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Just Discovered Neil Peart (of Rush) Races 24H of Lemons

I just found these two articles on Neil Peart’s website. For those of you not familiar, Peart is the world’s greatest drummer in the world’s greatest band, Rush (not opinion, it’s fact). It turns out that he has raced in a handful of the recent 24 Hours of Lemons events (!) under the pseudonym “Bamm Bamm Rubble”, and… » 5/19/15 10:21pm 5/19/15 10:21pm

'Rush' meets 'Senna' at the Nürburgring and More

Where one grudge match ended, another one started. If the latter part of the 20th century's racing history had to be condensed into one race and one movie, this should be it. Equal cars, equal chances of winning, 17 (!) shared (future or past) F1 World Championship titles and much more. The 1984 Nürburgring… » 4/23/14 3:20am 4/23/14 3:20am

The Story Behind Rush's "Red Barchetta"

For those who have heard it, "Red Barchetta", off Rush's 1981 album Moving Pictures, is probably one of the best and most iconic songs about driving and being a motoring enthusiast. The song is about a young man living in a dystopian future where cars have been outlawed. The young protagonist narrates a story of… » 10/16/13 9:14pm 10/16/13 9:14pm