Concorso Italiano to celebrate unrestored cars

Hey there, you with the unrestored Italian car: Concorso Italiano wants you. This year’s edition of the festival of all things Italian in Monterey, California, will feature a display of all-original and barn-find Italian cars from 1973 and earlier. “Concorso Italiano has a long history of recognizing great Italian cars as they are. Our qualifications […]

1949? Yes, sir, we have your receipt in file

Phil Comtois, who runs the automotive paint department at the nearby NAPA store, comes from an automotive family. His brother, Ed, still owns a used car lot and automotive repair facility in Cohoes, New York, and Phil was a body man for the Congress Street Garage at 144 Congress in Cohoes for years before “retiring” to […]

Construction begins on the 1,000 MPH Bloodhound SSC

As much as has been said over the last few years about the Bloodhound SSC, the car proposed by a British team to not only eclipse the current ultimate land-speed record, but obliterate it by running 1,000 MPH, the car itself has only existed in engineering drawings, computer-generated concept sketches, and as a full-size mockup […]