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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...

SEMA 2018: More Monday Sneak-Peek Photos!

Walking into the Convention Center on the day before SEMA officially kicks off shows you the monster behind the monstrous show. Pallets and crates are everywhere as workers roll out carpet, lay down...

SEMA 2018: A Quick Blast Outside Before The Show Really Kicks Off!

They may have beat me here by a day or so, but now I’m on the ground, camera in hand, ready to give my pedometer something to think about for the next few days! SEMA kicks off officially...

An Elephant at SEMA 2018? Mopar’s “Something Big Is Coming” Teaser Video Looks Interesting!

Remember back when the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon was being hyped up through numerous teaser clips and dragged-out hints that left nobody wanting for information by the time the cars actually...

Sunshine, Hot Rods, Trucks, Muscle Cars, And More From The Goodguys Lone Star Nationals Continue

(Photos by Rob Bennett) Thanks to our man on the street Rob Bennett, we were able to get a bunch of great photos from the Goodguys Lone Star Nationals and that means we have lots of cool stuff to...

Holley LS Fest 2018: The Crowds Never Noticed The Clouds Approaching!

Just about every one of the galleries from the 2018 Holley LS Fest have a mention about the weather, and for good cause…days before the show started the weather reports basically said,...

Holley LS Fest 2018: Some Interesting New Attractions In The Amusement Park!

The 2017 Holley LS Fest was a record-breaker for attendance at the show that is solely centered around one manufacturer’s engine. That’s impressive. It’s even more impressive when...

Holley LS Fest 2018: Saturday Morning, The Car Craft Bolt On Challenge, And More Show Cars!

Saturday morning saw LS Fest in much of the same light as Friday had been. Everybody was concerned about when the weather would hit and whether or not the day’s activities would be affected by...

2018 Holley LS Fest: The Burnout Contest! Check Out What Went Down In The Oval Track!

My only regret from this year’s burnout contest at the 2018 Holley LS Fest is that I had nothing to bring into the pit myself. I had a front-row seat to the magnificence and madness that was...