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Hagerty Employee

Smithology: Losers of the Autobahn

The parking garage was dark and quiet. Every other car was asleep for the night-Camrys and SUVs of all flavors, the panoply of splendor seen every year at Monterey. But there is always a difficult moment, as Churchill said, in any grand endeavor.
https://www.hagerty.com/media/opinion/smithology/smithology-losers-of-the-autobahn/
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audiocage
Advanced Driver

"Nearly wins every time" is a deceptive sentence.
BobbyShoe4
Intermediate Driver

Simply brilliant.
JSievers
Instructor

Thanks for making my day brighter!
topside
Instructor

Tears are rolling down my cheeks, ever since "what is that smell" !
17in68
Pit Crew

If Sam had left a half-eaten White Castle meal still in its packaging on the back floor, I believe he would have earned an honorable mention or even contended for a bronze medal.
SuperDeLuxe
Advanced Driver

Well played, sir. Well played.
rickcube
New Driver

A wire coat hanger substituting for an antennae would have been a nice touch as well as a spilled hardened can of Bondo in the trunk.
thetossedtool
Intermediate Driver

Some wonderful suggestions here. Might I add a strategically located partially mummified mouse?
Bionic
New Driver

Having smelled this car in person, the printed word can barely convey the true majesty of the experience. But, these aren't normal words, they are Sam Smith's words. Nicely written.