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One of the reasons I bought my 1978 Datsun 280Z was because I was looking for a platform that was light, had strong aftermarket support, and was light-years away from the brand new cars I drive every day as an automotive journalist. I knew that putting a 40 year old car on a race track wouldn’t be as trouble-free of an experience as it had been with my previous track efforts – a 1995 Mazda Miata R package (sadly lost in a flood) and my (still owned) 2004 Cadillac CTS-V – which meant there was a lot of maintenance that had to be taken care of before I’d feel safe exposing it to a high performance driving environment.

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Best of Detroit 2015: The Buick Avenir Concept

January 16, 2015 – 6:13 pm | 3,602 views | Edit Post
Buick Avenir Concept

What was my favorite car at this week’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan?

One Lap of Laguna Seca Raceway in the 2015 Subaru WRX STI

February 23, 2014 – 4:29 pm | 19,424 views | Edit Post

Laguna Seca Raceway has always been one of my dream tracks to drive, ever since I first experienced it digitally playing Gran Turismo on my Playstation.

Live from the 2014 Chicago Auto Show

February 8, 2014 – 10:55 am | 17,553 views | Edit Post

This latest broadcast with Autobytel from the 2014 Chicago Auto Show had us talking to representatives from Jeep, Hyundai, and Honda, as well as friends from Autoblog and Lavender Magazine.