Steve McKelvie let us know this week that Scott Henderson, a Great Race rally driver who notably helped save a Buick that lost its brakes from tumbling off the Mount Washington auto road this past summer, recently died, as did the driver of that Buick, artist Jack Juratovic.
* Speaking of Buicks that lost their braking abilities, the Hamilton (Ohio) Journal-News reported this week on an incident in which a 1957 Buick took out a newly installed water fountain that dates back to the 1800s. (via)
* As we see in this Top Gear article, Australian van culture is a lot like American van culture, except the vans are car-based rather than truck-based.
* The Studebaker name lives – this time around as a brewery in South Bend.