Category Archives: Racing Cars

Pink Pig: The Porsche Racing Car that had a Sense of Humor

By | March 3, 2015

Even a racing car can have a sense of humor.  A Porsche 917 racing car, the “Pink Pig,” proves the point.  Porsche made it into a butcher’s diagram. Over the years, since the dawn of sponsorship making cars moving billboards, quite a few race cars have a wild paint jobs or crazy graphics.  Some have been art projects. … Read More »

Remembering James Garner and the Fastest Soap Opera on Wheels, the 1966 Movie “Grand Prix”

By | July 23, 2014

My favorite James Garner role was that of Pete Aron, the American Formula One driver in the 1966 movie “Grand Prix.”  His was a perfect, understated, cool and confident portrayal befitting a top driver in the deadly world of Formula One in the 1960s.  Here is your spoiler alert, as if the same is needed for a movie… Read More »