Texas' Finest in the Motor City

A while back, the boys over at Winding Road got to spend some time around the Chaparral 2E Can-Am car at GM's spread across the street from the Ham Center in Warren, MI. Somebody suggested earlier today that Ed Welburn deserves a raise. We'd forgo a raise for some seat time in a 2E, which still stands as one of the …

» 7/02/07 8:45pm 7/02/07 8:45pm

Faster Miles an Hour: The Chaparral 2E

Our pals at the road that tends to have little to do with straightaways posted this video of a car designed for adjustable drag/downforce given the state of said roads. Oh, and it also happens to be wicked-awesome. Yes, it's the Chaparral 2E. Yes, we will buy one as soon as our number comes up. And no, we won't…

» 3/09/07 11:30pm 3/09/07 11:30pm

Because Overgrown Boys Still Love Drawing Can-Am Cars: Future Chaparral

The Canadian-American Challenge Cup. Just thinking about those halcyon days of death-defying hypermotorsport makes our bowels begin to rumble and our head a bit light. When men were men and racing cars that did more than go in a straight line were propelled by big block Chevy mills. And while Jim Hall's… » 1/03/07 3:00pm 1/03/07 3:00pm