Ian Fleming, the original author of both Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang: The Magical Car and more famously James Bond, was known to have a passion for all things exciting in life, especially automobiles. His fourteen published James Bond novels are ripe with his view of motor racing and motor vehicles, capturing both the…
Welcome to Sunday Matinee, where we highlight classic car reviews or other longer videos I find on YouTube. Kick back and enjoy this blast from the past.
Early Sunday morning, the driver of a red two-door convertible got into a fight with a pedestrian in Daytona Beach, Fla. That unidentified driver started to take off rather than continue fighting. But according to Daytona Beach Police, and witnesses at the scene, he didn't.
Who hasn't been jammed like this before: You're babysitting for an 8-month-old, and you need to get someplace, but you have no car seats for the pickup truck. Hey, want to bet you could hold a stroller through the rear window? Problem, solved.
The garage in Daytona Beach, Florida where Smokey Yunick created many of his successful NASCAR and Indy Car racing machines burned to the ground last night. If this were a police procedural we'd interview a bitter old NASCAR rule-maker.
A blasted-looking J.C. France, grandson of NASCAR founder Bill France and Grand-Am racer, was arrested in Daytona Beach with his "housemate" for an illegal trifecta: drug possession, street racing and DUI. Yup, Cocaine is a hell of a drug.
We've gone on record numerous times supporting the use of bait cars to snare those who would deprive us of our vehicles and/or other belongings. Now a lawyer in Florida is crying foul, saying that Daytona Beach's bait car program is tantamount to entrapment. Would somebody fire and/or disbar this guy, please? While…