This past Friday BF Goodrich invited me down to the Port of Los Angeles to check out the paddocks for the final Red Bull Global Rallycross race. The plan was to get the lay of the land on Friday, take advantage of a special opportunity, and then come back on Sunday to watch the battle for the championship.
Language is a tricky beast to master. I don’t mean learn vocabulary or verb conjugations: you can memorize those. No, to truly master a language requires something beyond knowing how to pronounce shit. I feel that the best way to determine if someone’s able to properly speak in a different language, is if they use…
It was round four of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Lydden Hill (That’s in Great Britain).
Because I’m between the ages of five and twelve, and because LEGO Rally Car. Also, I love that it’s a knock-off of Tanner Foust’s livery. Also, I’m pretty sure the mini-fig is taller than Tanner.
To the average person the word “rally” typically elicits some sort of political context, especially here in our nation’s capital, Washington DC. Especially during campaign season. But this weekend, DC was home to the 2015 RedBull Global RallyCross series and hopefully quite a few DC citizenry were exposed to a whole…
“Does your mother know you’re here?”
All I could think of when I was making these was MICRO, MICRO MACHINES!
Just about to walk out the door and head south to the scenic city of Long Beach. Glad I don't have a ripping hangover or anything because that would just exacerbate the situation.
Just a few runs around the track..
So as many of us has read earlier, Ford is pulling support for one of its NHRA series. Not a huge deal, all things considered, but it got me pondering about where Ford - and, by extension, other OEMs - could best invest its marketing and racing dollars. Obviously it would remain in NASCAR, because of the installed…
We caught up with Top Gear USA's Tanner Foust at X Games Barcelona to see what he's up to and ask about how talented his co-stars really are behind the wheel.
This hasn't come up in quite some time. It's actually Ray Wert era Jalopnik, but I was just daydreaming about my trip to LA to see the first episode of what would eventually be the first of two different Top Gear USA series. I assume nothing ever came of the Jalopnik challenge as I'm sure the pilot would have ended…