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 […]

One-in-three drivers cannot pay for an unexpected car repair bill

SAN DIEGO – According to a new AAA survey, 64 million American drivers would not be able to pay for an unexpected vehicle repair without going into debt, indicating that some drivers may underestimate the full cost of owning and operating a vehicle. Because some car repairs are unavoidable, and the average repair bill is […]

Tod Hughes makes Perris Auto Speedway racing debut

Tod Hughes made his Perris Auto Speedway racing debut March 18 and finished seventh in the Demo Cross main event. “I just came out and had fun, tried to finish the race,” Hughes said. “The car worked pretty good, actually.” Tod Hughes was born and raised in Fallbrook and graduated from Fallbrook High School in […]

Car club members view unique cars

Car club members view unique cars

FALLBROOK – On March 4, about 60 people from the Fallbrook Vintage Car Club boarded a bus for Los Angeles to visit the Petersen Car Museum. Included in the tour was a one and one-half hour behind-the-scenes guided tour of “The Vault”, which contains some of the most unique cars in the collection that are […]

FVCC donates to four nonprofits

FVCC donates to four nonprofits

FALLBROOK – On Oct. 17, the Fallbrook Vintage Car Club (FVCC) provided charitable donations to four nonprofit organizations performing services in the Fallbrook/Bonsall area. The Fallbrook Senior Center was represented by Phyllis Sweeney, special projects manager, and Sue Wallace, a board member who received the check. The center provides many services including free meals delivered […]

Naiman second in media demolition derby

FALLBROOK – Fallbrook/Bonsall Village News correspondent Joe Naiman finished second in the media demolition derby June 23 at the San Diego County Fair. The finish was the highest ever for Naiman, who had driven in six previous media demolition derbies. He finished third in his first demolition derby in 2006 but had not matched or bettered that […]

Another SR-76 switchover expected in early October

Another SR-76 switchover expected in early October

The widening of State Route 76 between South Mission Road and Interstate 15 reached a milestone the night of Aug. 24 and early morning of Aug. 25 when traffic between South Mission Road and Flowerwood Lane was switched over from the historical two lanes to two new lanes south of the older lanes. “This was […]

Hughes second in Trailer Figure 8, third in Demo Cross

Weston Hughes spent June 25 racing a pair of Night of Destruction events at Perris Auto Speedway and finished second in the Trailer Figure 8 race and third in the Demo Cross main event. The second-place finish matched the highest ever for Hughes, who had one driver ahead of him when he finished the Stock […]