The (Very) Short List of Potential American Drivers for Gene Haas in…

An American F1 team! Or the next best thing; a rich American with FIA permission to field an F1 team. USF1 taught us those are not the same thing, but if successful Haas Formula will need a pair of (hopefully American) drivers. Like NASA, the F1 skillset required to ride the rocket is extremely specific, leaving… » 4/13/14 5:15pm Sunday 5:15pm

Karting Through The Streets Of The Isle Of Man Is Just Nuts

Racing anything down public streets is nuts. No guardrails, no runoff areas, no nothing. Doing it in 250cc SuperKarts, with no safety cages and no seatbelts, is even crazier. Doing all that on the Isle of Man in the rain, then, must be the peak of fun. » 3/28/14 1:00pm 3/28/14 1:00pm

CCC Manhattan 2013 Round-Up

It's been a good year at Classic Car Club Manhattan. A healthy dose of racing, in many different flavors, kept us on our toes during the summer months. While off-track we were busy driving the GT40 through tunnels, exploring the countryside in search of the ever-elusive 'perfect road', and destroying jbh's GoPros. » 12/08/13 5:26pm 12/08/13 5:26pm

Kreating an Obsession Through Karting? I hope so.

I never bought comic books. I wasn't too much into Cowyboys and Indians, though I did have horses and was a pretty good rider. I didn't play football. But I scraped every nickel I had together to buy the latest Car and Driver, Road and Track, and other car magazines. I'm not sure why, my Dad liked cars, but it drove… » 8/04/13 7:01pm 8/04/13 7:01pm

Why You Should Go Karting This Weekend

Full disclosure: we attended the "Lime Rock Park Mini-ALMS Northeast Grand Prix" at On Track Karting in Brookfield, CT last week. It was an event setup to promote the upcoming American Le Mans Series race at Lime Rock Park this weekend, which you all should attend (as if you have something better to do than BBQ, drink… » 7/05/13 1:57pm 7/05/13 1:57pm

How Dare Audi Not Let Journalists Win Their Go Kart Race

At the Detroit Auto Show and other shows like it, automakers tend to invite journalists to over-the-top dinners and events so they can schmooze and build relationships. Sometimes there are bands, other times celebrities, and there is always excellent food. Automakers have pampered us for so long that it is now expected … » 1/17/13 3:00pm 1/17/13 3:00pm