June 25, 2009

Gear & Gadgets

Ford and Ferrari clash in a speed read and car lovers get their own coffee blends

Go Like Hell

Fast read
A.J. Baime's new book, "Go Like Hell: Ford, Ferrari, and Their Battle for Speed and Glory at Le Mans," centers around the quest by Henry Ford II to end Ferrari's string of victories at Le Mans in the 1960s and evokes a world that now seems vanished and fantastical.
$16.60, amazon.com


Fuel up
Motorsports fanatics need coffee, too. Redline Coffee offers an array of certified organic, Fair Trade blends with names like Open Throttle, Double Clutch and Downshift Decaf.
$26 for two 12-ounce bags (minimum order), redlinecoffee.com

Sources: New York Times Wire Service, Wheelbase Communications


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