From The Scrap Yard To The Race Track: The Curious Case Of Brooklands

1936 Delahaye 135S was featured at the Simeone Foundation Automative Museum part of their Why Did Brooklands Save So Many Cars Demo Day. Philadelphia, PA

The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum in Philadelphia demonstrated five fine cars from Brooklands which, besides being the world’s first purpose-built race track, was a place where members could race their sports cars on a club-owned track. Brooklands gave drivers the opportunity to use cars that were otherwise outdated. Many historically significant cars were saved from the scrap heap… Continue reading From The Scrap Yard To The Race Track: The Curious Case Of Brooklands

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

The Best Is Yet To Come

A 1963 Superior Cadillac Hearse seen at the 5th Mohnton Professional Car Club Hearse and Car Show. Laurel Hill Cemetery. Philadelphia, PA

The fifth Mohnton Professional Car Club auto show at Laurel Hill Cemetery.

American Beauty

1922 Ford Model T. Chesterwood Vintage Motorcar Festival. Stockbridge, MA

Chesterwood Vintage Motorcar Festival in Stockbridge, MA. One of the pictures in this collection was selected by FWA Photo editors as Photo of the day, August 12th 2014 http://www.fwaphoto.com/#/2014-08-12/

Red Hook, Brooklyn

This was another Brooklyn expedition with NYC Photo Outings group last Saturday. We started at Smith and 9 street Subway Station(F & G) and roamed the streets of Red Hook. I managed to capture some video after the outing where the cloud formations were dramatic and quite fascinating.  

A Shark story

And here is another piece I wrote on the e63(6 series),in 2005 it was haled as the revival of the loved six(e24) which had been out of production for decades. High in the sky Deep in the ocean or maybe somewhere in between. I saw a silver shark standing alone. First, I thought it was… Continue reading A Shark story

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

Eyes Of The Angel

A couple of days ago                                                I was hanging out alone Looking for a company                                             where no company is allowed Out of the blue came a beauty                                utterly covered in black The only thing uncovered                                        was her angle eyes Believe me, Once I stared at them                          My heart fell on the ground A moment of stint… Continue reading Eyes Of The Angel

The Baby Bimmer

I wrote the following piece back in 2005 after BMW first announced the 1 series concept car to an astonished world. I thought I’d publish it here in the hope that I’ll revive that passion one more time! ‘A new baby is born’                                   was the news highlight of the day I could not  imagine                                    that… Continue reading The Baby Bimmer