Calendar Alert – New Dates for Steve McQueen Car & Motorcycle Show

Gang – as you know, this very special event is of deep importance to me, especially the place at which its held.  This is a marvelously varied, highly accessable, and very enjoyable weekend of events, especially if you are a Steve McQ fan. Of course you’ll...

Petersen Automotive Museum Reopens (yay)

It pleases me a ton that my automotive Happiest Place on Earth has reopened, and hopefully for good this time.  Lots of new things to see, so please visit again soon…. PETERSEN AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM REOPENS TO THE PUBLIC MARCH 25 The museum will strictly adhere to...

Zero260 Announces Auctions Site

Here’s a significant announcement I thought y’all might enjoy…MS At Zero260.com we scour the internet for the best deals on the coolest collector and special interest cars for sale so you don’t have to. We provide original content, market valuation,...

Riding With Mario

As Originally published in SportsCarDigest.com Riding with Mario photos by me, and Mel Stone No matter how good a driver you are or think you are, I’ve learned that you really discover how marginal a driver you might be when you ride with or get schooled by someone...

Speed Reading: Vette Books

Of the many new cars I’m continually asked about, the new mid-engined C8 Corvette is among the most often discussed, from a list including the Shelby GT500, the Ford GT, the Hellcat Challenger, and the reborn Ford Bronco. If you just can’t get enough...

Time Passages R.I.P. DeTomaso Modena

The car I’m most identified with is my ’72 DeTomaso Pantera.  I loved that car, and miss it a lot.  Selling it was likely a mistake, but made sense at the time, although I can’t afford to repurchase it or a similar one now.  But I’m pleased these cars have advanced in...

Mercury Cougar Eliminator: Mercury’s Mach I?

1970 MERCURY COUGAR ELIMINATOR: FORD’S ALTERNATIVE POWER CHOICE Most enthusiasts consider 1969 and 1970 to be the absolute zenith of the original muscle car era. These two years served as the apex of the horsepower and cubic-inches curve. As is so often said to...

ANOTHER CHANCE TO WATCH “DRIVING AMELIA” ON NBCSN

  Event Information Visitors Guide Charity Sponsors News and Media Gallery ANOTHER CHANCE TO WATCH “DRIVING AMELIA” ON NBCSN The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance is proud to announce another chance to watch “Driving Amelia.” The...

Cool Cars From the Streets of Japan

I’ve been lucky enough to travel a good deal of the world, prior to 2020 at least.   Among my pursuits  in doing this is to get up close and personal with the car scenes in different countries. And of course I bang off endless happysnaps of all the interesting...

ON THE ROAD WITH YOUR OWN SHELBY HISTORY TOUR IN HONOR OF CARROLL

The late, great Carroll Shelby would’ve turned 98 this past January 11th, and even though it’s now been almost nine years since his passing, he continues to make headlines. Last weekend, Carroll’s personal 1965 427 Cobra (CSX3178) sold for a whopping $5.94 million at...

The Ultimate Vehicle, According to designer Tom Tjaarda

It was my great and good fortune to know, to have worked with, and to have become friends with the late Tom Tjaarda. You may or may not know Tom Tjaarda’s name, I promise you know his work.  Chances are, one of his automotive designs may be on your All Time...

Jay Leno And Walmart Partner On Premium Car Care

If you know me at all, you know about my car care and detailing products fetish.  I’ve sampled and tested all of Jay Leno’s Garage stuff and find it to be of very high quality, and moderately priced.  Up until now, the only place to buy it was on the JLG...

When NASCAR went to Le Mans

American cars running world stage endurance races isn’t new or unusual.  Previous to the all-conquering Ford GTs, there was Cunningham, some Cadillacs, a variety of Corvettes, not to mention Mustangs, the odd Camaro or so, and Panoz, ad infinitum.  As 2021 marks the...

My Greatest Barnfind was a Field Find

Back when I was a much younger man, in a much more innocent time, my friends and I used to do such mundane things as ride our bikes all around town, just for fun, looking around, and discovering.  Of course me being me, there was always a camera in my pack or around...