CLASSIC AUTO SHOW: MOTORS & MYSTERY IN LA!

CLASSIC AUTO SHOW: MOTORS & MYSTERY IN LA!
The ‘Mystery’ is the mysterious Mysterion and Mike Brewer’s two different shoes, reason enough to keep checking the latest at http://CarGuyChronicles.com , blogs Jim Palam. Taking inspiration from the UK’s Classic Motor Show, the US Classic Auto Show was promoted as “The largest three-day indoor classic car show in the U.S.” My hopes were high as I escalated to the second floor of the LA Convention Center and got a friendly wave from Wayne Carini, star of Chasing Classic Cars. This was the seco...
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INDYCAR: WHAT’S MISSING AT ST. PETE?

INDYCAR: WHAT'S MISSING AT ST. PETE?
Stephen Cox examines the decline in overall entries at Indycar events over the years and looks at what, if anything could or should be done about it.  Qualifying for an Indycar race is no longer considered an accomplishment of any value in the auto-racing world. Of course, qualifying well is still valued. But qualifying itself is not, because every team that shows up automatically makes the race! This is one of the unspoken differences between Indycar racing today and Indycar racing of the...
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’66 PLYMOUTH STREET HEMI: BONNEVILLE TO SUBURBIA!

’66 PLYMOUTH STREET HEMI: BONNEVILLE TO SUBURBIA!
After setting the B/Production Flying Mile record of 156.35 mph at the Salt Flats, I daily-drove and drag raced the 426 Street Hemi in around New York City. Bob Summers’, left, pre-production ’66 Plymouth 426 Street Hemi registered a top speed of 160.82 mph and set a USAC-FIA two-way Flying Mile record of 156.35 mph. It also set the two-way Flying Kilometer record of 155.30 mph. The B/Production records had been “owned” for years by factory Pontiacs prepared and driven by Mickey Thompson. I had...
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LAMBORGHINI HURACÁN PERFORMANTE: FAST & FURIOUS!

LAMBORGHINI HURACÁN PERFORMANTE: FAST & FURIOUS!
Just one year from its debut at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, the Huracán Performante has already taken the production car lap-time records on eight international circuits. The record times were set during press trials carried out by prestigious magazines on their circuits of choice: 03/07/2017    Vairano (Quattroruote) –1’09”.43 03/08/2017    Balocco (Auto) –2’38”.07 29/08/2017    Contidrom (Auto Zeitung) –1’29”.6 25/09/2017    Mira (Autocar) –1’05”,03 28/09/2017    Wroughton (The Gr...
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