Joel Driskill Archives

Joel  Driskill  Archives Historic  Sports  Car  and  Film  Archive Explore  The  Links  Below Joel  Driskill  Biography Coming  Soon Stories  By  Joel  Driskill  on  Undiscovered  Classics Progress  on  Recreating  The  Chuck  Manning  Special Coming  Soon The  Manning  Competition  Car Lost  Manning  … Continue reading

Geoff’s Cars

Cars of Undiscovered Classics As of: 7/12/2024 Fiberglass Sports 1954 Chicagoan Bucci Porsche Trieste   Allied Singer Swallow   Restored: 1959 Devin Special Avanti – fix brakes and paint Restored: 1962 Shark Roadster 1962 Shark roadster from California (unrestored) – … Continue reading

2024: American Sport Customs

American Sports Customs Chattanooga Motor Festival October 11-13, 2024 Sport  Custom  Definition Handbuilt American two-place sports cars built from the mid 1940s thru 1960.  Sport customs were usually constructed on a production car chassis with some modification.  The rarest of … Continue reading

Halliday Special: Body Design Influences

Showcase 1957  Halliday  Renault  Special Body  Design  Influences Design  of  Halliday  Special The body is based on an envelope body and is of original design – unknown designer. Design  of  Body Styling cues for the body were taken from the … Continue reading

Halliday Special: Vintage Photos

Showcase 1957  Halliday  Renault  Special Vintage  Photos  of  Both  Halliday  Renault  Race  Cars Halliday  Renault  Special  #1 Gary  Horstkorta  and  Allen  Kuhn Gary Horstkorta and Allen Kuhn have helped us find what we believe to be the first of three … Continue reading

Halliday Special: Vintage Articles

Showcase 1957  Halliday  Renault  Special Vintage  Articles  for  Both  1955  and  1957  Halliday  Renault  Specials 1953 1953, July 5 (unknown but have the clipping) Photo of Dr and Mrs Paul Winters check point during Rally Important Points: This is our … Continue reading

Showcase: 1955 Halliday Renault Special / Dr. Paul Winters

Showcase 1957  Halliday  Renault  Special (raced 1957-1958) Body  Design /Build:  Dale  Halliday / Driver:  Dr.  Paul  Winters Commissioned  By:  Dr.  Paul  Winters Owners:  Undiscovered  Classics  –  Geoff  Hacker  and  Marvin  McFalls Research  Team Geoff Hacker, Marvin McFalls, Joel Driskill, Jonathan Burnette, … Continue reading

Undiscovered Classics Contributors

Undiscovered  Classics  Contributors Click on each name below to view articles and information contributed Domestic  Contributors Geoff Hacker – Founder Rollie Langston Guy Dirkin Craig Johnson Nate Bowne Kyle Feller Merrill Powell Paul Sable Dennis Kazmerowski Erich Schultz Joel Driskill … Continue reading

2021

2021 Click on the Following Links To Review Each Article Concours  d’Elegance  Appearances Cigar City Concours d’Elegance 1962 Shark Roadster November 14, 2021 Chattanooga Concours d’Elegance Three Cars:  1962 Shark Roadster 1953 Maverick Sportster 1956 Woodill Wildfire (Woody’s Personal and … Continue reading

Restorations: Partnerships

Restoration  Partnerships While we restore cars for ourselves and for our customers, we also have restoration partnerships.   Undiscovered Classics partners with people on ownership and restoration.  Each partnership arrangement is unique and tailored to the individuals involved.  After restoration, we … Continue reading

LOST CAR: 1949 Rogue by Robert Monroe

LOST CAR 1949 Rogue by Robert Monroe Help Us Find This Car! We’ve found plenty of interesting, cool, and lost famous cars over the past decade or so at Undiscovered Classics.  It’s now your turn.  As we’ve often said….. “The Cars … Continue reading

Video: TV / Web / Podcast Appearances

Video: TV / Web / Podcast Appearances Undiscovered Classics and Forgotten Fiberglass has appeared on TV, on the web, in podcasts and more.  Below are some highlights of these appearances over the years. Jay Leno’s Garage We’ve appeared twice on … Continue reading

Halliday Special: Suspension Design

Showcase 1957  Halliday  Renault  Special Suspension  Design Engine: The Halliday Special has a transverse mounted Renault 4CV engine which was 760 cc thru 1949.  In 1950 it was replaced with a 747 cc engine. Transaxle: See Luis Alarcos below Jonathan  … Continue reading

Modern Archives

Undiscovered  Classics Modern  Archives Undiscovered Classics featured in Hemmings, Old Cars Weekly, Autoweek and more.  Also includes stories authored by or about Undiscovered Classics and Undiscovered Classic cars, and Undiscovered  Classics at concours, in museums & exhibitions, on the web, … Continue reading

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