Help Fund This Abandoned Iowa Race Track's Glorious Comeback

Greenwood Roadway in Indianola, Iowa attracted enthusiasts from far and wide when it hosted SCCA and club races in the 1960s until it closed because of financial and safety issues. But the track, which may have inspired a famous Gran Turismo course, is on the verge of a big comeback. Now it needs your help. » 10/10/13 1:15pm 10/10/13 1:15pm

The Greenwood Revival: An Abandoned Racetrack in Iowa Has Its Day

For 50 years, the Greenwood Roadway sat amidst rolling hills near Indianola, Iowa, slowly being overgrown by prairie grasses. Its surfaced is cracked, and in some places it's gone altogether, but the nostalgic fondness for the three-mile circuit has not been lost on race fans across the Midwest. This all came to a… » 6/10/13 1:48pm 6/10/13 1:48pm

Junk Car Law Ensures We're Not Moving to Windsor Heights, IA

The Windsor Heights city council has voted that inoperable vehicles must be kept inside. No more leaving your old RX-4 or 810 in the backyard with a fence around it, pal. You've gotta build an enclosure for that heap while you wait for the latest and greatest salvation from JC Whitney to get it back on the road. Kill… » 11/14/06 4:15pm 11/14/06 4:15pm

Austin Stays Golden, Drives From Ann Arbor to Colorado On E85

One of our resident reviewers proved you can go home again by getting some action from Jean Jennings. No, not like that. Austin went back to his old Automobile boss and picked up a gig driving an Impala solely on E85 from Michigan to the Coors brewery in Golden, where they not only brew beer, but manufacture ethanol.… » 8/31/06 3:30pm 8/31/06 3:30pm