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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…
Why No WRC In The USA?

Why No WRC In The USA?

It’s been 28 years since we last saw the World Rally Championships on stages in the USA. The Olympus Rally, outside of Seattle, was the last time we saw the top level cars in the United States and that was back in 1988. Could you imagine F1 taking a 30 year…
Jeremy Clarkson Suspended From BBC

Jeremy Clarkson Suspended From BBC

We’re not sure what happened, but we saw on Jalopnik this morning that Jeremy Clarkson has been suspended and Top Gear won’t air this Sunday! What the hell? It has to be a massive human resource-like violation where company policy requires a suspension until the facts can be sorted out.…
For Sale: 1950 Cooper Streamliner

For Sale: 1950 Cooper Streamliner

You don't need this. No one does. But man is it cool. They just don't make anything like this anymore. Super lightweight and powered by a Norton Motorcycle engine attached to a 4 speed, the car started life as a 1950 Cooper MKIV. So this isn't an original Cooper Streamliner.…
SUBARU DRIVER BUCKY LASEK BEATS THE HEAT TO REACH PODIUM AT RED BULL GLOBAL RALLYCROSS DAYTONA

SUBARU DRIVER BUCKY LASEK BEATS THE HEAT TO REACH PODIUM AT RED BULL GLOBAL RALLYCROSS DAYTONA

Skateboard legend and burgeoning Subaru rallycross driver Bucky Lasek drove fast and smart while overcoming the Florida heat to finish in third place at this weekend’s Red Bull Global Rallycross round at Daytona International Speedway. The podium finish is Lasek’s second this season at the wheel of his Vermont SportsCar-prepared…
WORLD RX CROSSES THE ATLANTIC FOR LANDMARK EVENT

WORLD RX CROSSES THE ATLANTIC FOR LANDMARK EVENT

Friday 8 August will go down in history as the day the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy staged its first event outside of Europe as part of the annual Grand Prix Trois-Rivieres (GP3R) motorsport festival in Quebec, Canada.  The GP3R, which also forms a round of NASCAR…
NISSAN TAKES PRO-AM VICTORY AT SILVERSTONE

NISSAN TAKES PRO-AM VICTORY AT SILVERSTONE

Nissan GT Academy Team RJN is celebrating after grabbing the Pro-Am race victory at Silverstone today in the Blancpain Endurance Series. The No. 80 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 of 2013 GT Academy USA winner Nick McMillen – plus 2013 German winner Florian Strauss teamed with Nissan regular Alex Buncombe –…
FORMULA E TO RACE ON STREETS OF LONG BEACH IN 2015

FORMULA E TO RACE ON STREETS OF LONG BEACH IN 2015

The FIA Formula E Championship, the world’s first fully-electric racing series, today announced that round seven of its inaugural season will be held on the iconic streets of Long Beach, California, USA. The Long Beach ePrix, as it will be titled, will take place on April 4 2015 and will…
Tanner Foust Shows Speed In Barbados

Tanner Foust Shows Speed In Barbados

Rockstar Energy Drink driver Tanner Foust showed good speed in what was ultimately a tough-luck weekend at the Barbados round of the Global Rallycross Championship. “It was a great start this season with the new team — Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross has put together a strong car for us and we…
1964 Shelby 289 Competition Cobra

1964 Shelby 289 Competition Cobra

The history of Anglo-American hybrid sports cars dates back to the launch of Ford’s original “flathead” V-8 of 1932, which provided an infusion of relatively inexpensive and readily upgraded power to the elegant British sportsters of the era. Famous marques with this configuration being built between the wars included Jensen,…
Rossi to Drive FP1 in Canada and USA

Rossi to Drive FP1 in Canada and USA

Caterham F1 Team has confirmed that Alexander Rossi, Caterham F1 Team Reserve Driver and Caterham Racing GP2 race driver, will drive in two FP1 sessions this season at the Canadian and US Grands Prix. Rossi has been flying the US flag as one of Caterham F1 Team’s Reserve Drivers since…
Subaru Launch Control – Season 2, Episode 1 – “A Cold Start”

Subaru Launch Control – Season 2, Episode 1 – “A Cold Start”

You only truly know how to accomplish something once you have actually done it. Turning points and opportunities are only fully recognized with hindsight. So, for a team as experienced as Subaru Rally Team USA, reverse engineering a championship title should be straight forward. Except it never is. Thousands of…
FORMULA 1 ITALIAN GRAND PRIX

FORMULA 1 ITALIAN GRAND PRIX

Monza Monza is regarded by many as the embodiment of Formula One racing. Not only is it a fantastic example of a track that combines speed with skill, it also has a heart and soul all of its own. It has seen some of the finest races of all time,…