Here are Jim Palam’s top ten picks, just a fraction of the magnificent exotica that populated the Monterey Peninsula during Car Week. 1953 Ferrari 250MM Vignale Spider ‘Pebble Car’ on Ocean Avenue in Carmel. If you were among the many thousands of automobile enthusiasts zipping around the auctions, races, shows and events in the Monterey Peninsula this August, you may have been struck by this of many befuddlements: $49 hotel rooms renting for $549! Plus Lengthy hikes from your car to e...Read More
JEFFERSON 500: VINTAGE RACERS INVADE SUMMIT POINT!
The Vintage Racers Group (VRG) takes over Summit Point Raceway with their latest rendition of the Jefferson 500. Our Mike Matune was trackside. Racers and spectators were treated to five days of driver schools, practice, qualifying and, of course, racing. Here the Cunningham Cup cars, top, are caught coming under the bridge with Hobart Buppert’s Chevy-powered Lola and Michael Zappa’s Ford-powered Superformance GT40 racer at the head of the grid. Behind them comes a field chock full of...Read More
WINNING: THE RACING LIFE OF PAUL NEWMAN!
The feature film documentary about Paul Newman’s racing career is finally available on Video On Demand. Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman has received fantastic reviews from the media and fans alike. The documentary chronicles the 35-year racing career of Paul Newman and features interviews with Robert Redford, Robert Wagner, Patrick Dempsey, Jay Leno, Mario Andretti, and many more. Produced and directed by Adam Carolla. Produced and co-directed by Nate Adams; Executi...Read More