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Reminder: Tunnel tolls begin this Saturday



Don't forget, Checkered Flag fans.  Tolling at the Portsmouth-Norfolk Downtown and Midtown tunnels begins this Saturday, February 1st.

If you hadn't heard, the tolls were set at a lower-than-expected amount earlier this month.  Here are the toll charges for vehicles with E-ZPass transponders.

From The Virginian-Pilot

The toll schedule for passenger vehicles with an E-ZPass transponder will be as follows:

For 2014, the tolls will be 75 cents for offpeak, $1 for peak times.

For 2015, the tolls will be $1 for offpeak, $1.25 for peak times.

For 2016, the tolls will be $1.25 for offpeak…
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Tire Safety: Winter Tires



Any of our nine Checkered Flag Service Centers can help you with alignments, tire rotations, balancing, and new tire purchase.  Also, all of our parts departments carry tire gauges and other tools that will help you maintain your tire quality.  Drive-ins are welcome at all Checkered Flag Virginia Beach Service Centers, but appointments are recommended for fastest service.  Call (757)490-1111 to schedule a service appointment with your Virginia Beach car maintenance locations.
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Porsche History Recovered and Heading Home

Porsche has a great and very long and successful racing history.  Many do not know the true beginning for the automaker.  It all began with an electric vehicle, and it was too a race winner.



First-ever Porsche headed home to company museum
By Jeffrey N. Ross

About 30 years before Ferdinand Porsche designed the Volkswagen Beetle, he created the Egger-Lohner electric vehicle…
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Let Checkered Flag wash that salt and sand off



One thing is for sure.  Hampton Roads is beautiful under a blanket of snow. 

You know what's not so pretty?  Salt, sand, and mud covered cars.

I don?t know about the rest of our Checkered Flag fans, but, I never got the muck off of my vehicle from last week's mess.  And, don't even get me started…
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