Archive For July, 2012

Weekend Wallpaper: Pirelli World Challenge #41 Go 4 It Racing Schools/Hawk VW Jetta GLI

By | July 29, 2012

What? Racing a Jetta? Why? Because you can! This is just more proof that if you want to race, you can race. Yeah, there are some safety and tech requirements, but if you REALLY want to race, there are various avenues. The Jetta GLI is now slouch racing in the Pirelli World Challenge TC class. […]

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Does The 200 MPH Shelby GT500 Really Do 200? Probably Not…

By | July 26, 2012

Probably the most exciting development in the automotive world in the last year has been the introduction of the 2013 Shelby GT500. If this is the first you’ve heard about it, you’ve been living under the proverbial rock and only need to know three things: Costs $54,995 Makes 662 horsepower Top speed of 200 mph […]

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Weekend Wallpaper: Pirelli World Challenge #34 Realtime Racing Acura TSX

By | July 22, 2012

Those that have followed the Pirelli World Challenge Series will recognize this name – Realtime Racing. Bringing back memories of the some of the finest racing moments in the series. RTR has been around the series for a LONG time. RTR is also home to the series winningest driver, Peter Cunningham. Pictured is the RTR […]

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Racing Blip: ALMS – Mobil 1 presents the Grand Prix of Mosport

By | July 21, 2012

  American Le Mans Series makes it’s annual pilgrimage up to our neighbors to the north. To the very fast track, known as MoSport – er – Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. Many consider this track one the few of the “old school” tracks that still remain. Not those “dumb-downed-with-too-many-saftey-features-that-takes-out-all-the-dangers-in-racing” modern tracks. Drivers can push their […]

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For $15,555, Would You Buy This 1979 VW Rabbit Limo?

By | July 18, 2012

There are plenty of unique one-off vehicles that pop up and grab our attention pretty much on a daily basis nowadays. The recently announced Masory-turned Carbonado Aventador is a perfect example of what a tuning company with plenty of money and reputation as well as ungodly access to carbon fiber can do when they want […]

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Weekend Wallpaper: #40 Audi R8 LMS GT

By | July 15, 2012

This is Audi’s “turn key” race car – The R8 LMS. Audi delivers the car built to handle the stresses of road racing, including such things as a roll cage, vented ceramic brakes, paddle shifters derived from the R10 TDI LMP prototype race car. Not to mention race tweaked ABS, race tuned traction control, and […]

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