Category Archives: Sports Cars

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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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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A Big 3 Day Weekend at VIR

Virginia International Raceway has opened up the full course track to host several great events this Friday through Sunday. The SportsCar Vintage Racing Association has come to VIR and brought along several classic vintage race cars. This Saturday I spent … 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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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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Police Cars to Die For

This might just be the best police force to join…if you are a car lover: thanks Jack for this one!

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Fiat 600–small car Big restoration

The other day I made the acquaintance of Giancarlo and had the pleasure of seeing his beautifully restored Fiat 600.  Now you may be more familiar with the Fiat 500 of yore, or you may be thinking of today’s Fiat … Continue reading

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Pulling the Plug on an Icon

It looks like if you wish to own a Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution you had better start looking for one as Automotive News reports that it is the end of a long line of Evolutions.  It began in 1992 and was … Continue reading

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PRI–Performance Racing Industry 2013

This morning I arose at the crack of dawn (or a little before) and headed for the airport and caught a flight to Indianapolis, Indiana, for this year’s PRI.  Prior to be acquired by SEMA last year it was known … Continue reading

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