Two Arrows

Join me on my ’75 Days of Summer’ road trip

I’m writing this from a motel room in McPherson, Kansas. It is June 19, the eve of the 75 Days of Summer, a special...
1965 Aston Martin DB5

Aston Martin DB5 stored since 1980 wedding emerges for Monaco auction

Imagine it’s 1980 and you’ve just used your 1965 Aston Martin DB5 for the drive away from your wedding ceremony. What do you do...

Car swapping: How I made a trade that benefited everyone involved

Cars trades are something that hobbyists and collectors dream about. It’s a mental game we all play, calculating what it would take to swap that pride and joy for some other fine vehicle.
1992 Geo Metro convertible

What’s the world come to when a Geo Metro is on collector car docket?

You cannot image quite how shocked I was this past weekend to be fingering my way through Facebook and to come upon a posting...
SEMA Landscape Report

Roads less traveled: Where are you driving in 2021?

How much did you cut back on driving during the coronavirus pandemic of 2020? According to the Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration, Americans...
Larry's bookshelf

Remembering two heroes who influenced a young reporter

I am not a fan of celebrity, but I have vivid memories of the days I met Leo Levine and Peter Manso, both of...

Bondurant’s name lives on in those he made better drivers

When the first news release arrived March 22 announcing the name change of what thousands of graduates have come to revere as the Bob...

Lessons learned at Bob Bondurant driving school still fresh in my mind

(Editor’s note: During the month of March, the Journal will present a series of stories about driving schools, including some first-person accounts.) “Look ahead! “Look far ahead!” Those...

Turning around wrong-way drivers, and tearing down roads that tore up cities

Wrong-way drivers cause mayhem and even death on the highway, but Czech automaker Skoda and a GPS app supplier have what seems to be...
Route 66 license plate

License plates provide kickback to benefit Route 66 preservation

Now it goes through Saint Looey Joplin, Missouri; Oklahoma City looks mighty pretty You'll see Amarillo; Gallup, New Mexico; Flagstaff, Arizona; (Don't forget Winona) Kingman, Barstow, San Bernardino Bobby Troup wrote those...