If it weren’t for insurance…

If you’ve ever lived in an apartment, or in some other arrangement where you didn’t have access to a space to work on your car, you’ve likely had the same idea that Ray Woolley had: a self-service garage, where the garage owner provides the space and tools for rent, while you provide the labor. Woolley […]

Raymond Parks, founding father, 1914-2010

Too few people know it, but one of the most important single persons in the history of American auto racing passed away last weekend. Raymond Parks was the final surviving attendee at the 1947 meeting during which NASCAR was founded; he died in Atlanta just two weeks after his 96th birthday.

photo by Eddie Samples
People who […]

Hemmings Find of the Day – 1953 American LaFrance

Independence Day is coming up, and if you act quick enough, you could conceivably buy this 1953 American LaFrance, get it home, then enter it in your local Fourth of July parade, lights and sirens going wild, all for less than the price of a brand-new three-quarter ton pickup. From the seller’s description:
This unique emergency […]