Tag Archives: Dearborn Inn

Autoweek Fantasy Camp–My view

First let me make this clear that these opinions are mine.  I am speaking for Jim’s Garage, not Autoweek.  In a future issue Autoweek will compile all the Campers’ input and produce a consensus for you to critique. My first … Continue reading

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Autoweek Fantasy Camp–2012 on the track

From my entry on what we did Friday you can see that Autoweek and ZF don’t let grass grow under our racing shoes.  Speaking of shoes, a box of  new Alpine Stars racing shoes were handed to us upon check-in … Continue reading

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Autoweek Fantasy Camp–from the beginning

We will climb into Mr. Peabody’s WABAC machine and return to Friday, May 18, the day before all of our track time. Friday is actually quite a full day.  We campers came down for a wonderful Dearborn Inn breakfast and … Continue reading

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Autoweek Fantasy Camp 2012–A long day with too much fun

The smell of exhausted brakes permeates the air here at Ford’s Dearborn Development Center.  Nineteen very happy campers have spent a day living the dream of car testing and evaluation. In the morning we drove ten different sedans on a … Continue reading

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Autoweek Fantasy Camp–Getting there…

I left NC yesterday and traveled through that state as well as Virginia and West Virginia until I reached a place in the highway that had traffic stopped.  I was able to converse with a guy  in a work van … Continue reading

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