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Crosley Number 1

My story last left off with my first sports car, a 492 Berkley. After this love affair with English built cars it came time to finally find a US sports car. The only one for me had to be a Crosley. Now I must admit that brother Fred has had ...

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2014 Formula 1 Report: USA Edition Drafting the Circuits Week 3

Circuits Countdown   Pre Season Testing Jerez, Spain                          January 28-31 Bahrain Test 1                      February 19-22 Bahrain Test 2                      February 27- March 2 Grand Prix of Australia       March 14-16   2014 CAR LAUNCH DATES Team                  Date                    Model       Location  McLaren             January 24         MP4-29     Online 12 pm UK ...

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The Core of NASCAR

The NASCAR headlines all proclaim change on the horizon.  From banning of tandem drafting at Daytona to new faces in iconic car numbers, nothing is the same from last year or last generation or ever.  The only constant, it seems, is change. And I, for one, am a proponent of ...

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Interesting Facts About Dale Earnhardt, Other Drivers, & NASCAR

We see them on and off the track, and have since NASCAR’s first race in Daytona Beach in February 1948. But, it was the December before in 1947, when a group of men met with Bill France, Sr. in Daytona that NASCAR was born.  Since its inception, NASCAR has grown ...

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‘Greatest Races Ever: The Centennial Indianapolis 500 (2011)’ by Frank Santoroski

Greatest Races Ever is a series of articles that looks back on some of the wildest, unpredictable, most competitive or just plain odd races over the years.  This week’s installment takes us to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 2011.  The 2011 500 mile race was the culmination of a three-year ...

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Classic Car Club Show

I have to interrupt the scheduled program because of a very unusual happening here in Naples, FL. Last Friday I was doing my volunteering work at the Collier Automobile Collection now known as Revs Institute™. The guests consisted of a contingent of Classic Car Club of America members on tour ...

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2014 Formula 1 Report: USA Edition Drafting the Circuits Week 2

Circuits Countdown   Pre Season Testing Jerez, Spain                          January 28-31 Bahrain Test 1                      February 19-22 Bahrain Test 2                      February 27- March 2 Grand Prix of Australia       March 14-16 Driver Line Up Red Bull Racing    Sebastian Vettel                 1 Red ...

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And The Hits Keep Coming

The new NASCAR season is just getting started and already there has been a ton of news from Daytona. If anybody was thinking of easing into the season, it is not possible. First, the news came about Sam Hornish Jr. taking a part time NASCAR Nationwide Series ride with Joe ...

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Thunder at Daytona: The Latest NASCAR News

Did you start the countdown?  I did.  The withdrawal continues.  I’m looking forward to February 23rd.  NASCAR is the only sport that kicks its season off with its biggest event – the Daytona 500. There are many changes to prepare for, among them driver changes, changes to the car itself ...

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‘Greatest Races Ever: The 2001 Cracker Barrel 500′ by Frank Santoroski

Greatest Races Ever is a series of articles that looks back on some of the wildest, unpredictable, most competitive or just plain odd races throughout the years.  This week’s installment takes us back to the Atlanta Motor Speedway in 2001 as we examine the highly competitive and emotional Cracker Barrel Old ...

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A Short History Of Crosley

Before I write about the Crosley cars that I have owned I think it is important to know something about the men who built these incredible cars. Misters Powel and Lewis Crosley were pioneers in the automobile industry in this country. Since the early 1900’s they wanted to build their ...

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2014 Formula 1 Report: USA Edition Drafting the Circuits Week 1

    Circuits Countdown   Pre Season Testing Jerez, Spain                          January 28 Grand Prix of Australia       March 14-16     Driver Line Up Red Bull Racing    Sebastian Vettel                1 Daniel Ricciardo Mercedes                 Nico Rosberg                      6 Lewis Hamilton Ferrari                      Fernando Alonso             14 Kimi Raikkonen                7 Lotus                         Romain Grosjean ...

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What To Watch: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 2014

Out with the old and in with the new. The 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season promises to be filled with the sport’s best to date. A second year in the Gen 6 car, a shakeup of drivers, crew chiefs, and teams, and heavy expectation from the fans has everybody watching ...

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‘Greatest Races Ever: The 1984 Grand Prix of Dallas’ by Frank Santoroski

Greatest Races Ever is a series of articles that looks back on some of the wildest, most competitive, controversial or just plain odd races over the years.  This week’s installment takes us back to 1984 to have a look at the Grand Prix of Dallas. While the current Formula One ...

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