Tag Archives: Events

Rennsport Reunion VI: A living, driving, racing museum

In the movie “Night at the Museum," Ben Stiller plays a night watchman who gets caught up in all kinds of hijinks when the museum's exhibits come alive. Stiller's Larry Daley character interacts with heroes like Teddy Roosevelt, Sacagawea, and Christopher Columbus. That's just fantasy, though; far-fetched fiction of Hollywood script...

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2018 Goodwood Revival: Polishing the past, preparing for the future

Color slowly fades from sunset at the Goodwood Motor Circuit like an aging photograph. The sun sets low on the southern England horizon like the high desert. Bright yellows edge toward a brassy orange, tip toward a sultry red, and effortlessly disappear from the day. The pits and paddock drip with spotless Ferraris dressed in red, curvy McLarens in midnight...

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What to expect at the 20th Goodwood Revival

For the 20th consecutive year, a truly amazing automotive event is set to ring loud and proud around the Goodwood Motor Circuit. From Sept. 7 to 9, the Goodwood Revival revs up for another year of classic racing and general motoring celebration. Back in 1998, the Duke of Richmond brought auto racing back to the circuit originally established by his...

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Land Rover sets world record for fastest mile in a car on 2 wheels

Those who attended the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed last week caught numerous firsts and debuts The list included the first self-driving car to tackle the hill climb, the new Toyota Supra on its dynamic debut, and Land Rover with a world record stunt. The British brand set a world record for the fastest mile in a car on two wheels, with stunt driver...

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2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed: when the parking lot is a show of its own

As I bent down to snap yet another photo of yet another bright-hued supercar, I heard a deep voice over my shoulder. “I've got a model of that car,” boomed the throaty British accent. MORE: VW ID R claims electric car record at Goodwood with 43.05 run I looked up and saw a shirtless middle-aged man holding a bottle of Goodwood Ale stretch...

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This Week’s Top Photos: the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed Edition

This year's Goodwood Festival of Speed was one of the biggest on record. There were quite the number of attractions at the British event, and not just from the local automakers. One of the highlights this year was a collaboration between California's Singer Vehicle Design and Williams Advanced Engineering, the technology offshoot of the Williams Formula 1...

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Subaru’s created the Goldilocks of winter driving schools

There's no shortage of winter driving schools hosted by automakers these days. Each of these schools is the same basic concept with various twists on the details. Subaru, the brand known for all-weather capability, now offers its own. With Flatout Sweden and DirtFish Rally school, Subaru's created the Goldilocks of winter driving events with a...

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Learning the unnatural at Porsche’s Camp4 winter driving school

Pierre Des Marais' voice cracked over the radio as he screamed, “Yo-el! Why do I hear throttle and see brake lights multiple times?” “Turn. Brake. Accelerate,” he said loudly into the radio. In most track situations you are told to brake hard, turn, then accelerate out of the corner. At Porsche's winter Camp4 driving...

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