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by / on November 26, 2011 at 4:47 am / in Feature Article, Other Motorsports, Washington

Linda Smith (issue 100)

The trip from Lake Tapps, Wash., to Puyallup is but a few miles. But for Linda Smith and her pair of ’58 Impalas, showing up at the Goodguys Pacific Northwest Nationals this summer marked the end of a very long journey. It was the first time the vintage Chevies had seen daylight since Linda’s husband David passed away in 2003.

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by / on November 26, 2011 at 12:54 am / in Other Motorsports, Photopage

Best Photos of 2011 (issue 100)

A collection of our favorite photos from 2011 (Photos by Robert Hunter; Mike Wright; Mark Sharley; Don Laidlaw; Vanessa Romero-Harry; Lisa Swanberg; John Fletcher; Jim Doyle; Barrie Goodwin; Kent Keating; Linda Brittsan; and Doc’s Photos

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by / on September 26, 2011 at 4:47 pm / in Feature Article, Other Motorsports, Washington

Chuck Russell (issue 99)

Before Chuck Russell attended the final day of the 2000 Goodguys show in Puyallup, his wife Karla asked if they would ever get a street rod of their own. “I told her that something would find us,” Chuck recalls.

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by / on August 15, 2011 at 4:47 pm / in Feature Article, Other Motorsports, Washington

Jerry Lee and Mike Mejer (issue 98)

Autocross Corvettes: Jerry Lee and Mike Mejer

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by / on July 26, 2011 at 4:47 pm / in Feature Article, Other Motorsports, Washington

Eric Schlichte (issue 97)

Eric Schlichte says he has always been a Ford guy. In addition to a Mustang, his stables include a couple of Ford-inspired racers in the pair of 1960 Alpine roadsters he fields in SOVREN’s pre-62 class. “The Alpine was designed by former Ford designer Kenneth Howes and bears an obvious resemblance to the early Ford Thunderbird,” Eric says of the car’s prominent fins in back, a feature that has grown on him. “I did not like the wings at first.”

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by / on March 15, 2005 at 4:47 pm / in Feature Article, Other Motorsports, Washington

WRC Rally Cars return to Northwest (issue 63)

Rally Racing returning to Northwest?

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by / on November 22, 2004 at 4:47 pm / in Feature Article, Other Motorsports, Washington

Craig Murphy’s Rally Car ride (issue 62)

Craig Murphy’s ride in a Rally car

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by / on November 11, 2004 at 4:47 pm / in Feature Article, Other Motorsports, Washington

Krista Johnson (issue 62)

SCCA driver Krista Johnson

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by / on June 25, 2004 at 4:47 pm / in Feature Article, Other Motorsports, Washington

Russ Rockwell (issue 59)

Tumwater motorcycle racer Russ Rockwell goes by the fitting moniker: Rock. With early wins already at the national event in Phoenix and a West divisional race, Rockwell has rocketed to seventh nationally in the All Harley Drag Race Associations’s Super Gas points chase. Rockell also nabbed a win at Bremerton Raceway’s season opener April 11.

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