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Category Archive: CAR SHOWS, Event Coverage

Welcome To Our Lady Of Holy Horsepower: Pictures Of A Church-Sponsored Burnout Contest!

Bet you never thought you’d see that particular headline, huh? Courtesy of The Brougham Society, I bring to you an actual church-sponsored burnout contest from the Assembly of God church in...

Cynthiana Rod Run Coverage: It Looks Like Every Hot Rod In Kentucky Was There

(Words and Photos by Doug Gregory) –  This was the Third Annual Rod Run in Cynthiana and proved this is an event growing in popularity and participation.  Some estimates claimed 1,000 cars,...

The Putnam, Connecticut Downtown Super Cruise 2014: Photo Coverage Of The Coolest Stuff On The Street

(Photos by Ryan Severance) - When BangShifter Ryan Severance shot me a note and asked if I’d be interesting in sharing some photos from a cool show he was at recently, I jumped at the chance....

2014 NSRA Street Rod Nationals: From Pro Street to Pro Weird – Our Last Look At The Massive Show

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) - You know when there are this many awesome rides at an event its just really hard to capture everything you’d like to and at the same time give everyone a...

NSRA STREET ROD NATIONALS 2014 COVERAGE – Cool Cars, Interesting Engines, and More Stuff You Haven’t Seen Yet!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) - This gallery is loaded with all kinds of power plants and induction setups.  There is a modern hemi in a hammered green Dart with Holley EFI.  We see a...

Quick Shots: A Few Pictures From The Fontanel Cruise-In

Every Thursday night in 2014 between now and September 25th, the Fontanel Concert Cruise-In is held on the grounds of the Fontanel Mansion. Our friend Jeff Lee has shot this show for us before in the...

2014 NSRA Street Rod Nationals Coverage: Incredible Diversity Of Killer Cars In Kentucky

(Words and Photos by Doug Gregory) -  Featured here are some real treats.  There is the Chrysler cross-ram inducted, sectioned Deuce coupe for starters.  Then we have a flattie in the bed of...

Slow and Low Chicago Community Lowriders Festival 2014 Coverage: Killer Photos Of Some Incredible Lowriders

(Words and photos by Bob Chiluk) -  Don’t hate on me just yet! I had an absolute blast at this show. The cars were awesome, the people were awesome, and the food was awesome! So often treated...

2014 Mopar Nationals Coverage: Odd, Cool, And Interesting Mopars Were Stacked Far And Wide in Columbus

The 2014 Mopar Nationals in Columbus, Ohio marks the 34th running of the event and we were….not there. While Brian and Chad were trying to organize a sailboat class for Bonneville, McTaggart...

Kearney Cruise Nite: Our Last Blast Of Images From The Kearney Cruise Nite In Kearney, Nebraska

(Photos by Scott Liggett) - Well we have finally come to the end of Scott Liggett’s awesome photos from the 2014 Kearney Cruise Nite which was held in downtown Kearney, Nebraska a couple of...

2014 NSRA Street Rod Nationals Coverage: More Great Coverage From The Massive 45th Annual NSRA Bonanza

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) - Well, I can’t recall the official total of cars ran in the gate during this year’s Nationals, but the number was clearly over 10,000 which is pretty healthy...

Prolong Twilight Cruise Coverage: Another Blast Of Cool SoCal Iron At The NHRA Museum

Yesterday we brought you the first of two photo galleries from the Prolong Super Lubricants Twilight cruise which is held at the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum in Pomona, California on the first...

Prolong Twilight Cruise Coverage: A Beautiful Night At The Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum

On the first Wednesday of every month Prolong Super Lubricants hosts a Twlight Cruise at the NHRA Wally Parks Motorsports Museum. These events have been going on for years and they have becomes a...

2014 NSRA Street Rod Nationals Coverage: Photos From One Of The USA’s Biggest Shows 45th Year

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) - This was one of the best events ever in terms of the diversity and quality of cars although the event started off with a bit of bummer.  There was a traffic...