Posts Tagged “laguna seca”

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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In Photos: 2015 Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix at Laguna Seca

By | May 11, 2015

Laguna Seca. The name conjures up epic motorsport battles of years past. Both of the 2-wheeled and 4-wheeled variety. Of course you can’t mention Laguna Seca without a nod to one of motorsport’s infamous turns in the world. The Cork Screw! Once again we made the journey to the beautiful Monterey, California to cover the […]

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In Photos: 2014 Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix – Laguna Seca

By | June 16, 2014

The fourth stop on the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship 2014 calendar is the Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix. With this being the first season of TUSC, and this their first stop at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, things were bound to be different. First off, cars, a lot more cars. So much so, there wasn’t enough […]

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Racing Blip: 2014 Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix

By | May 4, 2014

The fourth stop of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship hits the California central coast town of Monterey this weekend. Which is home to one of the more iconic race tracks in the world, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca – best known for “The Corkscrew”. Now, Laguna Seca has been around since the late 50’s. TUDOR United […]

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Back to the Future with Morgan Motor Company

By | May 3, 2014

That long, looong hood jutting out in front of the driver… those sensual, swooping fenders flowing back to a gently sloped rear end… the bulbous headlights and supple leather belt securing the hood… The Morgan Plus 8 Speedster looks like it just rolled out of the 1940s, a free-spirited refugee from the London Blitz that […]

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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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