Archive For The “Performance Driving” Category

World of Speed at The Bonneville Salt Flats

By | September 17, 2012

Early in the morning I met up with the BYU Electric Blue Streamliner team, climbed into a van and made the way out to the Bonneville Salt Flats for World of Speed.  After driving through the western Utah desert, jamming to Boston, we arrived to the salt.  Team leaders, Dr. Perry Carter and my father, […]

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My 53 Second Lap of Lime Rock Park

By | June 19, 2012

The grand opening of Americas car museum has come and gone and while the noisy crowds have thinned, hundreds of people are still discovering the jewel that the museum is every day.  For nearly five hours I manned one of the three CXC racing simulators that occupy a corner of the speed zone in the […]

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Driven: Fisker Karma

By | May 19, 2012

Henrik Fisker, founder of Fisker Automotive, is no stranger to the automotive industry. Contrary to popular belief, the Karma isn’t exactly his first car.  Let me explain. Fisker has designed several recognizable cars over the years.  Most notable are the BMW Z8 and the Aston Martin DB9.  In 2005 he created Fisker Coachbuild, a company […]

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World’s Longest Drift

By | June 30, 2011

So, in case you had any doubt to the potency of an AMG Mercedes, here is your introduction into how one became the world record holder for the longest drift. Besides a slight hiccup which sends the Merc off the track, the entire drift was absolutely beautiful, although we couldn’t help but feel bad for […]

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