Formula 2 cars battling three-wide at the 2019 Spanish Feature Race The adage “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” has become cliche, but its overuse comes for a good reason: it’s usually sound advice. Take the Porsche 911 and Jeep Wrangler, for example. Neither Porsche nor Jeep has significantly altered the design of their … Continue reading Has Formula 2 Taken A Wrong Turn?
Interview: Josef Newgarden Reflects on 2020 Season, Talks Cars, and More
Josef Newgarden’s career was almost over before it even got started in 2010. After succeeding in Skip Barber Racing School’s series, Newgarden relocated to England and impressed in British Formula Ford, placing second with nine wins in 25 races. He caught the attention of a new investor who would fund a move to British Formula … Continue reading Interview: Josef Newgarden Reflects on 2020 Season, Talks Cars, and More
Hood Ornament Highlight: 1938 Pierce Arrow Town Car Limousine
In last week's Hood Ornament Highlight, I covered an airplane hood ornament found on a 1931 Franklin Series 15 at the Northeast Classic Car Museum. This week features another vehicle found in the same collection, a 1938 Pierce-Arrow Town Car Limousine, which you can read more about in my article about the Northeast Classic Car … Continue reading Hood Ornament Highlight: 1938 Pierce Arrow Town Car Limousine
Hood Ornament Highlight: 1931 Franklin Series 15
Welcome to the first edition of a new weekly series, Hood Ornament Highlight, where I feature a beautiful, quirky, or intriguing hood ornament from a bygone era, before these decorative mascots disappeared due to stricter pedestrian safety standards. Kicking things off is this small airplane hood ornament found on a 1931 Franklin Series 15 Deluxe … Continue reading Hood Ornament Highlight: 1931 Franklin Series 15