It’s been more than a minute since we last put together video content for YouTube. Thankfully, our friends at Turtle Wax prompted the idea of a new 4-part series: In The Shop With StanceWorks. In part one, we finally take the Model A out to the outskirts of Irvine for a video shoot, something we’ve been meaning to do since the start of the year.
I hadn’t planned on attending Spa Classic this year. In fact, I nearly missed the event entirely. Luckily, a friend texted me, ‘I’m going to Spa. You should come. There will be Group C.’. He said the magic words… Group C. I’ve always wanted to experience these mythical beasts in the flesh and this would be my chance.
We had some small hold ups on the way to the track but we made it just in time.
Since the latest StanceWorks project made its debut, we’ve been waiting for the chance to share it in best Hoonigan fashion possible: an episode of Build Biology. As the Hoonigan crew puts it: “We’ve been following our friend Mike Burroughs’ builds for years, from Rusty Slammington to his previous Model A project. But this – this is some next level work. Mike’s 2018 SEMA build is a Ford Model A based, supercharged, Coyote Powered monster of a pickup truck.
It was nearly two years ago that I encountered Harry Yeaggy’s 1967 Ferrari 412 P Competitzione at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The brief article that followed showcased imagery I captured of the incredible machine, and in a few concise words, I expressed that it very well may be the most beautiful machine I’ve ever seen. “It’s neither a favorite nor preference; cars of the 60s often fail to captivate me in ways cars of later eras seem to.
In its 6th year, Luftgekühlt, the premier all-aircooled Porsche event, has somehow raised the bar once more. With an incredible catalog of Porsches in store for an absolutely massive audience of show-goers, attendees were presented with cars set amongst Universal Studios’ “New York Backlot:” a true-to-life movie set and stage that has presented the Luft crew the opportunity to take over what may as well be Downtown Manhattan.