When Road Scholars Magazine won the 2016 Motor Press Guild “Best Automotive Feature Article of the Year” with my “Searching for Salt,” I wasn’t sure if Bonneville Speedway
In 1972, after riding in a well-driven 1969 Porsche 911S, Chuck Miller became convinced that he needed one. Chuck was a SoCal car enthusiast who had owned Volkswagen Bugs and an Alfa Romeo Spider previously. Keeping his White ‘67 Cal-Bug with its 1776 cc motor seemed like the more sensible decision however, and it wasn’t until February of 1989 that he went in
Chuck Miller is not used to looking in his mirrors. If you are chasing him and his Porsche 911 through the Santa Monica Mountains in California, it’s your responsibility to keep up.
Keeping up with Chuck could be a full time job. A SoCal native and ardent car enthusiast, Chuck is well known in the early 911 community for the very reason that he is always involved.
Jeff Gamroth is sweating and stooped over from exhaustion. He and his Rothsport Racing team have just replaced the transmission of his Porsche 964 #89 in a little shop in the middle of nowhere in less than 45 minutes.
“Well, nobody said it was going to be easy,” he quips between tacos and gulps of ‘real’ Coca Cola. “We broke the bell housing on…
Photos By Randy Wells Rod Emory is a well-known builder of outlaw 356s. But his passion extends well beyond full-scale cars. All it takes is
Whether you live in L.A. or are contemplating a visit, there’s a special exhibit there that’s not to be missed. “The Porsche Effect” at the Petersen Automotive Museum along the city’s Miracle Mile will knock your socks off. Back in 2016, Petersen Vice Chairman Bruce Meyer suggested a comprehensive Porsche show to Wolfgang Porsche, the son of Ferry Porsche.
As described in Part 1 of this story last month, Dwight Mitchell’s persistent competitive streak and his old 1971 911 are the stuff of legends. The car’s current owner and fellow racer, Pat Costin agrees, “It’s rumored it has more race wins than any other car on the autocross circuit. I know it’s the first Porsche 911
“We knocked some dust off today,” the 77-year old Dwight Mitchell states matter of factly as he climbs out of his old Porsche warhorse. Minutes
It was not unusual for thirty of these low-slung “bathtubs” to show up for a single event. Racing a brand new 1954-1958 Speedster in California was magical.
One of the main draws of competing in the Porsche Speedster was that it was cheaper and lighter than a 356 coupe. Nobody thought anything about driving these “budget” Porsches to the track.
For many, Parkinson’s disease strikes too close to home. There are more than 5 million people affected by the chronic and progressive movement disorder. Among them are celebrities like Michael J. Fox, Sam Posey, Linda Ronstadt, and the late Robin Williams, Phil Hill and Muhammad Ali.
Here’s a look at some of the things that make your 1964-1989 Porsche 911 handle better: Weight / Center of Gravity Nothing has more potential
In our June issue, we explored a John Steinbeck-inspired inland journey from L.A. to Monterey. This month we hit the coast with Jack Kerouac on
“In 1982, my father purchased a new Weissach Edition Porsche 928, the 44th of 215 made. It came with a special 3-piece factory luggage set
Driving experiences should be fun. So the last thing you want is to be stuck in bumper-to-bumper traffic while piloting your classic car from Los
Interest in air-cooled Porsches has risen to an all time high – on both the left and right coasts – especially among the younger generation. Cars
“To whom much is given, much is expected.” This might seem like an unusual quote to open an automotive story, but it happens to fit.
Michael Copperthite comes from a long line of pie makers. His ancestors founded the Connecticut-Copperthite Pie Baking Company in Washington D.C. on Thanksgiving Day 1885 with
Want to go 200 mph? Call 911. That’s what Tom Woodford of California feels like doing after being denied a chance of attaining that magic
In the fall of 1971, 25 year-old Michael Keyser of Toad Hall Motor Racing ordered a 2.5-liter Light Yellow 911 “ST” sport purposes Porsche from the
Value seems to be a common topic of conversation these days when discussing older sports cars and their parts. But knowing the price of something
“My original plan was to flare the wheel wells, put fat tires on it, and maybe even cut the top off turning it into a