Racing Legends

Malcolm Sayer's Jaguar D-Type driven by Fred Simeone while Rudolf Uhlenhaut's beautiful Mercedes Benz Gullwing is flying in the other direction. Simeone Automotive Museum. Philadelphia, PA

The Simeone Foundation Automative Museum showcased 5 European racing cars from the 20th century: 1959 Ferrari 250 GT Interim Berlinetta 1377 – 6th place in the 1959 Lemans race 1956 Mercedes Benz Gullwing 300 SL 1933 Alfa Romeo Monza 1954 Austin Healey 1956 Jaguar D-Type – 3rd place in the 1956 Sebring Race

Old Cars…. Grumpy Old Men…. Chesterwood Antique Automobile Show

Under the hood of a 1958 Chevrolet Impala seen at Chesterwood Antique & Classic Automobile Show. Stockbridge, MA

This was an outing with New England Oddities to the auto show held at Chesterwood, the country home of Daniel Chester French best known for his Abraham Lincoln and the Minute Man sculptures. The property includes his home, studio and gardens where the cars are shown. Many car enthusiasts showed up for the show and… Continue reading Old Cars…. Grumpy Old Men…. Chesterwood Antique Automobile Show

If this is too loud, you’re,probably, too old: Scantic Valley Antique Engine Show

This is my favorite sign of all times. It just says it all! Tip Of the hat...

If, like me, you have a passion for Internal Combustion Engines, then you must have heard of Scantic Valley Antique Engine Show held annually at Four Town Fair Grounds of Somers, CT. The show includes farming equipment(some of which goes back to the early 1900s), classic cars and all sorts of engines(rotary,two stroke, four stroke,..etc).… Continue reading If this is too loud, you’re,probably, too old: Scantic Valley Antique Engine Show

Men are from Mars, Bimmers are from Munich

This is another piece I wrote in 2005, I used to drive an e30 at the time. I always had a loving memory of the second generation 3 series when I was a little kid. The dream came true when I graduated from college and I bought my first car…Needless to say the car wasn’t… Continue reading Men are from Mars, Bimmers are from Munich

Day 14: Walking Palm Springs, CA

It was sunny, 75 degrees. The sky was amazingly blue. Many Harley Davidsons and antique cars on the street. I walked along South Palm Canyon Drive gazing at the plants, cars, bikes…Depressed that I will be going back to snow in two days, that did not prevent me from capturing the beauty of the town!