Posts Tagged “vintage racing”

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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In Photos: 2013 Rolex Motorsports Reunion – Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

By | October 10, 2013

Its difficult to describe an event like the Rolex Motorsports Reunion. Where else can you see such a giant collection of restored cars, drivers racing their hearts out, willing to risk their very large investments as well as their lives to see if they can win a race with great prestige but little monetary payoff? […]

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Weekend Wallpaper: Ferrari 312 T2 – another take

By | September 29, 2013

This isn’t the first time we’ve talked about the Ferrari 312 T2, but we thought it was appropriate to highlight this car again as the movie, “Rush“, opened this weekend here in the USofA. You can read more about this car from Neil’s previous entry here. Like to thank driver Chris MacAllister for allowing us […]

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Weekend Wallpaper: 1929 Model A Speedster

By | April 21, 2013

Previous Daily Derbi Weekend Wallpaper submissions originating from my desk suggest a sense of wonder as dedicated drivers converge on America’s race tracks with their treasured 4 wheel family members to show how fast they can go driving equipment relatively new to American society of the time submitting a pull still irresistible in today’s society; […]

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Weekend Wallpaper: Ford GT40 – part 2 of 3

By | March 17, 2013

Ed. note: This is part 2 of a 3 part series on Ford GT40s. Ford GT’s make up some of the more interesting participants at vintage racing events. As I mentioned in my last article, Ford GT swagger continues to this day. Those driving street versions proudly park their wheels where people like me can […]

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Weekend Wallpaper: Ford GT40 – part 1 of 3

By | March 3, 2013

Ed. note: This is part 1 of a 3 part series on Ford GT40s. Back in the hazy days of my high school career, news bits from Ford’s dominance of the ’66 LeMans 24 Hour race trickled through the car klatch of friends and pseudo auto enthusiasts with which I hung out. A new really […]

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