took me pretty long to find the right old forum gif
Here is the Yamaha OX99 engine in the Jordan Factory the day after the F1 race at Silverstone. I asked Eddie Jordan what the best thing about the unloved Yamaha engine was “It was free”
Look, racing movies nearly always suck as movies, but it’s better than no racing movies. Let’s not fall into the very-2018 trap of “any observations from an outsider of our narrow walled-off culture is an insult of the highest order”.
While I’m no fan of the Wrangler or FCA, it’s bullshit a car’s safety rating is downgraded because it doesn’t have automous systems. A vehicle is not inherently less safe due to a lack of driver aids. Why? Because people fucking ignore them. Just last night someone cut me off while I saw their mirror flashing with the… Read more
Right?!? Remember the yawn sessions of ‘Oh, Loeb won an asphalt rally again...’ days? I sure do but don’t care to relive them at all. So boring in general
Huge bummer they lost Rory Reid, I hope he left on his own accord, because if they shuffled him out, it’s a huge mistake. I was bummed at the loss of LeBlanc, but with both Reid and LeBlanc gone, I am not entirely sure I’ll give it a go. Read more
Sweeter sounds when it was still gravel.
Sorry about your pants.
I love this post. It’s so true - immaculate boring cars from the 80s always catch my eye. When they are clean, you really appreciate the design elements that we don’t get to have anymore - low beltlines, pointy noses, large greenhouses and teeny tiny A-pillars. Even the most mundane looking cars start to look special… Read more
The little FWD/AWD hot hatches that dominate rally are fun and all, but there is something ludicrous and joyful about RWD cars hanging their hindquarters out sideways on rally stages that makes me think that WRC/ARA need to give high-test RWD cars a place to play. Yes, the GT86 is in WRC3, but imagine Caymans and… Read more
When the Porsche restorers at Singer Vehicle Design announced they were partnering with racing firm Williams…
There’s that old Gawker feeling.