Editor’s Note – January 2019

Happy New Year! We hope you all enjoyed happy holidays. We start out 2019 as we have each of our four years so far, with a couple interesting stories and with auction information. We open the issue with Randy Wells taking us “Back to the Flats,” as in Boneville, to revisit his friend and Turbo […]

BACK TO THE FLATS – The Search for Salt Gains New Traction at Bonneville Speedway

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 would survive moving forward.  After all, long-term federally leased mining had removed 60 million tons of salt brine from the flats over the previous 65 years.   In 2014, the […]

Porsche 911 SC “Safari” Tribute

Photos by Randy Wells Nineteen Eighty-Two was a good year to buy a new 911. The 911 SC had a galvanized body with rear flares standard, a 3.0-liter aluminum case engine, and a driving experience that was as good as any other early ‘80s sports car. Twenty years later wasn’t a bad time to buy […]

Arizona Auction Preview

Bonhams The Scottsdale Auction The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa 6902 East greenway Parkway Scottsdale, Arizona 85254 17 January 2019 Previews: Tuesday 15 January 2019 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Wednesday 16 January 2019 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Thursday 17 January 2019 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Sale: Thursday 17 January 2019 From 11:00 […]

The Petersen Automotive Museum Auction

The Petersen Automotive Museum Auction 6060 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90036 For more information: info@rmsothebys.com Preview: Friday, 7 December 2018 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Auction: Saturday, 8 December 2018 12:00 p.m. until finished The prices listed here are the figure when the gavel dropped, and are quoted from HammerPrice, before application of any […]