McLaren Movie Trailer Released

Universal pictures have released the first trailer for Roger Donaldson’s upcoming film, McLaren. Coming to theaters in 2017, McLaren is the story of one of New Zealand’s most treasured sons and the father of a British motor racing empire. Produced by Matthew Metcalfe and Fraser Brown, the film features contributions…

A Chance Encounter

When I was a teenager, Robert Daley’s book Cars At Speed was my introduction into the world of motor racing. Through the pages of the book I learned of the origins of motor racing and the great city-to-city races using public roads. By 1973, only two public road circuits were…

Mercedes-Benz Museum Welcomes 8 Millionth Visitor

The eight millionth visitor comes from China On February 14, 2017 the eight millionth visitor to the Mercedes-Benz Museum, Mr He Dingding from China, purchased his entry ticket. After taking a spontaneous selfie with the landmark visitor, Museum manager Monja Büdke presented him with a welcome gift. The Museum was…

Ferrari 812 Superfast

Ferrari is set to introduce the 812 Superfast at the upcoming 87th edition of the Geneva International Motor Show. The new 12-cylinder berlinetta is the most powerful and fastest Ferrari in the marque’s history. This new car not only introduces a plethora of innovative features but continues the V12 series…

Lime Rock Park – 1978 Formula Atlantic

The fourth round of the 1978 Formula Atlantic Labatts Championship was held over the July 4th Holiday at Lime Rock Park in the northwest corner of Connecticut. The seven-turn, 1.53-mile track is located in a natural wooden setting in Lakeville. The track opened in 1957 and in 1959 the Trinity…

Hanns Lohrer & Porsche – Art, Graphics & Design

Hanns Lohrer (1912 – 1995) was a Stuttgart painter and commercial graphic designer whose works extend far beyond the topic of motor cars. During the 1950s and 60s, Lohrer played a pivotal role in the visual appearance of the Porsche brand. A high point within Porsche advertising is the series…

Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca New Logo

Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is kicking off its year-long celebration of the track’s 60th anniversary. First off is a new logo that connects the history of the track with the present. The new logo will be used throughout Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca’s diamond anniversary. It features elements of the original…

World of Speed Museum

Located south of Portland, Oregon along Interstate 5, the World of Speed Museum is an educational facility using race cars, boats, and motorcycles to tell the story of America’s motorsports culture. The museum is funded by sponsorships, foundations, admissions, corporate and individual memberships, and events held at the museum. The…

2016 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

For fans of BMW and historic motor racing Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca was the place to be August 18-21, 2016 for the running of the annual Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. A crowd totaling over 70,000 fans enjoyed 15 race groups and the 100th anniversary of Bayerische Motoren Werke, aka BMW….

THE WAY IT WAS – The Story of Stephen South

THE WAY IT WAS is the story of Stephen South, a young British racing driver in the Seventies who seemed set for the glory that ultimately fell instead to rival Nigel Mansell. Where one went on to become one of the nation’s most loved characters and the World Champion in…