Monthly Archives: October 2011

Stirling Moss and Racing Movies…

Stirling Moss and Racing Movies…

What would you say to Stirling Moss if you got the chance?  To the winner of the 1955 Mille Miglia? I told him it was one the most amazing drives I’ve ever read about. But I could tell he was tired of telling the stories over and over again so…
Remember the Days of Thunder?

Remember the Days of Thunder?

“What do you know about stock car racing?” “Well…I’ve watched it on television of course…ESPN, the coverage is excellent, you’d be surprised how much you can pick up.” I learned a fair amount about circle track racing over the years, but Tom Cruise was pretty much spot on in the…

Is the Nurburgring Overcrowded?

I’m surprised there hasn’t been more accidents at the Nurburgring like the eight car pile up over the weekend. Nothing has changed about the track or its physical safety but the number of public lapping sessions have been significantly cut back since the new management took over. With the Nurburgring…