vrijdag 14 juni 2019

Hemmings Daily: WATCH…or better yet, LISTEN: Dave Wallace, Jr.!

WATCH…or better yet, LISTEN: Dave Wallace, Jr.!
This week, we're bringing you a great video that's probably best just listened to while you're googling vintage drag racing photos. The one and only Dave Wallace, Jr. – the hardest-working man in drag racing – sat down just long enough to be interviewed for an upcoming video production…and we were lucky enough to be […]
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Daily Briefing: DB4 GT Zagato Continuation to debut at Le Mans; RM Auctions Cars and Coffee at the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum; 2019 Automotive Hall of Fame Induction Gala
Aston Martin's Heritage Division headquarters in Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, UK, has produced the first of 19 DB4 GT Zagato Continuations that will be made available to the public. The first one, coated in fiery "Rosso Maja" red paint, will be shown at the 24 Hours of Le Mans on Saturday, June 15. The continuation series […]
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The Owls Head Transportation Museum adds "Fads and Failures" exhibition and more interactive elements
Not every technological advancement is a success. Some don't function as advertised, like the 1899 Horsey Horseless, while others — like the Stout Scarab — were simply ahead of their time. The lesson has been learned time and time again, from microcars to helicopters. The Owls Head Transportation Museum in Owls Head, Maine, intends to […]
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Now pay attention, 007 – promotional James Bond Aston Martin DB5 to cross the block in Monterey
The Snow Shadow Gray, gadget-equipped Aston Martin DB5 that premiered in the 1964 James Bond thriller Goldfinger, and reappeared (briefly) in 1965's Thunderball, is certainly one of the most-recognized cars in the world. Two DB5s were used in filming and two more were later built by Aston Martin for promotional purposes. One of these latter […]
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Hemmings Find of the Day – 1954 Flxible
Motorhome conversion 1954 Flxible for sale on Hemmings.com. From the seller's description: Original Mount Rainier National Park Tour Bus Rare Scenic Roof Sightseer Windows: This unique and well documented Mt. Rainer Natl. Park tour bus has a significant history in the Northwest, transporting countless visitors to Paradise and other park locations. Historic enough for a […]
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Rome, 1972
Date: 1972 Location: Rome, Italy Source: George Bryant, via Toronto Public Library What do you see here?
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Navigating for the Hemmings Motor News Great Race Presented by Hagerty is just as important as driving
As we mentioned in our last driving post, Great Race teams spend some time between races practicing and fine-tuning their speed charts. A new speed chart must be done every time you make a drivetrain or braking change because horsepower, stopping distance, transmission, steering and differential ratios are all going to affect how fast you […]
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