“It isn’t all glory – and that’s for sure!”

Apparently, at one point in time, Richard Petty’s mother told an interviewer that she didn’t name her son “Dick,” she named him “Richard.” Perhaps she stated that in response to articles like Jim McMichael’s profile on King Richard in the March 1961 issue of Mechanix Illustrated, in which he chummily mixes in a “Dick” here […]

Hemmings Find of the Day – 1959 Triumph TR3

There’s never a bad time to jump on board with British motoring, even if the first step may be substantial. In a world where ’70s Plymouths sell for just south of $2 million, and auctioneers politely inquire what harm could come of another ten thousand dollars, this 1959 Triumph TR3 makes more sense now than […]

La moustache: C’est hilarant

Reader Tom McNeal wrote in letting us know that the Wartburg link in last weekend’s Four-Links reminded him of the 1971 Jacques Tati comedy “Trafic,” starring Benicio del Toro and that kid from “That 70s Show” and a whole lotta drugs which includes more continental cars than most mere mortals can identify. Nevertheless, he laid […]