CARRERA PANAMERICANA IN A PORSCHE 911

Excellence magazine has done it again in issue #213. They’ve profiled a Porsche owner who is a true enthusiast and racer. He is Walt Sikes, a competitor who chose the early 911 as his weapon of choice. Check out his pair of 1965 build 911s.

Here’s an excerpt from my article (Thanks Greg Brown and John Kirikos!): Continue reading “”

WHERE TO GO IN JULY/AUGUST?

If you happen to live in a climate that gets a bit too hot in the summer months, perhaps Europe is a destination for you. Weather is ideal for vacationing and photography, and if you like automobile racing the Formula 1 calendar is just getting started over there. The Great Britain Grand Prix is this weekend, followed by Germany, Hungary, Belgium, and Italy. Ciao! Continue reading “”

SUMMER’S HERE!

There are two things that car photographers love about summer in the PNW: track days and car shows. I was fortunate enough to be at each of these this past weekend. During a break in my assignment schedule, I taught at a PCA drivers education event and photographed a local classic hot rod display. Think I’ll try to make it to the Redmond meet to see more Ferraris and maybe find another Buick “Godess” hood ornament. Continue reading “”

TLG AUTO

It’s good to be home after a busy May. A California road trip in my 1972 911 with friends was a great adventure. The early 911 Porsche club, R Gruppe, held a fantastic gathering near the central coast where some of the best driving is. Marco and Tony Gerace of TLG Auto in North Hollywood were there to help me get to a track day at Willow Springs when my car developed a small transmission leak. Those guys are the best. Look for my feature on Tony and his car soon in Excellence Magazine! Continue reading “”

HURLEY HAYWOOD REUNITES WITH HIS 1973 SEBRING WINNING PORSCHE 911 RSR

Hurley Haywood is reunited with his ’73 Porsche RSR on the 40th Anniversary of his first 12 Hours of Sebring win. Haywood, considered the world’s most successful endurance driver, discusses what makes this race so special, his back-to-back endurance wins at Daytona and Sebring, and what a difference forty years can make to the racing scene. Continue reading “”

FEAST OF FRIENDS

I’m lucky to have Bob Tilton as a friend, along with all my other early Porsche chums. Here’s a photo he posted recently from the 2011 Rennsport Reunion IV in Monterey. Bob was there making some amazing images, and happened to choose me as a subject. For more on his photgraphy and lfe experiences, please see his WerkCrew blog, plus a cool video with a couple of Tilton blog images: Continue reading “”