This is a really interesting blog that covers as the title suggests, Hot Rods of the Dry Lakes Era. You can check it out here
Neil Fretwell of the VHRA on being a hot rod insider
Read the article from Influx here
Had a great day at Retrofestival 2015 in Newbury, have to confess that I took the Triumph Herald to give it a run out after major brake work. Just ran out of time to get the A ready 😦 I did however take a lot of pictures of the great Yank turn out. Not only cars but plenty of Airstreams and RV’s were present.
My friend John was part of the crew at this years VHRA Pendine Sands Hot Races, and took some great pictures. didn’t make it this year hope to be there next year!
Read more here about the races and the VHRA
For the past 10 years, no one, not even his son, was allowed inside Bob Koepke’s home near Titusville, Fla. The retired NASA accountant had been a fixture for many years around the area’s hot-rod circuit and swap meets, and had long wrenched on his own vehicles. When he died last November, his son opened his house — and found it occupied, floor to ceiling, with cars and parts.