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Celebrate the Start of Spring with a Vintage Rally

Celebrate the Start of Spring with a Vintage Rally

By Petrolicious Productions / 10 Apr 2014
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While the thought of running your classic over icy mountain passes might be too frightening for some to stomach, the organizers understand and are planning to host their seventh annual spring-time classic Franciacorta Historic on Saturday, April 12th. The cars are pre-1968 and include a restricted number of historic and collectable cars built before 1976.

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Stars Align, Buick Riviera Crosses the Pacific

Stars Align, Buick Riviera Crosses the Pacific

By Petrolicious Productions / 10 Apr 2014
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After attending the inaugural Australian ROA (Riviera Owners Association) Meet in Coffs Harbour in 2010 I fell in love with the first gen Riviera. I'd admired them before but the stars were aligned, I'd sold my '66 Riviera, the Aussie Dollar was very strong and the idea of a new project was very appealing. My idea was to get a bit of a roughy that needed restoration and do it as a mild custom.

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Borrow a Porsche 911 And Go Off Road

Borrow a Porsche 911 And Go Off Road

By Petrolicious Productions / 9 Apr 2014 / 8 Comments Read More

Whilst refueling at a dusty station in Acton, I had an epiphany that lead to a ringing phone in North Hollywood. John enthusiastically agreed that photographing his car on unpaved roads in the high desert would be a great homage to the original Rothmans’ machines. Off I went in search of mud! Continuing through the Antelope Valley, the SCRS stormed along the forgotten desert road with ease.

Czech Out the Most Interesting Man in the World

Czech Out the Most Interesting Man in the World

By Petrolicious Productions / 9 Apr 2014

Mr. Theodor Pištěk raced cars, representing Czechoslovakia internationally and has been working as an artist since the '60s. In addition, he has received critical acclaim for his costume design and is responsible for designing the Prague Castle Guard's uniforms at the request of his friend, His Excellency Václav Havel, then the first democratically elected leader in over forty years.

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This Classic Datsun Found Its Owner

This Classic Datsun Found Its Owner

By Petrolicious Productions / 8 Apr 2014
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The funny thing is that I was actually completely set on buying a Datsun 510 and had been looking around for the perfect one for close to a year. My father cut out an ad in the local newspaper (I know right, not craigslist?) and advertising this 1000. I did a little research and knew it was something special, it had spent half its life in Steveston (about five minutes away from me).

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The Greatest Race Needs Your Help

The Greatest Race Needs Your Help

By Petrolicious Productions / 8 Apr 2014

Mr. Dwight Knowlton has written a new book about Sir Stirling Moss's record-shattering run in the 1955 Mille Miglia, The Greatest Race, which is actually true! It’s the story of Sir Moss and his navigator Mr. Denis Jenkinson in the new Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR–an innovative and purpose-built racing machine.

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This Thing of the Past is a Contribution to the World

This Thing of the Past is a Contribution to the World

By Petrolicious Productions / 8 Apr 2014 / 16 Comments Read More

Other drivers speed past this Czech oddity without a second glance, seemingly oblivious to the car’s dorsal fin and triple headlights. But as Paul swings the Tatra into a parking space in front of a favorite local bistro, it’s as if he has brought the black teardrop to a stop in the middle of a Hollywood spotlight. Here come the second glances, the puzzled questions. "What in the world is that?"

The Cars of the Very Exclusive Goodwood Members' Meeting

The Cars of the Very Exclusive Goodwood Members' Meeting

By Amy Shore / 7 Apr 2014 / 5 Comments Read More

Competition cars rocketed around the 2.4-mile track ranging from twenty-three original turbo-era Formula One cars to Group C Le Mans cars with Ferrari 250 Breadvans, Jaguar E-types and Aston Martin DB4GTs and everything in-between included. The air was pollenated with the scent of exhaust fumes mixing with cooking food as spectators relaxed on the grass enjoying the weekend.