Exploring Sarasota Classic Car Museum & Vintage Motors
This past week, we had the pleasure of heading down to Sarasota to photograph a conference for our friends at Firebirds Wood Fire Grill. I had a few hours of down time, and as providence would have it, I stumbled upon an automotive gem hidden a few hundred feet from my hotel. The gem, Sarasota Classic Car Museum, is the second oldest continuously running car museum in the United States, getting its start in 1953 as the century’s send Florida Land Boom was well under way.
As we returned to blogging after a little, itty-bitty break of about 2 years, I realized that we were rapidly approaching our 500th post. I was a bit surprised – so much so that I had to go back and count, but sure enough this post is #500! So, what do you do with such a milestone? You create some unique content for your loyal followers.
Who Needs Forward Visibility When Driving 200MPH at the Rolex 24?
We had the pleasure of returning to the Rolex 24 again this year for the fine folks at Top Gear. Despite some less than ideal (read downright unpleasant) weather for much of the race, spirits were high and the Rolex 24 was as action-packed as ever – and with record crowds to boot! With the introduction of a new prototype series, including entrants from the likes of Cadillac, Mazda, and Nissan, anticipation was high as the crowd anxiously awaited the green flag. Now endurance races are always a grueling Continue reading →
An Epic, Drizzly Beginning to Jacksonville’s Cars and Coffee at The Avenues
With the new year comes all sorts of changes – not least of which was the move of Jacksonville’s Cars and Coffee from the Florida Times Union parking lot to its new location at the Avenues Mall, in Jacksonville’s southside. The morning proved stupendously dreary, with a lingering Continue reading →
Mega Gallery: Ferrari Mondiali Brings F1 and Much More for Historic Daytona Event
What’s it sound like when a group of modern Ferrari Formula 1 cars go racing around Daytona for the first time? Well, in a word… Amazing! The banshee shriek of the high-revving Ferrari cars echoing through the infield as the cars fly down Daytona’s famous superstretch, was an experience for the senses. Add to that, the historic significance of F1 cars taking to the high banking of Continue reading →