The 1958 film “Hot Rod Gang” starring John Ashley and Jody Fair tells the story of a young man who discovers his passion for drag racing. He joins a rock band to save up money to enter his car into a drag race.
Tom Stahler is the Managing Editor of the ClassicCars.com Journal. Tom has a lifelong love of cars and motor racing – beginning with the 1968 USRRC race at Road America, in a stroller, at eight months of age. His words, photos and broadcasts can can be found on a myriad of media. He has won the Motor Press Guild’s Dean Batchelor Award and a Gold Medal in the International Automotive Media Awards.