We’ve looked at the stories that generated the greatest number of clicks and hits over the past year, read the comments, and then judged them on overall quality to come up with 12 articles that we feel are the best of 2017. Below are the selections, NOT in an particular order. Click on each banner icon to get right to the story.
Story and color photos by Philippe H. Defechereux
Speed demons of America, beware! You are about to be left in the dust!
This deceptively cute little egg-shaped machine, which just landed on U.S. shores at summer’s end, can hold its own against much more powerful cars, including exotics, on any race track our great country offers for trained racing drivers. The two words “race track” in the preceding sentence offer you the only good news: it won’t shame your speeding illusions on public roads, as it is FIA-equipped and approved, and not street-legal. It’s a pure-bred racer. [Read more…] about The Devil is in the Details
GIJSBERT-PAUL BERK BRINGS THE FIAT 1100 FORMULA JUNIORS TO LIFE; DALE LAFOLLETTE PUTS TOGETHER A PORTFOLIO OF STUNNING PHOTOS; HUGUES VANHOOLANDT AND BRANDES ELITCH BRINGS US ROUND ONE OF OUR MONTEREY COVERAGE. Click here to Subscribe!
Philippe Defechereux, author of “Watkins Glen, the Street Years, 1948-1952” begins an exclusive series about the Citroën Traction Avant; Graham Gauld comes back from Italy with two stories; rare race cars at Riccione and the charming organizer and his cars; the Editor reviews a delicious new book from Dalton Watson.
Brandes Elitch comments on the USA-Italy Crossroads Exhibition; Jonathan Sharp in the middle of London for a new Concours; Eric Davison recalls the 1950 Watkins Glen race; Bob Temple’s never-before-seen Kodachromes illustrate the same event. Subscribe now to get all seven of Davison’s Watkins Glen Memoirs in PDF format.
Sean Smith bios VSCCA notable Bill Gelles, Jim Sitz provides background for the Bob Temple Kodachromes from Palm Springs, the late Tom Tjaarda on Creativity, and we review a book you simply must have! Please, if you like VeloceToday, become a paying subscriber! Last week for free book offer when subscribing.
Eric Davison visits the Tampa Bay Museum, then finds black and white photos of his father in the Bob Temple photos of the POR; Hugues Vanhoolandt brings us Villa d’Este in full color, Alessandro Gerelli picks 14 from the RM Auction, Graham Gauld interviews a modern GT builder. Please become a Premium Subscriber!