Undiscovered Classics: Personality Profiles

Undiscovered  Classics:  Personality  Profiles These are Personality Profiles of some of the Undiscovered Classics Team – participants, contributors and more.  This list continues to grow so check back for additions.  We’re happy to have a large and expanding “tent” that … Continue reading

Concours d’Elegance Classes Created

Concours  d’Elegance  Classes  Created Overview While we’ve participated in many concours events, (click here to view the highlights of some of these events) we’ve also had the honor of working with concours founders, creators, administrators and staff to create some … Continue reading

Research Approach For Undiscovered Classics

Undiscovered  Classics  Research  Approach First: We’ve combed thru (and are still working on) reviewing all articles on fiberglass cars in American 1950’s enthusiast magazines such as Hot Rod, Motor Trend, Road and track and other well known titles. Second:  We’ve identified thru … Continue reading

People Interviewed As Part of Research

People  Interviewed  As  Part  of  Research This shows (in process) a list of the people we interviewed to learn the details and history of these cars and their companies.  This list also includes first-person histories or research written by individuals … Continue reading

2009

2009 Click on the Following Links To Review Each Article Concours  d’Elegance   Appearances Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance 1947 Kurtis-Omohundro Comet Museum,  Event  and  Exhibition  Appearances Bill Burke:  Racing on the Dry Lakes September 1, 2009 to March 1, 2010 Exhibited: … Continue reading

Contributors

THE  FORGOTTEN  FIBERGLASS  FAMILY— OUR  CONTRIBUTORS — “We’re Honored To Have So Many Passionate Contributors to the Cause – People We Consider to be Part of the Forgotten Fiberglass Family” The  Forgotten  Fiberglass  Family: Forgotten Fiberglass is much larger than … Continue reading

Raiders of the Lost Cars

“Raiders  of  the  Lost  Cars” The  Greatest  American  Car  Story  NEVER  Told What  People  Are  Saying… “In attempting to capture the significance and passion inherent in Undiscovered Classics, I can’t seem to shake the graphic allusion to Indiana Jones and … Continue reading

Historical Archives

Undiscovered  Classics Historical  Archives In-depth archives on Dan Post, Strother MacMinn, Bob Gurr, Sports Car Design (Road & Track), historic books and other materials related to Undiscovered Classics.  Also includes an extensive library of vintage articles focused on Undiscovered Classic … Continue reading

Restorations: Customer

Customer  Cars  In  Restoration With  Undiscovered  Classics We are currently managing and restoring cars for many of our customers.  Here are some of these cars being restored.  We’ll be adding additional detail about their restorations soon. 1952  Voodoo  Gardner Designer: … Continue reading

Sport Customs – Home Page

Sport  Customs What Is A Sport Custom? The term “Sport Custom” was first used by Dan Post in a series of books on American custom cars starting in 1944 (click here to learn more about Dan Post Publications).  In his … Continue reading

2008

2008 Click on the Following Links To Review Each Article Concours  d’Elegance   Appearances Barrington Concours d’Elegance 1956 Byers SR-100: Owner Guy Dirkin Arlington Heights, Illinois October 5, 2008 Meadowbrook Concours d’Elegance 1952 Maverick Sportster: Owner Fred Roth Rochester, Michigan August … Continue reading

Our  Story – A  Historical  Perspective

Our  Story – A  Historical  Perspective Introduction From concept cars to teardrop streamliners… From vintage race car transporters to lakesters… From race cars to sports cars… From legendary custom cars to even concept dune buggies… Geoff Hacker and his team have … Continue reading