Arras earns Top Five finish with Airflow Coupe

Arras earns Top Five finish with Airflow Coupe

The Goodguys 17th Annual Rod & Custom event at the Del Mar Fairgrounds March 31 through April 2 was topped off by local talent again this year. De Luz resident Henry Arras proudly entered his breathtaking 1935 Chrysler Airflow Coupe after a four year rebuild with good friend George Ness and the car was finished just two days before […]

Reid’s dream makes it to Goodguys Del Mar Nationals

Reid’s dream makes it to Goodguys Del Mar Nationals

A 30 year Murrieta resident who has just moved to Fallbrook, Bud Reid proudly showed his 1964 Chevrolet El Camino at the Goodguys Del Mar Nationals March 31 to April 2. “That event is probably the largest in Southern California if not the whole state” he said. Reid said his entry is the result of […]

Taking local beauties on a road trip

Taking local beauties on a road trip

Fallbrook/Bonsall area classics shown at Goodguys Car Show Some of Fallbrook and Bonsall’s best eye-candy rolled into the 16th annual Goodguys Car Show held April 1-3 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Gerry Sivigny of Bonsall took his better-than-new, two-tone 1963 Chevy Nova SS for spectators to enjoy. The Nova sports a Chevrolet LS1 aluminum block, […]

Fallbrook residents participate in Burger Run

Fallbrook residents participate in Burger Run

It didn’t take long for the hot rods to come out once the sky cleared from last week’s El Nino. The 29th annual Burger Run at the Pepper Tree Frosty drive-in located in Vista found lots of representation from the Fallbrook/Bonsall area. The event is known for its unique trophies, which are created by the […]

Dode Martin celebrates over six decades of racing

Dode Martin celebrates over six decades of racing

Almost 300 drag racers and racing enthusiasts converged on Dode Martin’s property in Fallbrook on Sunday, July 26, for his annual Open House. Martin has lived in Fallbrook since 1926 on the property where his parents had a lemon grove. When asked to confirm a rumor that this was to be his last Open House, he said, “I say […]

Pendleton Marine Captain competes in Goodguys Autocross

Pendleton Marine Captain competes in Goodguys Autocross

Marine Captain Tommy Wisdom, who flies AH-1W Cobra Attack Helicopters out of Camp Pendleton, competed in the Goodguys AutoCross two weeks ago at the Goodguys 12th Del Mar Nationals Car Show. Wisdom, who resides in Encinitas, is a member of the H-TEAM, a group of autocross enthusiasts who use Hotchkis Sport Suspension products on their […]

Where were you in ’62?

Where were you in ’62?

I went to the 20th California Hot Rod Reunion in Bakersfield October 22. As a gathering with a meet, the reunion has always been unique in its presence as the get-together of get-togethers. So many racers who haven’t gone to another race for decades come to this one for one reason: to see their compatriots. […]