“What is a gearhead?", you may be asking. There is no desire for an academic definition, for it is about passion and performance, not just theory. It’s about engagement, not passive observation. True gearheads have dirty hands and a grin from ear to ear. They long to hear an engine roar, or challenge a fast, … Continue reading What is a “Gearhead”?
Overview Corvette 1963-1967 provides a unique picture of the car that defined America’s true sports car for decades. It does not delve into the details of engines, styling, performance or a myriad of other design features. It does not discuss the legendary conflicts between chief stylist Bill Mitchell, and chief engineer Zora Arkus-Duntov. It is … Continue reading AlphaGearhead reviews Larry M. Galloway’s “Corvette: 1963-1967”!
If you spend much time working on cars, writing about cars, or just enjoy being around them, you’re bound to benefit from reading about cars. Whether you need to visit the factory service manual for complex maintenance, or want to know the history of your favorite brand, there’s a great book for you out there! … Continue reading The Gearhead’s Library
Yes, we’ve been quiet here at AlphaGearhead for far too long, but hear me out! One of the challenges of classic cars is the constant attention they require to keep them on the road. Small projects turn into weeks or months. Major projects? Who knows? Add a full time job, family, kids. Well, know we … Continue reading Road-Worthy once more!
2020 Corvette C8.R Laps Road Atlanta The anticipation was high the morning of the 2019 Motul Petit LeMans at Road Atlanta. This final race of the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season would keep the fans glued to the track as 34 cars competed. While the team and manufacturer championships were largely determined, each of … Continue reading 2020 Corvette C8.R Laps Road Atlanta
Fort Clinch, Amelia Island Florida September 28, 2019 The Challenge What do you get when you combine an eclectic mix of vintage cars, Civil War era fort, and a warm early autumn day, all in a location known throughout the world for its legendary Concours d'Elegance? We will let you decide. The Cars “Eclectic mix of cars?” you may ask. … Continue reading Cars & Cannons