By naterisch
06/19/2017
The great Satchel Paige once replied to a sportswriter who asked his age, “How old would you be, if you didn’t know how old you was?” I think that this line must be the key to BMW enthusiasm—or maybe I am just delusional.
By naterisch
06/19/2017
Last week, in my column on the beauty pageant of the three tii’s side-by-side, I said that I was readying Old Blue, the ’73, for sale. Oh, boy, did I ever find the right buyer.
By naterisch
06/12/2017
My BMW is parked under my son’s bunk bed, and it has now been there for the past five years. Okay: Technically, only a part of the car is under his bed, and it’s not really parked there so much as it's holding up the bed.
By naterisch
06/12/2017
My three round-taillight tii’s are all, right now, sitting in my driveway: Kugel, the well-sorted Chamonix ’72; Louie, the survivor and getting-to-be-well-sorted Agave ’72; and Old Blue, the well-patinaed Baikal ’73.
By naterisch
06/04/2017
Everyone learns differently. Some people are visual learners, some are hands-on learners, some people need to write things down, and some people need to watch someone else do something in order to understand. Getting faster in a race car is all about figuring out how you learn best—and then using that style to make your learning curve go as well as it can.

Pages