Category Archives: Sports Cars

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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More Things Porsche–the fun continues

The early reveal of the North Carolina Museum of Art’s Porsche by Design exhibit was a great start.  I showed you the cars on display with the exception of one.  The Janis Joplin 356C. This was not on display in … Continue reading

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Another Cars & Coffee in Cary–What a turn-out.

The weather was just great.  I arrived about nine in the morning and the sun was still low, but the temperature was just perfect and the crowds were huge.  What used to fit in a single parking lot is now … Continue reading

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Phoenix Arizona–Rising from the flames or carbonizing under the Heat

Today I had a list of three museums to visit.  My first choice (mostly because it was opening the earliest) was the Penske Racing Museum in Scottsdale.  There are lots of towns around the city of Phoenix, Tempe, Scottsdale, Surprise, … Continue reading

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Midland, TX–Tribute to Jim Hall

I don’t mind saying that Jim Hall is one of my heroes.  In the 1960’s and 1970’s he seemed magical.  He was doing things with race cars that just blew everyone away.  It all came out of his shop in … Continue reading

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