Saturday, November 05, 2022

“ENYO” wins SEMA’s Battle of the Builders 2022 Ultimate Builder Award and 1972 Chevrolet K5 Blazer “BULLY” is runner up


that's Mad Mike, from Pimp My Ride, about 20 years ago

amazing airbrush art by Mickey Harris


there used to be a LOT of airbrushed art at SEMA, but there isn't much anymore. There are no airbrush art booths at SEMA now. House of Kolor and Badger airbrushes haven't been here since at least 2019

In-N-Out is the new title sponsor of the NHRA Finals, they are taking on naming rights of the Pomona Dragstrip at Pomona Fairplex

The Auto Club of Southern California had recently had naming rights to the track and to the NHRA Finals. This year’s finals will close out that partnership.

The burger stand that has worldwide fans – and definitely many in the NHRA Camping World pits – is planning to celebrate its monumental diamond anniversary on October 23, 2023, with an In-N-Out 75th Anniversary Festival, one that will include all forms of drag racing

Friday, November 04, 2022

I finally got to see Brendon's gasser in person!


I posted about it when he finished it, and when it was in Hot Rod magazine

drag racing 70 Challenger in the Dodge booth


interesting racing stripes painted on this Chevelle


great booth desk!

interesting custom truck

probably the coolest thing I saw today, and it might put winch companies out of business... at least it's going to cut into their business a lot -- the Rescue Winch

It doesn't require you to mount it to your vehicle, 
doesn't need a extra strong bumper, reinforced to pull thousands of pounds, connected to your frame
it's not going to be permanently mounted to just one vehicle, you can carry it with you, in whatever you are getting a ride in - your ATV, plane, car, truck, motorcycle
You can use it when your vehicle isn't around. 
it doesn't require mods to your vehicle's electric system