2011 Camaro SS Convertible vs. 2011 Mustang GT Convertible

2011 Ford Mustang GT races 2011 Chevy Camaro SS

With the new 2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible set to hit showrooms later this month Motor Trend put it through the paces to see stacks up against competition. The new Camaro SS lines up against the 2011 Mustang GT to see which pony car can shed its top the quickest in this 1/4 mile drag race. Continue reading

2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible Production Begins at Oshawa Assembly Plant

2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible Assembly Plant

Oshawa, Ontario– Rick Hendrick and Dale Earnhardt Jr. today visited Oshawa Assembly Plant to mark the start of regular production for the 2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible, which will arrive at U.S. dealerships beginning in February. Continue reading

Real Housewives Of NHRA: 2011 Full Throttle Drag Racing Calender. Racing Wives Show Off Some Skin to Fund Cancer Research

NHRA Real House Wives Calendar Cover

If you haven’t picked up a calendar yet, the Real Houswives of the NHRA is great find and the proceeds go straight to cancer research.

Driven by the recent loss of a childhood friend to skin cancer, Andrea Pedregon (wife of two time NHRA Funny Car World Champion Tony Pedregon) found a creative way to raise funds for research. Andrea and twelve other “Real Housewives”  Of NHRA (National Hot rod Association) posed in front of the camera for the calendar shoot. Continue reading

Cadillac Returns To SCCA Racing With CTS-V Coupe

Cadillac CTS-V Coupe Race Car

DETROIT – Cadillac announced today it will return to racing in 2011 with a race-prepared version of its CTS-V Coupe competing in the Sports Car Club of America World Challenge, North America’s top production-based racecar series.

The move returns Cadillac to a series where it competed from 2004 to 2007. Competing in the GT Class with the CTS-V Sport Sedan, Cadillac captured the Manufacturer’s Championship in 2005 and 2007 and the Driver’s Championship in 2005. Continue reading

History Channel: Top Gear USA Trailer

Top Gear USA History Channel Cast

The BBC’s program, Top Gear is undoubtedly the best automotive on the tube TV, period. Nothing comes closes in terms of productions quality or content. BUT…we Americans have been clamoring for our own version. After five years of careful planning an aborted attempt by NBC we will have just that; a US version of Top Gear courtesy of the History Channel.  The question is, “Will it be any good?” -See the trailer after the break and decide for your self. Continue reading

Top-10 Things Rumored to be Found at Bottom of the Charlotte Motor Speedway Sinkhole

Charlotte Motor Speedway

The infamous sinkhole that has developed in Charlotte Motor Speedway’s infield has uncovered many unusual and even historical items, from a common step ladder to the July 16, 1977, edition of The Charlotte News, which ironically contained a story about then Speedway Public Relations Director, Joe Whitlock. It is amazing what you find when you track is built of the ruins of the city dump. Continue reading

Gordon Murray Rumored to be Developing a Le Mans Car for Lotus


Gordon Murray McLaren F1 Designer

Gordon Murray McLaren F1 Designer


Lotus has recently announced their plans to enter numerous motorsports series including: Indy, GP2, GP3 and the Le Mans racing series.

For the Le Mans and American Le mans Series Lotus has begun rendering concepts for both a GT2 car and a LMP2 prototype entry.  Lotus will be working to collaborate with several manufacturer to bring these cars to fruition. One of their partnerships could include none other than, Gordon Murray. Continue reading