AB JENKINS, MORMON METEORS & BONNEVILLE

AB JENKINS, MORMON METEORS & BONNEVILLE
The Selvedge Yard blog celebrates AB JENKINS, MORMON METEORS &  BONNEVILLE racing. By the late-1920s and early-1930s, the formerly elusive 100-mph mark was old news. Magnificent short-wheelbase ‘32 Duesenburg SJ Speedsters with supercharged 320-horsepower, DOHC engines could top 120 mph. Factory racer and devout Mormon Ab Jenkins set a number of records at the Bonneville Salt Flats, averaging over 150 mph in a streamlined and supercharged Model J Dusey. In 1935 Jenkins returned to t...
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SHOWTIME AT THE AMELIA

Casual fan or gearhead, there was everything from Brass Era to Gurney Eagles; NASCAR’s greatest hits to Ferrari’s 75th anniversary; and almost anything in between at the 27th iteration of SHOWTIME AT THE AMELIA. Dan Scanlan brings us highlights. Under The Hagerty Group after it purchased Bill Warner’s Amelia Island Concours in June, an expanded family-themed Cars and Community Cruise-In, a Kid’s Zone, 1980s-1990s RADwood Sports Car Show, and even a Concours d’Lemons were added to the pr...
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PETERSEN MUSEUM: SUPERCAR TOUR

PETERSEN MUSEUM: SUPERCAR TOUR
One of the finest collections of high-performance vintage and modern sports and GT vehicles resides at the Petersen Museum. Let’s take a virtual PETERSEN MUSEUM: SUPERCAR TOUR! 1968 Ford GT40 Mark III, P/1105, originally built for world famous conductor, Herbert Von Karajan, Salzburg, Austria. Photo: Ted7. The term Supercar has been in existence for more than a century. While the high-performance vehicles often associated with our modern definition of a Supercar did not arrive until the 1950...
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MONTEREY CAR WEEK 2018, PT. I: THE HAMMER!

MONTEREY CAR WEEK 2018, PT. I
I came. I saw. I need a drink, blogs photojournalist Jim Palam, after spending five days of auto immersion on the Monterey Peninsula. There’s no doubt that if you’re a Car Guy you must experience this high-octane week of automotive achievement, competition, celebration and extravagance. But be forewarned: bring comfortable shoes, lots of money, plenty of energy and a lot of patience. If you’re lucky, you’ll make it through Day One with enthusiasm intact for Day Two. Welcome to MONTEREY CAR WEEK...
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RADNOR HUNT CONCOURS: ELEGANCE AT ITS BEST!

RADNOR HUNT CONCOURS: ELEGANCE AT ITS BEST
The Matunes – Maureen & Mike – were on the field of 100 antiques, classics and sports cars to bring us highlights of one of the country’s top Concours. The Radnor Hunt Concours d’Elegance limits itself to 100 motorcars each year while recognizing automotive legends. This year four were honored including Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg. Exemplifying those once mighty marques were Dave Markel’s ‘31 Cord L-29 Cabriolet and Sue & Mark Lankford’s ‘37 Cord 812SC Phaeton. Team Penske’s ‘73 Porsche 9...
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