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One Lap of America: Days 1-4

by Mike Musto

 

There’s nothing like looking at your watch, seeing it’s 2 p.m. and then realizing you’ve got over 700 miles to drive before you get to your next destination. It’s a daunting feeling no doubt, but having been in this position before I can’t say it’s anything new. The procedure is simple. Figure out where you need to go, plan your route accordingly, make sure you have a full tank of fuel, coffee and some beef jerky, and then put your foot to the wood. This is Brock Yates’ One Lap of America for 2015 and it is,…

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One Lap of America: Days 1-4

Landy Legacy Tour, Part 3: Bakersfield and Beyond

By Geoff Stunkard

 

My time with the Landy family was over too soon, but not before I had a chance to head up over the mountains to a well-known historic drag race in Bakersfield, California. Started back in 1959, this race has more recently become one of the largest gatherings of historic drag cars at one time. Once again with Robert Landy riding shotgun, I put the HEMI® V8 in our 2015 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack through its paces as we rolled down into the valley to witness nitromethane-fueled action.

 

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Landy Legacy Tour, Part 3: Bakersfield and Beyond

Landy Legacy Tour, Part 2: California, Here I Come…

 

By Geoff Stunkard

 

As I worked my way west with the 2015 Challenger R/T Scat Pack, the mother road beckoned stops. In Texas, I found a vintage-car graveyard, complete with Mopars from the era of tail fins and chrome excess; somewhat hauntingly, it reminded me I was following paths blazed long ago. Old Route 66 and US40 intersect and become one in some locations, and with a chill in the air, I stopped off at a legendary steakhouse near Amarillo. It actually tied into the trip, as a major drag racing event was held nearby during the heyday of Dick…

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