Category Archive: 'VINwiki'

VINwiki Car Stories – the time I crashed an Aventador

Back when I was working at Motorcars of Georgia, I crashed this Aventador. Here is a link to the story.

VINwiki Car Stories: Solo Cannonball Run Record & Solo Atlantic to Pacific Record

David Simpson set two of the twelve Cannonball related records that were established or improved upon in 2015. He stopped by VINwiki to talk about them. Be sure to check out his Zombie Road books on Amazon.

VINwiki Car Stories: Arrested at 186 mph, saved by an F1 driver

I have heard a lot of speeding/arrest stories but this is one for the record books:  

VINwiki Car Stories: The craziness of motorcycle ownership and why you always wear a helmet when you sit on one

Another story from the Motorcars of Georgia days – a good friend and co-worker had a series of very unfortunate events lead to some serious injuries on a motorcycle.

VINwiki Car Stories: Morgan Hughes – Getting clocked at 100 over in Georgia and finding the world’s coolest cop

Morgan has a heavy right foot and suddenly found himself speaking to a cop after being clocked at 145 in a 45. What happened next is nearly unbelievable.

VINwiki Car Stories: Kevin Bandy – Lamborghini Aventador & Twin Turbo Gallardo Midnight Run

A few years ago I put together a high speed midnight run with a rainbow of Lamborghinis. Kevin came along and captured some photos and video for Robert Himler. Here is a video of him recounting that night.

VINwiki Car Stories: How I made my wife love exotic cars

Getting Megan to tolerate my car habit has not always been easy.

VINwiki Car Stories: Dan Huang – the trouble with buying pre-modded cars

Dan was our support passenger for the Cannonball Record. Here is his explanation of how difficult it was to buy and recondition a pre-modded Scion FRS.

VINwiki Car Stories: I crashed my Miata Track Car

Today on VINwiki Car Stories, Kevin Bandy tells us about his on-track crash in his Mazda Miata at Road Atlanta.  

VINwiki Car Stories – When everything on your Cannonball attempt goes wrong

On our 2013 NY to LA record run, all of the variables went perfectly. When we did The 2904 in 2015, we also had a lot of things go right. One of the other competitors in the race had pretty much everything go wrong that could.