Pennzoil Films: Escaping the Ring

If this short-film had money laundering or a sex scene it could easily be shown at the Cannes Film Festival. The next film in the Pennzoil series is riveting with fast cars, drama, and intrigue. There is even a cameo performance of Rhy Millen of Rhys Millen Racing fame. You will remember Millen as a [...]

By |2020-05-20T13:17:24-07:00March 5th, 2018|Categories: Natural gas, Racing|0 Comments

Formula E FIA Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy

FIA Formula E and Frankfurt auto show Jaguar teamed up with Bobby Rahal, David Letterman, Mike Lanigan racing team to join the FIA Formula E championship entering the Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy in the 2018-2019 global electric race series. From the first time, Bobby Rahal's Dad took him to a race to fifty-five years later US [...]

By |2020-09-15T19:00:10-07:00January 1st, 2018|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, electric vehicles (EV), Racing|0 Comments

Scott Pruett honored at California Auto Museum

California Auto Museum Fan: I've been following you for years. Scott: Well, I've been around for years Scott Pruett is the oldest most successful race car driver on the national circuit in American sports car racing history. At 57, Pruett is currently racing as part of the International Motor Sports Association’s top series, driving No. [...]

By |2020-04-29T07:42:39-07:00November 16th, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Lexus, Racing|Tags: , |0 Comments

Shell Oil to rig – rig to race Formula 1

When I told a girlfriend I was going out on a Shell oil rig she scrunched up her face and quizzically asked why. If you ask people where they buy their gasoline, they will rattle off the name of their local gasoline station. Most people don't think about where petroleum comes from that they are [...]

By |2020-08-03T12:17:31-07:00November 9th, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Ferrari, oil, Racing|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Scuderia Ferrari’s Formula 1 driver Sebastian Vettel

When you think of race car drivers, you think of a person going fast in a really fast car, pedal to the metal. A person that knows how the car functions and turns. The more they run the track, the faster they go, the more they drive that one car and get used to the [...]

By |2017-10-19T10:29:24-07:00October 19th, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Ferrari, Racing|Tags: , |0 Comments

Honoring Military at Mazda Laguna Raceway

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 [...]

By |2019-11-28T17:48:57-08:00September 2nd, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Racing|Tags: , |0 Comments

Race car driving autonomous cars WAPO carchat

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? [...]

By |2017-08-14T13:55:07-07:00June 30th, 2017|Categories: #carchat, Lexus, Racing, Volkswagen, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Scott Pruett: living the Hall of Fame dream

Sports Car Hall of Fame 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. [...]

By |2020-10-06T14:11:08-07:00June 29th, 2017|Categories: Racing|Tags: |0 Comments

2018 Toyota C-HR Circuit of the Americas

2018 Toyota C-HR I was at the first Scion event in San Francisco, CA. I remember Jim Farley, 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 [...]

By |2020-07-13T15:15:53-07:00March 9th, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Racing, Toyota|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Superformance brings back the Ford GT 40

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 [...]

By |2017-03-22T07:59:31-07:00August 21st, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Ford, Racing|Tags: , |0 Comments
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