News and Editorial

1968 Ford GT40

From 1966 through 1969 the Ford GTs dominated the 24 Hours of LeMans finishing 1-2-3 in 1966. The first two years, the Fords were a collaboration with Shelby American then…

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Never say never

When my friend Ken Fleming, sports car enthusiast, and avid collector of my art calls me completely unsolicited, it almost always means I’m about to draw something I might not…

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Origins—Stories behind the art

“Origins is more than a showcase of beautiful illustration. It takes me back in time and rekindles wonderful memories of the cars that were influential in my life—some owned, some lost, some raced. David’s stories remind me of family, especially my father, of lessons learned, of thrilling moments, of both the highs and lows in my life. Mostly, David’s illustrations and stories make me smile and that’s such a gift.”~ Doug Buchanan, Garage Graphics From…

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Lime Rock 41 Wrap-up

Well, the Labor Day weekend has come and gone and that can only mean that the 41st edition of the Lime Rock Historic Festival is in the books. And what a weekend it was. In addition to simply fantastic vintage racing with some of the largest classses in recent memory, over 1,000 cars participated in Sunday’s concours events with the field stretching from Turn 7 the entire length of the finishing straight al the way…

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The Most Beautiful Car

To call the Jaguar E-Type “iconic” is to make severe understatement. If the ever was a car that epitomized British sports car, the E-type would surely top the list. Whether the great Enzo Ferrari ever called it the “most beautiful car in the world” as was to have reputed to have said or not, The E-type’s style and performance have withstood the test of time and it remains one of the most sought after collector…

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Lime Rock Historic Festival

If it’s Labor Day weekend that means it’s time for the Lime Rock Historic Festival. One of my hands down, all-time favorite events. This year’s edition is the 41st running of vintage racing at The Rock and in addition to featuring Chrysler cars, will honor collector Lawrence Auriana, as well as celebrate 100 years of MGs including featured races and Concours classes. More than racing, there’s also automobilia concessions, book signings, featured speakers, and more…

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The Saint Lives On

I have several memories of the Volvo P1800. The first is of a pale blue model owned by a neighbor during my high school years in SoCal. It looked pretty exotic to a car crazy teenager and always thought I’d like to own one someday. The second, and equally enduring memory is of the character Simon Templar (played by the irrepressible Roger Moore) tooling around in his 1800—a great car for a suave super agent…

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