Roundtables on The Square

We’ve told you before about the startup group that’s dedicated itself to the history of the Flemington Speedway in New Jersey, which hosted its first automobile race in 1915 and its last in 2000. With four actual corners that gave it tremendous speed, Flemington’s dirt layout, and the action thereon, was mythic.
Neither the speedway, nor […]

Craig Breedlove and Gary Gabelich, side-by-side?

Any land-speed racing historian worth his salt (get it? salt? haha!) can tell you how organized drag racing evolved out of dry lakes racing, when two or more cars would venture out side-by-side, rather than in turn, as land-speeders do today. In the aftermath of the hotly contested battles for the ultimate land-speed record, Gary […]

On Deck: 2010 Auburn Auctions and Festival

As the dust settles from another record weekend in Monterey, California, attention now turns to the upcoming 55th Annual Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival. Held in and around downtown Auburn, Indiana, just blocks from the ACD Auto Museum, a popular part of the festivities includes the two auctions.
For the third consecutive year, Worldwide Auctioneers will hold […]