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Happy 77nd B-day To Racing Legend, Dave MacDonald

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FB-MacDonald-72Listen HERE. Dave MacDonald was on course to become one of the great racecar drivers of his time before he was killed in a racing accident in 1964. To celebrate what would have been Dave MacDonald’s 77th birthday,

Sherry MacDonald (Dave’s wife), his son Rich, and daughter Vicki are our guests for a look back at the life and times of Dave MacDonald – Corvette racer, Corvette man, Family man.

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4.19.2013 The Baldwin Motion Supercars Guys Talk Shop: Marty Schorr and Joel Rosen

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Baldwin MotionIt’s a Friday Night Car Show at Far Out Radio! Our guests are Marty Schorr and Joel Rosen. Marty is the former editor of CARS Magazine, founder of VETTE Magazine, editor and chief of CarGuychronicles.com, and owns PMPR, an automotive public relations business. Joel Rosen is the former owner of Motion Performance and currently owns and runs Motion Models, a world renown scale military model company.

Back in the ‘60s, Marty Schorr was the editor of CARS Magazine and Joel Rosen was the owner of Motion Performance. Schorr and Rosen became friends and Motion Performance was CARS Magazine’s “special projects” shop. The two creative guys came up with a Chevy supercar concept, not unlike Carroll Shelby’s Ford Shelby Mustangs, only at a local level.

Baldwin Chevrolet was a local Mom & Pop Chevy dealership on Long Island. Schorr and Rosen pitched the concept of offering supercar versions of new Chevy muscle cars purchased through Baldwin Chevrolet. Rosen designed a near-bullet-proof parts package and took care of the assembly. The team created the Baldwin Motion “look” and Schorr took care of the branding, advertising, catalogs, and PR.

Rosen spun the wrenches and Schorr spun the spin. The cars had drop-dead, in-your-face aggressive good looks to go with their ground-pounding performance – all with a 100% Chevy warrantee!

The guys created a legend that still being talked about 45 years later! Survivor Baldwin Motion Supercars are today VERY valuable.

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