Fayetteville woman sets new record with oldest car to round AMS track
Jack and Drena Miller and their 1909 Stevens-Duryea Torpedo Speedster at AMS (Staff Photo by Danny Harrison)

Fayetteville woman sets new record with oldest car to round AMS track

Jack and Drena Miller and their 1909 Stevens-Duryea Torpedo Speedster at AMS           (Staff Photo by Danny Harrison)
Jack and Drena Miller and their 1909 Stevens-Duryea Torpedo Speedster at AMS
(Staff Photo by Danny Harrison)

A bit of whimsey, maybe, but Atlanta Motor Speedway officials Friday afternoon announced a new track record, though this time not for top speed.

A 1909 Stevens-Duryea Torpedo Speedster set the record for “oldest car to complete a lap” in Atlanta Motor Speedway’s 56-year history. The car was driven by its owner, Fayette County’s own Drena Miller, who lives near Fayetteville with her husband Jack.

AMS Marketing Director Dustin Bixby rode shotgun as Drena booked a 2:23 first lap and a 2:20 second (more…)

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2015 Toyota RAV4 review: ‘A suburbanite’s dream come true’

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The 2015 Toyota RAV4 at Starr’s Mill in southern Fayette County. (Photo / Danny Harrison)

Don’t you love it when someone you met last year at an air show media event e-mails you and asks if you’d like to borrow a brand-new, trimmed-out Toyota RAV4 for a week to see how you like it?

Yeah, me, too.

It was all part of the “Toyota Road Trips” campaign, and the regional Toyota folks were kind enough to drop a dark-gray RAV4 off at my doorstep one recent Wednesday morning. Eight days later, I felt genuinely sad to say “goodbye” to that (more…)

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