Soup is an almost annual publication highlighting the best of the Vintage Hot Rod Association.
Released as a limited edition, Soup is high quality publication, with 92 perfect bound A5 pages, printed on heavy stock recycled paper. It contains photography and features exclusive to the VHRA. If previous years are anything to go by, you don't want to hang around buying a copy as they sel out fast. Available to order now from the VHRA Store.
For issue four there's our reports on Pendine and GOW!, as you've come to expect, plus features on a couple of flathead powered vehicles from the west of England in the shape of Kirsty Taylor's 1936 pickup and Dean Walker's Model A roadster. All of this was captured by this issue's guest photographer, Ella Mae Walker. We've also got some never been published before pictures of Babs on Pendine in 1926 for you to enjoy. For our cover car, we couldn't resist David Sollis' record breaking Model A Sedan.
Issue two came out late 2021 and featured the photography of Paul Martin and Jacqueline Davies, with full reports on the Hot Rod Races, GOW! and the VHRA Swap Meet. The driving force behind this issue was Paul, who really wanted to put something together with the VHRA, and when he suggested we do it in aid of Cancer Research, we were straight on board. Thanks to everyone's generous spirit, more than £1,000 was raised for charity and the magazine sold out in just a couple of weeks.
Issue one of Soup was included with our 2014 Pendine Sands DVD release. It ran to just 16 pages and was a dip of the toe into producing a magazine. It would seem it must have been cold as it took so long to get round to issue two!
Showcasing the fantastic photography of Neal Reed and John Isaac from the 2014 Hot Rod Races, it also included current records and those brave souls in the 100 MPH Club. Mark Gee's 32 then flathead powered coupe adorned the cover, whilst the centre spread went to Christophe Mehault and his hand built streamliner
Issue three captured our 2022 season with our regular reports on both Pendine and GOW!, with photography by the wonderful John Isaacs. There were features on an ever evolving Model T roadster in the hands of Marco Warren, as well as a pair of survivor deuces tucked away in Essex, owned by Cheryl Loeber and photographed by Ella Mae Walker. Much like the previous issue, it only took a couple of weeks to sell out.