Racing

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, 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 [...]

California and BMW M2; not a State, a state of mind

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:41+00:00 February 28th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, BMW, Racing|Tags: , , , , , |

There's a reason that California houses the most Billionaires in the United States. Known for trendsetting, for thinking outside of the box, California loves uniqueness. California is not just a State; it's a state of mind. The Pacific Coast Highway is 150 miles of jagged rocks and blue water stretching from Carmel to [...]

Kicking it up a notch with Bill Auberlen in a BMW M2 around Laguna Seca

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:41+00:00 February 19th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, BMW, Racing|Tags: , , , |

The reason you can't understand the gibberish on the first video is because I accelerated the track 2 times the actual speed I was driving, so that you could watch the video of me following Claudia Hürtgen, the chief instructor at the BMW Driving Experience. Seriously, it was painful for [...]