In 2005 I had the opportunity to visit the Chaparral Exhibit at the Petroleum Museum in Midland, Texas—hollowed ground for Chaparral enthusiasts.
Carl Grimes’ Wild Wagon is a fascinating story of home-built hotrodding from the ’40s and ’50s.
Way ahead of its time.
Mario Andretti’s 1965 Brawner-Hawk was built in a small shop in Phoenix.
From the movie, LeMans. This is the same car driven by John Thomas that is featured in the sound files recorded by Mike Parris at Riverside International Raceway in 1980. The first audio file was posted before, but the second one, Four hot laps around Riverside, was recently acquired from driver John Thomas. Great in-car…