Ormond Beach Florida “The Birthplace of Speed”

When a driver was scheduled to make an attempt at the record the Daytona Beach fire station (which still stands) located on the corner of Beach Street and Orange Ave. would blow it’s siren to alert spectators, police, National Guard and the Halifax Medical Center that the race was about to take place . . . → Read More: Ormond Beach Florida “The Birthplace of Speed”

ZZ Tops Billy Gibbons

Lead guitarist Billy Gibbons has an amazing collection of hot rods which include the famous 33 Ford Eliminator coupe, Cadzilla, and a 58 T-Bird just to name a few . . . → Read More: ZZ Tops Billy Gibbons

One For The Dogs

It was this combination of man vs. machine,and dog vs. lunch time that lead to the birth of the dog dish hub cap. . . . → Read More: One For The Dogs

Remembering Dale Earnhardt

When Dale crossed the finish line and finally clinched his Daytona 500 win, the grandstands absolutely exploded. Looking back on it now I wish I could rewind time to enjoy it for one last moment. . . . → Read More: Remembering Dale Earnhardt

TV Tommy IVO’s Four Engine Dragster

This was the car that hooked me on racing. I remembered my father coming home one night from the auto body shop and saying to me “Let’s go to the dragstrip, the four engine dragster is up”. I was about 7 years old and the wheel standers and jet cars were also running that night.So may dad loaded me up is the car and off to the track we went. . . . → Read More: TV Tommy IVO’s Four Engine Dragster

Tucker:The Man and His Dream

The movie is about the life of Preston Tucker, and a dream to build an automobile that was way ahead of it’s time that the average person could afford.The cars were to be built with features such as a rear engine,disk brakes,a water cooled aluminum block,seat belts,and a third headlight that turned in the direction of the car enabling you to see better at night. . . . → Read More: Tucker:The Man and His Dream

The Great Race from New York To Paris in 1908

The Great Race from New York To Paris in 1908 was a publicity stunt dreamed up by the New York Times. In 1908 6 cars left Times Square in New York city at a whopping 35 MPH heading to Paris from NY. Back in 1908 there were not to many cars and there were no roads as we have today, so these six cars drove through conditions beyond extreme. . . . → Read More: The Great Race from New York To Paris in 1908

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