Entries by gabriele

ALFA ROMEO, 110 YEARS OF UNPARALLELED HISTORY

The “other” Italian car brand that is Alfa Romeo has an incredible history. In its 110 years of existence, it’s been through two wars, some incredible highs, and a number of seemingly insurmountable lows. It has set countless benchmarks in beauty, design, and innovation over the decades but despite this, Alfa Romeo is relatively unknown in […]

The California 1000 Miglia

As many events have been canceled due to Covid-19, the spectacular California 1000 has also been canceled for 2020 and will resume in 2021.  We thought it would be nice to read this fabulous road trip from 2019 by Charles Stanley. This journey began on a beautiful Bay Area morning. We departed the historic Fairmont […]

Celebrating Senna’s First Win

It was 35 years ago – April 21, 1985, in monsoon conditions, that a determined young Brazilian raced to his first Formula 1 victory and cemented his name in motorsport folklore. It was Sunday April 21 and the 1985 Portuguese Grand Prix. Behind the wheel of a Lotus 97T was Ayrton Senna, just turned 25-years […]

The car that changed Formula 1 history

This weekend marked the anniversary of the debut of what is perhaps one of the most important cars in Formula 1 history. It was a machine that not only went on to win races itself, but it defined the sport as we know it now and featured technology that has also helped save countless lives […]

Leclerc dominates Virtual Vietnam GP on Esports debu

Formula 1 star Charles Leclerc dominated the Virtual Vietnam Grand Prix on his competitive sim racing debut ahead of Renault junior Christian Lundgaard. This is Formula 1 during the COVID-19 days! The second Virtual GP, a replacement for the postponed real-life F1 season, took place at Albert Park with the new Vietnam circuit not featured […]

Petersen Museum Now Offering Virtual Vault Tours

For enthusiasts looking for digital entertainment while practicing social distancing, the Petersen Automotive Museum will stream Vault tours during its temporary closure. Led by Collection Manager Dana Williamson, the hour-long digital tour provides rare access to never-before-seen race cars, movie cars and culturally significant vehicles from the Vault presented by Hagerty. Online Vault tours will […]

Honda Off-Road Racing Team Takes On The Mint 400

Long touted, The Great American Off Road Race, The Mint 400, is also a notoriously rough course on equipment and drivers as hundreds of entries do their laps, making the race course ever-changing and unpredictable. The 2020 edition, held in the desert south of Las Vegas, NV, was the longest ever – 428 miles in four […]

Roger Penske Honored at Amelia Island

Motorsports legend Roger Penske was the 2020 honoree of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance held this weekend at The Golf Club of Amelia Island. Five Indianapolis 500-winning cars of Team Penske formed the core of the Silver Anniversary Amelia’s “Penske Indy Winners” class representing Penske’s dominance in the sport. “It has been an incredible weekend […]

Porsche’s “Perfect Racing Car” to Appear at Amelia Island

The perfect description of the 1973 Can-Am champion Porsche 917/30 comes without qualification or equivocation from Mark Donohue in his landmark book The Unfair Advantage. . . “It is to me the perfect racing car.” Porsche’s mighty 917/30 turbo Can-Am champ was the perfect car at the wrong time, a time of massive change. Politics […]

Mercedes F1 DAS System Explained

Mercedes turned heads on Day 2 of pre-season testing with an ingenious moving steering system dubbed ‘DAS’ by tech chief James Allison – but what does the system do, is it legal, and is it safe? Here’s what we know so far. What does DAS stand for? After James Allison explained the system was called […]

WTR takes Daytona for Second Year in a Row

Wayne Taylor was noticeably emotional atop the pit box as Kamui Kobayashi guided his No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R across the start/finish line to the overall win the Rolex 24 At Daytona – the second straight for Wayne Taylor Racing and the fourth total for the team. And the first without one of Taylor’s […]

Le Mans & Daytona a Reality

On Friday January 24th, 2020, one of the most significant announcements in the history of sports car racing was made when IMSA and the ACO announced convergence for the top category of the sport. Executives from both sanctioning bodies participated in a press conference announcing the new LMDh race car, which will roll out in […]

Goodwood, the Festival of the Festivals

The Goodwood Festival of Speed is arguably the U.K.’s premier automotive gathering, taking place every summer on the grounds of the famed Goodwood estate near Chichester in the south of England. The hill-climb commands a large share of the attention, but there’s a ton of other stuff going on, including a full rally stage, a […]