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Robert Williams Pop-Up Auto Show at NHRA Motorsports Museum – Saturday August 11

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NHRA Museum Robert Williams Car Event

Original article by Lisa Derrick for Cartwheel Art If Southern California is hot rod heaven, then the National Hot Rod Association Motorsports Museum at the Pomona Fairgrounds is Nirvana. And on Saturday, August 11, the living god of hot rod art, Robert Williams, makes an appearance at the NHRA Museum for a discussion with curator and hot…continue reading »

HOT ROD MILESTONES

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HOT ROD MILESTONES

Three Hot Rods, 231 Years of Rod History The Isky T, Elvis Car and Leham-Leonardo Roadster Today there remains a large number of hot rods from the pre-war era (read: original hot rods), but few of those survivors can boast a story that these three roadsters offer. The trio of black beauties originated from Southern…continue reading »

Barris’ Villa Riviera

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Barris’ Villa Riviera

The Villa Riviera began as George Barris’ personal car, a gift from Buick Division’s press fleet to “see what he can do with it.” Barris did a lot with it and as he did, he wrote a series of articles and photo documented each step of the customization in Hot Rod magazine’s 1964 Custom Car…continue reading »

Nine Lives Custom: Beto’s 1951 Chevy Fleetline

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1951 Chevy Fleetline

Words: Tony T-Bone Colombini; Photos: Mike Basso; Model: Lovely Miss T In this feature, we expose the secret that connects us with our classic vehicles. As I spoke with Robert “Beto” Rojas to find the story behind his fine sled, we ended up talking about the agony and the ecstasy of building it. We all know this…continue reading »