SEMA-supported legislation (HR 875) has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives directing the National Academies to conduct a scientific assessment on how gasoline blended with 15 to 20 percent ethanol (E15 and E20) may impact gasoline-powered engines, vehicles and related equipment. The analysis would consider a variety of issues including tailpipe and evaporative…Continue
Added by Michael Thies on February 28, 2013 at 11:15am — No Comments
"And What A Day It Was” from Ken Whitaker and Mike Thies
On Wednesday February 20th, 2013, the Hot Rodders of Tomorrow (HROT) held a demonstration in Atlanta at the Georgia State Capital second floor Atrium. The 2012 HROT National First Place winning team from Peach County High School, seen here with their instructor, John Rickerson, performed demonstrations for State Senators, House of Representatives and various tour groups which happened to be…Continue
Added by Michael Thies on February 22, 2013 at 3:46pm — No Comments
“HOT RODDERS OF TOMORROW” SEASON OPENS IN ILLINOIS!
We all had a great preview in Charlotte early in February at the highly successful “NASCAR Preview 2013”. It offered fans a good look at into NASCAR’s new season and had invited the Hot Rodders Of Tomorrow to demonstrate the kids’ competitive skills. Hot Rodders of Tomorrow (HROT) is a nationwide High School automotive engine building competition. The demonstration at NASCAR literally stole the show! The…Continue
Added by Michael Thies on February 21, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
4th Annual "Collector Car Appreciation Day" to be Celebrated on July 12, 2013
Annual Event Acknowledges Importance of Collection and Restoration of Classic Cars
Washington, D.C. (October 31, 2012) - The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) and its Automotive Restoration Market Organization (ARMO) and Hot Rod Industry Alliance (HRIA) Councils announced that the next "Collector Car Appreciation…Continue
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No one really knew him as Ed; he was “Big Daddy” and Ratfink’s alter ego. Big Daddy was an accurate nick name though, as he was 6’ 6” and more than 250 pounds (sometime a lot more)! There are many ways to try to label Big Daddy; a rebel, a fighter, an artist, a fabricator, a musician, a lover, a philosopher, a poet, a California…Continue
Added by Michael Thies on February 14, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments
All American Racers is sad to announce that Phil Remington passed away in his sleep Saturday morning, February 9th, just 2 weeks after his 92nd birthday.
"Rem” joined AAR in the fall of 1968 after an already stellar career in the motor racing world. He was universally admired and recognized as the greatest fabricator of…Continue
Added by Michael Thies on February 12, 2013 at 7:38pm — No Comments
“Outsiders” are often surprised to learn that Savannah, Georgia’s largest annual celebration is the St. Patricks’ Day Parade! It attracts almost half a million Irish (and honorary Irish) visitors along with local residents each year. Savannah's St. Patrick's Day traditions are steeped in the area's…Continue
Added by Michael Thies on February 11, 2013 at 1:00am — No Comments
HOT RODDERS OF TOMORROW FEATURED AT NASCAR PREVIEW 2013!
Wow! NASCAR is adding a February (8 thru 10) weekend to their schedule this year called “NASCAR Preview 2013”. It offers fans a unique experience into NASCAR that they might not be able to get at the track each week. Fans will meet their favorite drivers, get autographs, take photos of team cars and see the Hot Rodders Of Tomorrow in the 2013 “NASCAR Preview Showdown”!…
Added by Michael Thies on February 4, 2013 at 12:12pm — No Comments