Faster Than the Speed of Tesla

The speed of light is 186,000 miles per second. The speed of a Boeing 747 is 614 miles per hour. The speed of the new Tesla Roadster is 0-60 in 1.9 seconds at over 250 miles per hour, making it officially the fastest street legal car to accelerate to sixty miles per hour and putting the top speed in a category with the Hennessey Venom GT, Bugatti Chiron and Koenigsegg CCR.

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What the Hell is a Riker Torpedo Racer?

Riker didn’t just build electric cars, he built electric racecars, which helped him and the company to hold onto their lead in the electric car producing market and won them glory in both long distance and short track racing from the end of the 19th century into the beginning of the 20th.

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Finding New Roads (and Exploring the Old) in Chevrolet Trucks

Mr. Edsall directs some of that life-learned knowledge of the classic car industry to the Chevrolet pickup truck, in his latest release, Chevrolet Trucks: 100 Years of Building the Future. The book, full of images, photographs and a whirlwind of history, explores just how much the pickup truck has influenced American life, and just how much American life has influenced the pickup truck.

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My Top Five Shows of the Season

For all intents and purposes, the car show season is dwindling down on the east coast. Of course, it’s still warm enough to be summer here, but since most car shows are planned months in advance, there are few still coming up. Still, it has been a fantastic season, filled with cool classic cars, modern cars and custom cars, and it’s been my pleasure to report on the events.

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Bridgehampton is a Success Story

You’ve got to give these guys credit. Despite a first year event drenched by a late October deluge, the combined efforts of Dan’s Papers and the Bridgehampton Museum came up to bat again, with this year’s Bridgehampton Road Rally and Tour D’Hamptons.

Of course, it was a fantastic event.

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Bridgehampton Road Rally & Tour d’Hamptons 2017

The Bridgehampton Museum and Dan’s Papers will once again celebrate this storied history with an event that will reignite a passion and shine a light on a treasured piece of East End and American lore: the Bridgehampton Road Rally & Tour d’Hamptons, taking to the streets this Columbus Day Weekend on Saturday, October 7.

We’ll be there!

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The Coatesville Grand Prix – Still at the Starting Line

In theory, grand prix racing events are fascinating, interesting and unique. They give us the chance, rarer than you might expect, to watch vintage cars actually hit the road, saturating the air in thick scents of worn leather, leaking – well, leaking everything – and ancient exhaust fumes, as marvels of technology and engineering speed past to the delight of the crowds.

In reality, grand prixs are difficult to pull off.

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Editorial

  • My Top Five Shows of the Season
    For all intents and purposes, the car show season is dwindling down on the east coast. Of course, it’s still warm enough to be summer here, but since most car shows are planned months in advance, there are few still coming up. Still, it has been a fantastic season, filled with cool classic cars, modern cars and custom cars, and it’s been my pleasure to report on the events.
    Read more...
  • Bridgehampton is a Success Story
    You’ve got to give these guys credit. Despite a first year event drenched by a late October deluge, the combined efforts of Dan’s Papers and the Bridgehampton Museum came up to bat again, with this year’s Bridgehampton Road Rally and Tour D’Hamptons. Of course, it was a fantastic event.
    Read more...
  • Serving Time in the Car Business
    I spent the last four years in the car business as a sales consultant in two different dealerships; an economy brand, and a luxury brand. I wasn’t particularly good at it, but it was a valuable experience and I learned a lot.
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  • Tucker: The Man and His Dream
    I find it so interesting that this film is nowhere to be found. If Tucker were operating in today’s day and age, like Elon Musk or Christian Von Koenigsegg, the story would have been different.
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  • Won’t Come Back From Dead Man’s Curve (Because You’ll Want to Stay All Year)
    But, in the world of racing and classic cars, boldness and aggression often pay off, and this year’s Dead Man’s Curve Car Show, hosted at the Mahwah Sheraton this past weekend, certainly did. Without a doubt, the event this year surpassed all the iterations that had come before and played a true and dangerous competitor to Lead East.
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Motorama

  • What the Hell is a Riker Torpedo Racer?
    Riker didn’t just build electric cars, he built electric racecars, which helped him and the company to hold onto their lead in the electric car producing market and won them glory in both long distance and short track racing from the end of the 19th century into the beginning of the 20th.
    Read more...
  • This Week in Motorhead History: Happy Birthday to the Man Who Saved Indy
    One hundred and five years ago, on October 31, 1902, Wilbur Shaw was born in Shelbyville, Indiana. Today, few people know who he was, which is a shame, because he is one of the most important people in American racing and in the history of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
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  • Who the Heck is Bertha Benz?
    Today, in 1944, Bertha Benz died. And anyone who loves cars, knows cars or has ever sat in a car, you should care.
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  • The Little Egyptian Cars That Couldn’t Quite
    By 1957, troops had pulled back, but Egypt hardly remained a safe or peaceful place for British ex-patriots like Raymond and Neville Flower, who had been working to develop a racing scene halfway across the world from home.
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  • Is This the Biggest “Barn Find” Ever?
    A barn in the middle of Pennsylvania has yielded what may be the biggest genuine barn find ever, and collectors from all over the country are taking notice. To tell the full story, we first have to go back more than 90 years, to the days of the Roaring 20s and the luxurious Rolls Royce automobiles of that time.
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