June 2011 Blog Posts (14)

Columbo to Peugeot then onto the Carrera Pan Americana.

I know some of my Georgia friends may be surprised that I have a long history with European cars I hope you too can enjoy this aspect of me most of  you do not know.

It is interesting how certain events can trigger memories and the angst of how to put…


Added by Miguel Caparros on June 30, 2011 at 1:00pm — 6 Comments

New Camaro Book

Here is my review of the new book on Camaros... Camaro: Five Generations of Performance. Check it out : http://www.examiner.com/vintage-transportation-in-national/camaro-five-generations-of-performance-review…


Added by Steve Natale on June 29, 2011 at 12:20am — No Comments

1965 Ford Mustang Station Wagon

by Miguel Caparros 

This article was prompted by a posting from Sam Fiorani, another automotive historical journalist on his website,…


Added by Miguel Caparros on June 26, 2011 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

Atlanta Motorsports Park nears opening

By Ryan R Rees

The subtitle on the promotional booklet for the Atlanta Motorsports Park says it all: “The country club for people who live in the fast lane.”

The new park, currently under construction just outside the Dawsonville city limits, is expected to open later this year.

Much like a golf country club, AMP offers members exclusive use of the facility. Future plans include a clubhouse with restaurant, fitness room, swimming pool and tennis courts.

Unlike… Continue

Added by Ryan Rees on June 21, 2011 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

From Highcroft Racing, Dan Gurney, Dr.Don Panoz and Ben Bowley Taking this unique concept to Le Mans

You snooze you may loose real big. This project was first offered to Indy Car, they turned it down. I love it! This is truly evolutionary. I will be sitting on the edge of my seat waiting for the first test,…

Added by Miguel Caparros on June 17, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Rotten Apples Spoil Caffeine & Octane and Meet Darlene and Richard Scott

by Miguel Caparros

Testosterone running poor decisions has been the undoing of many men and women. Poor judgement in the effort to show off, rears its ugly head. At some point it happens to us all, it…


Added by Miguel Caparros on June 16, 2011 at 12:30pm — 14 Comments

Cars & Extras Needed For New Bill Bob Thornton Movie!

I found this article on the On Location Vacations website. The cars are need for a shoot set for Cedartown, GA later this month (June).  This is taken right from the site at http://www.onlocationvacations.com.  Good luck and please let us know if you all get a part in the show!

Cedartown, GA, a small town north…


Added by Michael Thies on June 16, 2011 at 10:01am — 1 Comment

Earnhardt Jr. to Raffle Very Own 2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible

Mooresville, N.C. (Wednesday, June 15, 2011) – Earlier this year Dale Earnhardt Jr. traveled to General Motors' assembly plant in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada, not only to take ownership of a brand new 2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible but also drive it off the line in grand debut of its heavily anticipated arrival. Amid cheering workers and flashing cameras, Earnhardt Jr. climbed behind the wheel of his victory-red Camaro with black rally…


Added by Michael Thies on June 15, 2011 at 5:35pm — No Comments

Meet Jason Cole Photographer. Car Shows, who is driving and where are we going?

Meet the contributors. Jason Cole, Photographer.

Text by Miguel Caparros Photos by Jason Cole

I am the luckiest editor in the world. I some how manged to get some of the best photographers to…


Added by Miguel Caparros on June 14, 2011 at 9:16am — No Comments



Monterey, California (June 1, 2011) – The idea for an opportunity to provide automotive enthusiasts a chance to experience Monterey’s Classic Car Week was born from the continued amazement by many lifelong automotive enthusiasts proclamations that they’ve never been to Monterey, CA during this time before.  So,…


Added by Miguel Caparros on June 13, 2011 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Record Breaking Crowd At Caffeine & Octane June 5 2010. Alpharetta Georgia

Easy to get to and the support of Barnes and Noble Book seller and Starbucks coffee has turned this venue into the

largest monthly Cruise in the South. The truly incredible thing is not just the sheer numbers but the quality and rarity of some of the cars that show up. Every first Sunday of the month this incredible gathering happens. All the parking lots around…


Added by Miguel Caparros on June 6, 2011 at 7:30am — 7 Comments

Chevrolet Re-Inventing The Corvette With The C-7 To Lure Younger Buyers

By Miguel Caparros GM file Photos

In a bold move Chevrolet is opening up a Pandora's box by announcing a new power plant package to debut with the upcoming C-7.  Not wanting to shun the Corvette faithful, Initially the current engine…


Added by Miguel Caparros on June 4, 2011 at 7:58am — 1 Comment

Flying in a B-24 Liberator

I had the honor and prilivage to fly in a B-24 Liberator last weekend.  Check out the story and in-flight photos here: http://www.examiner.com/vintage-transportation-in-national/a-flight-a-b-24-liberator… Continue

Added by Steve Natale on June 1, 2011 at 10:58pm — No Comments

Street Racing hits the strip !

View the full story of the Rusty Bridges Street Car Challenge here...



Added by Jason Cole aka Bird on June 1, 2011 at 9:53am — No Comments

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