Friday, May 9, 2014

Thursday, May 8, 2014

What to watch this Weekend (May 8th - May 14th)

  • Formula 1 - Grand Prix of Europe; from Catalunya Circuit, Spain. Practice. Friday @ 8am - 10am (NBCSN(HD)) live 
  • Formula 1 - Grand Prix of Europe; from Catalunya Circuit, Spain. Qualifying. Saturday @ 8am - 10am (NBCSN(HD)) live
  • Formula 1 - Grand Prix of Europe; from Catalunya Circuit, Spain. Race. Sunday @ 7:30am - 10am (NBCSN(HD)) live
  • WRC. 2014 Rally action from Argentina. Sunday @ 12pm - 1pm (MAVTV) live
  • Top Gear (UK). Marathon of past episodes. Monday @ 4pm - 11pm (BBCAmerica(HD)) replays
  • Motorweek. Tuesday @ 7:30pm - 8pm (VelocityHD) 
  • Chasing Classic Cars. Tuesday @ 8pm - 9pm (VelocityHD) replays
  • Legendary Motorcar. Closing Deals and Cleaning Floors. Tuesday @ 10pm - 10:30pm (VelocityHD) new
  • Wheeler Dealers. 993 Targa. Wednesday @ 9pm - 10pm (VelocityHD) new
F1 this weekend starts the European leg of the season. Last we saw the drivers Hams did a Vettel 13' impression and barely used his fuel load to run away from the competition. Tricky thing is Rosberg is still driving the other Petronas car so he came in second, maintaining his overall driver lead in the championship. That won't last long if what we've seen thus far is legitimate and I think we all know the answer to that. Meanwhile, Vettel is getting worked over by his teammate "fair and square". I guess I really don't know what Webber was doing that was so under-handed all those years except have his teammate ignore team orders and take positions and victories from him. Red Bull driver team politics are questionable at best. That said, Ricciardo looks to have fit in just fine and is going quick and I wish him luck in the event that Vettel figures out how to drive this new chassis without a blown diffuser and much more torque; at what point in driver championship points will Vettel be #2? Moving on from that, Alonzo shows that he's as good as he's ever been. Once again he's driving with a car that isn't the best, but he makes full use of what it is capable of. Impressive as always and he's now returning to his home GP. This weekend should be a good one. Until next week, folks.

Video courtesy of XCAR.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Neo-Vintage: 1930 Bentley 27-Liter (Jay Leno's Garage)

Jay Leno presents one of his pre-war car fleet, his 1930 Bentley 27-Liter.

Video courtesy of JayLenosGarage.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Quick Vid: BMW M235i vs BMW M3 CSL on track (AutoExpress)

The crew from Auto Express pit the new M235i up against the lighter, taughter, E46 M3 CSL. Which car is your money on?

Video courtesy of AutoExpress.

Monday, May 5, 2014

Neo-Vintage: The Ferrari 250 GTO Speaks for Itself (Petrolicious)

Our friends at Petrolicious bring us a short vid on the owner of a very special 1964 Ferrari 250 GTO. Of course this is a loaded statement, as all 250 GTO's are special, but this particular GTO raced and won the Daytona Continental 2000km (the predecessor to the Daytona 24hr), Sebring 12 hour, and Nassau TT. The driver of this car, during these race victories, was the father of the current owner, sports car racer Derek Hill. Volume is your friend.

Video courtesy of Petrolicious.