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2018 Houston Autorama Coverage: Here’s The Last Blast Of Photos From The Event – Indoor and Outdoor Cars

(Photos by Charles Wickam) – Here’s it is, the last images from the 2018 Houston Autorama as shot by Charles Wickam. We’re going to show you cars that are inside and outside,...

2018 Pumpkin Run Nationals Photo Gallery: Here’s More Cars, More Trucks, and more Cool

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Now we move on to muscle cars and this one is made up of the non-GMs in attendance.  Remember we didn’t have time to get into the track area during...

Car Show Coverage: The Deputy Jamie Morales Benefit Car Show Brought Cool Iron Our For A Great Cause

(Photos and words by Doug Gregory) – Deputy Jaime Morales is a former Marine that was working with US Marshalls and other agencies to apprehend a fugitive wanted in a string of bank...

Event Photo Coverage: Cars & Coffee at the Bluegrass Stockyards – No Boring Junk!

(Words and photos by Doug Gregory) – Never been before.  Seen lots of photos.  Heard and read lots of stories.  This chilly morning I went with my son in his ’65 Belair headed to what was...

2018 SEMA Photo Coverage: The Last Blast From The Camera Of Lohnes

(Photos by the author) – From rat rods to OEM offerings, the SEMA show really has everything you’d ever want to check out as a gearhead. For years it was just Ford up front, Chevy in the...

2018 SEMA Show Coverage: The Endless Stream of Cars and Truck Just Keeps On Coming!

(Photos by the author) – We’re back with more cars and trucks from the 2018 SEMA show floor. This year’s show was packed full of the kind of excitement and anticipation that we...

2018 SEMA Show Cool Car: “Kaspar”, The Goolsby Customs 1974 Plymouth Duster

I first saw the car when I went in after-hours Monday night. A few guys were crawling all over the car with detail equipment, doing everything in their power to make sure that the 1974 Plymouth...

2018 SEMA Show Gallery: Things To Love And Things To Sneer On The Floor At SEMA

(Photos by the author) – The fun thing about SEMA is that you never know what lurks around each particular corner. Because companies sometimes move spots and that there’s no 100% cut and...

SEMA 2018: Optima Row – Where The Corner Carvers Show Off Before They Hit The Track!

Between the Westgate Hotel and the Las Vegas Convention Center is an alleyway that most any other day of the year is simply an access road for trucks that are dropping off food, supplies and whatever...

SEMA 2018: A Final Sweep Of The Current Automotive Scene

Every year I go to SEMA, I tend to trot out one tired old trope: there was too many things to see and not enough time to see them in. Amazing, then, how I can waste a week. This year, though, those...

SEMA 2018: Did You Ever Expect Custom Vans To Return?!

A lot of people will deride just about every 1970s automotive trend, but as I have been expecting, we’re seeing an embrace of car culture with each passing year that comes from the Decade of...

SEMA 2018: And Now That The Show Is Officially Open…

(Photos: Chad Reynolds) It’s only now that SEMA 2018 is officially open! Yeah, no joke, Tuesday morning is the first official day of the show…which means that we’ve been...

SEMA 2018: More After-Hours Work With Some Of The Most Gorgeous Cars You Can Find!

A flathead Ford with Ardun OHC heads and a supercharger. Challengers made of carbon fiber. A Charger merged with a Hellcat Charger. A whole row of pristine white Toyota Supras, representing each...

SEMA 2018: Sneaking Back In After-Hours To See Cars On The Floor!

In the past, I’ve likened shooting photos at the SEMA show to trying to capture a great moment with your friends clearly while you’re in the center of a mosh pit at a Pantera...