Auction fever was in the air at Scottsdale this past week.
A collection of hot rods, street rods, classic cars, car shows, events, and cool rides, plus the occasional Throwback Thursday #tbt post or article about a historical event.
John Maffucci’s ’55 F-100 seemed destined to be a parts hauler or a rat rod, but it found a second life as a fast, fast Ford.
Millers on display at the Millers of Milwaukee Meet.
The Fox Valley Technical team demonstrates how to do a quick fix on a pinion bearing right on the Bonneville salt.
The sign on the yellow racing car said “1938 Hal Sprint Car. Complete nut-and-bolt restoration with a few track days since. Equipped with a full Hal racing engine.”
Paul Zielsdorf of Schofield, Wis., has a dragster with a history. His Fiat Topolino started burning up Wisconsin’s famous Great Lakes Dragaway in Union Grove as early as 1962.
The 6th Annual OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car Invitational took place at the tail end of SEMA in Pahrump, Nevada where a full field of 58 participants drove their hearts out to a record crowd.
RacingJunk.com cornered Barrett-Jackson auctioneer Craig Jackson at SEMA and he went out on a limb, predicting that the L88 racing package ’67 Corvette coupe that’s consigned to his 2014 Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale will sell for “north of $4 million.”
Drag racer Jeff Morris has a new wife, an old dragster and a ready pit crew to keep him in the seat of this vintage FED.
The engine was met with cheers and champagne toasts from the gathered crowd at SEMA in Las Vegas on November 4th, the day before the show officially opened to the public, as the revived Lencki 6 Mark 2 roared out it’s first blast in 50 years to the assembled crowd.