Gassers: Radical Retro Is Right On!

  It’s blown, it’s bad and loud as hell, but Steve Crook’s “Blew By You” ’56 Chevy Nostalgia Gasser is a crowd pleaser. The Eastlake, Ohio Tri-Five has blown big-block Chevy power, does long, smokey burn-outs, wheelstands and is knocking on the door to eight-seconds.   Story and Photo Captions by Jim Hill Those uniquely American […]

Gassers Pt. 7: California Dreaming

  Arguably, the candy apple red, A/Gas Supercharged, 480 CID Chrysler Hemi powered ’41 Willys coupe of “Big John” Mazmanian symbolizes the Gassers of California during the 60’s, shown here at the Winternationals, Pomona, CA.   Story and Photo Captions by Jim Hill As the birthplace of drag racing, California once enjoyed a bountiful Gasser legacy. […]