Category Archives: At Play

A Summer Outing

Perfect weather — time for a drive in the Blue Rascal today.

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Sunny Day at the Wildlife Refuge

Including an inadvertent image made when placing the camera in the passenger seat …

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CJ at Spokane

C.J. attends this weekend’s Festival of Speed at Spokane, WA.  His 944’s new Idaho plates look sharp.  He sends many videos and stills, and we await more descriptions of his adventures.

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Learning to Race with Jim Russell

BaT (BringATrailer.com) brings us a circa 1959 piece on the Jim Russell Racing School, the school I attended in 1967 at Jim Russell’s training sessions at California’s then-named Willow Springs Raceway. (Btw, I didn’t stick with it; I decided that … Continue reading

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The Driving Season

When I had my 1966 911, I gave it an “Italian tuneup” just about daily.  And once in a while, I had Roger do a dyno tune.  The 911 was a daily driver, for the most part, sharing its existence … Continue reading

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Suddenly Seems Like Summer

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CJ Drops In

C.J. comes down from WA this past Saturday, so we get together to mull over Kevin’s 951 and his Bimmer, grab a sandwich at Joe Sugar’s and fire up the Blue Rascal.

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Resurrection

Kevin and I visited the Blue Rascal today (and checked out his 951 and his BMW 320i project, too).  After sitting too long in cold storage during the last several weeks of untimely low temps and much snow, the thing … Continue reading

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The Arizona Desert, 1968

Some rediscovered photographs from a Los Angeles-to-Phoenix rip across the desert in August heat, foot to the floor.    In those days you could (or perhaps I was just lucky) run the desert pretty much flat out.  Never overheated.  Except … Continue reading

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Cruising the California Coast With the Pumpkin

A few more discoveries from 1969’s forgotten photographic discards of my long-estranged ’66 911.

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