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New Book from Landspeed Louise on Bonneville Salt Flats Coming Soon

New Book from Landspeed Louise on Bonneville Salt Flats Coming Soon

This tome driven by photos, not deeds and speeds, showcases the most evocative images from the archive to cheerlead the non-racer into experiencing land speed racing. ... Continue reading

GR Super Sport Makes Dynamic Public Debut at Le Mans

GR Super Sport Makes Dynamic Public Debut at Le Mans

Toyota City, Japan, Sep 21, 2020 - The GR Super Sport hypercar returned to its spiritual home today to drive in public for the first time, as part of its ongoing development process, shortly before the start of the 88th Le Mans 24 Hours at the Circuit de la Sarthe. Fittingly for a vehicle based on the two-time Le Mans- ... Continue reading

Great Drives; In A Ford GT From London to Folkestone to The Nürburgring to Obsteig to Monaco to Romorantin-Lanthenay to Le Mans to London

Great Drives; In A Ford GT From London to Folkestone to The Nürburgring to Obsteig to Monaco to Romorantin-Lanthenay to Le Mans to London

The fastest lap ever driven during the 24 Hours of Le Mans took less than 3 minutes and 34 seconds (3:33.483 in 2002); for one lucky enthusiast, it took 41 years. Wheeling a lipstick red Ford GT under the Dunlop Bridge at Le Mans on a glorious afternoon in July, I fully recognized what a charmed life I have led. ... Continue reading

Jere Starks Inducted Into Sonoma Raceway Wall of Fame

Jere Starks Inducted Into Sonoma Raceway Wall of Fame

Photos of Jere Starks attached. [PR_Header_Gen] Jere Starks Inducted Into Sonoma Raceway Wall of Fame SONOMA, Calif. ... Continue reading

TACH Automotive News Library Indexed By Single Topics (1993-2020)

TACH Automotive News Library Indexed By Single Topics (1993-2020)

Single Topic Automotive Content Index ... Continue reading

Official Back Story: Ford VS Ferrari with Original Le Mans Film Documentary +VIDEO

Official Back Story: Ford VS Ferrari with Original Le Mans Film Documentary +VIDEO

A sparsely worded newswire release was issued on May 22, 1963 noting, “Ford Motor Company and Ferrari wish to indicate, with reference to recent reports of their negotiations toward a possible collaboration that such negotiations have been suspended by mutual agreement.” The flurry of negotiations between the compa ... Continue reading

Happy Birthday Motorsport Legend Kurt Ahrens on his 80th birthday

Happy Birthday Motorsport Legend Kurt Ahrens on his 80th birthday

04/19/2020 Today the former Porsche works driver Kurt Ahrens celebrates his 80th birthday. Kurt Karl Heinrich “Kurti” Ahrens was born in Brunswick in 1940 as the son of the racing driver Kurt Ahrens senior. ... Continue reading

Henny's Fond Memories of Carroll and Cleo Shelby +Video

Henny's Fond Memories of Carroll and Cleo Shelby +Video

By Henny Hemmes Senior European Editor The Auto Channel THE HAGUE, May 14, 2012. The news that auto legend Carroll Shelby passed away last Thursday, did not come as a big shock. It did make me feel very sad indeed, but when I last spoke to mr. Shelby at the Los Angeles auto show, I realized he was very frail. The 88 ye ... Continue reading

Nutsons' Weekly Auto News Wrap-up - Week Ending April 4, 2020

Nutsons' Weekly Auto News Wrap-up - Week Ending April 4, 2020

* COVID-19 Oh My - March Sales Bad April Sales Worse?, SAFE Replaces CAFE Fuel Standards; Gas Prices FALLING; Car Makers React To Virus; Stay At Home And TACH ... Continue reading

Mazda Pilot Jarvis Captures 2nd Straight Daytona 24 Pole Position

Mazda Pilot Jarvis Captures 2nd Straight Daytona 24 Pole Position

For the second straight year, Oliver Jarvis has claimed pole position for the Rolex 24 at Daytona in the No. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Auto News Digest Week Ending November 30, 2019

Nutson's Auto News Digest Week Ending November 30, 2019

US New Car Sales Going Up; Hyundai Veloster N 2020 Road and Track Performance Car Of Year; Nagasaki Popemobile Toyota H2 Mirari; Uber Parked In London; Peugeot Merger On Track With Fiat Chrysler; Tesla Pickup Deposits; Tesla PU Vs Ford PU; Ford Ranger Recall; Fiat 500 Recall; Baja 1000 Results ... Continue reading

"FORD v FERRARI" Hollywood Premiere

"FORD v FERRARI" Hollywood Premiere

Academy Award®-winners Matt Damon and Christian Bale star in FORD v FERRARI, inspired by the remarkable true story of the visionary American car designer Carroll Shelby (Damon) and the fearless British driver Ken Miles (Bale), who together battled corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal dem ... Continue reading

Taycan Prototype Shocks At Endurance Run in Nardò

Taycan Prototype Shocks At Endurance Run in Nardò

3,425 kilometres in 24 hours Stuttgart. In 24 hours a pre-production Taycan covered a distance of exactly 3,425 kilometres righty before the world premiere on September 4 as part of a test at the Nardò high-speed track in Italy. ... Continue reading

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