As part of Fleet Week San Diego entertainment, hundreds of historic and classic cars entered NASNI for the Coronado Speed Fest. With engines roaring and a military presence, it was a great weekend for all.
The proof is in the pudding – or so they say. Heidts, takes us behind the scenes and behind the wheel in their 1968 Camaro test rig and they show us firsthand the abuse their test rigs take to ensure the suspension systems are built not only to perform, but to last!
This last weekend, KBPI, the popular rock radio station in Denver, held its fist open lap event at High Plains Raceway. Set out in the middle of nowhere, in Dear Trail, HPR offers 2.5 miles of paved road course with twists, turns, elevation changes and of course, a nasty straight-away. Check it out inside!
In fairness to the ACO / FIA, the balance of performance is a hugely difficult task, and all of the manufacturers will do whatever they can to make it appear their car is slower before the race. This year the ACO / FIA got it badly wrong….
Located in Riverside, California, is a Go Kart Track that is much more than just a Go Kart Track. With events for the media, drifting, and even getting the big guns out on the track with huge V-8 power, it’s a place any gearhead can enjoy.
Southern California is know for lots of things including; sunshine, beaches, and girls in bikinis. On the weekend of February 22-24 however, we weren’t actually anywhere on a beach, but rather, running to the SoCal coastline in a group of pro-touring musclecars.
For years, Forgeline wheels have been trusted to carry adrenaline junkies and even professional racing teams to the top of their games, and just last weekend, this was once again proven at the Road Atlanta Grand-Am Road Racing event when the Forgeline-equipped Stevenson Motorsports Camaro swept GS.
For those of you unaware, Southern California is the mecca for road racing and autocross. As your author has recently moved from the Midwest to SoCal, the best way I can describe it, is an automotive version of Heaven. There are quite a few events you can attend throughout the season.
With two hours to go, ex-Corvette Racing driver Olivier Beretta in the Risi Ferrari 458 led by just over a minute from the recovering #4 Corvette with Oliver Gavin at the wheel. Tommy Milner took over for the final stints with still more than 30 seconds to find in the last hour…
Every year hundreds of enthusiasts take their own cars out on a famed racetrack to pit their skills against the track. West Coast Racing has been putting these events on at Willow Springs and we not only participated but learned a little more about Track Day.