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Checkered Flag's Blog of the latest Automotive News

Only a fashion designer could come up with this MINI style



Who knew MINI Coopers were so fashionable?  Thanks to our Checkered Flag fan, Leigh, for sending in the following.

The following MINI Coopers were featured in Stirling Matheson's article "15 Interesting Cars By Fashion Designers" on Complex.com.  (Keep in mind, fashion writers can be a bit harsh.)

Fashion designers are masters of the use of color, proportion, and textiles…
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This weekend, get out of the house and enjoy Hampton Roads




Looking to get outside this weekend, but not really into the whole bunny thing? 

Thanks to Pilotonline, we have a nice collection of Hampton Roads outdoor events taking place this weekend. 

Fifes and Drums March, 1 and 5 p.m. Saturday on Duke of Gloucester Street from the Capitol building to Palace Green, Colonial Williamsburg's Historic Area. 800-HISTORY.

Winter Wildlife…
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Last Weekend of Hampton Roads Easter Event



We're down to Easter fun crunch time. With the weather looking pretty nice for the next two days, many of our Checkered Flag fans are looking to get out and celebrate the season. 

Fun for the entire family is everywhere to be had this March. Thanks to the people over at MyActiveChild.com, we have a full list of Easter…
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Video: Toyota Tundra tows Space Shuttle Endeavour

What would you trust to tow 292,000 pounds of the most sophisticated machine man has ever created?

How about a Tundra we have here on our Checkered Flag Toyota lot?



If you are unable to view the Tundra Endeavour video on this page, choose the following link and scroll down to this article.  Link: Tundra tows Space Shuttle

My husband and I purchased a Tundra from Checkered Flag Toyota earlier this month.  And, although we don't have a space shuttle to tow, we do have something more valuable- fifteen month old twins.  Our Tundra gets us there safely…
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Easter Photos-Cute or Terrifying



With Easter just days away many are thinking about where to take the kids for their traditional Easter Bunny photo.  The malls and local theme parks (If you live near Busch Gardens) have good ones, but some have not been privy to such luck. Look back through your old Santa or Easter Bunny photos and see how scary they have been…
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Hey, we thought Wonder Woman's car was invisible.



We have to give it to Kia, this is pretty cool. 

Check out the newly unveiled Wonder Woman inspired Kia Sportage.  DC Comics and the Kia have joined forces to raise awareness for the We Can Be Heroes charity.  We Can Be Heroes raises awareness for the hunger crisis in a range of African countries.

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