Monte Carlo, Mille Miglia, Nurburgring .
These are the deadliest curves, filled with the legends of men, machines and immortality.
Join me for a tour of the giants of racing, from 1896 through the 1960's, and their pictures and stories.
Blood, victory, defeat and courage; often in the same race.
Monday, September 17, 2012
This is an electric car I can get behind.
This was the result of the melding of a 1952 Glasspar roadster and an electric engine, by the Banning Electrical Products Corporation. It was heavy, impractical, but hey, it could throw up the mud like a champ. Unfortunately, even its 100 miles on a charge claim couldn't compensate for its 4500 pound curb weight and 60mph top speed. And it was expensive. But what could have been...