Author Archives: Chance Hales

About Chance Hales

Chance has had a healthy experience around cars his whole life. It all started with late-night weekend cruising at the age of 1, then carpet cruising with Hot Wheels, racing via video games, to helping build the world record holding BYU Electric Blue Streamliner! Originally having loved muscle cars(of which he is restoring a 1967 Mustang) turned to loving the flamboyantly styled and awesome sounding exotics now works for the local Porsche/Audi dealer. Throughout high school he wanted to be a designer but has since turned to photography. You can find his photography here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/chancehales/

Project: Pony Up -Part Two

By | September 29, 2014

It has been a few months since our last Project: Pony Up update so it is overdue.  The project was set aside for a little while until I was able to find time to put into it again.  In the last update the old 302 had come out of the car and the engine bay […]

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NASCAR Announces 2015 Rule Changes

By | September 23, 2014

NASCAR is almost taboo for us at The Daily Derbi.  Most of us aren’t the biggest of fans and would rather watch sports car racing like Tudor Sports Car Championship that are featured in our Racing Blips.  Today, NASCAR announced new rule changes for 2015 that will have a huge impact on the series, some of […]

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Sinkhole to be Filled and Three Vettes to be Restored

By | September 2, 2014

Back in February of this year something terrible happened.  A gaping sinkhole opened up and swallowed eight Corvettes whole in the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, KY.  Since that incident the massive hole has become the main attraction at the museum bringing thousands to the museum to see it boosting attendance with a healthy […]

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Sprint Car Driver Kevin Ward Jr Killed in On-Track Incident with Tony Stewart

By | August 10, 2014

  An tragic incident occurred last night at a Sprint Car race.  Driver Kevin Ward Jr. was struck and killed in an on-track incident with Tony Stewart.  The incident began with the two making contact during the race sending Ward Jr. spinning into the wall.  Ward Jr. then exited his car and entered the live […]

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Project: Pony Up -Part One

By | July 20, 2014

At the end of May we introduced the project series, Project: Pony Up.  This series will follow a 1967 Mustang getting a 5.0 V8 and T5 transmission swap among other things.  The car will eventually become a daily-driven track stallion but on a college student budget so we will be taking things slowly and one […]

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Park City Welcomes goldRush Rally 6

By | June 6, 2014

Back in 1971, race car driver Brock Yates and Car and Driver editor Steve Smith attempted to travel from New York to Los Angeles in the quickest time possible in a 1971 Dodge Custom Sportsman van.  They made the trip in just over 40 hours.  The trip spawned a new, unsanctioned road rally, the Cannonball Baker […]

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