Posts tagged Hot Rod
EVENT: Back to the 50s - Day 1

Over Father's Day weekend, the MSRA had their Back to the 50s Car Show. It's largest show of the year for Minnesota and nearly 18,000 cars covered every inch of the Minnesota State Fair Grounds.

Actually, this is arguably the largest classic car show in the United States as a whole. I would believe it too since it's nearly impossible to be able to see all of the cars in the show even if you go for the entire weekend. The closest competitor to Back to the 50s is the Hershey AACA Meet in Hershey, PA with around 11,000 cars showing up. This was the 50th anniversary of the Minnesota Street Rod Association this year so it was a bit of an extra special show.

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NEWS: Vic Edelbrock Jr. 1936-2017, Good Night Sweet Prince

With great sadness here at MNCEC we unfortunately have to announce news of the passing of Vic Edelbrock Jr. last week. Vic Jr. took the reigns of the Edelbrock empire in late 1962, while Vic Sr. cemented the name Edelbrock as a name in automotive performance, Vic Jr. was instrumental in modernizing and growing the company. Often with the death of the founder or an influential leader, it is hard for a company to find such brilliance a second time. With Vic Jr. lightening did strike twice as he saw the company through trials and tribulations that would have led a lesser leader to failure.

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