Culture

The Intake: 4 Stories We’re Reading This December

Dec 26, 2016

From owner’s manual art to Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s exciting announcement, here are four stories on our radar this month.

1. RACING | Dale Earnhardt Jr. Medically Cleared to Resume NASCAR Competition — Hendrick Motor Sports 

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is set to return to NASCAR for the beginning of the 2017 season at the February 26 Daytona 500. 

 

Image: Hendrick Motor Sports

2. CULTURE | Art of Iconic Automotive Illustrator Peter Aschwanden, Now on T-shirts — Auto Week

Vintage Volkswagen owners drool over Peter Aschwanden’s iconic comic-like manual, How To Keep Your Volkswagen Alive. Now, T-shirts are available for purchase with Aschwanden’s intricate drawings printed on them for those obsessed gear heads in your life. 

Image: Peter Aschwanden, Auto Week 

3. LEGACY | Eerie Portraits of Cars in 1970s New York — The Guardian

This photo gallery turned book will give you the chills. Check out these photos of abandoned cars from the 1970s taken by photographer Langdon Clay. 

Image: Langdon Clay, The Guardian

4. DIY | Make Your Headlights Shine Like New — Popular Mechanics 

If your headlights aren’t as bright as they used to be try cleaning the lenses before replacing the bulbs. 

Image: Popular Mechanics


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