Category: cars

Satoshi Motoyama 0

Satoshi Motoyama

The DeltaWing car I mentioned here last year made it to Le Mans last weekend. It didn’t go too smoothly. About 6 hours into the race, a Toyota TS030 shunted it into a guardrail. One...

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Alfa Miata

I have a first generation Miata (aka NA). I was never really tempted by the next two (NB and NC) because each one got a bit fatter and flabbier. There’s been a rumor going...

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Chameau d’acier

This story has been trending on Reddit recently. Emile Leray was traveling through the desert near Tan-Tan Morocco, when his Citroën 2CV broke. Rather than giving up, he took the parts and made this:...

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Pete in the GT 40

The other day I mentioned the time that Peter got to sit in that GT 40 that’s now on the market, but I didn’t have any good pictures with me at the time. I...

That’s a Load’a “You Know What” 0

That’s a Load’a “You Know What”

The other day I dumped on Romney about his op-ed in the Detroit News. On the other hand, I really liked this speech that Obama gave to the UAW the other day. There are...

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Ford GT 40 #83

I was reading through the listings at Hemmings, and saw that one of our favorite cars is on the market. Here’s a picture we took at Lime Rock a few years ago. I’ve got...

The Economist on Romney on Detroit 0

The Economist on Romney on Detroit

Our former Governor had an op-ed in the Detroit News the other day arguing, well I can’t quite figure out what he’s arguing. He seems to be trying to take credit for something he...

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Torque

Many, many years ago, I worked on a data acquisition unit for a Formula 1 racing car. It was a very clever contraption. When it worked, it could collect eight channels of data while...

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Tutto Italiano

Peter & I went to Tutto Italiano today. That’s an annual event at the Larz Anderson museum which celebrates Italian cars and motorcycles. It was a beautiful day, and there were a lot of...

A New England Noah 1

A New England Noah

I hadn’t had a chance to see the NYTimes recently, so I missed this article last week. It’s a really nice profile of Charles Gould and his micro car collection. We mentioned him recently...