Hot Rod Documentary Shorts Blog
Restored In The Basement - 2014 Holley NHRA Hot Rod Reunion| 04/14/2015
Every year Bill Akin brings a beautiful piece of automotive racing history that is totally unique to the Holley NHRA Hot Rod Reunion and this year he brought his 1962 Indianapolis roadster that he restored in the basement of his home in Hermitage Tennessee.
Coupe 'de Livery - 2014 Holley NHRA Hot Rod Reunion| 03/13/2015
Ben Smith needed a car his whole family could fit into, so he built this Ford Model A Sedan into a Coupe by moving the rear window forward 18 inches. Ben took us on a tour of his Coupe 'de Livery when we caught up with him last year at the 2014 Holley NHRA Hot Rod Reunion.
That Was Schwinn This Is Now - 2014 Holley NHRA Hot Rod Reunion| 02/25/2015
We met up with Dave Ver Schave and his 1955 Chevy at the 2014 Holley NHRA Hot Rod Reunion. Themed after the Schwinn Orange Krate bicycle his parents couldn't afford to get him as a kid, this Orange Krate though boasts two Holley 750 CFM Double Pumpers!
Badmaro - Alex Taylor's 1968 Camaro - 2014 NHRA Holley Hot Rod Reunion| 08/07/2014
Alex Taylor is a 16 year old girl who competed in the 2013 Hot Rod Drag Week event as the youngest driver. We caught up with her at the NHRA Holley Hot Rod Reunion this year and she gave us some information on her 1968 Camaro as well as her and her dad's involvement in the sport of drag racing.
Little Honker – Bob Hilton’s Lynwood Chassis 1960 Drag Car| 02/25/2014
If you’ve ever had the opportunity to check out one of the annual Holley NHRA Hot Rod Reunion events, you know that they are all about nostalgic drag racing! Check out Bob Hilton’s 1960 Lynwood Chassis Drag Car from the 2013 Reunion. Stick around ’till the end to catch Little Honker and several other dragsters participating in the Cacklefest later in the evening. Cool stuff!
All Motor – Richard Sexton’s 1955 Nash Metropolitan Pro Street Car| 02/18/2014
Join in celebrating the life of the Nash Metropolitan in this Hot Rod Reunion Documentary Short. Richard Sexton brought out his 1955 Pro Street Metropolitan that he along with his son and a close friend restored/built from the ground up. I don't know about you, but I rarely see a Nash, and when I do, it usually doesn't sound like this one!
El Palomo – Bruce King’s 1959 El Camino| 02/17/2014
While some automotive enthusiasts are on a mission to have cleanest of rides, that goes against the grain of what a lot of car guys love to own/drive. Take El Palomo for example, Bruce King’s 1959 El Camino. A rare sight in its own rite, Bruce proudly drives his Elky to car shows all over the place, including the Holley Hot Rod Reunion. From the long sweeping body and large grille to the Holley/Hooker stickers and natural patina, we absolutely dig it!
BAD JUJU – Lance Yoakem’s 1955 Chevy Gasser| 02/13/2014
Lance Yoakem swears it is bad luck to have a green race car. That hasn’t stopped him from building his green 1955 Chevy Gasser. He brought it out to the 2013 Holley NHRA Hot Rod Reunion and shared it with us on video. Check it out!
No Modern Amenities – Kelly Hawthorn’s 57 Chevy Pickup| 02/13/2014
There’s nothing like a good ol’ classic truck. And Kelly Hawthorn’s 1957 Chevy Pickup is no exception. It may not be the cleanest, most expensive restoration on the road, but it’s blue, sports chrome, and he DRIVES it! Check out our short video interview from the 2013 Holley NHRA Hot Rod Reunion!
The Complete Package – Tom Costain’s 1950 Buick Special| 02/13/2014
There are so many different flavors of automobiles at the annual NHRA Hot Rod Reunion in Bowling Green, KY. Join us in checking out Tom Costain’s 1950 Buick Special inside and out!