The Coatesville Grand Prix – Still at the Starting Line

In theory, grand prix racing events are fascinating, interesting and unique. They give us the chance, rarer than you might expect, to watch vintage cars actually hit the road, saturating the air in thick scents of worn leather, leaking – well, leaking everything – and ancient exhaust fumes, as marvels of technology and engineering speed past to the delight of the crowds.

In reality, grand prixs are difficult to pull off.

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Reflections on “T.C.”

“From Plainville, Connecticut, you either love him or hate him, Teeee-Ceeee!” would be a typical pre-race introduction. The fans would cheer and boo in unequal numbers. Ted ate it up. He was not at the track for a popularity contest. He was there to win.

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Serving Time in the Car Business

I spent the last four years in the car business as a sales consultant in two different dealerships; an economy brand, and a luxury brand. I wasn’t particularly good at it, but it was a valuable experience and I learned a lot.

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“Rush” to Coatesville

Trio, by his own admission not a “car guy” but inspired by the movie, asked Miles a simple question: Did he think an open-wheel race could be run on the city streets of Coatesville, population 13,000? And with that, the Coatesville Grand Prix was born.

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Trusting Tom Cotter With Detroit’s Lost Cars, in Motor City Barn Finds

Of course, we should know by now that we can trust Tom Cotter’s expertise, easy-going personality and choice of photographer to properly capture a universe we may never get to explore first hand. Alongside photographer Michael Alan Ross, Cotter delves deep into the barn find and automotive scene of Detroit. And, like the automotive archaeologist he calls himself, they strike gold.

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