Profile of Ken Simmons

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  • 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 ...

  • Mobile, but barely

    And slow - did we mention slow? Because that's the most infuriating thing about these wheeled houses. They can barely get out of their own ...

  • Porsche: still out of reach

    Mind you, at $1.60 an hour, neither the mortgage nor the project Porsche were very near to my grasp. Even the occasional Swiss-cheese 914 that ...

  • GM woes

    Even now, with the weight of the delayed recall on its shoulders, GM continues to announce part troubles. It's been a little more than a week ...

  • Dodging debris

    The object pierced the bumper shroud and also damaged the hood, headlight and fender. As the story published May 28 ("Driver feels lucky to be ...

  • Sportbikes shafted

    In their own words, FA covers "such owners or drivers (who) are unable to obtain automobile insurance through the voluntary insurance market." ...

  • Take time for tires

    Among the findings of a survey conducted in April are numbers that show just 41 per cent of drivers check their tire pressure monthly, and of ...

  • A taste of TT

    I like the TT, and I have since its less-than-auspicious beginnings in 1998. Like the Porsche 914, the little coupé was dismissed for its humble ...