Saw this as a tweet from www.thinkgeek.com. I thought I would share the link to an interesting a picture of a Painted Garage Door on LA Observed.
Rick Hendrick has been a serious car guy from the time he was a kid, growing up in South Hill, Va., where he and his late father “Papa Joe” Hendrick built a hot-rodded 1931 Chevrolet that Rick drag raced and still has today. via AUTOS: EXCLUSIVE — Rick Hendrick Talks Car Collecting.
Final missing Briggs Cunningham Le Mans Corvette discovered. Discovered in the St. Petersburg area of Florida, the #1 Cunningham Corvette was the last of the three Cunningham cars to be located. The Corvette was car racing legend Briggs Cunningham’s entry at Le Mans in 1960 as privateer efforts during General Motors’ self-imposed ban on racing.
Sorry for the late post: The source of this text can be found at – NYSenate.gov Bill K1536-2011 – NY Senate Open Legislation – Memorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim July 13, 2012, as Collector Car Appreciation Day in the State of New York – New York State Senate.
By Mike Sussman The Greater New York Region, AACA recognizes it’s outstanding members by honoring their memory with awards. Most of this biography was done by Bob Valentine who interviewed Artie Finnegan, Jim Graney, and Gene McCoy. All of these people brought something to this club, each different, but all the same: their hard work […]
On Saturday May 12th, 40 judges attended the Greater New York Region judging seminar at Old Westbury Gardens. Luck had it that the weather was a great sunny & 75 degree day. We had about 10 antique autos to view and Charlie Covetz drove his 1976 Mini from Wildwood, N.J. to Old Westbury, NY, which […]
Mike Musto’s web video series “Big Muscle,” illustrates that it’s not impossible to keep and work on muscle cars in New York City. Highlighted is a Dodge Coronet R/T and Chevrolet Chevelle SS. The YouTube Video from Big Muscle
At the June meeting of the GNYR, GM Car Designer, Roy Jaffe, lectured about creating concepts for General Motors. He discussed how the development of these were sent up the ladder. How his educational aspirations were met and how his early childhood drawings destined him into becoming a contributor to the shape of automobiles. Various […]
By “Docair” Jerry Malkes The Greater New York Region of the AACA out did itself when the club selected to spotlight Shelby cars celebrating its’ 50 years. The AACA/GNYR upholds very intricate judging based on the AACA application.The cars are judged as “if they just came out of the box.”. What a collection of Shelby’s […]
by Jerry “Docair” Malkes Queens was noted for it’s great farmland, but as transportation of farm goods increased, farms decreased. The Queens’ County farmhouse is the last remaining working farm house in the area. It has barns, livestock, and grows vegetables and plants in Floral Park. On Sunday, April 29th it hosted the 34th Annual […]