Author Archives: Neil Eschenfelder

Trans Am Regeneration

By | September 7, 2017

If Rick Jeffrey, shown here, races his screaming yellow ’67 Z28 at The Glen this year, he might have a lot of new company. August 8, 2017 brought forth Sportscar Vintage Racing Association’sannouncement CEO Tony Parella, through Parella Motorsports Holdings, acquired controlling interest in Trans Am Series Racing and The Trans Am Race Company. Deeply […]

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From Whence Orange Blossom Special?

By | August 11, 2016

  One of auto racing’s tried and true car names, Orange Blossom Special, originated with Seaboard Airline Railroad’s fast and luxurious passenger trains connecting New York City through several rail lines to Palm Beach, Florida, eventually extending to Miami. american-rails.com states from 1927 through 1953, excepting a short WWII break, one of the period’s rail […]

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Ford Again Seeks Le Mans Domination

By | June 17, 2016

Will Lightning Strike Again?   So driving your heart out, making your shifts over the last 24 hours, busting your bearings against the world’s most iconic brands and drivers, proving you, Ken Miles and Dennis Hulme behind the wheel of a Ford 7 liter powered GT40 Mark II supercar deserve a rousing trophy hoist in […]

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Weekend Wallpaper – Choo Choo El Camino

By | January 10, 2016

According to history.com’s listing Chevrolet launched El Camino twice, once in 1958 as a stand alone model for a 2 year run and again in 1964 for more successful market presence until Chevrolet dropped the model and name in 1987. Wikipedia states El Camino (The Path) captured more market attention after 1968’s move to Chevrolet’s […]

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Weekend Wallpaper: Tony Beale’s Panther Kallista

By | March 1, 2015

Intending this article for much earlier publication, I finally encountered sufficient uninterrupted time to get this article together. Please forgive my delay. Summer 2013 seemed to go on for ever. Unseasonably warm weather lasted off and on into late October. Weather Gods extended me one last chance to grab some car portraits in early November […]

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Weekend Wallpaper: Jim Buell’s MG-TC

By | April 5, 2014

Reading my earlier articles, you know my history with Morris Garages’ fine products. My ’66 MGB introduced me to the world of endless expense, responsive handling and true performance, not just fire breathing pavement melting straight liners of the late 60’s and early 70’s. Don’t get me wrong. I appreciated a raw horsepower display as […]

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