Spark Plug Speed Racer

Marty Marcucci may now be mellowly cruisin’ along in his retirement as battalion chief of the Ross Valley Fire Department; but man, how he used to be one fast force as a Sleeper of Marin! I heard all about Marty’s motor history at the 2016 Bon Air Invitational Car […]


It started with a Squirrel Hair Brush…

The “Sparkplug Cowboys” crew blazed into scorching weather on a recent October Saturday in Santa Rosa, California. Even hotter than the heat was the flame outline striped onto Don Richie’s ’51 Mercury by talented pin striper, Trisha Turner. It was hard to tell if Turner’s red face was from […]


Drive into the Drive-In

On the set Saturday: We interviewed the cowboy epitome of a man who had his firm hands together placed atop his spotted jeans. He told the crew how he messed around aplenty with his personal crew in his Corvette back in 1957. The car club he was part of was disparately […]