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1969 Oldsmobile Cutlass ‘El Malo’

1969 Oldsmobile Cutlass 'El Malo'

DSC_6408v_150Two lifelong gear heads, Bob and Frank D’Antonio, began a discussion in 2012 about starting a new project together. Both had something specific (more…)


1957 Chevrolet Corvette

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This 1957 Chevrolet Corvette was purchased in the early 1970s. Of all the people living near Bob Drews in Des Plaines during the 1960s, one neighbor in particular left a lasting impression. His name was Frank and he had a 1957 Corvette parked in his garage. “It was set up for going fast; equipped (more…)


ON THE ROAD: Shelby Cobra

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This 1965 Shelby Cobra replica has a 427ci V8 and is signed by legend Carroll Shelby.After a wild Midwest week filled with chilly temps and flood-like deluges of rain, this Shelby Cobra replica was more than eager to stretch its V8 legs at the first warm day the area (more…)


SHOW: Race & Performance Car Feature

Custom muscle and race cars at the 2013 Race and Performance Expo in St. Charles, Illinois.

Assembling a high-performance vehicle can be a daunting task for area novices and experts alike. Those seeking inspiration and guidance have a great local event to turn (more…)


SHOW: 2013 Race & Performance Expo Photo Gallery

Custom race cars at the 2013 Race and Performance Expo in St. Charles, Illinois.

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If you missed the 2013 Race and Performance Expo then you missed out on one great opportunity to check out the newest go-fast parts, (more…)


SHOW: 2013 Race & Performance Expo

Show cars on display at the 2013 Race and Performance Expo held at the Pheasant Run Convention Center in St. Charles, Illinois.

Show cars on display at the 2013 Race and Performance Expo held at the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois.

The doors have just closed for day one of the 2013 Race and Performance Expo, held this weekend at the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois and we couldn’t think of a better spot to be on a chilly (more…)


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