Why is This Considered a "Retro" Livery. It's Not. Stop.

Why are Porsche, and Porsche-philes calling this a throwback scheme? the only two things they share are the colors. The white is used because having black lettering on the red car wouldn’t stand out as much. The new Nissan “retro” scheme follows the same design as the old car, the Porsche “retro” scheme doesn’t have… » 5/28/15 1:06pm Today 1:06pm

Tuesday Night at the Online Bookie #2

Last week I lost $2 betting on fantasy hockey (I made $4 the next night with just instincts to pick players so there’s that). This week I went racing. While everyone else was keeping tabs on the Indy 500, I was eagerly awaiting the results of the Coca-Cola 600 (which is not in Indianapolis much to my chagrin). » 5/27/15 12:30pm Yesterday 12:30pm

Some Thoughts on Modeling New Car Sales

So we love to call car dealers (both new and used) stealerships, but the reality is they get away with it because they can. Most people buy cars because they have to. Good points can be made for always buying used, but many will buy new. This is because most new cars are better than their predecessors for the average… » 5/21/15 11:00am 5/21/15 11:00am

For Your Listening Pleasure - European V8 Touring Cars

Below are some videos I’ve seen over the past few years showcasing the sounds and cars of the Italian V8 Superstars/Euro V8 Series cars. This series features some of the coolest cars racing in the world, it’s a shame there isn’t a lot of money in the series. I think this would be an excellent replacement for the… » 5/15/15 7:20pm 5/15/15 7:20pm

Are Car Manufacturers Losing Their Heritage?

The current controversy over brands such as Mercedes Benz, BMW, Audi, and Porsche releasing cars that deviate from years of heritage and tradition is simply understated. The cars we know and love are slowly but surely being chewed away in favor of more profitable but less traditional models and designs. Luxury sports… » 5/15/15 12:57am 5/15/15 12:57am

V8 Supercar Management to Review Super Sprint Format.

After four incredibly dull Saturday races which saw a grand total of two passes inside the top five after the opening lap(and zero changes inside the top two), V8 Supercars upper management has confirmed they are looking at tweaking the formula, with a change to made possibly in time for the next round in Winton, in… » 5/05/15 2:41am 5/05/15 2:41am