Category Archives: Road Trips

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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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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PRI 2014–Some Gems

Here is where I open myself up to more criticism than usual. As I’ve wandered the exhibition floors and hallways I have come across booths where there are things that catch my eye and impress me.  They may not be … Continue reading

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PRI 2014- Snake and Mongoose

Attendees gathered anxiously for the opening breakfast of this year’s PRI in Indianapolis. The doors to the Sagamore ballroom opened early and everyone found a place to enjoy the complementary breakfast that was followed by a rousing bit of entertainment … Continue reading

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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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