It’s been a good day, actually a better-than-good day! Taking a 75-mile cruise due west from the coastal city of Portland, Maine, through the heavily wooded back roads of New Hampshire would push any given day into “good” territory. Racing up, down and around Club Motorsports’ 2.5-mile track, freshly chiseled from the White Mountains, also singularly … Read More
Dodge Garage: PART TWO Who Says You Can’t Road Trip in the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon?
Getting to the Gilmore Museum was a blast and now that I’m here the memories come flooding back. I grew up in West Michigan, about 30 minutes north of Hickory Corners. Some of my fondest childhood memories are of riding with my grandma down to the antique shop in town, where she had a booth with … Read More
Dodge Garage: PART ONE Who Says You Can’t Road Trip in the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon?
If a road trip with one Dodge Challenger SRT® Demon is good, it can only get better with another! Add in a mint ’09 6-speed Challenger SRT8®, and we had a killer convoy hustling and cruising from Detroit to Hickory Corners this weekend. The state of Michigan has some of the funkiest weather in the world. … Read More
Dodge Garage: Cars Under the Stars
M1 Concourse – Pontiac, MI. This may sound un-American, but I’m not usually into fireworks. It might be because, at least in Michigan, some of the population thinks the “firework season” begins in May and ends in September; the rest of us have, you know, jobs that we have to get up for at 5am. … Read More
Dodge Garage: Road Trip with the Durango SRT® – PART 3
While on Friday night we walked to Beale Street from the hotel to listen to music and people watch, Saturday, we kind of went more touristy. Darla and I hit Lanksy Bros., the “Clothier to the King,” which is where Elvis Presley went to get his style. I’m now one very handsome button-down shirt richer. … Read More
Dodge Garage: Road Trip with the Durango SRT® – PART 2
First thing’s first, Darla and I pointed the Durango SRT® towards Beale Street as soon as we hit Memphis on Friday. The day was young, a bit early yet for the street performers, grifters, live musicians and drunk tourists to flood the four blocks downtown between Front and 4th Street. We took advantage of the early afternoon … Read More