The Rich History of Aston Martin and the DB5

The Rich History of Aston Martin and the DB5 We previously looked back at the rich history of Aston Martin and the iconic DB Mark III. But the pioneering DB Mark III is far from the most iconic car in Aston Martin’s history. That title belongs to the DB5, whose claim to fame, aside from its elegant design and super performance, is its association with the James Bond franchise.

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Last Surviving Pontiac Trans Am Prototype Re-Discovered

In the autumn of 1968, automotive designer Gene Winfield was recruited by John DeLorean of Pontiac Motors to fulfill DeLorean’s dream of creating the “ultimate Firebird.” Winfield was flown to Pontiac’s engineering headquarters in Michigan, then given a pair of brand new 1969 Pontiac Firebirds and a free hand to re-design them as he saw fit. When Winfield’s highly anticipated cars emerged from his secret, double-bay work shop at Pontiac, America’s legendary Trans Am muscle car was born. One of those prototypes has been lost. The other – the sole…

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Track Trash – Bristol, Baby

Another great Bristol race, but due to the approximate 5 hour rain delays (2), probably not viewed by many. Good to see the Fords finally making strong finishes, and may make for some interesting racing in the near future.

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