Excellent biography of the King of Cool. Book review.
Steve McQueen was the real deal. An authentic enthusiast. Book review.
From the movie, LeMans. This is the same car driven by John Thomas that is featured in the sound files recorded by Mike Parris at Riverside International Raceway in 1980. The first audio file was posted before, but the second one, Four hot laps around Riverside, was recently acquired from driver John Thomas. Great in-car…
Classic Car Chase.
Cool vintage racing videos from the ‘60s and early ‘70s. Plus, a triple test of the Porsche 917, Ferrari 512, and Lola T70 Coupe, tributes to Dan Gurney, and a rebuild of a Porsche 917 engine.
Concise history including the cultural impact of Pontiac’s Trans Am. Book review.
“I simply want the world to know that men like Manuel Lopez still exist.”—Michael Lamm
A 14-minute behind-the-scenes mini-doc on the making of the film Le Mans.
By lap four, Thomas was bringing it hard through the esses, down to first in turn six and on the throttle to the off-camber turn seven. He was laughing out of seven and kept both of us grinning from ear to ear, just hearing the big twelve rev.
An automotive enthusiast’s personal apocalypse. A story in the not-so-distant future in which Mr. Randel, caught up in a system not of his making, faces the inevitability of having the government confiscate his car, and remembers the time when he had the freedom and the means to enjoy driving. He realizes that it’s too late and that things have gone way too far to ever go back.