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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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Keeping You Close to Heart in a World of Social Distancing

Keeping You Close to Heart in a World of Social Distancing

Above: Wilshire Boulevard in Downtown Los Angeles (courtesy DowntownGal and Wikimedia Commons) As we all know too well, the COVID-19 virus has upended everyone’s daily lives in so many ways. This is a time of great concern for all, and we appreciate the efforts being made by the medical and public health communities, as well...

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“SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ROAD RACING” …When Old Yeller really roamed the race tracks!

“SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ROAD RACING” …When Old Yeller really roamed the race tracks!

This new book by Tony Baker stands out and deserves a second look. For anyone who expects it online soon, that’s not going to happen … just break down and buy the darn book. LACar.com Book Review:Southern California Road Racingby Tony BakerPaperback 128 pages, 223 photos$22.95Published 2019ISBN: 978-1-4671-0362-6Arcadia Publishing/www.arcadiapublishing.comReview by Dave WolinPhotos courtesy of the...

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1970-1975 Formula 1 Greats LOTUS 72

1970-1975 Formula 1 Greats LOTUS 72

1970-75 seems a long time ago in any sort of talk about modern motorsports technology, but this bright new book by the highly-respected motor-journalist Pete Lyons brings the subject into very sharp focus. LACar.com Book Review: 1970-1975 Formula 1 Greats LOTUS 72 By Pete LyonsForward by Emerson FittipaldiErvo Publishing July 2019Westrow House, Holwell, Sherborne, Dorset,...

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Audi A6 allroad returns in 2020 – Designed for Adventure

Following the success and enthusiast fanfare of past generations, the A6 allroad makes its U.S. return in 2020 with a specially tuned adaptive air suspension and quattro with ultra technology. The A6 allroad is equipped with a turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 TFSI® engine that gives it the power to match the vehicle’s versatile character and distinctive...

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2020 BMW M8 Gran Coupe and Competition Mod

BMW and M GmbH are proud to announce the newest edition to the M8 family, the BMW M8 Gran Coupe and M8 Gran Coupe Competition. The Gran Coupe rides on a chassis and body which is 9.1-inches longer, 1.4- inches wider, 2.3-inches taller and with an increased 7.9-inch wheelbase over the M8 Coupe, adding extra...

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Vanessa Williams and 2019 Atlanta Concours Honor Cars of Iconic Black Americans

Vanessa Williams and 2019 Atlanta Concours Honor Cars of Iconic Black Americans

In addition to a typical Concours awards ceremony that includes ‘Best of Show’ and individual ‘Class’ awards, a series of special honors will highlight the 2019 Atlanta Concours d’Elegance (October 19-20th) at Tyler Perry Studios, with special recognition for the ‘Cars of Iconic Black American’s’ to be presented by multi-talented entertainer Vanessa Williams during the noon...

 

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