Welcome  to  Undiscovered  Classics

The page is our gateway to websites where we share stories and research concerning lost and forgotten automobiles of years gone by…

And soon….vintage microphones!

The Adventure Continueson each of the websites below…

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“Forgotten Fiberglass”

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“Sport Custom”


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“Belly Tanks and Streamliners”

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“Cool Microphones”


Coming Soon…

Vintage Transporters:

Race Car Haulers & Other Transports of the 30s, 40s, 50s, and 60s


Coming Soon…

Streamlined Dreams:

Teardrop and Streamlined Cars and Trucks of the 30s, 40s, 50s, and 60s


Our Online Books

 We have several online books that are free.  In the future, we will also have books that you can purchase and view excerpts of the books online.

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The  Best  of  Undiscovered  Classics – “In The News”

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Articles in Print:

2014, June, Hemmings Classic Car: “George Dammann, Crestline Books’ Driving Force

2013, Summer/Fall, Motor Trend Classic: “Land-Bound Pegasus” – The 1952 Maverick Sportster

2013, Spring, Motor Trend Classic:  “The Comet’s Tail” – The 1947 Kurtis Omohundro Comet

 2013, Feb-March-April, PowerGlide (France): “Bill Burke’s Streamliner” 

2012, Winter, Motor Trend Classic: “Running Rings Around All Others” The 1952 Saturn 

2011, Winter, Street Rod Premium (SRP): “Built For Speed” – Belly Tanks, The Ultimate Hot Rods

2010, #48, The Rodder’s Journal: “Tank Tracks” – The 1946 Bill Burke Belly Tank

The Rodder’s Journal – Dan Post 1

The Rodder’s Journal – Dan Post 2 and books

Rodder’s Journal – Fall 2009_Throttle Magazine Article and books

Shark – Porsche Excellence October 2008

Shark – Classic and Sports Car August 2008

Lasaetta – Classic and Sports Car

Glasspar – Classic and Sports Car

Singer – Vintage Motors Journal

Bearcage – Vintage Racecar Journal: November 2008 

Bearcage – Classic & Sports Car, October 2010

Sports Customs Article: Kustoms & Hot Rods, February 2011

Steve Steers Vicress: 2011 May Hemmings Muscle Machines

Captain Curiosity

Hot Rod Deluxe – 1

Hot Rod Deluxe – 2

Hagerty Magazine – 1

Hagerty Magazine

Amelia Island Program – 2010

Pebble Beach Concours Progam – 2012

St. Petersburg Times, July 12, 2006: Shark

St. Petersburg Times, March 1, 2000

Hemmings Sports and Exotic: March 2008-Byers
San Francisco Chronicle: September 30th, 2007
Palo Alto Concours d’Elegance Program: 2008
Smokin Shutdown 2009 #19 (Germany): Moon Transporter

Austro Classic Austria January 2009
2010, August, Classic and Sports Car (UK): Fantasies in Fiberglass article

2011, January, Classic and Sports Car (UK): Finding Missing Eric Irwin Lancer

Bay City News (Bay City Michigan), 3/9/2009 – Gougeon Streamliner

Museum Exhibitions and Displays:  

Peterson Automotive Museum – Fantasies In Fiberglass


Petersen Automotive Museum – California Car Design


LeMay Automotive Museum (2012-2013) – Kurtis


duPont Registry Corporate Displays (2013 TO PRESENT) 


NHRA Museum


Bonneville Speed Week (2009)

Art Center Exhibtion Pasadena (2008)

2013: Carlisle Import & Kit Nationals

Articles on the Web:

Autoweek – belly tank

Kurtis – Autoweek

Belly Tank Autoweek


Leo Lyons Custom Merc – Custom Car Chronicle

Jalopy Journal – Gougeon Streamliner

Jalopy Journal – Belly Tank

Gougeon Streamliner – Hemmings

Books In Print:

Tom Cotter’s Book 1

Tom Cotter’s Book 2

Tom Cotter’s Book 3

Hot Rod and Customs: Strother MacMinn – by Ken Gross and Bob Ames

TV / Video Appearances:

2013, July, Jay Leno’s Garage: “1962 El Tiburon Shark”

2013, March, Autoweek: “The Shark is on the Prowl”

2012, September, Jay Leno’s Garage:  “The 1947 Kurtis-Omohundro Comet”

2009, Fall, Bill Burke Belly Tank Interview

2009, June, Fox 13 News, Tampa, Florida:  Bill Burke Streamliner Build Nearing Completion

2006, Summer, Channel 10 News, Tampa, Florida: “1961 Covington Tiburon at Museum”

Radio/Podcast Appearances:

 Gone Autos: The Best American Car Story Never Told

Concours d’Elegance Appearances:

  2007: Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance:  1957 La Dawri Conquest


2009 Amelia: Kurtis


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2008: Palo Alto Concours d’Elegance:  1956 Victress S1A


2012: Kirkland Concours d’Elegance: 1947 Kurtis-Omohundro Comet


2012: Salisbury Concours

2013: Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance: 1962 Shark Roadster


2013: Milwaukee Masterpiece Concours d’Elegance

2014: Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance: 1955 California Special



 Hersey Elegance

2008: Barrington Concours d’Elegance

2013: Hemmings Concours d’Elegance




2010: Petersen Automotive Museum – Fiberglass day

2012: Salisbury Concours d’Elegance

 2013: Carlisle Import & Kit Nationals