Behind The Wheel

The Chairman's regular column from MGA! magazine is posted in this section.

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Photo for SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2017,  VOL 43 NO 1SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2017,  VOL 43 NO 1

Wow! The summer has really flown by. It’s difficult to believe that two months have passed since I last wrote to you. That was pre GT-42, which by…  Read more


Photo for JULY/AUGUST 2017, VOL 42 NO 6JULY/AUGUST 2017, VOL 42 NO 6

Here it is almost the end of May and the temps are in the 50s. There is something definitely wrong with this scenario. It has rained all morning…  Read more


Photo for MAY/JUNE 2017, VOL 42 NO 5MAY/JUNE 2017, VOL 42 NO 5

Normally as I sit down to write the May/June column for MGA! I would think of things to mention along the lines of: “Hope you had a wonderful…  Read more


Photo for JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2017, VOL 42 NO 3JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2017, VOL 42 NO 3

Here’s hoping 2017 brings a bright future for NAMGAR! Why would I say such a thing? Well, NAMGAR is in dire need of some help – we need…  Read more


Photo for NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2016, VOL 42 NO 2NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2016, VOL 42 NO 2

Well, the weather has certainly changed and it’s definitely not summer anymore. Our MGs are snuggled indoors not to see the light of day for quite a few…  Read more


Photo for SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2016, VOL 42 NO 01SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2016, VOL 42 NO 01

What a summer this has been! There have been so many ups and downs it’s hard to know what to expect. There were downs in May, June, and…  Read more


Photo for JULY/AUGUST 2016, VOL 41 NO 6JULY/AUGUST 2016, VOL 41 NO 6

So here it is Memorial Day weekend as we remember all who have fought in wars to keep the liberties that we mostly take as a way of…  Read more


Photo for MAY/JUNE 2016, VOL 41 NO 5MAY/JUNE 2016, VOL 41 NO 5

Here it is – Spring! Well, at least it’s supposed to be spring, but it’s snowing and baseball’s season openers are being postponed. This is not supposed to…  Read more


Photo for MARCH/APRIL 2016, VOL 41 NO 4MARCH/APRIL 2016, VOL 41 NO 4

As the first quarter of 2016 is rapidly passing, here is some information about NAMGAR that bears telling. NAMGAR currently has 57 Chapters located in 28 states, three…  Read more


Photo for JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2016, VOL 41 NO 3JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2016, VOL 41 NO 3

As I write this, it is getting close to the end of 2015. Actually there is only about a month left. Having just finished celebrating Thanksgiving here in…  Read more


Photo for NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2015 / VOL 41, NO 2NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2015 / VOL 41, NO 2

The year is flying by; I can hardly believe that it’s almost time to end the driving season. Though by the time you read this, most of us…  Read more


Photo for SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2017, VOL 43 NO 1SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2017, VOL 43 NO 1

It really was a great GT in Solvang, wasn’t it? There were a good number of west coast cars that were also First Timers. I hope everyone in…  Read more


Photo for SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER, 2015/ VOL 41, NO 1SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER, 2015/ VOL 41, NO 1

Do you remember my crystal ball? Well it surely did right by us. Just take a look at all the GT-40 photos and information in the latest issue…  Read more


Photo for JULY/AUGUST 2015, VOL 40/NO 6JULY/AUGUST 2015, VOL 40/NO 6

Here I am looking into my crystal ball to forecast the future. I’m betting you didn’t even know that I had a crystal ball. So what do I…  Read more


Photo for MAY/JUNE 2015, VOL 40/NO 5MAY/JUNE 2015, VOL 40/NO 5

Behind the Wheel I think it's finally safe to say that the weather has turned the corner and our MG driving season is well on its way! It…  Read more


Photo for MARCH/APRIL 2015, VOL 40/NO 4MARCH/APRIL 2015, VOL 40/NO 4

The Changing of the Guard I wasn’t quite sure how to title my new column; so thanks to Bruce Woodson for not only being my mentor these past…  Read more