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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Denis Welch Dies in Silverstone Racing Accident

Historic racer  and parts supplier Denis Welch, 69, was killed in an accident at the Silverstone Classic on July 27, 2014. The incident occurred while Welch was behind the wheel of a Lotus 18 during the second Jack Brabham Memorial Trophy Race for pre-1966 Grand Prix racing cars.  The multi-car shunt occurred on the initial lap of the Flag Race and collected several other cars during the accident sequence. ...

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A Cautionary Tale

There was a time when the Ford Model T was ubiquitous in the classic car firmament. Almost every car collector had one at some point and it was both an entry level and aspirational car for many enthusiasts. They represented a good investment as prices rose - albeit gradually - over time and that appreciation ensured that most of the money spent on their maintenance and improvement was likely to be recouped ...

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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

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

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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