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  • Speed Secrets: Setting HPDE Expectations (1573 views)

    By Ross Bentley on February 08, 2022 12:44 p.m.

    Ross and David Ray have some interesting stories this week that address some of the expectations we have when we go on track. Experience teaches that managing expectations is key for track days (and even more important for wheel to wheel racing).

  • Triggering The Car Gene (1356 views)

    By Ross Bentley on December 27, 2021 3:51 p.m.

    Thinking back on my life, it was the shape of that first Dinky toy Jaguar D-type; my dad taking me to that race when I was 5-years-old; seeing that yellow Lotus Europa go around a 90-degree intersection corner as if was a slot car; getting and reading that stack of mid-sixties Road & Track magazines a friend’s older brother gave me; that 1/20th-scale Ford GT40 model I got for Christmas; going to the local rental go-kart track a couple of times each year… Yes, my environment provided much fuel for whatever fire my genes started.

  • Porsche 718 GT3? (3582 views)

    By Tom Martin on November 17, 2021 1:50 p.m.

    They said it would never happen. They said Porsche would always dumb down the 718 (Cayman) so that it didn’t cannibalize the 911. Well, in a way, “never” just happened. Porsche has announced that the GT3 motor is now available in the 718. It isn’t called the 718 GT3; instead, they’ve dubbed it the 718 GT4 RS. Okay, whatever.

  • EV Start-ups Create Big 5? (887 views)

    By Tom Martin on November 17, 2021 12:53 p.m.

    Rivian and Lucid have a lot to prove in the manufacturing domain, though both are sort of producing cars. But in the long game of the EV transition, access to capital is key and right now the American start-ups are looking pretty strong.

  • Often Overlooked, The Stories of The Fastest Women Now Told (754 views)

    By Guest Contributor on October 12, 2021 12:42 p.m.

    Louise Ann Noeth’s work is a collection of candid images and stories of women involved in the infamous Land Speed racing and time trials. From the 1920s and beyond this is a truly unique look at the barriers broken on four and two wheels. By featuring key figures, moments and eras Noeth puts decades of work into an exciting and engaging piece.

  • An Approach For Improving Your Track Driving (1337 views)

    By Ross Bentley on October 05, 2021 11:37 a.m.

    Believe in your plan for your next session.

  • The Design That Started A Dynasty (706 views)

    By Tom Martin on September 30, 2021 11:54 a.m.

    This Lotus 21, driven by Innes Ireland, captured the first victory ever for Team Lotus and Ireland’s only win in his F1 career.

  • Canon Reveals The Best Camera For Motorsports (516 views)

    By Tom Martin on September 16, 2021 8:48 a.m.

    Canon, the largest maker of cameras, has announced the R3, a new mirrorless camera body that has a large list of features that make it ideal for motorsports photography.

  • BMW Introduces High-Speed E-Bike To Spark “Conversation” (492 views)

    By Tom Martin on September 15, 2021 3:49 p.m.

    At the IAA Mobility show, BMW has shown a new concept of what an e-bike could be in the near future.

  • Completely New Bike Drivetrain May Change The Definition Of “Bike.” (528 views)

    By Tom Martin on September 02, 2021 8:10 a.m.

    A new generator-based method of transferring pedal power to drive wheels is being developed by German component makers Schaeffler.