Category Archives: Automobiles

Formula E–Debuts

Olympic Park in Beijing China hosted the first of a series of races of this spec race.  It is the FIA’s attempt to create a Formula One type of racing experience but using all electric powered race cars. Like the … Continue reading

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Formula One–Please un-confuse me

I have been a long-time fan of Formula 1.  I lived through the sixties with the no-seatbelt and drivers surrounded by fuel tank era.  I lived through the seventies with the wobbly wings attached directly to the suspension and the … Continue reading

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Tommy Kendall–TransAm–He’s Back!!

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Cars That You Find on the Side of the Road

I always enjoy the little surprises that pop up on the side of the road while you are traveling from point A to point B. If you aren’t careful you can go by them and miss what could be a … Continue reading

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A Village Car Show

It was a beautiful morning and the village I was in was celebrating the summer day with road races (for runners) and a parade with antique cars as part of the menagerie. They gathered at the village museum arriving in … Continue reading

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The Bouncing Speedo

As you may know my daily driver is a 1992 Toyota Pickup truck.  Pickup is capitalized because that was the model name that Toyota gave its mini-truck.  This red truck started its life as the most basic (cheap) truck that … Continue reading

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Indy Car: aero kits testing

When the DW12 was announced and being tested aero kits were going to be a part of it from day one.  That proved to blow team’s budgets so the kits were not part of the series until this year. Racer.com … Continue reading

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STi on the Isle of Man

Well folks I am busy traveling, but I will try to provide some posts as I wander.  Here is a fantastic view, not only of some fantastic driving on a fantastic road, but the telemetry of the driver’s physical dashboard … Continue reading

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You Tube Bullitt on location shot-for-shot

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What do You Do with a Porsche 912?

The other day I met a fellow named Karl with a Porsche 912 that he had had since 1966, when it was new.  For those of you out there that are not that familiar with Porsche cars of that era, … Continue reading

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