Thursday, February 16, 2012

What to watch this weekend (Feb 19th - Feb 22nd)

  • Chasing Classic Cars. Marathon of Season 4. Sunday @ 12pm - 7pm (Velocity/VelocityHD) replays
  • Wheeler Dealers. Marathon of season 8. Monday @ 9am - 8pm (Velocity/Discovery's HD Theater) replays
  • Renaissance Man. Classic Car. Monday @ 10pm - 11pm (Velocity/Discovery's HD Theater) new
  • Top Gear (UK). Marathon. Monday @ 8am - Tuesday @ 2am (BBC America/BBC America HD) great replays
  • Formula 1 replay of the week - Grand Prix of Belgium from Circuit de Spa Francorchamps. Race. Tuesday @ 12pm - 2:30pm (SPEED/SPEEDHD)
  • Motorweek. 2012 Driver's Choice Awards. Tuesday @ 8pm - 8:30pm (Velocity/VelocityHD) new
  • Vinsetta Garage. Green. Tuesday @ 8:30pm - 9pm (Velocity/VelocityHD) new
  • Top Gear (US). Muscle Cars. Tuesday @ 10pm - 11pm (History Channel/History Channel HD) new
  • Wheeler Dealers. BMW 840. Wednesday @ 9pm - 10pm (Velocity/VelocityHD) new
Marathons of our favorite shows are in abundance this weekend. There's another F1 replay and new episodes of Wheeler Dealers and US Top Gear next week. Also, there is a new Velocity Channel series on Monday nights called Renaissance Man, in which host Alain de Cadenet (British Motorsport/classic car auction fame and the U.S. Mille Miglia tribute special) goes on a series of adventures surrounding the classic motorized-transport enthusiast lifestyle; airplanes, motorcycles and automobiles. Enjoy your weekends.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Quick Vid: Russian VW Festival 2011 (Vagburg)

The worldwide VAG scene has grown considerably over the last decade, and this video shows off one of the larger the events in eastern Europe last year; the Russian VW Festival.

Russian VW Festival 2011 | full version by VAGBURG from VAGBURG on Vimeo.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Quick Vid: Chip Foose's first VW Golf

Volkswagen's media machine ramps up for the US arrival of the 2012 Golf R. This is renowned designer Chip Foose talking about his first VW Golf.

Video courtesy of VW.

Monday, February 13, 2012

For the love of P: The history of RUF Automobile GmbH

I first saw this in-depth documentary on RUF Auto GmbH five years ago. I don't know how it hasn't been posted it yet, but there's no time like the present. There's really not a lot to add to this post; just sit back and enjoy.

Video hosting courtesy of mKe197975.