August 24, 2012 @ 7:36 PM
The Ford Building was designed for the 1935 California Pacific International Exposition in Balboa Park, San Diego. The exposition was designed to help stimulate the economy that the depression had ravaged. Ford Motor Company built the Ford Building, which today serves as the home of the San Diego Air & Space Museum.
August 24, 2012 @ 7:04 PM
Racing in Southern California in the mid 40's
August 15, 2012 @ 4:42 PM
We have been on the road again, and we stop every once in awhile to take a photo... sometimes we don't even slow down. Here are our photos along Route 66 from California to Texas.
August 6, 2012 @ 4:30 PM
When Chip Miller co-founded Carlisle Events in 1974 and launched Corvettes at Carlisle in 1982, his heart and mind overflowed with his love of family, love of work and love of the Corvette. In a 2011 film by Michael Brown called "The Quest," Miller's pursuit of an historic racing Corvette from the 1960 Le Mans 24 Hour Endurance Race was well chronicled. Also told within Miller's story was that of a trio of cars commissioned to race by American entrepreneur and sportsman Briggs Cunningham. Miller found his historic racer, the #3 Cunningham car, and it now resides in Carlisle, Pennsylvania as part of the Miller family's private collection. The #2 car, after multiple owners and a drop off the radar for nearly 20 ...
August 1, 2012 @ 8:39 AM
Shelby American's new 427 Cobra was built to replace the small block versions that missed the 1964 World Manufacturers Championship by a just a few points. These small block Cobra Daytona Coupes performed particularly well that year, motivating Ford to assist Shelby with their new 427 Cobras. If you were building a 427 Cobra, why not a 427 Coupe? This car was the result.
As Shelby's efforts turned toward the production of the 427 Cobras, Peter Brock, started working on a refined version of the Daytona Coupe. After completing the necessary drawings and a one-quarter-scale model, Brock was convinced that 215 miles per hour seemed possible. Brock then got the 'green light' from Shelby and together they ...