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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, …

Few question whether or not Italy was the home of Renaissance art. Da Vinci, Raphael, and Michelangelo represent the pinnacle of design during the late 15th century. Their works…

McLaren GT4 Laguna Seca Trackday
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An automobile can be about more than merely getting from here to there. It could be the journey, the pace of acceleration and sensations in a corner, and the quirks of a partic…

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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.