Monthly Archives: October 2014

Porsche Orgy in Texas

Today, Jalopnik/Black Flag tells us that racing in the Porsche Supercup series is coming to the U.S., specifically, Texas. And, on a related note, Jalopnik also gives us an incredible photo dump of Texas Porsche racing.

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Drawn From Memory

Way back when, I had a wonderful but clapped out (until I did a lot of rebuilding; actually, the major rebuild/semi-restore of my checkered automotive career) 1963  Land Rover 109 wagon.  I sourced a lot of parts from Belize, including a … Continue reading

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Early Morning, Late October

This morning — intermittent fog, mist, overcast, glimpses of blue –we take Charlie D. Barker for a romp at one of his favorite venues — the neighborhood skate park.

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Truck Craziness

Stumbled across this piece of waaaay off-topic GoPro mischief … TGIF.

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Some 911 Porn for a Thursday

From Sportwagenklassiker: Then Studio Kippenberger shows us Achim Anscheidt’s amazing backdated car (in an oddly-edited sequence, IMHO): If you want the backstory on Bugatti’s Director of Design Anscheidt’s 81, try this.

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A 14hp Porsche

This morning, BaT (http://bringatrailer.com/2014/10/19/1959-porsche-diesel-junior-tractor/) features a 1959 Porsche tractor.  We didn’t have these down on the farm when I was a kid.  Here’s the BaT description: Many more pics here.

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Morning Run Across the Valley

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Go With Your Gut Feeling

My wife and I often sit down at the end of the work day and watch one or two TED Talks, a favorite way to relax and pick up on something new and inspiring.  What I didn’t expect to see … Continue reading

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A Blast From The Past

Stumbled upon this today.  Haven’t seen it for years.  From a snapshot taken circa 1966 or 67, and extracted around 1990.  One of only two cars I ever purchased brand-new off the showroom floor.  Another view here.

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Upon Meeting Ben and Janine

Late start this morning … Driving across the valley, stopping to look at the mountains on all sides.  A white 2005 Boxster appears out of nowhere, and I am asked if I need any help. A thirty-minute roadside conversation ensues. … Continue reading

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