Tagged: Motorsports

2010 Dodge Viper SRT10 ACR Sets Nürburgring Lap Record 0

2010 Dodge Viper SRT10 ACR Sets Nürburgring Lap Record

Proving that there’s still life in the discontinued (but soon to be rebooted as a 2012 model) Dodge Viper, Chrysler’s Street and Racing Technology (SRT) division teamed up with the Viper Club of America and...

Ken Block Goes Hollywood in Gymkhana Four 0

Ken Block Goes Hollywood in Gymkhana Four

Gymkhana driver and celebrity Ken Block has a demonstrated knack for flinging obscenely-overpowered small cars at high speed through convoluted gymkhana-style road courses, and his latest creation —  Ken Block’s Gymkhana Four; the Hollywood...

Formula 1 Comes to Austin in 2012 0

Formula 1 Comes to Austin in 2012

In a controversial 5-2 vote last week, the Austin, TX city council agreed to move ahead with a construction project that will bring Formula 1 racing back to the states. Formula 1 hasn’t been...

Catastrophic 24 Hours of Le Mans Crash 0

Catastrophic 24 Hours of Le Mans Crash

http://youtu.be/p2Nb0Ienv6k During the 24 Hours of Le Mans last weekend, driver Allan McNish walked away from a catastrophic car crash. While approaching a turn, McNish clipped a Ferrari 458 Italia and lost control of his...

The Symphonic Matech Competition Ford GT 0

The Symphonic Matech Competition Ford GT

I’ve always thought that the Ford GT (and its forbear, the Ferrari-busting, LeMans-winning GT40) was the ultimate combination of track-punishing power and gorgeous sports car aesthetics. Let not forget that the GT also sounded...

Driveline Blog Builds: BMW E28 5-series 1

Driveline Blog Builds: BMW E28 5-series

Back in August I posted about a new feature at DrivelineBlog.com called Driveline Blog Builds (DLBB). The goal of this new feature series is to highlight one project vehicle a month going forward. I...

Ken Block on Top Gear: Utterly Awesome 3

Ken Block on Top Gear: Utterly Awesome

Season 13 of Top Gear returned to BBC Two last month, and episode 106 hit the airwaves (and YouTube) a few days ago. Despite being chock full of excellent content (Jeremy Clarkson gives his...

Mitsubishi Announces New Driver Training Course 0

Mitsubishi Announces New Driver Training Course

We just received word that Mitsubishi has inked a deal with Jim Russell Racing Drivers School to launch a new driver training course that will feature a number of specially-prepared Mitsubishi Lancer Evolutions. Dubbed...

Wheel Talk: Corvette C6 Z51 vs. Cayman S 1

Wheel Talk: Corvette C6 Z51 vs. Cayman S

photo: © Calvin Cheng A nice comparison article over at Wheel Talk pits a C6 Z51 Corvette against a Porsche Cayman S. The comparison is written by Calvin Cheng, and does an admirable job...