Archive For December, 2012

Weekend Wallpaper: #97 Matt Young Motorsports RX8

By | December 30, 2012

Competing in the Touring Car (TC) class of the Pirelli World Challenge is this Mazda RX8 owned by Matt Young Motorsports.  The mechanical aspect of the car remains largely the same as it rolled off the assembly line with the only modifications allowed are a unrestricted exhaust system, 4-piston front disc brakes, and coil overs […]

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FMD: Friday Motoring Diversion

By | December 28, 2012

Friday Motoring Diversion – Holiday Errands

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Weekend Wallpaper: Austin Cooper

By | December 23, 2012

While not everyone can swing a vintage racing Corvette, Porsche, ALMS machine or high end F1 car, myriad gems such as the MGB’s, Triumphs, Nissan’s, Volvo’s and, the subject of this wallpaper, Austin Coopers, come out to show what a great time one can have with a fast turning small displacement block under the hood. […]

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FMD: Friday Motoring Diversion

By | December 21, 2012

Friday Motoring Diversion – The Era of the Group C monsters

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Bentley Continental GTC V8

By | December 18, 2012

Bentley recently brought a new flavor of the Continental GT to the table: the Continental GTC V8.  This entry level offering isn’t powered by a W12 but a 500hp, twin-turbo V8 (the same 4.0L V8 found in the new Audi S8).  We go all the way to Nashville to check it out.  While some may […]

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Weekend Wallpaper: #06 Core Autosport LMPC

By | December 16, 2012

What happens with you take a GM small block LS3 V8, rated at around 430hp, add a 6-speed sequential gearbox, Brembo reinforced carbon-carbon brakes, and wrap it all in a kevlar and carbon fiber bodywork? You have the #06 CORE autosport LMPC race car, winner of the American Le Mans Series Prototype Challenge class two […]

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