Author: Bradley Brownell

Now That Porsche’s Retired LMP1 Car Owns The Nürburgring Lap Record, It Needs to Go to Talladega

Perhaps the greatest moment in Porsche lore is when Mark Donohue set a world closed-course record for the fastest average lap speed in history. All that time ago, Donohue managed to run an incredible 221.12 miles per hour in a modified Porsche 917/30, …

Comment of the Day: Italian Word Jumble Edition

Earlier today we told you about Ferrari’s new not-an-SUV Purosangue lineup and the announcement that the company will be bringing 14 new models to market in the coming years. That was when Rod Millington pointed out that “new models” could include some…

Tell Us About Your First Exposure to Cars Being Cool

Back in the 1980s, it was a pretty common occurrence for tv shows and comic books aimed at children to focus on a troop of do-gooders trying to take down an evil gang of baddies. Each of the characters named and drawn differently so that an interstitia…

A Beige Nissan Figaro is the Opposite of a GT-R

Back in the early 1990s, Nissan was on top of the world. The Yokohama-based company was building incredible sports cars like the 300ZX Turbo, the 240SX, and the R32 GT-R. In their home market, they also released a series of cutesy small cars based on t…

I regret to inform everyone that the greatest SUV of all time is no longer available to purchase new

I regret to inform everyone that the greatest SUV of all time is no longer available to purchase new. It was, and will always be, the Honda Element. It was too good for us, and we didn’t realize what we had until it was gone. Read more…

This Citroen-Based Three-Wheeler is the Best French-British Mash Up

Imagine being in France in the mid-1980s and thinking that a 20-year-0ld Citroen 2CV isn’t esoteric enough on the streets for your taste. You like the idea of the aircooled front-driver, but you’re looking for something a little more sporting and rare….

Innovative Race Car Constructor And Motorsport Pioneer, Dr. Don Panoz, Is Dead At 83

The motorsport community lost a true pioneer today. Don Panoz, IMSA Vice President, racing impresario and innovator of speed, has died at 83, according to multiple news reports. Read more…

Comment of the Day: Stressed Out By Creeps Edition

David has a particular knack for writing about his projects in a way that makes the rest of us feel like we’re there turning wrenches and uncovering horrible truths in the process. Those of us who do our own work on our own old cars can commiserate, be…

Here Is A Philadelphia Bus Crawling With Bedbugs, You Can Start Screaming Now

My skin has been crawling since I first watched this video from the local Philadelphia CBS news affiliate, shared to Reddit. Bugs are gross, and they’re even more gross when they are blood sucking bugs just hanging around public transit. These nasty cr…

Here’s Everything Rad From Radwood At GridLife South

Radwood has been around for a little over a year now, and the show has finally spread across the U.S. for a show on the Eastern Seaboard. A couple of weeks ago, Radwood joined up with GridLife for an automotive festival like no other in Georgia, at Roa…