Vintage Movies Of Jalopy Races With Elevator Muzak Are Oddly Soothing

These movies seem to have been digitized to promote a company's 8mm to digital transfer services, but they're pretty engaging on their own. The use of elevator-music background tracks with the chaos of mid-century dirt track racing is at first disconcerting, and then gets strangely soothing. » 8/21/14 4:40pm 8/21/14 4:40pm

The View From the Pace Car -Photo Dump

Last weekend I got to try something new. I was asked if I could drive pace car for the Vintage Drivers Club of America during their weekend at Road Atlanta. The extent of my experience at RA was one parade lap around the track in a Mini and watching several Petit Le Mans from trackside. Sprinkle in my 24 Hours of… » 8/02/14 3:44pm 8/02/14 3:44pm

Too Many Unsung Heroes, Too Little Recognition

I hear it all the time: "I want to get into racing but I can't afford it." Ok, what kind of racing? Now if you know you HAVE to be at the track and not some vast parking lot or airfield autocrossing, then listen up, Buttercups. I have the simplest solution ever: become a course/grid/tech worker. Of course this means… » 6/12/14 6:31pm 6/12/14 6:31pm