Among those cars at this year's event was a spooky looking custom hot rod, a Porsche 928 made up to look like its Land Shark nickname, a couple Mustangs from different generations, a Bel Air, a Porsche 911, a Chevy Impala, and a Ford Falcon.
Saturday, October 31, 2015
Friday, October 30, 2015
Among the cars on display was this Best in Show wining Lincoln Continental as well as two beautiful C2 Corvettes, a Mustang, a couple of 1957 Bel Airs, a Chevy Impala, a Camaro Z28, a Chevy Crestline, an El Camino, and a Pontiac GTO.
http://www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com/at-the-track/museum). Today I'm going to take you through the 1950s and into the early 1960s. I'll start with the 1950 winning Kurtis-Kraft machine driven by Johnnie Parsons. Originally built for dirt tracks, this 1949 Lesovsky/Kurtis built machine won the 1951 500 along with a slew of other top races.
Thursday, October 29, 2015
I always get a little frustrated at the "best of" or coolest" lists; mostly because I have a few places where I disagree. On top of that those lists are generally put together by some magazine editors who may not know what they're talking about. This list, the 51 Coolest Cars of the Last 50 Years, comes from Road and Track, some guys who have a pretty good idea about cars. Take a look and let me know what you think. Either leave a comment or drop me a line at email@example.com.
Terri Hart dropped me a line with a link to an infographic he put together on how to become a stunt driver. I thought I'd share it with you and maybe some of you might want to take up the mantle. Of course I learned how to do all of these moves back when I was living in Los Angeles.
http://www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com/at-the-track/museum) and more will be coming tomorrow. In the mean time, check out their web site and plan your own trip to the track. As always, feel free to leave a comment or drop me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Here is a link to my latest article in Cincinnati Profile magazine. http://cincinnatiprofile.com/2015/10/auto/whats-in-a-name/