The Paddle Economy: Gooding & Company, Pebble Beach 2018

Nightshift Sports at the Pebble Beach Auctions                 Gooding & Company This auction is in process now.  August 24th & 25th Location: Pebble Beach Equestrian Center Corner of Stevenson Dr. and Portola Rd. Viewing: Friday, August 249:00am – 9:00pm Saturday, August 259:00am – 5:00pmAuction: Friday, August 245:00pm Saturday, […]

Daybreak

Nightshift Sports: Embed from Getty Images The Latest Word: The Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona is currently in progress. The race started yesterday afternoon and will finish this afternoon.  The teams who have come through the night unscathed (and many did not) now face the daunting prospect that a third of the race is yet […]

The Fastest Lap Ever at Le Mans.

Nightshift Sports: Records are made to broken, and this year at Le Mans, a Toyota Hybrid driven by Kamui Kobayashi broke the lap record at the famed Le Mans track. Even better, there’s terrific  footage, great graphics, and very informed commentary. The video is just the thing to get you ready for the 24 Hours […]

Original Tastes

Editor’s Note: this post was originally produced in 2015 but the story line is still accurate..perhaps even more so..and the link is still good. It’s repeated here as we move into the major season(s) for Concours shows.  Paying Attention:  Not so long ago, I was at the Pebble Beach concours, primarily to see a client’s […]

Flat out: Moto GP, April 21-April 23 at Circuit of the Americas, Austin, TX

There is racing and then there is Moto GP racing. Moto GP racing is the F1 of motorcycle racing. The bikes are extreme, the drivers are absolutely fearless and phenomenally skilled, and the action and visual presentation of the sport is without equal. It is a sport that is visibly, incredibly dangerous. On the weekend […]

The Zen of Street Racing

Editors Note: This post originally ran on the Risi Competizione website in April of 2009. It describes a race meeting at the Long Beach Grand Prix, among other topics. The Long Beach Grand Prix(now known as the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach and also as the Bubba Burger Sports Car Grand Prix) is a […]

SEBRING RESOURCES 2017

Paying Attention:  Embed from Getty Images The internationally famous 12 Hours of Sebring race is today. The flag drops at 10:40AM and runs until 10:40PM, ET. You can see the race on IMSA.tv, Fox Sports GO (app) and from 2:00PM to 11:00PM (ET) on Fox Sports 1. It’s not an easy race to follow. Our […]

How to Build a Car

Paying Attention Embed from Getty Images At one time in the evolution of the automobile, most cars were hand built. After Henry Ford invented the production line, hand built cars became a status symbol and were for the most part,  the very best cars, the most expensive, the fastest, the most exclusive. As a result of […]