Category Archives: Racing

PRI 2015–more cars

In our last post there were celebrities of the human kind and many of the four-wheeled kind.  Plenty to view, but there were more, much more. Here are some for the Chevy fans out there: Putting cars on their sides … Continue reading

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A Moment with Sam Posey

He’s a man with many talents and you might say has everything, including Parkinson’s. I have two books by Sam.  Mudge Pond Express, an autobiography published in 1976; and Where the Writer Meets the Road, a compilation of his writings, … Continue reading

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24 Hour ChumpCar Racing at VIR

As I wound my way to Virginia yesterday I thought about the excitement of going back to one of my favorite tracks, Virginia International Raceway.  It is just about a half mile over the North Carolina border, but it takes … Continue reading

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Taggart Autosport–in Cary, NC

Tonight we attended the grand opening of Taggart Autosport in Cary, NC.  While Jim Taggart has occupied this 20,000 square foot facility for the past six months, this was the first time that everything was put together for a truly … Continue reading

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Indy 500 2015–flipping with the stars

With Formula 1 evolving its way into becoming a spec series with a hierarchy, it is time to turn our eyes to the Indy series and the Indy 500 race where the month of May is reserved for the teams … Continue reading

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Formula 1 for 2015–what???

Formula 1 is never without controversy, but this past weekend leads one to wonder – what’s the point? I can understand that Mercedes is enjoying being top dog.  Who wouldn’t?  But to dominate to such a degree and block all … Continue reading

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PRI 2014–the People

Yes, its all about racing and parts and cars, but there are plenty of things about the PEOPLE at the PRI show as well.  Sometimes its just the unbelievable number of people at the show: As you walk along you … Continue reading

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