In the 2018 PCOTY (Performance Car of the Year) issue of Road & Track, Preston Lerner writes an article about the future of motorsports, entitled “Terminal Velocity”. Over the course of the article, Lerner discusses the established giants—Formula 1, IndyCar, NASCAR, Le Mans, IMSA—as well as relative new comers—Global…
Most of you will see Stanford’s 180,000 images as as a trifle. Pete Souza The white house photographer under Obama took something like 2Million Pictures, so I’m maintain hope in ye Jalopnanauts.
Here are the results from the survey I ran 2 weeks ago about interest in the new batch of racing games that have come out. Also, shout out to the person who completed the survey as me from the future lol.
So with all of the new racing games coming out, I thought it would be a good idea to see who has what games and try to organize something fun! Also, ongoing series may be moved to one of the new games if there is enough interest. CLICK HERE TO FILL OUT THE SURVEY. No info required other than your username.
200+ human-powered vehicles on one track, four classes (basically, adults, all under 19, all under 16, and an Australian year 6/7 (~11-13 years old I think?) class) with some sub-classes. For 24 hours.
I feel like there’s room for a follow up to my previous piece on the Le Mans Prototype 1-Hybrid subclass, now that there’s been additional news, including the news that Porsche is terminating their LMP1 program after this season is over.
On Wednesday, I was at the Nurburgring to witness Dominik Farnbacher’s 7:03.45 lap in a factory-stock Dodge Viper ACR. Today, we’ve got the in-car video from that first attempt at a fifth-generation Viper ‘Ring lap record. It’s a wild ride.
Finally got the car out to an event to do a shakedown before I start bringing it to track events. Wanted to make sure overheating was not going to be an issue and it was the perfect day for a torture test. Ambient temps were 110* in the high desert and with not turning the car off between 5-6 runs each time and…
Super interesting. They all picked a different driver position.
The Pikes Peak Hill Climb is as unique as it is beautiful and fortunately its pretty damn easy to go to. I have been twice and can walk you through two very different experiences.
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This is mine, Stefan Bellof wrestling a Porsche 956 around Spa-Francorchamps.
American motorcycle racer Nicky Hayden succumbed Monday to injuries from being struck by a car while cycling Wednesday in Italy ahead of the World Superbike race at Misano, multiple outlets are reporting. Hayden was the last American motorcycle racer to win a MotoGP world championship in 2006. He was 35.
On this Day in 1958, Team Lotus makes their Formula 1 debut in the Monaco Grand Prix, the opening the opening event of the year’s European racing season. Their entries into the event were two Type 12s driven by Cliff Allison and Graham Hill. Allison, even though he was 13 laps down and the last running car to cross…
McKee Howmet TX, made to test the competitive use of a turbine engine in sports car racing. It was the first turbine engined car to win a race. So far it is the only turbine engined car to win a race, and it was the first to do so.
Here are more of my photos from a few weeks ago at The Mitty. Enjoy!
All shots are from Friday at The Mitty.
1967 Ford GT40 MkIV, James Dolan
I went to The Mitty at Road Atlanta on Friday. Epic vintage racing! What’s not to love? I’ll probably be throwing small photo-posts on here for a while as I work through my images.