Automotive News & Events

Car show, race, ralley, and other Southern California automotive event news

AMA Pro Flat Track Finals – Oct. 11, 2014

AMA Pro Flat Track Finals

I’ve always been a fan of motorcycle racing and I particularly like the slip-n-slide type like flat track and speedway. My heros during my adolescent years included Bart Markel, Gary Nixon, Mert Lawill, Gene Romero, Dick Mann, and Mark Brelsford who were all AMA Grand National Champions while I was following the series. But I lost interest around 1973 largely …

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Cruisin’ For A Cure – Sept. 27, 2014

Cruisin' For A Cure Car Show

My favorite Southern California car show is the Cruisin’ For A Cure event at the Orange County Fairgrounds. I have to admit that it used to be a close second behind the John Force Holiday Car Show, but it looks like we’ve seen the last of the JFR shows which puts Cruisin’ right at the top of my list. And …

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NHRA Winternationals Track Walk

Track Walk

I just received word from a member of the NHRA staff that the Sunday morning Track Walk at the Winternationals will feature all four of the 2013 Pro-class champions. So if you’d like to walk down the NHRA’s world-famous “home” dragstrip with Shawn Langdon, John Force, Jeg Coughlin, and Matt Smith you need to be there no later than 9:30 …

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NHRA Winternationals

WHEN: Thursday 02/06/14 through Sunday 02/09/14. WHERE: Auto Club Raceway at the Pomona Fairplex. SCHEDULE: CLICK HERE FOR PDF MORE INFO: The 2014 NHRA “Mello Yello” Professional Drag Racing Series consists of 24 races and the first and last races are right here in Southern California. It begins with the Winternationals in February and ends with the Finals in November and both of …

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