Yup, you read that correctly. F1-Insider.com is reporting that FIA’s Lars Osterlind could be pushing a plan to get Auto Racing into the Olympics. In 2010 FIA president Jean Todt lead a movement to get the FIA recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). In 2013, Todt’s efforts were rewarded with ...Read More »
Yup, you read that correctly. F1-Insider.com is reporting that FIA’s Lars Osterlind could be p...
2016 is shaping up to be a fantastic year for fans of sports car racing, specifically in the GT rank...
As many of our more loyal readers know, I drive a Lexus. Specifically a ‘02 IS300 filled with straig...
James Dean. James Garner. Paul Newman. Steve McQueen. Patrick Dempsey. What’s the common threa...
2016 is shaping up to be a fantastic year for fans of sports car racing, specifically in the GT ranks. New regulations and new cars are always cause for excitement and the first to announce their involvement in GTE was Ford when they announced at Le Mans this year that ...Read More »
As many of our more loyal readers know, I drive a Lexus. Specifically a ‘02 IS300 filled with straight 6, 2JZ, RWD goodness. Complete with the correct number of pedals (3). However, I can’t really get excited about their current model range, less the spectacular LFA. Sure they look and ...Read More »
James Dean. James Garner. Paul Newman. Steve McQueen. Patrick Dempsey. What’s the common thread? They were all actors yes, but they were also fond of motor racing. Garner was in the Epic movie Grand Prix and raced in the Baja 1000. Newman raced GT cars all over the globe; as ...Read More »
Lets face it, if you frequent this site then you are a fan of Top Gear. In the past couple of days there has been some major news surrounding the World’s premiere motoring show. We all knew Clarkson, Hammond, and May would join forces for a new show we just ...Read More »
The National Coalition for Safer Roads (NCSR) has been warning drivers about the dangers of running red lights through their “Stop On Red Week” event. The week-long awareness program occurs yearly during the first week of August and is dedicated to sharing different aspects of safety, driving statistics, and other information. They’ve released ...Read More »
Motorsport.com posted this photo by G Drive racing today and boy is it a doozy. Someone over there cobbled together some of the most epic turns and straights from around the world to create a dream racetrack and holy crap I wish this was a thing. Some of the turns ...Read More »
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation has decided to begin shutting down its plant in Normal, Illinois, concluding its 27 year production run in the U.S. with the 2015 Outlander Sport this coming November. Mitsubishi will instead focus its production out of Japan, Russia, and ASEAN countries where its pickup trucks are widely popular. The shuttering of the ...Read More »
Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook, has been in meetings with BMW for a collaboration on the development of a new all-electric car. Apple’s electric car project code-named, Titan, is rumored to use the BMW’s i3 as the basis for the new pure electric car. The project has been in the works for more ...Read More »
Just over a month ago we told you about a stunning new concept by Alpine, Renault’s smaller side project that churns out some of the most beautiful cars ever made, or never made in the case of the A110-50. Well luckily we have friends on the internet that tell us ...Read More »
Let me spin you a yarn. A few years ago, in a land far far away in Japan, Toyota and Subaru got together in what I can only imagine is a tall, glass covered building in Tokyo and had a brief conversation. If I were to speculate, I think it ...Read More »
The year was 2002. Eminem was losing himself at the top of the Billboard Charts. Nerds were flocking to see Star Wars Episode 2. I was a Freshman In college and like most college freshmen, I focused primarily on school, girls, College Baseball, girls, and video games, not necessarily in that ...Read More »
According to multiple reports (Source 1, Source 2) Adrian Newey is getting into bed with Aston Martin and helping with the design of a new road car. For those of you who don’t know who Newey is, he’s the mastermind behind Red Bull F1 as their chief technical officer. Newey ...Read More »
A few weeks ago I posted this thread on Reddit (r/cars sub) to see if anyone was interested in helping me figure out what to do with the Scion FRS that Scion so wonderfully gave us to drive around for a week. Many people responded with some great suggestions, and ...Read More »
According to a report cited by multiple sources (here and here) yesterday, the new ND Mazda Miata is more than likely not going to get a more powerful MAZDASPEED variant anytime soon. Top Gear spoke to the head of the new Miata’s development team, Nobuhiro Yamamoto, at the Goodwood Festival ...Read More »
Welcome to a new article series we’re starting at Shifting Lanes called Pace Notes. Here we take unfiltered, gut-reaction opinions from our latest car du jour and put them on the internet for you all to enjoy and ultimately disagree with. The goal of this series is to show that ...Read More »
The folks over at Toyota were kind enough to give us a 2015 Scion FR-S for a whole week and it was just dropped off today. We are thrilled to be giving this budget sports cars the full once over and wring it out to it’s full potential. In the ...Read More »
A few days ago, just before the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Renault decided to showcase their cobbled together, silly sports car. It’s called the Renault Alpine Celebration. And if Alpine’s of the past give us any indication, we know it’ll be hideous and terrible in every way. Just kidding. ...Read More »
“Reliability,” “Race bred,” “Youth movement,” “Functional sustainability,” “Class leading,” and my personal favorite “Provocative.” We as consumers and auto enthusiasts hear many phrases and buzz-words thrown around all year-long when it comes to our chosen obsession, but some of this industry slang does take on a greater meaning than just ...Read More »
Once upon a time, the automobile was conceived. And it was good. Shortly thereafter, Gran Turismo was made; or so it would seem to this generation of digitally savvy automotive enthusiasts. And it was also good. Gran Turismo (GT) has been around for what seems like forever, and I’m not ...Read More »