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February 8, 2018 – 3:07 pm | Edit Post

Montreal is the laughing stock of North America when it comes to infrastructure management. Specifically, a legacy of corruption, short-sighted planning, and the sheer incompetence of its political leadership have hobbled one of the largest cities on the continent when it comes to managing traffic and attracting international investment. To this we can now add the hubris of newly-elected Montreal mayor Valerie Plante and Plateau-Mont-Royal borough mayor Luc Ferrandez in deciding to close Mount Royal to automobile traffic in the spring of 2018.

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My Miata Track Car Update – Time For New Safety Harnesses

March 14, 2011 – 6:45 pm | Edit Post

It has been two years since I started campaigning my Mazda Miata on the race track in the form of high performance driving events, and to those savvy to the HPDE game that means one thing – it’s time to change my safety harnesses.

A Winter Car Storage Checklist

December 3, 2009 – 5:57 pm | Edit Post

This week I finally faced up to reality and put the Miata away for its first winter sleep in my care. While I know that many Miata-ites are comfortable strapping on a hard top and tackling the snow and ice without a second thought, I am not willing to deal with the eventual corrosion issues that Canadian winters would visit on my track car.

Too Burned Out To Pursue Your Freelancing Dream?

July 9, 2009 – 11:02 pm | Edit Post

A close friend of mine is a race engineer for Dale Coyne Racing, an IndyCar team. This past weekend their driver, Justin Wilson, won at Watkins Glen in New York. For team owner Dale Coyne it was extra special – because it was the first, and only time he had ever won in 25 years of competition.