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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. states from 1927 through 1953, excepting a short WWII break, one of the period’s rail […]

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Quick Lube horror story

By | December 16, 2015

If you’ve been around the car scene long enough, you’ll eventually hear some horrific story about somebody taking their car to a Quick Stop Lube type place. Sometimes the oil filter wasn’t put on. Or the forgot the fill the engine back up with oil. Or a plethora of other problems that seems to stem […]

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The Times are a Changin’

By | October 31, 2015

  As has been reported many places, Miller Motorsports Park will cease operations today, October 31st, 2015. Miller Motorsports Park opened in 2006 by Larry H. Miller, a Utah businessman and sports car enthusiast. That was also the year I was documenting a race team that was running in what is now known as Pirelli World Challenge. […]

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Racing Blip: 2015 Lone Star Le Mans

By | September 18, 2015

  Let’s take a trip. A trip to one of the newest racing tracks in the good ‘ol USofA. We’re heading to Texas. Located outside of Austin is a track called Circuit of the Americas. Welcome to the penultimate stop for the IMSA/TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, for the Lone Star Le Mans! With the Texas sun […]

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Racing Blip: 2015 Continental Tire Road Race Showcase

By | August 9, 2015

Racing Blip: 2015 Continental Tire Road Race Showcase Heading south from Green Bay, Wisconsin, for about 80 minutes, you’ll come across Road America in Elkhart Lake. One of the oldest, still functioning, race tracks in the United States. This scenic track is the setting for the latest round of IMSA/TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. With race week […]

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Racing Blip: 2015 Northeast Grand Prix

By | July 24, 2015

With 5 stops remaining in the season, the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship rolls into picturesque Connecticut for the 2015 Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park. This stop, the only classes running are the Prototype Challenge (PC) and GT Daytona (GTD) cars. Today’s qualifying, on this short 1.474 miles track, had it’s share of excitement. In […]

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