Racing

Race car driving autonomous cars WAPO carchat

By | 2017-08-14T13:55:07+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Categories: #carchat, Lexus, Racing, Volkswagen, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , |

A couple of weeks ago a chatter asked about the redesign of the Hyundai Azera for 2018 because they loved the car and would be interested in purchasing one. I just got word from Hyundai that, "There won't be a 2018 model Azera. We didn't have enough fans like this one." Do you watch racing? [...]

Scott Pruett: living the Hall of Fame dream

By | 2017-08-14T13:55:12+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Categories: Racing|Tags: |

California native, Sportscar veteran Scott Pruett, 57, picked up two more awards this week, the West Coast Sports Car Hall of Fame, Motorsports Hall of Fame of America, and the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame. To celebrate, he will do what he does best; he’ll race the No. 14 3GT Racing Lexus RC [...]

2018 Toyota C-HR racing Circuit of the Americas (COTA)

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:21+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Racing, Toyota|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I was at the first Scion event in San Francisco, CA. I remember Jim Farley, currently CEO and Chairman of Ford Europe, talking about Scion's goal; to be a skunkworks group to research what young people wanted in future cars. Somehow Scion ended being a brand by itself, succeeding for many years, but [...]

Superformance brings back the Ford GT 40

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:31+00:00 August 21st, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Ford, Racing|Tags: , , |

Doug Campbell is at the Concorso Italian, and tells me that the GT40 continuation is built to exacting standards - in fact over two thirds of the rolling chassis's parts are interchangeable with that of an original car. The recreation by Superformance of the GT 40 that beat Ferrari and finished in the [...]