2017 Toyota Highlander Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer When Barbara?s son-in-law, Todd, called Thursday and said he would be racing at the Evergreen Speedway in Monroe, Washington on Saturday night we decided to go ? we seldom get a chance to see him race and we were only four hours away — Seattle traffic proved otherwise upping our…

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Ford Redesigns the NASCAR Fusion

Ford is trying to put the Ford back into the NASCAR with a new Sprint Cup car that closely resembles the new Ford Fusion.? Over the years, the NASCAR Cup cars have evolved to almost a generic look often with little resemblance to the original car. There used to be a correlation between race cars…

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Rumors: VW in NASCAR?

AutoWeek magazine is reporting that Volkswagen is considering jumping into stock car racing by the middle of this decade.? The magazine says a NASCAR official has confirmed a meeting is scheduled with VW in January. ?The move could be an element in??Volkswagen Chairman Martin Winterkorn’s effort to become the world?s largest auto company by 2018….

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Books: NASCAR Then & Now

Starting from suggestions written on napkins at a December 1947 meeting came the roots of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR). A new book by Ben White documents the ripple of an idea that grew into a tsunami.? NASCAR founder Bill France Sr. and a cast of colorful characters are portrayed NASCAR…

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