Mark C. Bach

Combatting COVID
Read how automobile companies shifted gears to produce vital PPE gear to our front line workers. Confronting COVID-19 showed how companies, big and small, can produce necessary life saving equipment
Kissel Car
Kissel car? Yep you find all sorts of unique cars for sale at the car auctions in Arizona. The Kissel has an interesting history and this classic was a long term restoration project. After the sale find out where it ended up at.
Traffic Light Viewer
Why is that prism-like glass sitting on the dash of a 50's car? Check out this article to learn about life in the slow lane, back in the day.
Time to Get Up To Date
We update soem background on cars featured in previous issues of Classic car Round-Up. What happened after they were sold at auction or did they later sell at an auction. Find out now!
Culture Crash
The Phoenix Art Museum featured "The Legends of Speed" earlier this year. They displayed twenty two cars from all ages of racing. Which were the top five that grabbed our eye? Cobra, Mercedes oh my!
1940 Pontiac by Rick Dore
Rick Dore's car creations have a unique style and helps to accentuate the natural curves of the classic car. Check out this 1940 Pontiac that sold at the 2020 Barrett-Jackson auction that Dore did his magic on.
Two "Lost" Pre-Production Ford Mustangs Reappear
At the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale AZ auction in January 2020 the folks unveiled two special Mustangs. Little Red and the Green Hornet came back from the dead with Craig Jackson restoring them to their Mustang glory
Street Rods at Barrett-Jackson
Barrett-Jackson sells a wide variety of classic cars and trucks, but street rods is one of their featured line ups. These sleek, old school rides always grab the attention of the public and the wallets of the bidders.
NASCAR : The Fanshield 500
Check out some behind the scene action from NASCAR's last fan attended race, the Fanshield 500 from Avondale, AZ. Was your favorite driver included? And what country singer showed up as a special guest? Plus check out the famed NASCAR haulers.
NHRA Classics
The last NHRA race in 2020 was held at the Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park near Phoenix, AZ. While the professionals garner most of the crowds and attention, there are plenty of classic iron racing in their classes. Take a look at some favorites
A 1965 Chevy Chevelle That "Outshines" Them All
1965 Chevelle won the 2019 Mother's Shine Award at SEMA Show in Las Vegas, NV. Take a close look because Chevrolet didn't make it this way!
Ringbrothers' Built 1969 Chevy Camaro
1969 Chevy Camaro, already an iconic muscle car, gets the award winning Ringbrothers treatment and shows up at the 2019 SEMA Show where it won the Battle of the Builders award for Jim and Mike Ring
Up for Bid: Arizona Auctions
The January,2020 auctions from Arizona are just a dream now, but here are a few favorite classic cars that were at the various auction sites and their final selling prices. Can you guess what they sold for?
Ringbrothers Cry UNKL
Ringbrothers rolled out this 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1 "UNKL" for the 2019 SEMA Show. The blue bomb features a race car motif and while this was not the car that earned them the "Battle of the Builders" award from SEMA, it is a beauty.
Top Ten Dazzles
Here is a collection of the 2019 Top Ten picks from Goodguys Rod and Custom. After a nationwide season of their car shows here are the winning picks in several categories.
Novato Nostalgia Days Never
Once a year the city of Novato, CA sponsors a two day car show/cruise. Check out some awesome rides from Marin County.
Top 10 Cars and Trucks from Goodguys 2017
Throughout the year at various venues, Goodguys select 12 cars and trucks as vehicles "of the year." Then at Scottsdale, they try and get all twelve to show up. Here are the winners.
Record Breaking Bike Dragster
Denise Mueller-Korenek used this Top Fuel dragster to help set a worlds record for the fastest bicycle at the famed Bonneville Salt Flats. Find out what the top speed was.
Holy Cow, Batman
The winter of 2013, you might have seen on television the original Batmobile auctioned at the Barrett-Jackson Car Auction for $4.2 million dollars. Well here is more background on the car and the sale.
2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Arizona
Well, the Arizona auctions just ended as I am writing this. In just one week, seven different auction houses sold nearly 2,700 vehicles for a total of almost $250 million.
Phoenix Says Adios to Champion Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Dale Earnhardt Junior finished tenth at this fall race, which was his fifteenth top ten finish here at PIR. So Phoenix will be special for Dale Earnhardt Junior, and he will always be special to the fans here in Phoenix.