Canepa Motorsports Open House

Season opener in Scott Valley.

Deep in the hills above Santa Cruz rests Bruce Canepa’s magical castle, stuffed with exotic automotive treasures and the rarest of the rare motorsports machinery. Legendary unicorns like the last 427 Cobra, the last Porsche 935 produced, the Leon Duray Miller Special, Dale Earnhardt’s NASCAR, and on and on.

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Analog Run 2016

Bad jokes, good lies, waxing moons and fireflies.

Anyone who loves riding motorcycles gets it.
All we’re really chasing is a little freedom, and those two-wheel moments slicing through some newly discovered back-road are about as close as we can get.
Sharing that freedom with friends takes the whole gig up a dozen notches. And folks are catching on. There are dozens of ‘runs’ with new ones popping up every year. Complete with sponsors, accommodations, bands and free wi-fi, these can attract hundreds of riders. But to capture the real magic you have to eliminate distractions, not add them. And that’s what the Analog Run is all about.
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2016 CHRR

Big 25th anniversary for the California Hot Rod Reunion at Famoso.

This month’s California Hot Rod Reunion marks the 25th anniversary of one of the best drag-racing events in the country. If you’ve never been, the trip to Famoso Raceway outside Bakersfield should be somewhere on that list of things to see before you die.

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TROG – Pre-war Passion on Pismo Beach

Pre-war beach racing comes to California to change car shows forever.

I’ve known Mel Stultz since before The Race of Gentleman. We were car-club brothers and even then he would drive everyone mad with his endless dreams, schemes and ideas of making car events fun again.

Racing, speedways, dare-devils. Fuel, fire, mayhem. It was all he ever talked about.
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