The Porsche 550 and 550A
By Dom Miliano
When it came out, many automotive writers were falling over themselves trying to be the first to show pictures and write stories about Porsche's new Boxster. But I always like to look back to see where inspiration comes from so let me put things into historic perspective by taking a look at the 1950's Porsche Spyders that serve as its…Continue
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Interview With One Of Racing's Greats: Derek Bell
Derek Bell is one of the most successful sports car drivers in history. His career spans three decades and is highlighted by 5 wins at one of the most difficult races in the sport of motorcar racing - Le Mans. To the casual fan, his name is probably most closely associated with Porsche or with his occasional duties as…Continue
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Mid-Life Crisis Racing
I'm a sucker for old race cars, especially old Porsche race cars. Unlike today's automotive designs, where aerodynamics dictates the look of a racer, thirty years ago a car's shape was more a reflection of the builder's instincts than anything else. Back then, fast cars had swoopy metal fenders, ignitions with points, Italian carburetors and treaded tires that were closer in…Continue
Added by Dom Miliano on March 23, 2011 at 11:01am — No Comments
Silly Things Race Car Drivers Say
Some say the silly season starts after the last checkered flag has dropped. Not so. If you pay attention, at every race, drivers really…Continue
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Once each year, on the third Sunday in August, about 200 of the most prized collector cars and motorcycles in the world roll onto what is often called the best finishing h*** in golf — the famed eighteenth fairway at Pebble Beach. Tire meets turf and transformation occurs: the stage is set for one…Continue
Added by Stephen Page on March 15, 2011 at 11:08am — No Comments
Just wanted to see if anyone knows the whereabouts of my father's ( Robert Domito) Kurtis he raced in 1953-54 at southern cal events.
This one was distinguished by the beautiful flowing fenders done by a shop in San Francisco that replaced the bicycle fenders. I believe it also had a Chrysler V8 at the time.
Any clues or hints would be appreciated.
Added by Mark Domiteaux on March 9, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments
So what does everybody make of this? We recently heard from George Albright of Ocala, Florida, who has sent us photos of some of the unusual cars he’s bought in the past, and who just recently bought this, well, vehicle, with only the vaguest idea of…
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