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Driver’s Series Helmet

treme Xperience has an interesting business model: exchange a few dollars for a couple of laps behind the wheel of today’s latest supercars. The cost of getting on track with …

Driver’s Series Helmet

Sometimes, the only cure for the winter doldrums is getting back behind the wheel of a race car. With 2017 fast approaching, nothing sounded more appealing than a relatively war…

Mazda Prototype

$240,000,000. Say it out loud: Two hundred and forty MILLION dollars. That’s more than the GDP of some small nations. What significance does this figure have, you ask? It is t…

As the Francis collection began to grow, our Executive Editor Jeff Francis and his father Ben decided it was time to seek a new restoration project. Being that Ben had an affini…

1968 Shelby GT350 Convertible

Hunting for the “right” project car is never an easy task. Even with the entirety of the internet at one’s fingertips, it takes a lot of due diligence (and a bit of luck) …

The mid 1980s were an interesting time in the collector car world. Barns everywhere were littered with “old” cars long past their expiration date. This was a time in which r…

Always one to follow his passion, Team Principal Jeff Francis spent over two decades as a certified collector car appraiser. The 1980s were certainly a different time; it seemed…

1096 Mercedes-Benz 280SL

It was the early 90’s and the housing market was in the gutter. Home values dropped considerably more than anyone expected. Team Principal Jeff Francis was hoping to unload a …

1966 Ford GT40 LeMans

Ford Performance landed in France this June with a proverbial force majeure: four new Ford GTs with full factory support. Their goal? Recreate the success of the original GT40, …

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The Driver’s Series scours the world to find and explore compelling driving experiences for the driving enthusiast with a passion for speed. We send our resident driver Jeff Francis to get behind the wheel and report back to Speed Journal readers to ride along virtually or become inspired to take on the driving experiences themselves. Are you involved with a driving experience that should be featured on The Speed Journal? Do you have a driving experience suggestion for The Speed Journal to investigate? Please contact us.