To commemorate their first victory in the United States at Sebring 40 years ago, BMW whipped out a classic livery that's unmistakably BMW for the BMW Team RLL Z4Ms: the livery of its 1975 3.0 CSL, lovingly known for its outlandish wings and flares as the "Batmobile."
This Sunday will mark the 75th anniversary of the Hungarian Grand Prix, an event held since…1986. Fifty years before Formula One came to the Hungaroring, there was a Grand Prix race in downtown Budapest with 100,000 people in attendance. The Silver Arrows came. Scuderia Ferrari came. Three-quarters of a century later,…
So there's Hans Stuck, sitting in his dad's Auto Union grand prix car, and all he wants to know is "What is hooning?" There's no one better to explain it than Ken Block, who gives an accurate description and then asks Stuck to do a donut in the car.
A surprising revelation of endurance racing is the fact most drivers are far from being spring chickens. Here's a few examples.
Lamborghini V12’s are passé. Three million people have seen that clip of a Countach with custom exhausts revving its engine. Let’s see what Lamborghini’s parent company can do in the V12 department.
In 1969, a man was born. His name was John Reis. At the tail end of the 1980s, he formed a band known as Rocket From the Crypt, which would go on to rock the faces off of the masses until their final show on Halloween of 2005. At the tail end of the 1980s, Audi entered two balls-to-the-wall 90s in IMSA GTO…
Sure, sure, it's Bimmer-centric, but when there's this much Brucestastic Green Hell hoonery, who gives a flying damn? Added bonus? Hans Stuck on the Autobahn pushing 200. Sabine in a helicopter, too. Go ahead, touch it. Feel it. Whoa! [Thanks to the mighty Punkey for the tip.]