The Mint 400, Las Vegas

The historic and colorful race isn't just a competition, it's a showcase of off-roading innovations

This weekend, Las Vegas is going to be louder and dustier than ever, as this year’s The Mint 400 (aka “The Great American Off-Road Race”) rolls into town. The race—which started back in 1967 to promote the former Mint Hotel (now part of Binion’s Horseshoe)—has had a colorful history that includes Hunter S. Thompson dropping LSD and creating “Fear and Loathing” to a vast collection …

Parabellum and The Fashion Fund

Discussing recognition and growth with LA's premier leather studio

Tucked behind a lush residential street in West Hollywood are the offices of leather goods maker Parabellum. “It has been a busy year,” Head Designer Jason Jones tells CH, as he welcomes us with his very old but faithful dog Charlie in tow. He has just returned from yet another trip to New York City. “Growth has been good. It’s been about what we expected. …

Cunningham: The Passion, The Cars, The Legacy

An expansive book outlining the career and contribution of the humble and passionate racing pioneer

Briggs Cunningham is the most important American racer and sportsman you have never heard of. Not only is he responsible for racing stripes on cars, but he also owned the first Ferrari (166SC) ever raced and sold in the USA. Cunningham—who was tremendously rich—would be seen sweeping his garages at races and doing other menial tasks, insisting the mechanics were too important and he was …