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50 Days and Nights of Competition, Camaraderie and Charity – Designer Night at the Races™ #50!

My friend Brian Fioritto used to work for Ford, but I first met him on the track at Waterford Hills where he competed in a Fiat 850 Racer like this one.  Years later I visited him in SoCal and we had … Continue reading

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A New Leader Emerges – Designer Night at the Races™ #48

The countdown to the 50th Designer Night at the Races™ started at JD Karting in Novi, Michigan as studio and support staff from Nissan, Toyota Calty, the FCA Group and Ford joined first time participant Rivian Automotive to spend an evening … Continue reading

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Designer Night at the Races™ Spring Car Show

As these events are supposed to be about fun, as much as the Competition, Camaraderie and Charity, AACS decided the biggest trophies should not go to whoever was the fastest on the track, but who arrived at the event with … Continue reading

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Designer Night at the Races™ #47 – General Motors Holds off Toyota and Nissan

Night three was the final night of the East Coast Spring Designer Night at the Races™.  Partners Autodesk, Lacks and Plastic Plate joined 5 of the 6 OEMs in the Detroit area (come on Subaru – we need you to … Continue reading

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Designer Night at the Races™ #46 – General Motors Roars Back

Night two of Designer Night at the Races™ featured good food, good drinks, great people and some close racing.   As usual, it was all for a great cause.

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Designer Night at the Races™ #45 – Detroit starts with a Tie!

After the excitement in California (which included first-time winners Hyundai/Kia), it was great to get back to the D and spend a week karting and chatting with the DAADS (Detroit area Auto Design Staff).  It also means the return of … Continue reading

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Designer Night at the Races #44 – Just Like F1 its Nissan versus Mercedes

Designer Night at the Races™ awards points just like Formula 1.  So it is only fitting that the last night of our west coast swing turned into a Formula 1-esqe competition between the studios of Nissan/Infiniti (as in Infiniti Red … Continue reading

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