2002

This Offroad 2002 is the original BMW X2!

This Offroad 2002 is the original BMW X2!

  This video could be a lot better but its all we have. It’s really just a slide show of Sin City’s offroad 2002 during the build process, but it’s pretty cool. For example did you know this 2002 is actually a BMW 325ix? Check out the video. They cut the roof…
Bay Area 02 Vintage BMW Show

Bay Area 02 Vintage BMW Show

For the last few years, we have attended this event at the Brisbane Marina, just south of San Francisco. Its probably the best organized car show I have been too, especially for a show dedicated to a single model.  And for BMW, the 2002 really is the iconic car they…
Build, Race, Sleep in a Small Tent

Build, Race, Sleep in a Small Tent

The SCCA San Francisco region driver’s school is a yearly event to earn the novice competition license for road racing. Being only once a year, we of course procrastinated about 11 of those 12 months before getting Lina’s car ready for the event. The car? Her 1971 BMW 2002. A Rally America…
FOR SALE – 2JZ BMW 2002!

FOR SALE – 2JZ BMW 2002!

This ridiculous BMW is up for sale! Its got a 2JZ swap which means 700bhp and 664lb ft of torque. Even better is that it only 1182kg. $25k and its yours… well you can’t really bring a trailer. But you get the idea.  If you’re still on the fence, take…
1986 Porsche 962 IMSA GTP

1986 Porsche 962 IMSA GTP

Porsche’s amazing 962 endurance prototype coupe, which was introduced in 1984, must certainly be ranked as one of the most successful and dominant racing designs in history. It was derived from the earlier-type 956 Coupe that was created for Europe’s World Sportscar Championship Group C, and as it was much-improved…
RALLY LEGEND MARCUS GRÖNHOLM TESTS THE VOLKSWAGEN POLO R WRC

RALLY LEGEND MARCUS GRÖNHOLM TESTS THE VOLKSWAGEN POLO R WRC

Volkswagen Motorsport has secured the services of former World Rally Champion Marcus Grönholm: the 46-year-old Finn, winner of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) in 2000 and 2002, will support the works team at test sessions with the Polo R WRC. Grönholm boasts a vast wealth of experience acquired from…
DAVID COUTHARD WEIGHS IN AHEAD OF THE MONACO GRAND PRIX

DAVID COUTHARD WEIGHS IN AHEAD OF THE MONACO GRAND PRIX

Ahead of Monaco, we caught up with 13-time grand prix winner and Monaco resident David Coulthard about the allure of this special race. Plus, we get both our drivers thoughts ahead of the Monaco Grand Prix. Q1: David, you live in Monaco and your first Monaco GP was in 1995.…
BENTLEY READY FOR RETURN TO BRITISH RACING HERITAGE

BENTLEY READY FOR RETURN TO BRITISH RACING HERITAGE

M-Sport Bentley creates another piece of racing history next weekend as the team prepares to return factory-affiliated Bentleys to a British racetrack for the first time in over 80 years. Looking to build on the strong finish and learnings from the opening round of the Blancpain Endurance Series at Monza…
BRUCE MEYERS TO RACE IN 2014 NORRA MEXICAN 1000 RALLY

BRUCE MEYERS TO RACE IN 2014 NORRA MEXICAN 1000 RALLY

After months of preparation and with the support of an industry it helped create, Meyers Manx Inc. today proudly announced details of a new project to celebrate the car’s 50th anniversary next month. It is entering company founder Bruce Meyers in next month’s 2014 General Tire NORRA Mexican 1000 rally.…
FORMULA 1 GERMAN GRAND PRIX

FORMULA 1 GERMAN GRAND PRIX

Hockenheim The original Hockenheim circuit was built in 1939 as a high-speed test track for Mercedes-Benz, who needed a venue to test for the Tripoli Grand Prix. It was almost eight kilometres long and was formed of two long, curved straights with a long corner at either end. When war…
FORMULA 1 BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX

FORMULA 1 BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX

Sakhir The 2004 Grand Prix of Bahrain marked the first ever round of the FIA Formula One World Championship to be held in the Middle East and the official culmination of a multi-million dollar project started back in September 2002 when the Kingdom of Bahrain signed a long-term deal to…