Scene & Heard

Scene & Heard Issue 28

Scene & Heard Issue 28

with Zack Stiling Nick Clements It might seem daunting times for young people wanting to involve themselves in the custom car hobby, with the recent loss of several motorsport venues and the ever-present spectre of legislation. We can at least be thankful that the NSRA is doing its bit to safeguard our interests going into the future with ...

Scene & Heard Issue 20

Scene & Heard Issue 20

Here in the UK, we as owners of old, less eco-friendly (apparently) modes of transport, tend to feel persecuted by the powers that be. You think we’ve got it bad? Here’s the story from one teenage petrolhead – who wishes to remain anonymous – in Singapore, a country where being ...

Scene & Heard Issue 18

Scene & Heard Issue 18

David Murphy is a name intrinsically linked to the burgeoning ‘Retro’ scene, online and in the real world… but what the hell is Retro? “What did all these cars go to before?” A question asked of me by Street Machine’s very own Simon ‘Motorvation’ Coulson 14 years ago.In 2004, we were ...

Scene & Heard Issue 8

Scene & Heard Issue 8

This month, we talk to the CEO of Trakbak Racing, and head honcho of Santa Pod, Keith Bartlett How did you get into drag racing? A neighbour of mine, who was into the racing, first took me to Santa Pod in 1967. I was impressed, but at the time I was rallying ...

Scene & Heard Issue 6

Scene & Heard Issue 6

This is where guest penmen vent their opinions on the scene today. This month, Shaun Wilson: erstwhile editor of the Hot Rod Gazette (nom de guerre: Ed Gasket), and now the voice of Shakespeare County Raceway. For those of you reading who have no idea who I am, I used to ...

Scene & Heard Issue  4

Scene & Heard Issue 4

A column for venting opinions about the scene today. This month, Jon Hill’s returning rantings Where have all the ‘glass cars gone? When, for want of a better term, customising started in this country, there was a wealth of suitable rodding material – it was a time when pre-war cars were ...

Scene & Heard Issue 2

Scene & Heard Issue 2

This is a column for venting opinions about the scene today – this month, it’s Jon Hill So, Street Machine’s back and I for one couldn’t be happier. I worked on what could be termed the ‘controversial years’ – although they were years that have kind of formed the basis for ...