“Who said you can’t buy success?” That was the line that Pontiac ad men penned for the heading on one of the Grand Prix magazine ads for the 1966 model. The ad went on to say that Grand Prix’s secret, like all successes, is that there’s nothing else quite like it.
With trucks, SUVs and crossovers now Ford’s fervid focus, the Blue Oval’s roster of mass-market passenger cars has dwindled down to Mustang and Fusion -- and Fusion is not long for this world.
With nothing else to do on a chilly and cloudy Saturday afternoon in March, I thought I’d take 2020 TKCS-STL participating volunteer Ignacio (Nacho) to Gateway Classic Cars in O’Fallon, Illinois. Since he had yet to attend his first car show, I felt a tour of this dealership would be beneficial to introduce him to the collectible car hobby by showing him the 280-car assortment of show quality collectible automobiles and trucks on display.
HAMPTON, Ga. — What with the whole sad and sobering fact that nobody who ever owned an Alabama driver’s license is racing in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series these days, we have to rely on our neighbors to the east for sentimental homecoming stories.
Government and Talladega Super Speedway officials announced a $50 million infield transformation project to coincide with the track’s 50th anniversary next year.