On This Day In Automotive History: Record-Holder Craig Breedlove Is Born in 1937 and raised in Southern California. Craig broke several land-speed records, and was the first to reach the 400, 500 and 600mph speeds on turbojet-powered automobiles. He dubbed each of his vehicles as Spirit of America. Below is a clip of Breedlove’s making…

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Fight Night XVIII In Photos. Find yourself below!   Today marks one week since The Marconi Foundation for Kids annual Fight Night fundraiser. While the numbers are still crunching on how much The Marconi Foundation for Kids raised with its partner, the Jessie Rees Foundation, we do know this — within the first 20 minutes…

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What?! Car Wreck Trail? There’s an actual path that leads you around a vehicle which has grown into the side of the hills for only who knows how long? Yup, it’s true. This past weekend I saw for myself. In South Orange County near Laguna Hills and Aliso Viejo at the Top of the World…

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On This Day In Automotive History: Adopt-A-Highway Sign Born   On this day over 30 years ago, the first Adopt-A-Sign ever was constructed on Texas’s Highway 69 and its adopter, the Tyler Civitan Club made its promise to keeping its patch of highway trash-free. The program was first imagined by a concerned citizen named James…

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On This Day In Automotive History: Ford Commemorates 1 Millionth Mustang   In 1966 the Ford Motor Company commemorates its 1 millionth Mustang to roll over the assembly line. The 1 millionth vehicle was a white convertible and was introduced to the public two years prior on April 17,1964 in Flushing Meadows, New York. The…

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Throwback Thursday Fight Night 17 At OC Event Venue the Marconi Automotive Museum & Foundation for Kids. This year’s Fight Night 18 is fast approaching. On March 11, 2016 the Marconi Automotive Museum & Foundation for Kids is partnering with the Jessie Rees Foundation for a second year in a row to host a wild west evening…

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On this day in history the F1 champ Alain Prost is born in 1955 near Saint-Chamond, France. Prost was the four-time Formula One victor in the mid-1980s and early 1990s. Prost won his first race in the French Grand Prix 1981, but before he made his debut in Formula One racing, Prost made his name…

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Throwback Thursday Fight Night 16 At OC Event Venue the Marconi Automotive Museum & Foundation for Kids. This year’s Fight Night 18 is fast approaching. On March 11, 2016 the Marconi Automotive Museum & Foundation for Kids is partnering with the Jessie Rees Foundation to host a wild west evening benefiting at-risk children. The Fight Night…

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On this day in history: Beetle surpassed Model T as best-selling vehicle in 1972 as the 15,007,034th Volkswagen Beetle rolled off the assembly line. When the vehicle first arrived to the U.S. in the 1950s it didn’t appeal to most Americans because of its Nazi connection. In 1933 Adolf Hitler wanted to create affordable cars…

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