Forget brunch, the best place to take your girl on a Sunday is a car show.
We’re continuing our European vacation this month in Milan, Italy at the 4th annual City Lights Car Show.
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The Kustom Kills show returns to Brooklyn. You got a problem with that?
Let’s face it, California is hot-rod nirvana. Between the weather, the history, the builders & the money, the shows and the culture, there is probably nowhere else on earth more accommodating to lovers of the old steel. But don’t be fooled into thinking there’s no scene on the east coast. There is. It’s got deep roots and the cars are like the drivers – tough as hell.
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The 6th Annual Roll & Flat Beach Race near Venice Italy – molto bene!!
Old cars and bikes on the beach is a recipe for fun anywhere, but add a location like Caorle, Italy and picture-perfect late summer weather and you get a full-flavored experience unlike anything back home.
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Britain’s best biker bash.
Okay, we’ll admit that, coming from California, we’ve got no authority to judge if the Trip Out is actually the best car and bike show in the UK but we will testify that it’s one hell of a good time.
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Motorsports nirvana at Laguna Seca.
If there is a heaven for car lovers it probably is a lot like the paddock at Laguna Seca during Monterey Car Week. Over 500 remarkable cars from all eras of motorsports history are selected to spend the weekend racing around the iconic track and visitors can ramble through the paddock among these incredible machines and their drivers.
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Time again for the world’s greatest chopper show.
Warning: This will be a long post. The amount of incredible iron at the Born Free motorcycle show is completely out of control. Whether from the 30 invited builders, assembled around the acres of vendors or simply scattered among the thousands of bikes ridden into the show, there are really too many bikes to see in one day.
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Hot flat-track racing at historic Costa Mesa Speedway.
For 49 years go-fast daredevils have been hammering around the 1/10th mile dirt oval at Costa Mesa speedway. This past Thursday the Born Free motorcycle show, now in it’s 9th year, brought it’s brand of chopper nostalgia for a pre-show party under the historic floodlights.
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It ain’t Paso but Santa Maria keeps getting better.
Chilly central-coast weather didn’t slow down the fun at the West Coast Kustoms big “Cruisin’ Nationals” car show this Memorial-day weekend.
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Christmas in SoCal is like nowhere else. There may not be blankets of fluffy white snow, ice-skating and hot-chocolate, but there is the Mooneyes Xmas Party Show and Drag!
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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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