Category Archive: 'VINwiki'

VINwiki Car Stories – buying the S55 for $1,500

Here is the video of how I bought the S55 we used to win The 2904 in 2015.

VINwiki Car Stories: Dave Black tells the story of how he became the Cannonball Record co-driver

If you have read my book, you know that the team we used to set the NY to LA record came together at the very last minute. In this story, Dave tells the idea of how he became the c0-driver. Here you go:

VINwiki Car Stories: I bought a Lamborghini from a Prostitute

Today I sit down at VINwiki and offer the story of how I came to own a 2004 Gallardo and some interesting things about the previous owner.  

VINwiki Car Stories: The worst ticket I ever got

I generally do a good job of not missing a speed trip but not every time. Here is the story of the worst ticket I ever got. I was driving the Ruf up to Cars & Coffee in Charlotte last year. Here you go:

VINwiki Car Stories: Kevin Bandy – What does it take to track prep a Mazda Miata?

Kevin Bandy offers some advice and experience on the best approaches and hurdles to overcome in creating a Miata track car all while offering a soaring endorsement of the platform.

VINwiki Car Stories: YouTube career reflections and goals with ThatDudeInBlue

David Patterson came by VINwiki to talk about what it is like to be a YouTube celebrity and what his goals are as he continues to make his mark on the automotive hobby around the world. Here you go:  

VINwiki Car Stories: Buying my first Gallardo at 20 years old

As most of you know, I started Supercar Rentals out of my dorm room at Georgia Tech and the first car in the fleet was a Giallo Midas 2004 E-Gear Gallardo. Here is a link to part of that story:

VINwiki Car Stories: Tom Park – Getting a German Racing License and racing at the Nurburgring

Today on VINwiki Car Stories, Tom Park tells us about his adventure to become a real race car driver in Germany and participating in events at the Nurburgring. What an amazing experience!

VINwiki Car Stories: Dave Black – How Valentino Balboni crashed my Lamborghini

On today’s VINwiki Car Story, Dave Black tells the story about how he and I met and the first car I sold him. Dave had been coming to Caffeine & Octane in his Maserati and I invited him to join us one of the Motorcars of Georgia Mountain Drives that I had organized. He quickly […]

VINwiki Car Stories – the best deal I ever missed out on

When I was setting up Supercar Rentals in 2005 I was offered a collection of cars that was owned by Wyclef Jean. It included a McLaren F1, Pagani Zonda S, and a Ferrari 360 Spider. Although the collection would be worth $15 million + today, back then I could have bought them all for $900k. […]