Welcome! Click Here First


1955 Bangert Manta Ray. From Left to Right: Craig Johnson, Rick D’Louhy, Ray Evernham, Geoff Hacker, Kyle Feller


Welcome to our gang of Forgotten Fiberglass aFicionados.  We’re happy to have you here with us and welcome you in every way.

As you begin to explore our website in greater depth, you may want to check out the additional information found under the “Welcome! Click Here First” link on the right side of our website.  Each of the links that appear under “Welcome! Click Here First” provide greater access to information on our website.  This includes:

* The Emergence of the American Postwar Sports Car - a story about the handcrafted sports car movement in the early postwar years

* Listen Here – The Greatest American Car Story NEVER Told – a radio interview that’s about 20 minutes long and focuses on these early postwar handcrafted sports cars

* Must Reads – links to several key stories that underscore the importance of these cars in their era

* Fabulous Forgotten Fiberglass Fotos – a page dedicated to showing some beautiful examples of handcrafted fiberglass sports cars from the 50s and 60s

* Magazine Forgotten Fiberglass Cover Cars - this page shows some of the more than 100 magazine covers that fiberglass and handcrafted sports cars appeared on back in the 40′s, 50′s and beyond

* Vintage Forgotten Fiberglass Catalogs - this page shows some of the vintage fiberglass sports car company catalogs from the 50′s and beyond

* Vintage Fiberglass Sports Car Ad Gallery – a collection of ads from the various fiberglass sports car companies in the 50′s and 60′s

* Forgotten Fiberglass Vision Statement – why we do what we do – and how we do it

* Impact on Automotive CommunityThis page shows the variety of areas that our research has had an impact on which includes books, articles, exhibitions, TV, radio, concours, restorations, automotive adventures, and more.

* About Us – a detailed review of the background of myself (Geoff Hacker) and good friend/partner in this endeavor – Rick D’Louhy

Additional information is found in the orange sidebar on the right side of our website below these links.

The most important thing to remember as you review our Forgotten Fiberglass website is to have a great time reading the stories, viewing the pictures, and learning about these special cars and their builders.

We hope you enjoy your time with us and welcome you to your new band of fiberglass friends.

Glass on gang!

Geoff Hacker and Rick D’Louhy