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Remembering Sean Edwards

November 5th, 2013 by

Just over two weeks ago, motor-racing lost one of its most talented professionals. Tragically, Sean Edwards lost his life during a track day in Australia, whilst instructing Will Holzheimer. The Englishman was a passenger in a Porsche 997 that left the Queensland Raceway circuit and collided with the tyre wall. Edwards, son of former Formula … Read the Rest »

Talk About Ron Howard’s “Rush”

September 18th, 2013 by

It’s a motorsports axiom that the definitive racing movie has yet to be made.  From To Please a Lady and The Racers, to Grand Prix, Winning, Le Mans, Days of Thunder and Driven, gearheads and cinema buffs have found the balance between authenticity and drama (and in the case of Driven, just about everything else) … Read the Rest »

Disguised Honeymoon

June 17th, 2013 by

There are times in a guy’s life that he would classify as defining moments: Riding your bike for the first time without training wheels, your first kiss, going to your first major sporting event, getting married, the birth of your firstborn. This is a story of just such an event. The concept of a pilgrimage … Read the Rest »

iRacer Profile: Troy Schulz

February 23rd, 2013 by

It might be bit of a stretch to call Troy Schulz the James Hunt of iRacing, but there are some similarities in the arcs of their careers.  After all, “Hunt the Shunt” did not have a particularly outstanding record in the junior formulae of his day.  But once he found his way into Formula One, … Read the Rest »

An Interesting Year, Part I

January 1st, 2010 by

1978 was an interesting year for me, as it was the year I was named to drive the Hesketh 308E in the FIA Formula One Championship. I would be on the tracks with the great drivers of that time, six of whom were or would become World Champions: Emerson Fittipaldi (1972 and ’74), Niki Lauda … Read the Rest »

BRDC International Trophy Silverstone

November 21st, 2009 by

It’s 1978 and I’m sitting in Hesketh Formula One car at Silverstone listening to Rene Arnoux’s team trying to fire his engine in the next door garage. My race is in his hands. If he fails to start I will get to race as I’m reserve driver for this event and Nikki Lauda already refused … Read the Rest »