Racing

Honoring Military at Mazda Laguna Raceway

By | 2017-09-23T07:06:50+00:00 September 2nd, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Racing|Tags: , |

Free tickets for the military! When: Sept. 23, which occurs during the official Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix. Have you served previously or an active member, in the Military? If so, you and one guest can get in for free Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Once again they are honoring the men and women who serve [...]

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 [...]