Why I wrote "The Ragged Edge"

To me motor racing is a feeling, a feeling that beguiles the soul, and captures the imagination. Writing "The Ragged Edge", was my...

The Chevrolet Connection

Overlooked in the "Ford v. Ferrari" movie, was competition from a Chevrolet powered machine, called the Chaparral. In the mid-1960s,...

Ford v. Ferrari

The following is my review of the movie, Ford v. Ferrari. It was over the summer of 1963, on the heels of Ford's near miss at the...

Dream Team

Book Review: "Edsel Ford and E. T. Gregorie: The Remarkable Design Team and Their Classic Fords of the 1930s and 1940s" Edsel Ford was...

The Fastest Man on Wheels

If you were a hot rodder, Southern California was the place to be in the 1950s. Gasoline was cheap, the junkyards were flush with all the...

Dan Gurney, an appreciation

Grand Prix great Dan Gurney died January 14, 2018. He was age 86. Three-time world champion Jackie Stewart described him as, “The...

Corvette-Mustang: An Appreciation

Two Reviews: CORVETTE—FIFTY YEARS, by Randy Leffingwell My brother, a car enthusiast extraordinaire, has driven them all—Porsches,...

The Porsche Mystique

Incredible but true. Porsche is a German car that owes its popularity to California. Being a native Californian, it seems only fitting....

Roger Corman makes a racing movie

Filmmaker Roger Corman wrote a book some years back entitled, “How I Made a Hundred Movies in Hollywood and Never Lost a Dime.” Roger...

Midnight Ride

October 1973 — We turn left and head east on Imperial Highway, away from the ocean: two Porsches, one a canary-yellow Coupe, the other a...

A Gearhead's Devotion

If you’re into cars, the following three book reviews should kick-start your engine. CARS AT SPEED, by Robert Daley — When "Cars at...

Viva Hollywood

What do Jack Nicholson, Al Pacino, Tom Cruise, Paul Newman, James Garner, and Jeff Bridges have in common? Yes, they’re all actors....