At Pikes Peak International Raceway, Colorado
...and did appallingly bad driving a P1 around Dubai and a few other courses.
I would love to watch the equivalent of NASCAR except for having real midsize sedans. I think it would be much more interesting and entertaining to see cars that one could theoretically buy do 500 miles on an oval flat out.
Only four days until the Indycar Opener.
Tilke might be embarrassed if this idea works out well, or maybe he doesn’t really care, he got paid. Sometimes ideas just don’t work when they test them in a real race, but he is a driver and maybe he has been working this out in his head going around the circuits.
I mean- it has to be, right?
(Seems some get bend out of shape about 1940s bomber girls. NSFW WWII pinup art follows.)
They’ve finally unveiled the Season 5 car.
I was trying to find stuff on early PC wheels, and found this comment from 1995, about the Thrustmaster Formula T1 (one of the first):
I finally own what my Prius wants to be when it grows up.
What are the best places in Italy to drive? Roads, racetracks, motorsport destinations? I’m traveling to Rome next week with my girlfriend, as part of our university’s winter abroad program. She’s expressed interest in Italy’s rich automotive history. Where should we go?
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…