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#GRIDLIFE2015 – What is GRIDLIFE?

#GRIDLIFE2015 – What is GRIDLIFE?

With the inaugural GRIDLIFE being last year, I was all too excited to get the opportunity to cover it this year as it happens to be the first year of their new ‘Track Battle” time attack series. What started just over 15 years ago as some Honda enthusiasts who decided to set…
HyperFest 2015: Weekend Recap

HyperFest 2015: Weekend Recap

     HyperFest, billed as the automotive amusement park, celebrated its first year being held at VIRigina International Raceway. The event takes place over three days and features big names such as Formula Drift’s Vaughn Gittin Jr, Chris Forsberg and Ryan Tuerck. The event also featured plenty of grassroots drivers who…
DOUBLE CELEBRATIONS FOR SILVERSTONE 50TH

DOUBLE CELEBRATIONS FOR SILVERSTONE 50TH

On Sunday (4 July) the famous Silverstone Circuit will host its 50th Grand Prix race – it’s a magical milestone that will be celebrated not once, but twice during this landmark month. First, the golden anniversary will be marked by a select parade of high-profile F1 cars over this coming British…
FORMULA 1 AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX

FORMULA 1 AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX

Melbourne When Formula One came to Australia in 1985 it set up home in Adelaide. However, ex-racer-turned-entrepreneur Bob Jane wanted a race in Melbourne. He created a huge ‘thunderdome’ and invented the AUSCAR series, bringing NASCAR action to Australia. The desire to have a race in Melbourne did not wane.…

Tis The Season To Be Gnarly

This video is everything I love about having fun with friends and cars. I know a UTV is not a car but it does have four wheels and an engine and man do they fly! And this video rules because its a bunch of guys having fun with their vehicles.…
Whiskey and What?

Whiskey and What?

Build Race Party isn’t all rally racing and car builds and wrenches.  There’s some party in here too.  Like this for example. I would never consciously pour coffee in to my whiskey but this sounds like it could be pretty good. Here is the write up on Huffington post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/03/the-antipode_n_4031771.html…
VW Team Rocking BRP Stickers!

VW Team Rocking BRP Stickers!

First off, Ogier secured the WRC title in France this weekend. And a video was put together of the Volkswagen team celebrating which showed the inside of the control room with all the VW engineers. And sure enough, there on the Laptop is a BUILD RACE PARTY sticker! We assume…
Engine Mounts for Rally – I keep breaking them

Engine Mounts for Rally – I keep breaking them

I have a really hard time keeping my engine attached to my rally car. I finally got mounts that were strong enough from AKG Motorsport, but then I started snapping the aluminum engine arms that hold the rubber mounts. So I made a jig from an aluminum one so I…
24 hrs of LeMans in Chicago

24 hrs of LeMans in Chicago

I was pretty bummed I missed going to france to see the race in person so i got together with some friends to get our drink on and watch the race on tv at a local bar.
Monaco Grand Prix Spectator Guide

Monaco Grand Prix Spectator Guide

Overview SPECTATING: You need to buy a ticket to see this race. Pick your favorite corner and price it out.  If you really dont have cash you can watch from high above by the princes palace. FOOD: Pizza is the cheapest option. Tip top serves it all night long and…