Friday, May 4, 2012

Thursday, May 3, 2012

What to watch this weekend (May 3rd - May 9th)

  • Mazda Motorsports Hour. Star Mazda: Grand Prix of St. Petersburg (FL) (Episode #3). Saturday @ 12pm - 1pm (VelocityHD) new
  • Truth in 24 II: Every Second Counts. A look at Audi's dominance in endurance racing events. Saturday @ 4pm - 5pm (SPEED/SPEEDHD) new
  • Wheeler Dealers. Season 7 Marathon. Sunday @ 12pm - 8pm (SPEED/SPEEDHD) replays
  • Superbike World Championship. From the Autodromo Nationale de Monza in Italy. Sunday @ 2pm - 4pm (SPEED/SPEEDHD) same-day delayed broadcast
  • Toyota Pro-Celebrity Race. From the street track of Long Beach, California. Sunday @ 4pm - 4:30pm (SPEED/SPEEDHD) replay
  • Top Gear (UK). Season 18. Episode 3. Monday @ 8:30pm - 10pm (BBC America/BBC America HD) new
  • Richard Hammond's Crash Course. Striker. Monday @ 10pm - 11pm (BBC America/BBC America HD) new
  • Motorweek. Camaro ZL1. Tuesday @ 8pm - 8:30pm (VelocityHD) replay
  • One of a Kind. 57' Airbox Corvette & Ferrari 412P. Tuesday @ 9:30pm - 10pm (VelocityHD) great replays
  • Chasing Classic Cars (Season 5). Kissimmee: Cars. Tuesday @ 10pm - 10:30pm (VelocityHD) new
  • Wheeler Dealers. Ferrari 308 GT4. Wednesday @ 9pm - 10pm (VelocityHD) new
Another mixed bag weekend for you fine folks out there. While there are repeats, they're all worthy of checking out again. And for the new stuff, make sure to set your DVRs. Racing is light this weekend, so per usual I plugged in some European Superbike series coverage. Enjoy your weekends.

Video courtesy of Top Gear.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Quick Vid: 2012 Aston Martin V8 Vantage S

Our friends at Autoblogger review the Aston Martin V8 Vantage S.

Video courtesy of autoblogger.

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Quick Vid: The World's Fastest Lotus? (Drive)

Drive Network's 'Tuned' series, hosted by Matt Farah, visit speednut and builder Frank Profera. Frank has built his Lotus Exige up to a level exceeding F1 cars of past decades, with a 680whp 1.8L twin-charged setup on a modified, yet still only 2150-pound, chassis. Mother of God.

Video courtesy of Drive.

Monday, April 30, 2012

Motorsport Pron: A very special 911 (Chris Harris)

Chris Harris plays with one of Francis Tuthill's finest creations; a Porsche 911 historic rally car. ~365hp from a 3.5 liter flat-six (obviously) and a short ratio dogleg 5-speed geared to top out @ 120mph. The sound alone is worth the watch.

Video courtesy of Drive.