The Original Pomona Races

November 20, 2014 April Trestick 0

In April 1953, the Southern California Championship Drags were held as a joint venture between the new National Hot Rod Association, the Pomona Valley Timing Association and local car clubs at the Los Angeles County Fairgrounds in Pomona, California.

The Yenko Camaro

November 6, 2014 April Trestick 0

In 1966, the ’67 model year Camaro debuted as an alternative to the Ford Mustang. However, the story goes that despite an outcry for a Chevy pony car that could really compete on the street and the track, GM corporate wouldn’t allow anything bigger than a 400 cu in engine to power the vehicle.

Richard Petty: The President and The King

October 30, 2014 April Trestick 0

America may be a democracy, but on July 4, 1984, we proved that even the President of the United States is second to The King as NASCAR royalty, Richard Petty, geared up for a shot at his 200th career victory at the Firecracker 400.

Kenny Bernstein: The King of Speed

September 25, 2014 April Trestick 0

On March 22,1992 at the Motorcraft Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway, Kenny Bernstein became the first driver to break 300 miles per hour with a speed of 301.7 becoming the King of Speed.

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