This Week in Motorhead History: The Death of Ernie Kovacs

Nearly sixty years ago, in the early morning hours of January 13, 1962, pioneering television comedian Ernie Kovacs crashed his car on rain-slick roads at the corner of Beverly Glen and Santa Monica Boulevards in Los Angeles.  Driving alone, the 42-year-old Kovacs was...

This Week in Motorhead History: Nash—From Bicycles to Jeeps

It was over 100 years ago this month that automotive pioneer Charles W. Nash, at the time a former president of General Motors, acquired the Thomas B. Jeffery Company of Kenosha, Wisconsin, and renamed it the Nash Motors Company.  Nash automobiles would then live on...

Blinded By the Light?

Maybe you are old enough to remember Broderick Crawford and his 1955 Buick from the television series Highway Patrol.  Or perhaps, if you’re not quite that old, Martin Milner and Kent McCord and their AMC Matador from Adam-12.  Either way, you are remembering police...

Ray Brown, Racing Pioneer, is a Hall of Famer

The late Ray Brown, a pioneering driver of Modified stock cars in the 1950s and later a standout open-cockpit Midget racer, will be honored as a 2019 inductee into the Northeast Dirt Modified Hall of Fame. Driver inductions and special award ceremonies are scheduled...

Mario Andretti Came to Town and They Threw a Parade

With May 30 being the 50th anniversary of Mario Andretti’s victory at the Indianapolis 500, it makes perfect sense to talk about July 12. It was by fortuitous coincidence that Mario’s family, when moving to the United States from Italy when he was a child, settled in...
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