January Editor’s Note

Happy New Year! It’s an especially happy new year for us at Road Scholars Magazine – or should I say, “the award-winning” Road Scholars Magazine. In mid December, as we wrapped up the slightly tardy issue for last month, our regular contributor Randy Wells won the Motor Press Guild 2016 Feature Story of the Year […]

A Noble Effort

Robert Eberan-Eberhorst was a disciplined scientist who expected that of his colleagues. That included Ferdinand Porsche. Professor Robert Eberan-Eberhorst (23 October 1902 – 14 March 1982), was born Robert Eberan von Eberhorst, the son of Alexander Eberan von Eberhorst, a high-level administrator in the Austrian postal hierarchy who became a distinguished Austro-Hungarian Vice-Admiral during WWI; […]

January Scottsdale Auction Previews

Hurry! Hurry! Hurry! Step right up, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, step right up! As the old carnival barker line goes, “Admission is free, pay at the door, pull up a seat and sit on the floor.” The 2017 automobile auction is about to begin and your favorite auctions houses have gathered an exciting […]

RSR Recreated

This is how Richard Schickman started the RSR Project: A longtime devotee of the early 911s, especially the 1973 RSR, Richard was always drawn to muscular, masculine shape and stance. When you create something for yourself, and do it with passion, the result is special. Others want to share in your creation. Porsche assembled the […]

Searching for Salt – One Year Later

In October 2015, Road Scholars Magazine published a story of mine that went on to win one of the biggest awards of my life: the 2016 Motor Press Guild “Best Automotive Feature Article of the Year.” It told the story of a Porsche competitor at the 2014 Bonneville Salt Flats “World of Speed” event. It was […]