Category: Must Reads

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ZCON 2020 – Six CraZee Days In Nashville: Part One

ZCON 2020 – Six CraZee Days In Nashville: Part One

Special LACar field correspondent Jeff Agner covered ZCON 2020, which celebrated the Z-car’s 50th anniversary this year, as the LACar ExtravaganZa continues! Story by Jeff Agner (Special LACar.com Field Correspondent) Photos by Jeff Agner, Ian Stewart and Ben Bothwell Day 1, Check-In, Suds & Shine, Opening Banquet and Texas Chili Party: For most travelers, the...

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Part Six: Some Automotive Supercomputer Achievement History

Part Six: Some Automotive Supercomputer Achievement History

The final part of LACar’s series on supercomputers and the Nissan 300ZX by LACar guest writer Dan Banks examines how other manufacturers utilized the new supercomputers. To see previous articles on the Cray supercomputer, along with our other LACar ExtravaganZa installments, click HERE! We read of Honda’s achievements using their Cray supercomputer in the New...

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Part Five: A Deeper Dive into the Cray

Part Five: A Deeper Dive into the Cray

Part five of LACar’s series on supercomputers and the Nissan 300ZX by LACar guest writer Dan Banks explores the Japanese manufacturers’ acquisition of the first Cray supercomputers. This six-part story continues the LACar #ExtravaganZa – a celebration of the Nissan Z’s 50th anniversary. Check back on WedneZday to catch part six and to see previous...

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Day-Cation to Lake Gregory

Day-Cation to Lake Gregory

Lake Gregory offers stunning natural beauty, smaller crowds, and a relaxing, stress-free experience, something that can be tricky to find in SoCal. In recent months, more and more people have been staying closer to home and, instead of scheduling lengthy vacations, have been jumping in the car and heading out on day-cations. A lot of...

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Part One: The 1990-1996 Nissan 300ZX Supercomputer

Part One: The 1990-1996 Nissan 300ZX Supercomputer

Part 1 of this fascinating story by LACar guest writer Dan Banks explores the relationship between the Nissan 300ZX and Cray supercomputers. This six-part story continues the LACar #ExtravaganZa – a celebration of the Nissan Z’s 50th anniversary. Check back on WedneZday to catch part two, and to see previous articles on the ExtravaganZa, click HERE!...

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1994 Nissan 300ZX IMSA GTS – The IMSA GT Powerhouse

1994 Nissan 300ZX IMSA GTS – The IMSA GT Powerhouse

Part 4 of the LACar #ExtravaganZa dives into the epic story behind Nissan’s replacement of the 280ZX: the Triple Crown winning 300ZX. Tune in on Zunday to follow along with our ExtravaganZa series, celebrating 50 years of the Nissan Z cars! To see previous articles on the ExtravaganZa, click HERE! Editor’s note: The gorgeous artwork at...

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LOOK DOWN THE ROAD: The Writings of Len Frank

LOOK DOWN THE ROAD: The Writings of Len Frank

The lost Len Frank collection is found, and now on LACar in all its glory. The collection was thought to have been lost, after a major overhaul of the LACar website resulted in having a number of the older postings go by the wayside. That included “Look Down the Road: The Writings of Len Frank”—a collection of...

 

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