COLLECTOR CARS: The Trend That No One Wants to Talk About

October 29, 2012

Voila! After four hours of enjoyable motoring, one Starbucks Refresher and half a can of barbecue Pringles, I arrived in St. Charles, Illinois for last weekend's Mecum auto auction in abundantly high spirits. I'm telling you, driving is the only way to go. Not once was I ordered to put my seat back in the upright and locked position, nor was I scanned, groped or violated.

SHORT TRACK: Expert Advice on What Not To Do

October 22, 2012

Some nights I stay up
cashing in my bad luck,
some nights I call it a draw
 
There are three rules in short track racing. Number 1, don't give up the inside groove. Number 2, survive at all costs. And Number 3... don't forget Rules 1 and 2.

SHORT TRACK: Safety Issues That Actually Matter

October 15, 2012

Racecar drivers are eternally besieged by well-intentioned busybodies enforcing a tidal wave of petty rules, policies and regulations, many of which are designed to enrich sponsors and gear manufacturers rather than protect the drivers.

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MOTORING: The Case for Radar Detectors

October 1, 2012

I'm a firm believer that every motorist should have a radar detector and know how to use it effectively. Every now and then I am asked, “Why should it be legal to own a radar detector, when its only purpose is to help you break the law?”
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