Thursday, June 12, 2014

What to watch this 24hr of Le Mans Weekend (June 12th - June 18th)

  • Drivers Seat. F1. Thursday 4:30am - 5am (MAVTV)
  • 24 Hours of Le Mans - 82nd running of the legendary race for the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup. Live from Le Mans, France. Saturday @ 8:30am - 4pm (FS1(HD)), 4pm - 5pm (FS2(HD)), 6:30pm - 1am (FS2(HD)), 1am - 7am (FS1(HD)) and Sunday 7:30am - 9:30am {Race Finish} (FS2(HD)) live
  • Top Gear (UK). Marathon of past episodes. Monday @ 4pm - 11pm (BBCAmerica(HD)) replays
  • Motorweek. Tuesday @ 7:30pm - 8pm (VelocityHD) new
  • Top Gear (US). 80's power. Season 5 Ep 3. Tuesday @ 9pm - 10pm (HistoryChannel(HD)) new
  • Chasing Classic Cars. Tuesday @ 11pm - 12am (VelocityHD) new
  • Wheeler Dealers. Chevrolet Camaro. Wednesday @ 9pm - 10pm (VelocityHD)
It's that time of year again, time for the crown jewel of endurance racing events. This weekend is the 82nd running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. As usual it starts on Saturday morning at 8:30am EST, airing live on FS1. The LMP1 field has gone from Audi vs. Toyota to a three way battle, two-thirds of which is a VW Group battle royal between Audi and Porsche. Not only will there be great racing for 24hrs straight, the weather should be solid too. Enjoy your weekends.

Video courtesy of TheAutoChannel.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Neo-Vintage: Mille Miglia 2014 (JayLenosGarage)

Jay Leno and Ian Callum participate in the 2014 Mille Miglia tribute rally, in his 1951 Jaguar XK120. Talk about bucket list events.

Video courtesy of JayLenosGarage.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Neo-Vintage: This 1973 Porsche 2.7 Carrera RS Is a Race Car for the Street (Petrolicious)

Our friends at Petrolicious bring us a short film on the owner of a 1973 Porsche 911 2.7 Carrera RS. If there ever was a car that an enthusiast should keep stock to enjoy as it sits, this is one of them.

Video courtesy of Petrolicious.

Monday, June 9, 2014

Neo-Vintage: Pantera: Restore or Pro-Tour (TheSmokingTire)

DeTomaso Pantera's have always been an enthusiasts favorite; the combination of a reliable American V8 and Italian chassis is just about the best of both worlds. This segment highlights two Pantera's, one of which is a SEMA special build by the well known Ring Brothers and the other is a nut and bolt restoration of an original with no modifications. Which would you choose?

Video courtesy of TheSmokingTire.