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Bernd Rosemeyer’s birthday cake served on a Krtek plate

Our patron saint the fearless Bernd Rosemeyer has turned one hundred, sacrificing 71 and counting years to the fastest highway accident in human history. We baked him a cake

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Leaving in a Ford GT

In the wee hours of morning from the Classic Car Club of Manhattan.

By on September 25th, 2009

2009 Hungarian Grand Prix

Kicsit sárgább, kicsit savanyúbb

“It’s a little bit like Monaco without the houses,” is how Murray Walker described the Hungaroring. This year’s Hungarian Grand Prix was to be a weekend about Felipe Massa’s crash and Lewis Hamilton’s unlikely victory—preceded by an embarrassing spectacle as Hungarian as pre-race events get.

By on August 11th, 2009

God Will Protect

Lulled by a Rolls-Royce far from home, our new American correspondent comes face to face with that most American of garden tools: a rifle.

By on August 4th, 2009

Happy Year Zero

Today marks the first birthday of Hyperleggera and what better way to mark the occasion than with a Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera chained to the very ground.

By on June 6th, 2009

2004 Nissan 350Z

Catch Some Z’s

If you have a child you would like to put to sleep, it’s not an altogether bad idea to strap her into a Z’s seat and take her for a ride. In no time, she will be fast asleep. Note: keep your foot down at all times.

By and on May 11th, 2009

Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2007

An Event Horizon of the Automotive Variety

As our team heads into Italy for this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este by Lake Como, it’s time to look at this report—published for the first time in English—on the 2007 event. An occasion which, with its Homeric undertones, proved life-changing for a young Dr. Orosz.

By on April 24th, 2009