Thursday, August 8, 2013

What to watch this Weekend (Aug 10th - Aug 14th)

  • Rolex Sports Car Series. Sports Car 250. From Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. Saturday @ 5pm - 8pm (SPEED/SPEEDHD) live
  • American Le Mans Series. Orion Energy Systems 245. From Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. Sunday @ 3pm - 6pm (ABC/ABCHD) 1hr delay
  • Top Gear (UK). Season 20 - Episode 6. British roads and cars; season finale. Monday @ 8:30pm - 10pm (BBCAmerica(HD)) new
  • Monterey Week. A look into the world of automotive restoration and sale expert Wayne Carini. This is the special that lead to the Chasing Classic Cars series. Tuesday @ 6pm - 7pm (VelocityHD) replay
  • Motorweek. Tuesday @ 8pm - 8:30pm (VelocityHD) new
  • Wheeler Dealers: Trading up. Middle East. Wednesday @ 9pm - 10pm (VelocityHD) new
Solid motorsport weekend ahead. ALMS and Rolex Sport Car action from Road America. If this years ALMS race is anything like last years (see vid below), it'll be a must watch event. Also, Top Gear season finale on Monday night, some solid replays and a new episode of Wheeler Dealers. If you're in the Tri-State area this weekend remember that VAG Fair starts at 10am on Sunday. See ya next week.

Video hosting courtesy of Racecarwrecks.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Automotive Workshop: Driving the 887hp Porsche 918 Spyder (CHOC)

Chris Harris checks out the pre-production Porsche 918 Spyder, both in mind-boggling concept and on track. Sponge it in, my friends.

Video courtesy of Drive.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Car Pron: 2014 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Edition 507 Wagon! The Modern Hammer Wagon? (MotorTrend)

MotorTrends' Jonny Lieberman goes to Germany to play with one of the many toys we'll never get in the US; the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Edition 507 Wagon. Hey now.

Video courtesy of MotorTrend.

Monday, August 5, 2013

Orbital Dreams: Barn Find: Classic Porsche 912 Restoration (DriveClean)

On this episode of Drive Clean, we have a legitimate barn find; a 1966 Porsche 912 that's been sitting under blankets for more than two decades. Larry of AMMONYC takes great care to get the car to its best so the owner can determine next steps with a solid idea of where the car is.

Video courtesy of Drive.