excited crowd. Hot sun baked our skin, vintage, boozy root beer cooled our throats.read more
For a long, long time, American gearheads have held the tradition of hot rodding and customization close to their hearts – If there is one show you absolutely have to check out to see the best of the best in this part of the automotive world, it’s the annual Detroit Autorama.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.