Resurrected from the depths after 34 years.

Resurrected from the depths after 34 years.

By Freddie Heaney:   Donald Campbell’s 300mph record-breaking jet-powered hydroplane, Bluebird K7, has been rebuilt. The vessel was salvaged in March 2001 from the bottom of Lake Coniston, in Cumbria, England, following Campbell’s fatal crash in 1967. It is...
Sig Erson: the rise of an unusual mind

Sig Erson: the rise of an unusual mind

This story languished for a month, at least; materials revealing the timeless technique of racing camshaft development seemed obscure and far away.  Then Californian Lyle Larson, the accomplished former drag racer, emerged with illuminating experiences from the...
Tom “Mongoose” McEwen

Tom “Mongoose” McEwen

By V. Moore: Tom McEwen was a rare bird: he had an intelligent, productive mind, a gambler’s nerve, and a dependable nature. Remembered for his lack of envy and guile, he was one of the most popular and charismatic personalities in US drag racing. More importantly,...