Category Archives: Great Roads

Heading to Arizona and finding things on the side of the road…

I had a good nights rest and was eager to turn west toward Arizona.  Not that I didn’t like New Mexico, but I have a lot of miles to cover and the P71 was anxious to get to the next … Continue reading

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Albuquerque and the Unser Racing Museum

I had at least two more hours of driving ahead of me before I would reach Albuquerque.  It gave me time to see some more of the New Mexico countryside. After an hour or so I decided to take a … Continue reading

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Truth or Consequences–Busted

I left Las Cruses on the early side so I could take the back roads some before jumping on the Interstate heading north.  I went through the pecan orchards.  Acre after acre.  It was really something to see.  I think … Continue reading

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DeltaWing – will it fly at LeMans?

The DeltaWing car looks more like a land speed record challenger than a road racing vehicle, but that’s just what it is.  Originally put forth as a contender for the Indy Racing League car replacement in 2012, it was just … Continue reading

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Targa Newfoundland – a final word – sort of

This is a summary of what the whole Targa trip amounted to for me. I left NC on September 1, knowing that I would have to be in North Sydney, Nova Scotia on the night of September 5, in order … Continue reading

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Targa Newfoundland – the Road Back

The leaves were turning as I drove west from Nova Scotia toward Maine.  I had to spend three extra days in Sydney in order to get a couple of wheel bearing replaced on my Evolution.  It only has 20K miles … Continue reading

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Targa Newfoundland – Let’s Keep it Going

I just spent some of the most amazing days of my life working as part of a team of volunteers that makes the Targa Newfoundland happen.  Yes, it is run by volunteers. This is the most unique automotive event of its … Continue reading

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Targa Newfoundland – In the Drink

OK, this video has probably been seen 2 million times, but for the loyal readers of this blog: I was there right after the accident and saw the aftermath.  The car was craned out and then flat-bedded to a fire … Continue reading

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Targa Newfoundland – Completing the journey and working through a hurricane

We woke up yesterday morning to high wind gusts and sheets of rain, mostly sideways.   Given the conditions we were not optimistic that Targa would be able to finish the last day of stages. Sure, we were all tired.  As … Continue reading

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Targa Newfoundland – Gander

After a very busy Monday in St. John’s the team has moved to Gander for two days of stages.  Whew. Every day is a long one so I think the best thing I can do for all of you is … Continue reading

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