800-HP Yenko 2017 Chevy Corvette Unveiled Ahead of Barrett-Jackson Debut

Written by kougarov on January 13, 2017 Just 50 modified Corvette Grand Sports to be produced Move over, Hellcat. There’s a new horsepower king in town. The 800-hp Yenko 2017 Chevrolet Corvette was unveiled earlier to a small group of media at an event held at the headquarters of Classic Industries, a Southern California-based purveyor …

Ken Maisano’s MASCAR Autobody Garage in Costa Mesa, California

Written by John McGann on October 18, 2016 We’ve been fans of Ken Maisano and his work at MASCAR Autobody & Paint in Costa Mesa, California, for almost a decade now. We first met him at the racetrack, wanting to photograph his wheelstanding, 9-second 1970 Barracuda in 2009. A Detroit native, Ken moved to California …

Live the Drag Week Dream With Mike Wenzler’s Nitrous Camaro up For Sale

Written by Phillip Thomas on September 27, 2016 Mike Wenzler’s ex-Pro-Stock 1987 Chevrolet Camaro is an old school-lover’s dream Drag Week car, and it’s for sale on Racing Junk after taking 2nd in Unlimited during HOT ROD Drag Week 2016, presented by Gear Vendors. All jets and wrenches with this 598-inch big-block Chevy, which runs in …

“Dandy” Dick Landy’s AWB 1965 Dodge Coronet

Written by Thomas Voehringer on September 23, 2016 While “Dandy” Dick Landy’s injected AWB 1965 Coronet is the car everyone seems to remember most, it was the dual-carb, magnesium-intake, aluminum-head Hemi with 41-inch Doug’s headers that got the ball a rollin’. As part of Chrysler’s altered-wheelbase, factory-racer formula (rearend moved 15 inches forward, front moved …

Everything you Need to Know About the Mid-Engine “Zora” Corvette

Written by Phillip Thomas on September 22, 2016 The infamous mid-engine Corvette has been the stuff of lore for decades. Yeah, prototypes and concept cars have snaked their way through the Corvette’s history, but we’ve never seen more commitment than now. With the new Ford GT in town, GM can no longer ignore the call for …