Results for: HYDROPLANE RACES

RealRides of WNY - 1988 XJ-S

Had you found yourself at the annual car show in Gratwick Park in North Tonawandaa couple of summers ago (held during the hydroplane races), and you had money burning a hole in your pocket, you might have made an offer on this 1988 Jaguar XJ-S, complete with what Jaguar called “fixed head bodywork.”(Most of us would have called it a coupe, or at best, not a convertible.) Hopefully your

RealRides of WNY - 1971 Corvette

This 1971 Chevrolet Corvetterepresents my favorite generation of America’s sports car — which covered the model years 1968-72. I know, purists (experts, even) might say that these particular cars spanned the years 1968-82, but from a styling standpoint, I think a line was crossed when the federally-mandated bumper regulations spelled the end of the Vette’s chrome bumpers —

RealRides of WNY - 1956 Chevrolet 3100

For the second day in a row we’re featuring a RealRidethat looks like it drove right out of that year’s brochure (see bottom photo)— this time it’s a 1956 Chevrolet 3100 Task Forcepickup. In the second year of a total restyle, this ’56 featured: a panoramic windshield, doors which concealed safety steps, and high-level ventilation. Standard engine was Chevy’s Th