Entries by gabriele

A Different Kind of Lancia Stratos

The Lister Bell Specialist Cars STR is a reincarnation of Bertone’s iconic Lancia Stratos. LB mission is to produce the STR in such a way that it pays homage to the original Lancia and therefore maintains all of the visual presence and character of the genuine Stratos, but is engineered and advanced in a way […]

Scott McLaughlin Worry Free plan for Bathurst 1000

With 12 wins from the 16 races so far this season, the reigning champion currently holds a commanding 319-point lead in the standings over teammate Fabian Coulthard. While that means he could already sit out a round and still be leading the championship, the Penske star reckons he has no plans to slow down just […]

Summer Travel Tips

One of the biggest concerns when it comes to booking travel for your motorsport activities is the cost. You want to take some risks and go on a trip, but then trying to stay within a budget can prove tricky. Thankfully, technology can now help you pay only what you want to pay. Our new favorite […]

Aston Martin, Toyota Commit To WEC Beyond 2020

FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) officials have announced the commitment to the endurance racing series from two manufacturers beyond 2020. Aston Martin will field a minimum of two factory Aston Martin Valkyrie Hypercars, which will be specially developed for the 2020-21 FIA WEC season. The new car will feature a race-prepared version of its bespoke, […]

Best Road Trips in North America

Carlsbad, New Mexico, to Buena Vista, Colorado Miles:635 Activities: Sand sledding, peak bagging, summer skiing Skip the overcrowded Carlsbad Caverns National Park in favor of New Mexico’s rugged Brokeoff Mountains Wilderness Study Area, which has remote trails that wind through cacti, agaves, and soaptree yuccas. Then it’s 140 miles north through Lincoln National Forest to the […]

It’s Le Mans Time… Where to Watch the Race

The only thing better than the 24 Hours of Le Mans being included in the FIA World Endurance Championship super season is the extensive television coverage that will glue many race fans in front of the TV. The 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2019, which is scheduled to begin Saturday, June 15 at 9:00am ET […]

Formula 1 with a Budget; is it a good idea?

The number will be enshrined in the new Formula 1 Financial Regulations, which will stand alongside the existing FIA Sporting and Technical Regulations. A cost cap of $175m per year is set to be imposed on F1 teams beginning the 20121 season.  This means that big spenders like Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull will need […]

The 617-hp Competition BMW is also Convertible

After many months of spy photos, the first-ever BMW M8 is finally upon us. And it truly is a first-ever offering, since the original 8 Series from the 1990s never received an M variant. The big question about this new ‘Bahn burner is the one we sort-of answered above, but here are more details. Under the M8’s […]

Gordon Murray’s Virtual Exhibition of his Designs

Gordon Murray has unveiled a fully immersive, internet-based virtual exhibition of 40 different iconic race and road cars produced during the past 50 years of his illustrious career in vehicle design and engineering. The online exhibition, which brings to life the private ‘One Formula’ exhibition held in late 2017, is free to access and can […]

The Formula 1 Gladiator – Thank you Niki!

The Austrian had been battling health issues since mid-last year, including a lung transplant in August 2018 that required a two-month stay in hospital. He was then hospitalized again for a short period at the beginning of 2019 after contracting a flu infection. There have been reports from Austrian press in the recent days that he […]

DTM, Europe’s Most Popular Touring Series

This year’s new season in DTM represents far more than just a fresh lick of paint and the appearance of some new faces; DTM is making huge changes. Gone are the venerable V8 engines, replaced by loud and powerful four-cylinder turbo-charged units. Now equipped with upwards of 600bhp, DTM’s new breed of car is the […]

Ferrari Hybrid Confirmed With Nearly 1,000 HP

Ferrari’s forthcoming hybrid model will pack 986 horsepower (1,000 CV or 735 kilowatts), according to an invitation to the May 31 unveiling in Maranello, Italy. A user on the Ferrari Chat message board first posted the invite. The Prancing Horse’s execs have been dropping small details about the hybrid model recently. “It will be a top-of-the-line hybrid […]

A Safer IndyCar for the Indy 500

IndyCar unveil the advanced frontal protection (AFP) debris deflector, the latest in driver safety development for the sanctioning body, sooner than expected just in time for the IndyCar Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) and obviously in time for the Indy 500. The small, bolted-on piece made of titanium—which will be mandatory on all […]

Casa Enzo Ferrari

Opened in 2012, the Museo Casa Enzo Ferrari in Modena is comprised of Ferrari’s birthplace and childhood home, as well as an adjacent 6000-square-meter complex housing not only historic Ferraris and the many objects associated with that firm’s glorious history, but also serves to celebrate the region automotive culture at large. Museo Casa Enzo Ferrari is a fairly […]

Mario Andretti’s 50th Indy Win Anniversary

Mario Andretti’s 1969 victory in the Indy 500 turns 50 this year and will be celebrated by grandson Marco with a special livery and by the Speedway with a tribute display of Mario’s most memorable cars. Andretti earned the Rookie of the Year title at the 1965 Indy 500 after starting fourth and finished third, […]