Every Car Has A Story

Photography by Grant Hindsley

Every Car Has a Story: ‘I don’t own cars. They own me.’

Blake Siebe takes a most unusual approach to car collecting

There are two kinds of car collectors. The vast majority fit into a sort of “check box” mentality of acquiring cars anointed by others as collector worthy. In contrast, a rare category of car collectors, I might venture to say, are the true cognoscenti who discover vehicles that no one is yet appreciating. They relish in…


Every Car Has a Story: Seattle Hotelier Mike Malone’s Car Obsession Goes Back Decades

Hotelier Mike Malone races cars all over the globe. And he’s got stories.

Seattle business leader Mike Malone is well known for his ownership of the Hotel Sorrento in Seattle and his pioneering of the subscription music business when he founded AEI Music, but his passion for cars drives him today. If there is a real-life version of the Dos Equis Most Interesting Man in the World, it’s…

Tasha Mikko’s race car is a 2006 Mitsubishi Evo 9. She named it “Robbie” in honor of her grandfather.

Every Car Has a Story: She’s Got Drive. Seattle’s Tasha Mikko Has Become an Autocross Champion

And she’s working to get more women in the sport

Sure, everyone is watching Formula 1 (F1) documentaries these days but have you heard of a driving sport called autocross? And on a regular basis that women racers are on the podium? We have one of the best here in Seattle: Tasha Mikko. I have had the pleasure, and pain, of driving with Tasha when…


Every Car Has A Story: Author and Alpha Dog

A lifelong love of cars steers Garth Stein to a book and then a movie

Seattle Author Garth Stein’s dream car is his Alfa Romeo GTV 2000.


Every Car Has a Story: Columnist, Matt Bell

Start your engines and discover the passion among auto enthusiasts

Hello Seattle, and welcome to the first in a series of articles about people, cars and passion. For many, cars prompt an emotional reaction and whether or not you consider yourself a car person, everyone has a story or a vivid memory of one. Every Car Has A Story, and we will tell them here…

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