Board of Directors: Call for Nominations

It's time to nominate candidates for the MPG Board of Directors! Each year we elect three board members for a three-year term. All Analyst, Journalist and PR members are eligible to run. Nominations will be accepted via email only. Each…

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Job Opportunity: Trailer Life Magazine

Trailer Life Magazine/Good Sam Media is looking for a Freelance Technical Contributor. Expert on trucks, tow vehicles, suspension, engines, towing, tires and chassis ASE certified master mechanic with 10+ years of experience Technical writing and editing background RV enthusiast (towable)…

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President’s Message: Read this article by Sharon Silke Carty

In an age where “social” and “political” seem to have the same meaning, I’m using this forum to talk about an issue that I consider to be social. You may disagree, and that’s okay. But it’s beside the point. <steps…

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All Eyes on Red Gum Studios

— by Pete Evanow On Saturday, September 24th, MPG visited a special place tucked away on a corner in Anaheim. A good crowd of members visited the state-of-the-art photo studio of veteran photographer Don Dormyer. The custom-built facility was built…

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A new definition of the word “ICON”

 — story by Doug Stokes I think that we saw a new definition of the word “ICON” at the September MPG luncheon. Members of the Motor Press Guild were invited to the ICON 4x4 shop in Chatsworth on September 29th…

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You’re invited: “A Day of Racing” at the Mullin Automotive Museum

Media is invited to attend a day focusing on the beloved racecars of the Mullin Automotive Museum on Tuesday, November 1st from 10:00am-2:00pm. Enjoy the day on the 1930s replica track with an assortment of LeMans winners and significant racecars.…

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An Ode to The Proud Bird

 — story by Dave Kunz, photo via thelosangelesbeat.com Traveling along the 105 on the way in to LAX recently, I turned and noticed a depressing sight. Construction equipment appeared to be demolishing the Proud Bird restaurant. “Well, there goes that…

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Remembering Holly Reich and Alain Gayot

The Motor Press Guild is sad to announce the passing of two members of the automotive journalism community: Holly Reich and Alain Gayot. We asked a few of our friends to share their remembrances. Brandy Schaffels on Holly Reich: “The…

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Brock Yates: 1933-2016

— story by Doug Stokes Brock Yates,“The Assassin” as he was nicknamed at one time (although I’ve often wondered if he didn’t really start that himself, just to get under the establishment’s skin a few millimeters deeper), has left the…

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MAZDA OFFERING HOT LAP RIDES IN GLOBAL MX-5 CUP CAR

Mazda will offer hot lap rides on The Streets of Willow during MPG Track Days on October 5, courtesy of Mazda Motorsports. Mazda is bringing the official Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca pace car, built to Global MX-5 Cup Car specs,…

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