The Miata’s Pure Blood

The phrase pur sang (pure blood) has long been associated with the genius of Ettore Bugatti and his cars from Molsheim.  Adorned – more often than not in Bleu de France ­– Bugattis are unequivocal jewels that share an essence that imbues each unique car (regardless of model or type) with the same qualities emblematic of every other car to wear the iconic horseshoe grill. Why discuss Bugatti? Because with th ...

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Leif Storms Laguna

Last weekend, at the Monterey Motorsport Reunion, better known to us crusty old timers as the Monterey Historics, Moss salesman Leif Jacobsen got his first crack at the Corkscrew. Racing his family's 1934 MG NA racer, Leif showed his potential with a solid driving performance. The car, purchased by Leif's grandfather, and progressively modified for racing, has now been placed in Leif's hands. While 100 year ...

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Event Report – 2014 San Luis Obispo Concours

There’s no time like summer for car shows, and the San Luis Obispo Concours is one of the best on the Central Coast. Benefiting Hospice of San Luis Obispo, the show attracts a fantastic and eclectic group of automobiles that are a real treat to see. All the folks at Hospice and the show volunteers go out of their way every year to ensure the event is a success. So it was no big surprise that this year’s sho ...

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Two Roads Out of Wendover

There are two roads out of Wendover, Utah, that lead to the Bonneville Salt Flats. One is interstate 80, and there is a sign on th more ...

June 03, 2014

Power Corrupts?

In the right hands a supercharger is a beautiful thing It’s rare in life when one gets the opportunity to build a dream car and ge more ...

June 03, 2014

Event Report – 2014 San Luis Obispo Concours

There’s no time like summer for car shows, and the San Luis Obispo Concours is one of the best on the Central Coast. Benefiting Ho more ...

August 07, 2014

Whither Britannia

Later today the checkered flag will fall once more to mark the start of another 24 Hours of Le Mans. As many of you may have read more ...

June 14, 2014

Leif Storms Laguna

Last weekend, at the Monterey Motorsport Reunion, better known to us crusty old timers as the Monterey Historics, Moss salesman Le more ...

August 21, 2014

Tragic Victory

A look inside racing’s darkest hour By John Nikas It had been said that any man could be fast for a few hundred yards but that no more ...

June 02, 2014

6-Pack Ponderings

Deep thoughts from the lighter side of the forum Online British car forums are indispensable. The conversations not only help with more ...

May 30, 2014

The Official Engine Pulling Tree

“Drive my car while I shoot some video.” So said my friend, Jim Pesta, at the 40th Anniversary Collier Brothers Memorial Trophy ra more ...

June 03, 2014
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