Sunday, August 14, 2022
Ford Performance teamed up with Hailie Deegan to introduce 9th grade girls to the world of automotive engineering.
The Ford Performance team presented several days of activities for the girls involved in the program, which included a series of guest speakers from Ford engineering leaders in areas like electrification, aerodynamics and off-roading. Ford racing drivers were also invited to speak, such as Vaughn Gittin Jr., Shelby Hall, and Hailie Deegan.
Saturday, August 13, 2022
it turns out, the dealership tech that reported that my car engine was no longer burning over a quart of oil per thousand miles, was very mistaken. So I had to fashion a funnel from a discarded Starbucks bottle
a 1946 Chevy pick-up was listed for sale in 1994 on a bulletin board in a Lexington muffler shop. It was once used by James Garner when he was young, working on the family farm, using the truck to feed horses and bring eggs to the market
I'd never heard of James Garner's documentary Racing Scene, it's got the coolest cars and racing you'll see from the late 60s, and the most celebs and legends
See it on Amazon Prime on your flat screen, or You Tube on a computer
The cars are just FANTASTIC. No matter it it's the Lolas, Porsche 908s, GT40s, Camaros, Corvettes, Broncos, Mustangs, or other cars on the tracks, or the commuter Vette or Camaro that Garner drives.
Surprising sights are the AIR Econoline van spotted in the pits
News flash, Capt Slow survived a sideswipe crash into a wall at 75 mph. Only broke one rib, and lost some blood.
two months ago a bush hog lawnmower ran over a 72-year-old oil pipeline in Tennessee with, which was pressurized, and spilled more than 180,000 gallons of crude oil. Proof that the Deepwater Horizon oil spill of 2010 did not result in oil company oversight by the govt
Friday, August 12, 2022
news flash: A highly volatile chemical leaked from an overheated rail car in Riverside County today, posing an explosion risk and leading to a hazardous spill, and shutdown of the 215 freeway
The working theory, Scoville said, is that a stabilizing chemical injected to prevent the styrene from heating up failed at some point, resulting in a chemical reaction that caused the styrene to heat up to more than 300 degrees. It usually sits at about 85 degrees.
“The contents are basically boiling in a closed container,” Torres said. Pouring water on the tanker would not cool it down because it is insulated, officials said.