MONTEREY CAR WEEK 2018: THE PADDOCK!

Monterey Car Week 2018: The Paddock!
The pulsating paddock is the heart of WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. Its function is to create an adrenaline-rush by pumping fossil-fuel-burning machinery into an 11-turn, 2.238-mile arterial adventure. When functioning properly, factory race teams and privateers are able to “live life” in the way we were all meant to – behind the wheels of rare, expensive, and sometimes dangerous racecars, blogs photojournalist Jim Palam.Exploring the paddock is one of my favorite things to do during Monterey...
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VDCA @ VIR: WILD HARE RUN!

VDCA @ VIR: WILD HARE RUN!
The start to our vintage racing coverage schedule this year was, as in the past, the Wild Hare Run put on by VDCA (Vintage Drivers Club of America) at VIR (Virginia International Raceway) in Alton, VA. Our Mike Matune was trackside at VIR. Vintage racing can be as competitive as any other type of competition as showcased here by this tightly spaced group attacking the “Snake”. Leading the pack is Dean Tetterton (Triumph TR4) followed closely by John Fontanella (MGB) and Hervey Parke (Ginett...
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NEWPORT CAR MUSEUM: THE ART OF THE CAR!

A private collection of some 50 automobiles focuses on six decades of modern industrial automotive design and celebrates cars as works of art. The Newport Car Museum, Portsmouth, RI, officially opens its doors for the first time on June 1 and will surely become a “destination” for tourists as well as serious car enthusiasts when visiting New England. “We believe that the wonderfully talented industrial designers who flourished after World War II were not unlike the sculptors and artists of t...
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