Vanguard Open House 2024

May 4th brought a killer turnout to Vanguard Motors annual open house, with our rides greeting everyone front and center at the show. For our first time attending, the Vanguard crew rolled out all the stops for us. Really appreciate the hospitality along with the aligning values in our companies. Their facility is incredible, a…

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Sketchbattle Jr. 2024

This year Sketchbattle Jr. hit Newlab Detroit, with talent spotted and recognized by General Motors Design and the College of Creative Studies. Our next generation of designers from grades 7th-11th competed for design scholarships and prizes at this years Sketchbattle Jr. For those that have been to the Middlecott Sketchbattle, the concept is basically the…

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Detroit Autorama 2024

This year our crew hit the show with Adam as a celebrity judge for an Autorama Extreme Award, catching up with old friends and new rides on Detroit Steel Wheels. Mary Jacob debuted her Camaro on our John R Detroit Steel Wheels Autorama in Detroit is like welcoming everyone to our house for the holidays.…

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Lonestar Throwdown 2024

Another epic year, with the crew successfully securing the 2025 show. Zach Pennock’s “Shorty” running our D-Town’s. Emma here, back for another break down of show coverage. Lonestar Throwdown has been a favorite for me these past 4 years. The camaraderie, the displays, the interactivity of people just building to cruise, the whole show is…

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SEMA 2023

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Every year I hit the SEMA show to cover all the vehicles on our Detroit Steel Wheels. Since the wrinkle in time that was 2019-2021, I have to say, this show really brought me back to that pre-covid SEMA feeling. Josh Fellman brought this killer COE running D-Town’s. I’m coming fresh off a Sunday to…

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Coming Up: Middlecott Sketchbattle 2023

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Sketchbattle is back, this year at Newlab Detroit on September 14 It’s been a minute since Sketchbattle was held in Detroit, what with Covid-19 restrictions and the switch up from a winter NAIAS to fall. But here we are, currently a week out from this years fight club of design. Has a nice ring to…

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Hot Rod Power Tour 2023

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From Atlanta to Bristol, these Southern stops were filled with great rides, and amazing people. Don’t feel like reading? Watch our whole Power Tour experience, here. With every new spring comes the hope that you can hop online and get registered for the biggest traveling car show in the United States; Hot Rod Magazines Hot…

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C10’s in the City 2023

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A trip to Atlanta to cover the 3rd year of C10’s in the City, a fundraiser for the Pink Fund based on the love for Chevy Trucks. Every February I head out to Conroe, TX to cover Lone Start Throwdown, and every year I link up with the United by Trucks crew to check out…

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2022 Woodward Dream Show

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The Woodward Dream Show presented by Comerica Bank is a significant hot rod, custom, cruiser, and muscle car show with a focus on featured classes, marques, and a celebration of car enthusiasm in the heart of the Motor City. This year, the iconic 1932 Ford “Deuce†turns 90, the Lincoln brand celebrates its 100th anniversary,…

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