“I remember seeing the Karmann Ghia as a little girl and thinking this was such a symbol of my parents in the 70s. Yellow, compact, cool and ready to go at any moment, it symbolized their adventures and love. When I was old enough to start thinking about driving, I discussed with my dad if I […]
Pick of the Day is a distinctive 1966 Volkswagen Type 34
The sporty Volkswagen Karmann Ghia is a hand-built German GT car that is reliable and easy to work on, and usually available at an affordable price.
Willie mind if we wandered around and took some photos?
It’s 2020 and I have been invited to judge yet another car show. It is something I love doing as it exposes me to cherry cars and commensuration with like-minded friends. However as mentioned, this is 2020. The global pandemic of COVID-19 has given cancel culture the upper hand on just about every aspect of […]
By 1951, when Jaguar introduced the art-deco teardrop lines of the XK120 Fixed Head Coupe, they already had impacted the motoring world with the XK120 roadster that proved to be the fastest production car in the world. The 120 in the name referred to its top speed of 120 mph. Clark Gable famously took delivery […]
Mika Hakkinen, with his two Formula One Driver’s World Championships is undoubtedly a key personality in the long storied legacy at McLaren. His Championships were now 20 years ago, but he is still an ambassador for the legendary Milton Keynes race and road car builder. At the Rolex Reunion at Laguna Seca in 2019, during […]
The 1965 Ford GT Competition Prototype Roadster, GT/109, which was the only open GT40 to compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, will be auctioned Saturday, July 11, during Mecum’s Indianapolis auction. Owned by Dana Mecum, the race car has been fully restored to its original competition specifications as when it ran at Le […]
For John Narigi, the new general manager of the Laguna Seca Recreation Area that includes WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, we must offer our most heartfelt welcome to the business of motor racing, natch. But unfortunately, that is where our optimistic view of the change of guardianship of the track from the Sports Car Racing Association […]
Today is Collector Car Appreciation Day (CCAD). While not a federally recognized day off, it is a recognized holiday, as the SEMA Action Network (SAN) wants to “raise awareness of the vital role automotive restoration and collection plays in American society.” This is the 11th such holiday. In a celebration video, Courtney Hansen, daughter of […]