Author Archives: Brandon Christiansen

About Brandon Christiansen

Brandon has been a “car guy” since birth. He grew up idolizing the greats such as Ferrari, Lamborghini and Porsche. Ever since his first car, a venerable old Mk2 GTI, Brandon has been a self proclaimed Euro zealot. He is an avid Formula 1 fan and semi-pro hot shoe, periodically tracking his 20th Anniversary GTI. Brandon currently lives in Orem with his beautiful wife and enjoys all things cars and racing.

Video: Utah Car Chase Ends in Train Crash

By | October 16, 2013

We all know it is a bad idea to run from the police. I’m sure it’s been a fleeting thought for us all at one point, but usually common sense and logic prevail. If you have ever seriously thought “I can get away”, it would behoove you to remember the outcome for a fleeing Utah […]

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Formula 1’s Fernando Alonso Closes the NYSE

By | November 20, 2012

Unless you live under a gall-darn rock, you know that Formula 1 made its triumphant return to the US this past weekend after a 5 year hiatus. Millions of us watched as Vettal, Hamilton and Alonso battled it out on what has to be the most amazing track I’ve ever seen. Over 120,000 formula 1 […]

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Video: Top Gear USA Rooftop Fail

By | November 9, 2012

Utah’s twittersphere erupted yesterday when Top Gear USA host and Global Rallycross Champion, Tanner Foust tweeted out an image from the top of a parking garage somewhere clearly in Salt Lake City. Evidently the Top Gear team was having a bit of fun with a new BMW M5. The hunt was on! We found the […]

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The Case of the Ferrari vs Fauxrrari 355 w/Poll!

By | October 9, 2012

I was recently approached by the Editor-In-Chief of Utah Car Czar, Utah’s foremost car show directory, about a certain Ferrari 355 he had come across. He found it in less than Ferrari-like condition and in less than Ferrari-esque surroundings. After close inspection he couldn’t decide, was it a real Ferrari or a real Fauxrrari? Now, we’ve seen our […]

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JDM Legends Celebrates New Location With Open House

By | May 23, 2012

**Update- This event is postponed until Saturday, June 2nd due to bad weather. Visit the JDM Legends website for more info.** JDM Legends, local workers of vintage Japanese automotive magic, are throwing a grand re-opening party to celebrate their new location! Now is your chance to shake the hands of the team behind the car […]

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Video: JDM Legends Skyline GTR Hits The Track

By | May 10, 2012

We knew local videographer extraordinaire Josh Clason was up to something when he tweeted a picture of a classic Skyline. It is also a pretty safe bet that when there is a classic Skyline, JDM Legends is involved. Winner, winner, chicken dinner! This latest JDM Legends creation began life way back in 1970 as a […]

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