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BMW At The Petersen Museum In LA

BMW At The Petersen Museum In LA

The Petersen will host some of BMW’s greatest road and race cars through October 14. Woodcliff Lake, NJ, August 30, 2016 – In celebration of the BMW Group’s 100th anniversary, BMW of North America and The Petersen Automotive Museum will feature “BMW: 100 Years of Performance,” from September 1 through October ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - July 25-31 2016: Nissan Out West, Lux Models Boffo, Detroit Sans Porsche, MB Auto Drive Exaggerated? Auto Ownership Costs Vary

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - July 25-31 2016: Nissan Out West, Lux Models Boffo, Detroit Sans Porsche, MB Auto Drive Exaggerated? Auto Ownership Costs Vary

* It's the #NissanYearoftheTruck. We spent a couple days this week out west driving the all-new 390HP #2017Armada, the new 284HP refreshed #2017Pathfinder and the new #2017Titan full size Crew Cab and saw Nissan's new entry, the Titan single-cab pickup. We'll have full drive reports on these in August. * Luxury brands ... Continue reading

Aston Martin Racing Launches New GTE Challenger and 2016 Title Hopes

Aston Martin Racing Launches New GTE Challenger and 2016 Title Hopes

GAYDON, England - February 22, 2016: Aston Martin Racing has unveiled its ambitious plans for the 2016 season, its latest V8 Vantage GTE challenger and an exciting new collaboration with global energy supplier TOTAL and tyre supplier Dunlop. The premiere GT-racing outfit, which enters its twelfth year of competition, w ... Continue reading

Honda 2016 Motorsports Program Overview

Honda 2016 Motorsports Program Overview

Honda 2016 Motorsports Program Overview ... Continue reading

Brashear, Childress, Gabelich, Ganassi, McClelland, Posey, Sweikert To Be Inducted Into Motorsports Hall of Fame of America

Brashear, Childress, Gabelich, Ganassi, McClelland, Posey, Sweikert To Be Inducted Into Motorsports Hall of Fame of America

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 29, 2016) – The Motorsports Hall of Fame of America (MSHFA) announced its 28th class of inductees today at Daytona International Speedway, continuing a long-standing tradition of honoring legendary figures from a wide variety of racing disciplines. The seven-person class of 2016 inductees ... Continue reading

MINI Goes Gran Turismo®6

MINI Goes Gran Turismo®6

Munich February 25, 2015; Inspired by the brand's legendary motor racing success, the MINI Design Team has created the essence of a MINI to enable maximum racing performance in the game Gran Turismo®6 for PlayStation®3. "MINI has many highly emotional achievements to its name in motor racing. The MINI Clubman Vision ... Continue reading

1960 Abarth Monoposto Pininfarina Record Car

1960 Abarth Monoposto Pininfarina Record Car

After finding and photographing the Mercedes Gullwing in Cuba last summer, I did recently another great find which I was looking for for many years.1960 Abarth Monoposto Pininfarina ... Continue reading

2014 Ferrari 458 (HOT) Review - Not Your Average Italian Speciale

2014 Ferrari 458 (HOT) Review - Not Your Average Italian Speciale

By Nicholas Frankl Senior Editor and F1 correspondent The Auto Channel Maranello, Italy June 2014; Ferrari, in true and tested form, recently introduced a “hot” version of the 458. The “speciale” is both lighter and more powerful than the “ordinary” 458, packed with even more technological ... Continue reading

Tracks: Racing the Sun - Book Review By Steve Purdy

Tracks: Racing the Sun - Book Review By Steve Purdy

Tracks: Racing the Sun A Novel by Sandro Martini Aurora Metro Books – UK www.tracksracingthesun.com Reviewed By Steve Purdy Michigan Bureau The Auto Channel Historical fiction is great fun because it can flesh out and add vivid color to subjects already partially familiar, in this case the early days of motor raci ... Continue reading

25 Hour Thunderhill Race - Mazda6 SKYACTIV-D Clean Diesels Show Well in Debut

25 Hour Thunderhill Race - Mazda6 SKYACTIV-D Clean Diesels Show Well in Debut

The Venn diagram that best showcases Mazda Motorsports is the overlap between endurance racing and club racing. That overlap was showcased on a freezing cold weekend at the longest endurance race in America, the National Auto Sport Association (NASA)’s US Air Force 25 Hours of Thunderhill. Of the 57 cars that took ... Continue reading

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