Category Archive: Rods, Rides, & Rigs

Apr 09 2014

Lot Shots Find of the Week: 1969 Chevrolet C10 Pickup

A parking lot is a parking lot is a parking lot—unless it’s the Summit Racing parking lot. On any given day or time, the lot outside a Summit Racing store can turn into an impromptu mini car show, depending on who’s stopped by the store. Each Wednesday, we’ll share our parking lot find of the …

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Apr 09 2014

She’s No Lemon: Bob Lemon’s 1965 Plymouth Satellite

Hanging out at his local dragstrip in greater Detroit, he was a just a boy with a dream. The 1964 Plymouth Belvedere had just broke onto the scene, and Bob Lemon wanted one. “This is back when Mopar dominated the dragstrip,” he said. “Back then, there was no such thing as leasing. We had to …

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Mar 27 2014

Photo Gallery: Cops & Rodders Show — Kennesaw, GA

  The busiest automotive photographer in the Peach State was once again a man about town this past weekend, this time pointing his camera at the many great cars and trucks taking part in the Blue Knights Cops & Rodders car show in Kennesaw, GA—a Special Olympics fundraiser. Once again, we thank Brian Kreuser for …

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Mar 19 2014

Photo Gallery: Piston-Powered Autorama – Cleveland 2014

  The Piston-Powered Autorama rolled through Cleveland, OH this past weekend and we were there with our cameras. There were way more cars and trucks than our team could shoot in one day but we tried hard. Check out some of our favorites by scrolling through the above slideshow.    

Mar 11 2014

Photo Gallery: More Images from the Detroit Autorama

The Detroit Autorama is essentially the crown jewel of indoor car shows. As such, it earns extra coverage from us, including expanded photo galleries. Take a look at our latest assortment of images from the show, and then check out coverage of the Pirelli Great 8 and Ridler Award (in case you missed it). Don’t you …

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Mar 10 2014

Photo Gallery: Detroit Autorama 2014 Hot Rods and Rat Rods

Everyone has a different take on rat rods. Some people turn up their noses at the sometimes low-budget builds. Other people are offended by the term “rat rod” because they believe these are really what hot rods are supposed to be. No matter what you call them: Hot rods, rat rods, or maybe just awesome, …

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Mar 10 2014

1964 Buick Riviera Wins 2014 Ridler Award!

They’ve been handing out the prestigious Ridler Award at the Detroit AutoRama for over five decades now. You’d be hard-pressed to think of a past winner that’s more custom than J.F. Launier’s 1964 Buick Riviera—winner of the 2014 Ridler Award. Launier’s radical Riviera, named Rivision, literally jumped out from the field of Pirelli Great 8 finalists to earn …

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Mar 09 2014

The 2014 Pirelli Great 8 at Detroit Autorama

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The prestigious Ridler Award will be announced this afternoon at the 62nd Annual Detroit Autorama, and this year’s pool of contestants is as good as ever. Check out the 2014 Pirelli Great 8 below and tell us your favorite. Keep your eyes on Summit Racing’s Facebook page today to see the winner.  

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