Archive For August, 2012

Racing Blip: ALMS – Baltimore Sports Car Challenge

By | August 31, 2012

Welcome to the (concrete) jungle. Once again, ALMS makes another stop on a temporary street circuit. This time in the city of Baltimore, Maryland. Those keeping track, this is the second time ALMS makes a stop at a street circuit. Last time was at Long Beach earlier in the year. As with the previous time, […]

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Weekend Wallpaper: #3 Cadillac CTS-V.R Coupe

By | August 26, 2012

In honor of Johnny O’Connell taking the SCCA Pirelli World Challenge GT Driver championship AND Cadillac taking the Manufacture’s points this past Saturday, I thought it would be appropriate to showcase one of the two Cadillacs racing in that series. Here is the #3 Cadillac CTS-V.R Coupe. Using the same engine as it’s street going […]

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Weekend Wallpaper: 1963 Ford Galaxie 500/XL convertible

By | August 19, 2012

Ford unveiled the Galaxie in 1959 as an answer to its rival Chevy’s Impala, which had debuted the previous year. With a name inspired by the U.S.-Soviet Space Race, the Galaxie was available in two-door, four-door, and ragtop configurations, with a variety of engine and transmission options. The nomenclature gets a bit confusing starting in […]

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Video: Rhys Millen’s Record Pikes Peak Run

By | August 19, 2012

Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.  156 turns, 4720 ft of elevation change, and 12.42 miles of grueling uphill racing finishing at 14,110 ft up leaving cars struggling for air while wrestling their way to the top in the shortest time possible.  Last year’s race marked the final race up the mountain with half the track […]

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Racing Blip: ALMS – Road America Road Race Showcase

By | August 18, 2012

American Le Mans Series makes it’s annual stop to the longest circuit of the series, Road America, in beautiful Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. 14 turns, 4.048 miles – this is another classic American road course. As the season is coming to an end, things are heating up in the points race for all classes. Expect some […]

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This One-Off McLaren X-1 Was Actually Ordered By One Bat-Shit Crazy Person

By | August 17, 2012

This is the McLaren X-1 and it is without a shadow of a doubt the worst looking car we’ve ever seen. Worst than a Panamera. Worse than the hideous Bentley EXP 9 SUV. Worse than anything ever. We always have been and always will be proponents of the idea that looks should never take priority […]

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