Author: Doug Stokes (Doug Stokes)

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Dave Wolin: The Hound of the Bakersfields

Dave Wolin: The Hound of the Bakersfields

With a sudden revelation, Dave Wolin decided to build a road-racing ’32 Ford Hot Rod – and a damn good one at that. Channeling the great Duffy Livingstone, the father of Kart racing (who’s Bucket T Roadster shook up southern California lace-back driving glove road racing in the late fifties by regularly handing Ferraris, Maseratis,...

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Book Review: 365 Sports Cars You Must Drive

Book Review: 365 Sports Cars You Must Drive

This bucket list for the driving enthusiast covers each end of the spectrum, with each entry deservingly garnished with a fascinating tidbit by late author John Lamm. 365 Sports Cars You Must Drive Fast, Faster, Fastest Revised Edition By John Lamm with Larry Edsall, and Steve Sutcliffe Published: October 27, 2020 320 Pages, 405 images...

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Motorsports Photography Holy Grail Open to Public

Motorsports Photography Holy Grail Open to Public

5,000 photographs from the golden age of racing by William Edgar are now available as custom prints for serious gearheads. If you are of a “certain age” (like me) and remember these days (1948-1960), the people, the places, and the races as vividly as I do, the above is a pretty darn big deal.  If you’ve read about the adventure and romance...

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Winners of the 2020 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence

Winners of the 2020 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence

The program recognizes outstanding educators who prepare the next generation of skilled trades workers, and Harbor Freight pays it forward. Once again, and now in some of the most uncertain of times in recent history, Harbor Freight has stepped up, sought out, and honored a branch of our front-line workers who (even at a distance)...

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Book Review: The Official Tony Dow Coloring Book

Book Review: The Official Tony Dow Coloring Book

This coloring book features artwork from the legendary Fireball Tim Lawrence, who will keep your imagination running wild as you color the detailed sketches. The Official TONY DOW Coloring Book! Written by: Tony and Lauren Dow Illustrated by: Fireball Tim Lawrence Fireball Publishing www.fireballtim.com _____________________________________________________________ NOTE:  We’ve done our share of (car) book reviews here in...

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LACar #ExtravaganZa: Intro – Meet Hector, Local Z Fanatic

LACar #ExtravaganZa: Intro – Meet Hector, Local Z Fanatic

Hector Cademartori, resident Nissan Z enthusiast, takes us on a journey in celebration of the Z car’s 50th anniversary with this exclusive series. Tune in on WedneZday to follow along with our ExtravaganZa series, celebrating 50 years of the Nissan Z cars! To see previous articles on the ExtravaganZa, click HERE! To give a background...

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Book Review: The Racers – Endurance Motor Racing 1963-1973

Book Review: The Racers – Endurance Motor Racing 1963-1973

The Racers – Endurance Motor Racing 1963-1973 is a personal, fast-paced chronicle that covers 10 years of “Langstrekenrennen”, or German for “Long Distance Races”. The Racers Langstreckenrennen – Endurance Motor Racing 1963-1973 The Personal Scrapbook of Al Satterwhite By Al Satterwhite ISBN: 978-3-667-11856-1 Publisher: Delius Klasing Verlag Hardcover Pages: 192 Size: 9 in. x 10.5...

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Book Review – Formula 1: Car by Car 1950-59

Book Review – Formula 1: Car by Car 1950-59

Formula 1: Car by Car 1950-59 is a vibrant look into the Golden Age that bred some of the most famous names to grace the sport, and features 600 photographs. FORMULA 1: CAR BY CAR 1950-59By Peter HighamEVRO Publishing Group, UKwww.ervopublishing.comIBSN: 978-1-910505-44-1304 pages / 600 photosHardbound 11.25” x 9.50”$79.95 USD Yes, you read those specs...

 

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