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The 2013 Queen’s English British car show.

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Under a typically gray English sky, The Queen’s English British car show in Van Nuys, California enjoyed a tremendous turnout. Legions of Triumphs, Austins, MGs, Lotus, and other English cars descended on Woodley Park in the San Fernando Valley, a … Continue reading

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JCCA New Year Meeting: Part 2 恒例のJCCAニューイヤーミーティング2013

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We continue with coverage from the JCCA New Year Meeting held in Tokyo on January 27, 2013. The previous article covered most of the Nissans at the event. We’ll take a look at the other brands at the show starting … Continue reading

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Autosport International 2013: Part 3- The cars

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Autosport International or “The Racing Car” show as it is known to the regulars always has an interesting collection of cars to please the eye. The variety ranges from Karts to modified street cars and everything up to the latest … Continue reading

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JCCA New Year Meeting 2013: Part 1 恒例のJCCAニューイヤーミーティング2013

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I’ve heard about the Japan Classic Car Association New Year Meeting for years. Unfortunately my previous trips to Japan during January usually happen a few weeks prior to the New Year Meeting. But not this year, I thought it was … Continue reading

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Autosport International 2013: Part 2-Parts and components.

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In part 1 of Autosport International coverage we looked at some of the interesting engines on display at the show. In this installment we’ll cover some of the parts and components on display. It would be impossible to show everything, … Continue reading

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Classica Cafe Yokohama クラシカ横濱: An oasis for the mechanical mind.

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The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines “oasis” as something that provides refuge, relief, or pleasant contrast. For many, such an oasis exists in the Fujimicho neighborhood of Yokohama, Japan. Tucked away, down a side street near the Isezaki Chojamachi subway station is … Continue reading

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Jim Stokes Workshops Limited: Historical Precision

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About an hour south of London lays the Jim Stokes Workshops Ltd. (JSWL) and as you guessed it, Jim Stokes oversees the operation.  And what a special group of workshops he has built up over some 40 odd years in … Continue reading

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Cars and Coffee: A weekly motoring pilgrimage

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One questions I am often asked when I travel abroad is “what is Cars and Coffee really like, is it as impressive as it seems?”. The answer is always yes. Most people that have never experienced the now world famous … Continue reading

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1958 Road America: Sprint Race Action

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This is a great time capsule film of a sprint race at Road America in 1958. It’s not often we get to see period cars in action during the golden age of sports car racing. This film features  Porsche Spiders, … Continue reading

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Vintage BMW. The Southern California Fall Festival

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BMW has offered up some pretty cool cars over the years. Like most automobile manufactures, their product lineup has become larger and perhaps less stylish in recent years.  For many enthusiasts, BMW’s heyday was the mid 1960’s through the mid … Continue reading

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Goodwood Festival of Speed 2012- Lotus

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There are endless stories about the Goodwood Festival speed already in print so I won’t go into too much detail here. I can say the British know how to put on an event that is unequaled anyplace else in the … Continue reading

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Period Clothing: The must have accessory for your classic car?

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Over the past several years there has been noticeable growth and popularity of “retro” style motorsport inspired clothing , especially in the UK . Events like the Goodwood Revival have certainly fueled the movement but wearing period kit at other race … Continue reading

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