Profile of Ken Simmons

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  • Nice day for a Ford Escape

    This also presented an excellent opportunity to put the 2014 Ford Escape through its paces. Ford Canada once again made a decision unique to the ...

  • No west passage

    The Buchaneers have long used the dirt roads pulp loggers created to feed the paper mill in Grand Falls-Windsor, traveling along the shores of ...

  • Cart art

    The (first?) all­-woman Targa crew includes navigator Margaret Morris, a former lieutenant­-commander in the Canadian navy. That seaworthiness ...

  • Take a deep breath

    And in spite of all the cash getting flashed around these days, those dollars are in relatively few hands. It's tough to feel neighbourly in your ...

  • Garden graveyard

    A bit of the frame, perhaps the engine case, and the wide handlebars leaned against a shed, rusted hard and brown, but we mounted up at every ...

  • Delectable collectables

    Mind you, in 1975, the latest antique car was a 1950 model. Almost all the cars we think of as classic these days were just used cars. But even ...

  • Pickup truck heroes

    The marauding truck is nothing new on our highways. If you do any driving on the Avalon these days, you know you can't drive fast enough to keep ...

  • Not into NASCAR

    The cars are effectively identical, so the cubic dollars and engineering genius needed to develop each one goes effectively unnoticed. Crewchiefs ...

  • Guess I don't fit the senior model

    Funny, no mention of styling, comfort or ability to burn the rubber to the rims. What an oversight.I won't steal the organization's thunder, so ...

  • Stone, temple, pilot

    It is mortality. It is a solid moment in time, captured in a broken shard of rock. The time was during my very first competitive motorsport ...