We’ll Take Manhattan

The 2022 New York International Auto Show The New York International Auto Show dates back to 1900, when it first took place at the original Madison Square Garden, and in a city that is notoriously not car-friendly the annual exhibition of automobiles continues to...

I Bought a Car

The humorist Jean Shepherd, best known for the movie A Christmas Story and who had a popular and long-running late-night radio show on WOR in New York City decades ago, once said, “Nostalgia is a disease.”  I suffer from that disease. Let me explain. Each January, the...

Those We Lost 2021

Those We Lost In 2021 John Hogan, a UK-based advertising executive who played a key role in bringing multinational corporate tobacco sponsorship to the major racing series in the 1970s, principally in Formula One but also the CART Indy Car series.  Hogan’s death at...

Those We Lost in 2020

2020 was a tragic and complicated year worldwide, a year in which the overall automotive community did not escape the additional heartbreaking losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Whether their passing was due to COVID, natural causes or other reasons, here are those...

How Strange Has the 2020 Racing Season Been?

There is no question that the year 2020 will live in infamy because of the tragic COVID-19 global pandemic. Within the world of auto racing, the year will stand out also for being, um, strange. Most of the strangeness is the result of the pandemic, of course. In...