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No.10 Cadillac Celebrates Hard Fought Finish At Rolex 24

Over the weekend, the 2017 Rolex 24 hour race was held at Daytona International Speedway. It was a much chillier race this year,...
By  January 30, 2017

One Final Look Back At 2016

It’s important to focus on the positive each year, and 2016 has been a very momentous one for me here at HOONART. In this...
By  December 31, 2016

Mazda Brings the Millionth Miata to Daytona

A crowd of Mazda and Miata enthusiasts traveled to Daytona, Florida this past Saturday, for the unique opportunity to sign the...
By  September 19, 2016

RAUH-Welt Orlando introduces the new “Kei Kishi” Porsche 993

Like many who follow car culture, I’ve been reading about the custom Porsche builds of Akira Nakai and his custom Japanese...
By  September 12, 2016

Tampa Bay Miatas Skyline Meet

This week I was invited to attend a Miata meet in Tampa hosted by the Tampa Bay Miatas club. After the end of this final crazy...
By  May 28, 2016

Looking back at Amelia Island’s Cars & Coffee

Last month’s Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance was this author’s first attendance to the event and it was...
By  April 15, 2016

Tequila Patrón Ligier Honda Takes Soaking Wet Second Consecutive Win at Sebring 12

On Saturday, March 19, 2016, Pipo Derani sealed up the second consecutive race win for 2016 in the No. 2 Tequila Patrón ESM...
By  March 21, 2016

Tampa Bay Miatas Wednesday Night Meet – BBQ and Bayshore Edition

With my Miata having been broken since the end of last September, I hadn’t made it out to a single meet since last year....
By  March 19, 2016

HoonArt Attends The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance: The Living Car Museum of Your Dreams

Despite being threatened by rain this year, the 21st annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance went off without a hitch. Fog and...
By  March 17, 2016

It’s Not Every Day That You See an Icon Driven by a Legend

Over the weekend, I attended the Amelia Island Cars & Coffee and their 21st annual Concours d’Elegance. While there on...
By  March 14, 2016

A First Timer’s Guide to the 12 Hours of Sebring

With March arriving this week, the Rolex 24 is now behind us and we’re looking forward to the 12 Hours of Sebring. This...
By  March 4, 2016

(Car) Culture Shock: A First-Timer’s Account of the Daytona 500

NASCAR is a form of motorsport that often gets a bad rap from some car enthusiasts. It’s easy to dismiss it as a dull overload...
By  February 25, 2016

Exciting and Unusual Rolex24 at Daytona

It all started as a quick decision. The Wednesday before the annual 24 hour race in Daytona, I decided to attend the Rolex24....
By  February 5, 2016

Project Miata: New Year, New Garage, New Challenges and Opportunities

Do you ever miss an old friend who you haven’t spoken to in a long time? That’s how I’ve felt about my Miata for the past...
By  January 8, 2016

Florida Bug Jam 2015: Bug Wars

Many of you can probably remember when Volkswagen was known more for making small, cheap, ubiquitous cars with character, known...
By  November 17, 2015

Taking a Look Back: First Show of the Year

Despite how eventful this year has been, some of the photos I’ve taken have not progressed to being sorted and edited until...
By  July 17, 2015

V.I.S.I.T. – Sebring Edition

Often when you attend a major race, such as the 12 Hours of Sebring, there is just as much to see off the track as there is on...
By  April 20, 2015

When in Doubt, Camp Out: A First-Timer’s View of the 12 Hours of Sebring

The folks who were there just to cover the final race were probably there and gone within 24 hours, but we camped out early to...
By  April 11, 2015

Rare Hand-Made Porsche-Built Mercedes-Benz E500 Spotted on the Way To Work

Normally, I’m not much of a follower of German sedans, but I know well enough to think that flared fenders on a factory...
By  March 3, 2015

Project Miata Roars Back to Life

There have been many ups and downs with this project and it’s great to say that we’re starting the year off back on...
By  February 25, 2015