Tag Archives: Fiat

January 20

The Agony and the Ecstasy: Detroit Auto Show 2016

First, the agony: average temperature during my stay in Detroit was 18 degrees. My face is chapped from the cold, and my legs ache from walking/standing for 4-5 hours straight two days in a row. Boo hoo. Now, the ecstasy: Detroit Auto Show, baby! I just spent Monday and Tuesday treating the Detroit Auto Show (or, […]

February 14

Be Mine

My Valentines are of the four-wheeled variety. I win. Here are a few of my recent loves. And my current steady, the Red MINI.          

January 02

Fiatissimo!

Kudos and accolades to my friends over at Fiat of Austin! Word on the street is that they are the “winningest” Fiat dealer of all time, having sold over 2,100 cars since the Fiat brand returned to the U.S. in 2011. If you live in Austin, this is easy to believe. You can’t sneeze in […]

November 08

F1 Countdown: Mark Webber Narrates a Lap at COTA

One week until the Formula 1 US Grand Prix! Now that I am such an old hand out at Circuit of the Americas, I keep expecting the F1 drivers to call me for advice. No, Sebastian Vettel has not called yet. But he does have approximately six days… Here’s a cool video that went up […]

November 03

Hot Laps

I got up this morning, drove to Circuit of the Americas, took about ten hot laps around the track, and drove home. Bucket list item accomplished before 10 a.m. HOLY CRAP!!!!!!! Bucket list experiences are kind of surreal. I just like BEING at COTA. Then, last weekend, I got to ride in a pace car […]

November 02

The Cinquecento Weekend

You know how you meet a person, and within five minutes they are offering to let you drive one of their cars on a hot lap of Circuit of the Americas? Yeah, that usually doesn’t happen. Well, it did to me. (!!!!!!!!!!!!) (Carry on, universe. You are really doing a good job lately.) So what […]