In November we said "goodbye" to the first Alpha Gearhead racecars. It was a painful separation, but only a temporary setback as we started the search for the next adventure. Vintage Racing! False Starts We started looking almost immediately, and initially found a promising 1971 MGB. It was a very nice car, well built and … Continue reading Back to Action!
An interesting article, bringing a recollection of a certain 1967 Camaro. Our ‘67 had the same 250 cube six, but with a floor shifted three speed. We traded it for the ‘69 Firebird 400. There was a noticeable difference in power no matter what the author of this article recalls! https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2018/04/08/hot-rod-stovebolts-and-other-chevrolet-six-cylinder-memories/?refer=news
What a weekend! Having family that lives on Amelia Island, I have attended the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance several times, but it never fails to amaze. 2018's event was no different, despite a last minute date change, we were treated to yet another overwhelming display of automotive beauty. It was a whirlwind for us, David … Continue reading Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance
I have always loved this generation Riviera. While I don't know much about them, there's some good insight here. A manual transmission would make it much more appealing, but a laid back cruiser has some charm as well. https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2018/02/21/nine-reasons-to-own-a-1971-73-buick-riviera/ Header image from Hemmings.com
Each March for the past 65 years tens of thousands of race fans, drivers, crews, and support personnel descend on Sebring Florida for a grueling 12 hour endurance race. In 2017, 46 cars in four classes challenged the rough 3.7 mile track from mid-morning until well after the sun disappeared. Over 115 drivers from nearly … Continue reading 12 Hours of Sebring, Twelve Life Insights