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Eye Candy: Spring Carlisle Swap Meet

Eye Candy: Spring Carlisle Swap Meet

Photos by Nicole James What I have learned about Spring Carlisle is that everything I think I know or understand, I really don’t, at least not unless Carlisle is some odd parallel universe. For example, it’s one thing to hear that the swap meet at Spring Carlisle is large, but it’s another to realize that […]

By April 26, 2015 Read More →
Eye Candy: 25th annual Bell Lexus North Scottsdale Copperstate 1000 vintage rally

Eye Candy: 25th annual Bell Lexus North Scottsdale Copperstate 1000 vintage rally

Photography by Howard Koby ‘On the Road Again…” and for the 25th time, the Copperstate 1000 celebrated 25 consecutive years of some of the finest, most pristine sports and classic cars manufactured before 1973 challenging over 1000 miles of some of the most scenic mountains and deserts that Arizona (and this year southern Utah) has […]

By April 25, 2015 Read More →
Eye Candy: ‘Fast and Furious’ Race Wars tribute

Eye Candy: ‘Fast and Furious’ Race Wars tribute

Photography by Hans Marquez The idea was to move the Fast and Furious movie franchise off the big screen and put its cars and their owners and their friends on the ground for a day-long car show and drag racing competition at the Gila Bend Municipal Airport in the southern Arizona desert. The event title […]

By April 23, 2015 Read More →
Eye Candy: Caffeine and Carburetors at New Canaan, Connecticut

Eye Candy: Caffeine and Carburetors at New Canaan, Connecticut

Photos by Andy Reid The Cars and Coffee phenomenon is something that has sprung up in just about every area in the United States in recent years. The idea is a simple one: Bring your cool car, no matter what the type or make, out on a Saturday or Sunday morning and show it off […]

By April 22, 2015 Read More →
Eye Candy: 25th annual Copperstate 1000 vintage rally sendoff

Eye Candy: 25th annual Copperstate 1000 vintage rally sendoff

Photos by Bob Golfen  The baseball field at Tempe Diablo Stadium in Arizona, where major league baseball’s Los Angeles recently wrapped up spring training, hosted a sparkling sendoff Saturday for the 25th annual Copperstate 1000 vintage road rally. Where pro ball players had been snagging flies in the outfield now was parked a stunning collection […]

By April 20, 2015 Read More →
Eye Candy: Formula Drift on the Streets of Long Beach

Eye Candy: Formula Drift on the Streets of Long Beach

Photos by Hans Marquez A week before the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, 42 professional drifters came from across the country, some even from overseas, to take part in Round One: Streets of Long Beach, a part of the 2015 Formula Drift series. The event used what this weekend are turns 9, 10 and […]

By April 18, 2015 Read More →
Eye Candy: Stefan Marjoram illustrations for Andrews Collection auction catalog

Eye Candy: Stefan Marjoram illustrations for Andrews Collection auction catalog

Illustrations by Stefan Marjoram, courtesy RM Sotheby’s Those of us within the classic car community like to talk about automobiles as art. Rolling sculpture. Form with function. Aerodynamics and aesthetics. Proportion and propulsion. And remember, even da Vinci designed self-propelled motor vehicles centuries before they would be practical; Mona Lisa and the motorcar. The recent […]

By April 11, 2015 Read More →
Eye Candy: The second Benedict Castle Concours, Riverside, California

Eye Candy: The second Benedict Castle Concours, Riverside, California

Photos by Howard Koby When I was a boy I loved scary movies so my brother Arthur took me to see Abbot and Costello Meet Frankenstein. That night, even though it was a comedy, I had terrible nightmares and ran into my parents room screaming. When I got older, The Bride of Frankenstein with Boris […]

By April 4, 2015 Read More →
Eye Candy: March Meet vintage drag racing

Eye Candy: March Meet vintage drag racing

Photos by Howard Koby A present-day rear-engine Top Fuel Dragster’s 500-cubic-inch Hemi engine makes more horsepower than the first four rows at the Daytona 500. While on its ear-splitting burnout, done just to heat the huge, slick rear tires, nearly 23 gallons of nitro-methane fuel is consumed. It burns yellow; the white flames seen above […]

By March 28, 2015 Read More →
Eye Candy: Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

Eye Candy: Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

Photos by Tom Strongman Almost like Moses parting the Red Sea, Stirling Moss gently guided the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR, No. 722, down the fairway and through the crowd of spectators last weekend during the 20th Anniversary of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. Where else could you see one of history’s great drivers behind the wheel […]

By March 21, 2015 Read More →