Not Hibernating... 


If you were driving down a back road in New Hampshire in late December and thought your eyes were playing tricks on you...they weren't. The other ex-Harrah Collection Thomas Flyer of maximum displacement sees no rest regardless of season.

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Jeff Decker 
Sculptor of taste, talent, and world-renown, Jeff Decker has finally re-launched his website. Pity there aren't more photos of his amazing collection of bikes and cars, but one takes what one can get.

Jeff Decker of Utah, USA.

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Horses for Courses: The Purdy Duke of York twins 


Coming this week, a brief history of two of Ned Purdy's lesser-known boats, the amazing though slightly ill-starred Dixie Flyer and Little Shadow.

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Photo of the Day 


1964 Shelby Cobra 289 USRRC

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File under: Special 


Although there were doubtless other garage-built competition cars that came before it, John Bolster's own Bloody Mary is viewed reverentially as one of the true godfathers of the 'Special' form. The Vintage Sports Car Review has a brief but tantalizing review of the wild, oft multi-engined beast HERE!

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Photo of the Day 


The ex-Villoresi/Ascari/Farina/Chinetti/de Portago/Hill/Ginther/Brero 1953 Ferrari 375M (0286AM) at the Saratoga Auto Museum.

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Artifacts: The ARCA Pearl Harbor Letter 


In early December of 1941 George Rand, then President of the Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) mailed postcards to the club's membership announcing a halt of all activities until further notice. After the War ended it would be a few years before organized road racing resumed in North America, and only then under multiple banners, none of which belonged to the ARCA. This is Rand's draft letter whose contents found their way onto what was for all intents and purposes the last official comuniqué the founding and revolutionary organization's members would ever get.

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