Dreamliner Euro Trip 2019

Its been a while since I chose a flight to book specifucally based on the airliner that flies that route. For my upcomming trip to Europe I will be going slightly out of my way (and way out of my way on the return) just to fly Boeing’s Dreamliner across the Atlantic. It won’t be […]

A Year in Review: My 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Adventures Statistics

  Woo Hoo! My first Miata Fiata Radio Episode is now Live! Listen: Miata Fiata Radio – A Year in Review: 2016 Miata Fiata Adventures   There’s still a few days of 2016 left, but I wanted to jot down all the fun things I’ve done with my MX-5 Miata this year and share it […]

Mazda MX-5: L’Auvergne a Paris Dinner with MX5France.com Miata Owners and Midnight Sightseeing Tour of the City of Lights

My most epic Mazda MX-5 Miata Road Trip took place this July in conjunction with my Motorsport Euro Trip to volunteer a few races in Western Europe. Fourth and Final stop on my trip was in France, a visit to Paris to have dinner with MX5France.com forum members. European MX-5 Miata Road Trip Overview: Post […]

Post Card from France MX-5 Miata Road Trip Sightseeing Paris by Night

My EuroTrip concluded with the biggest MX-5 owner get together of the whole journey. The France MX-5 club was most receptive to my invitation to meet and boy did they come out in numbers. Though I was a bit afraid people would come after work and instead of bringing their car they’d just hop on […]

Mark Your Calendars! 200 MX-5 Miata Rendezvous in Normandy June 2017

Dear MX-5 Miata Owners of Europe (and the world for that matter), Please mark your calendars for June of 2017 for one of the biggest MX-5 Miata get togethers in the world… taking place in Normandy, France. Details are here in English:  sites.google.com/site/mx5mondrian/home/rendez-vous and here in French: www.mx5france.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=36&t=25255 and here in Dutch: forum.mx-5owners.nl/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=24160 I’m sure there will be posts in […]

Français MX-5: Les USA à Paris, Auto Passion Café Mardi 02 Aout 2016

Last minute update [August 1st] the folks from AutoPassion cafe are on vacation for a month. So instead our meeting/dinner will be at: L’Auvergne à Paris 102 Rue Blomet 75015 Paris “Où un miatiste newyorkais nous indique passer sur Paris début aout et vouloir rencontrer des miatisters parisiens, je vous propose de nous retrouver à […]

Mazda MX-5: Euro Trip Invitation to hang out with Miata Owners in the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium and France

Hey European MX-5 Miata owners, let’s meet up for a cup of coffee! I don’t even drink coffee, but I’m happy to buy a cup for any local MX-5 Miata owners that come out and meet me on my next trip to Europe where I’ll be marshaling DTM at Zandvoort, WEC 6 hour at the […]

Fiat 124 Spider: Fiata Miata for 2017 I’m Guessing I’ll be Able to Rent one in Europe Soon?

Jalopnik has published photos of the 2017 production version of the Fiat 124 Spider based on the Mazda MX-5 Miata Roadster, or as everyone is calling it on the forums: Fiata Miata. And the production version looks completely different from what all the speculative renderings were. It’s dramatically different from the 2016 Mazda Miata that it […]

2015 Le Mans 24h Spotter Guide by Andy Blackmore available for download

Andy Blackmore has made the 2015 Le Mans 24h spotter guide available for download well ahead of the event for those of you attending, watching remotely or marshaling the event to get familiarized with. Andy’s spotter guides are my absolutely favorite, and even though I won’t be attending the event, I can’t help but recommend […]

Le Mans 24h substitute = Lone Star Le Mans (Austin) + Petit Le Mans (Atlanta)

I don’t think one could truly substitute a race of Le Mans 24h magnitude. But one could certainly try. Last year I wrote about trying to make a decision as to which European Endurance race I should marshal (click here: Which European endurance race do I pick?) I’m proud to say that the 24h of Nurburgring […]