Richard Parks, Writer and Roger Rohrdanz, Photography

Richard Parks, Writer and Roger Rohrdanz, Photography

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Richard Parks is the writing half of the Gone Racin’ column while Roger Rohrdanz does the photography. We have a huge archive of articles from Richard and Roger's collaborations, including many inside looks at some of our industries heroes and legends.

Separately, Richard is a prolific historian and commentator on the Hot Rod industry and lifestyle and Roger documents shows and events.  For easier reference, their contributions have been categorizes as: Racing, Car Shows, Biographies, and Book Reviews. 

Archive of Articles by Richard Parks, Writer and Roger Rohrdanz, Photography

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Book and Movie Reviews

  • Book Review - Old Hot Rod Scrapbook Memories From The Past
      Old Hot Rod ScrapbookMemories From The PastBy Don MontgomeryBook review by...Read More
  • Book Review - Portfolio 1; Boys and their Toys
      Portfolio 1; Boys and their Toysby the American Hot Rod Foundation Review by...Read More
  • Book Review - Portland Pictorial, The 1950s
    Portland Pictorial, The 1950sby Albert DrakeBook review by Richard Parks,...Read More
  • Book Review - Race Legends of the Fabulous Fifties
    Race Legends of the Fabulous Fifties  by Art EvansBook review by Richard Parks...Read More
  • Book Review - Racing Outboards, 1907-1989
    Racing Outboards, 1907-1989by Donald PetersonBook review by Richard Parks,...Read More
  • Book Review - Real Road Racing
    Real Road Racingby Harold Osmer and Phill HarmsBook review by Richard Parks,...Read More
  • Book Review - Red Stockings
    Gone Racin’…Red Stockings “Red Stockings” is a 250 page, paperbound work, with...Read More
  • Book Review - Road Trips, Head Trips, And Other CAR-Crazed Writings
    Road Trips, Head Trips, And Other CAR-Crazed WritingsEdited by Jean Lindamood...Read More
  • Book Review - Roaring Roadsters The Road to Indy
    Roaring Roadsters The Road to Indyby Dick WallenBook review by Richard Parks,...Read More
  • Book Review - Rocketman My Rocket-Propelled Life and High-Octane Creations
      RocketmanMy Rocket-Propelled Life and High-Octane Creationsby Ky Michaelson...Read More

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Biographies

  • A Visit with Ron Henderson
    A Visit with Ron HendersonApril 10, 2010 Biography by Ron Henderson, Edited...Read More
  • Jack Hill’s Birthday
      Jack Hill’s Birthday07-20-08 Garden Grove, CA. Story and photographs by...Read More
  • A Visit with John Hollansworth
      A Visit with John Hollansworth03-05-09 Written by John Hollansworth, edited...Read More
  • A Visit with Dick Holt
      A Visit with Dick Holt06-17-08 Biography by Dick Holt and Richard Parks...Read More
  • A visit with Deke Houlgate
    A visit with Deke Houlgate01-19-09Written by Deke and Olga Houlgate,edited by...Read More
  • “Race Car Kenny” Howard
      “Race Car Kenny” Howard01-09-06Story by Richard Parks Pictures by Roger...Read More
  • Ed Iskenderian
    Ed Iskenderian Gardena, CalifMay 25, 2006 Story by Richard Parks & Photos...Read More
  • A Visit to see Harold Johansen
      A Visit to see Harold JohansenApril 11, 2008 Story by Richard Parks,...Read More
  • A Visit with Bill Junge
      A Visit with Bill Junge March 12, 2010 Written by Bill Junge, edited by...Read More
  • A Visit with Kay Kimes
      A Visit with Kay Kimes01-15-09A Story by Kay Kimes Edited by Richard Parks (...Read More

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Car Shows

  • Cool Cruise XVI April 7, 2012
      Cool Cruise XVI City of La Verne, CA. April 7, 2012 Story & Photos by...Read More
  • Gear Grinders 2011 Awards Banquet March 24, 2012
    Gear Grinders 2011 Awards Banquet Huntington Beach, CA March 24, 2012 Story...Read More
  • Huntington Beach Cruiser Meet March 24, 2012
    Huntington Beachcruiser MeetHuntington Beach, CA March 24, 2012 Story and...Read More
  • Goodguys Del Mar Nationals March 30-April 1, 2012
    Goodguys Del Mar NationalsDel Mar Fairgrounds, CAApril 1, ‘12Story and...Read More
  • 52nd O'Reilly NHRA Winternationals Feb. 9-12, 2012
    Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, CAFeb 9-12, ’12Story and Photographs by Roger...Read More
  • Mitzi and Company Jan. 31, 2012
    Mitzi & CompanySan Dimas, CA. Jan 31,’12 Story by Richard...Read More
  • The 2012 America's Most Beautiful Roadster (AMBR) Award Grand National Roadster Show Jan. 27, 2012
    L. A. Fairplex at Pomona, CAJan. 27-29,’12Story and Photographs by Roger...Read More
  • 63rd Annual Grand National Roadster Show: Jan. 27, 2012
    L. A. Fairplex at Pomona, CAJan. 27,28,29,’12Story by Richard...Read More
  • 2012 New Years Day Cruise Jan. 1, 2012
    2012 New Years Day CruiseJan 1,’12Story an Photographs by Roger Rohrdanz...Read More
  • Classic Car Friday Dec. 30, 2012
    Classic Car Fridayat the Elks Lodge Buena Park, CA. 12-30-...Read More

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Racing

  • Santa Ana Drags Reunion May 7, 2011
    Santa Ana Drags ReunionOrange, CA 5-7-11 Story by Richard ParksPhotos by, Jim...Read More

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