“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”?
If you don't already listen to CarsYeah! podcasts hosted by Mark Greene, you should! He has great guests including automotive authors, racing drivers, and industry professionals. I am the 1,054th guest! The audio is available directly here Show notes available here, along with audio Have a listen, and let me know what you think! Make sure to … Continue reading BRANDON SHRIVER ON CARSYEAH!
it’s time to buy another car – the dream of all true gearheads!
In November we said "goodbye" to the first Alpha Gearhead racecars. It was a painful separation, but only a temporary setback as we started the search for the next adventure. Vintage Racing! False Starts We started looking almost immediately, and initially found a promising 1971 MGB. It was a very nice car, well built and … Continue reading Back to Action!
An interesting article, bringing a recollection of a certain 1967 Camaro. Our ‘67 had the same 250 cube six, but with a floor shifted three speed. We traded it for the ‘69 Firebird 400. There was a noticeable difference in power no matter what the author of this article recalls! https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2018/04/08/hot-rod-stovebolts-and-other-chevrolet-six-cylinder-memories/?refer=news
What a weekend! Having family that lives on Amelia Island, I have attended the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance several times, but it never fails to amaze. 2018's event was no different, despite a last minute date change, we were treated to yet another overwhelming display of automotive beauty. It was a whirlwind for us, David … Continue reading Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance