Friday, January 11, 2013

Wallpaper of the Week. #7

Image courtesy of AP from USGP 12'.
Lewis Hamilton pushes his McLaren MP4-27 through Turn #6 to qualify P2, just behind RedBull's Sebastian Vettel, at the Circuit of the Americas.

Thursday, January 10, 2013

What to watch this weekend (Jan 12th - Jan 16th)

  • Touring Car Racing Double Play: WTCC & BTCC (Round 7). Saturday @ 5pm - 7pm (SPEED/SPEEDHD) delayed airings from 12'
  • German Touring Car Championship (DTM). Round 7 from the From the Nurburgring in Nurburg, Germany. Sunday @ 11am - 12pm (SPEED/SPEEDHD) delayed airings from 12'
  • FIA GT1. Round 7 from Moscow Raceway in Volokolamsk, Russia. Sunday @ 6pm - 7pm (SPEED/SPEEDHD) delayed airings from 12'
  • Top Gear (UK). Marathon of Season 16. Monday @ 4pm - 10pm (BBC America/BBC America HD)
  • Motorweek. Subaru XV Crosstrek. Tuesday @ 8pm - 8:30pm (VelocityHD)
  • Barrett-Jackson Auto Auctions. 2013 action from Scottsdale, AZ. Tuesday @ 7pm - 12am (SPEED/SPEEDHD)
  • Legendary Motorcar. Not a race for chumps. Tuesday @ 8:30pm - 9pm (VelocityHD)
  • Chasing Classic Cars. Kings of the Road. Tuesday @ 10pm - 10:30pm (VelocityHD) 
  • Wheeler Dealers. BMW 840i and Triumph TR6. Wednesday @ 8pm - 10pm (VelocityHD) replays
Have a good weekend folks! Enjoy some mo' DTM action.

Video hosted courtesy of AutostradaTV.

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Video Series: Review of the year. BMW 2012.

BMW recaps 2012 for us, from roadcars to motorsports. This is a three video playlist, so hang out until the end.

Video courtesy of BMW.

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Car Pron: Ruf RGT-8 V8 Prototype vs CTR Yellowbird (SportAuto)

This video follows some Ruf testers running around with the CTR aka Yellowbird and the new RGT-8 Prototype. For those of you who don't know about this RGT-8 prototype's V8 engine developed by Ruf, they put it together a little over two years ago. Ruf believed that additional cylinders would be needed to take the 911 into the next stratosphere of performance so they developed a trick, 180* flat-crank 4.5L V8 that is not only about 75lbs lighter than the 997's 3.8L, but also revs to 8500rpm with no accessory or crank belts. Alois Ruf further explains engine details in this 2010 Geneva Auto Salon interview.

Video hosting courtesy of cc8186.

Monday, January 7, 2013

Motorsport Pron Feature: McLaren Documentary (BBC)

This 2011 BBC documentary of McLaren is a more formal look than our previous post from June. Sit back and enjoy.

Video hosting courtesy of McLarenNB.