Thursday, December 15, 2011

What to watch this weekend (Dec 19th - Dec 21st)

  • Touring Car Racing Triple Play: BTCC, GTCC & FIA WTCC (in that order). Monday @ 12pm - 3pm (SPEED/SPEEDHD) re-airings of this years races
  • Top Gear (UK). Mini Marathon. Monday @ 6pm - 12am (BBC America/BBC America HD) great replays
  • Formula 1 replay of the week - 2011 Malaysia Grand Prix; from Kuala Lumpur/Sepang International Circuit. Race. Wednesday @ 12pm - 2:30pm (SPEED/SPEEDHD) replay
  • Porsche Super Cup. 2011 Highlights of Rounds 5-7. Tuesday @ 2:30p - 3pm (SPEED/SPEEDHD)
  • Motorweek. Land Rover Evoque. Tuesday @ 8pm - 8:30pm (Velocity/VelocityHD)
  • Chasing Classic Cars. Bigger in Texas. Tuesday @ 10pm - 10:30pm (Velocity/VelocityHD)
  • FIA GT1 World Championship. Round 3 @ Autodromo International do Algarve in Portimao, Portugal. Wednesday @ 12pm - 1pm (SPEED/SPEEDHD) re-airing of this years races
  • Wheeler Dealers.  Karmann Ghia and Chevy Bel Air. Wednesday @ 8pm - 10pm (Velocity/VelocityHD)
Most of the stations have gone into repeat-a-thon holding patterns for the rest of December, but there are some goodies still to be enjoyed per usual. Please note that if you want to catch re-airings of this years F1 races, it appears SPEED will be doing so every Tuesday (give or take) at noon. Enjoy the weekend, and remember if you're ordering presents online you should do so before Monday. Humbug.

Video courtesy of MotorSportForumla1.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Quick Vid: BMW M5 - Green Hell Fly and Drive 2011

I would've love to have traded in my turbo diesel Volvo for an F10M5 when I popped my Ring' cherry this summer. Next time I go back there had better be a ring taxi waiting.

Video courtesy of BMW.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Neo-Vintage: SLS AMG GT3 vs. OG 300 SEL 6.8

This video shows how far Mercedes-Benz has come over the past 40-odd years, in motorsport. The GT3-spec SLS AMG racecar plays with the legendary Red Sow. Make sure to turn up the volume.

Video courtesy of Autotuningnews.

Monday, December 12, 2011

Motorsport Pron: Audi wraps up the 2011 DTM Season

Audi goes behind the scenes to show the trials and tribulations on path to the 2011 DTM Championship.