I'm Having A Lancia Pixelated And You're All Invited To Drive It

You may recall a few months ago when I told you I was going to be making a colossal installation of the 8-bit driving game Pole Position that you play using an actual car. Notably, I wasn’t lying — the installation will open August 6, and, even better, the car used to control it is an ‘82 Lancia Zagato — that’s being… »8/03/15 8:00pm8/03/15 8:00pm

Shiny New Shelby GT350R-C Has GT40-Inspired Stripes, Pole Position

I was drawn to this lovely new Mustang because it has these stunning forest green stripes. No one uses British racing green anymore unless it’s a retro-themed Lotus or something. Turns out, these stripes are more Canadian than Timbits and poutine combined, and they just won pole position for their class.
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Both Mercedes F1 Cars Go Off At The End Of Qualifying, Grab 1-2 Anyway

Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg timed their dual wipe-out just right during this morning’s qualifying session for the Austrian Grand Prix. Both drivers went off at the end of the third and final qualifying session after driving to P1 and P2 starting positions, respectively.
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Detroit Pole Sitter Rebuilt Their Wrecked Audi In 2.5 Hours To Qualify

If United SportsCar had a “Heroic Fix” award, today’s polesitter would definitely be it. Dion von Moltke hydroplaned into the wall during a wet practice session, extensively damaging the front and rear of the Paul Miller Racing Audi. Per Sportscar365, they rebuilt the car in only two and a half hours to take pole in… »5/30/15 1:48pm5/30/15 1:48pm

Lewis Hamilton's Pole Lap Shows Just How Insane Monaco Is

How balls-out crazy is the Monaco Grand Prix, exactly? This ride along on Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes for his pole position-winning lap will show you just how absurdly close all the Formula One cars this weekend have to get to the walls to put down a fast lap of the impossibly narrow, windy street circuit. »5/23/15 12:28pm5/23/15 12:28pm

How To Turn Your Whole Car Into A Video Game Simulator

Along with doing dumb things with old cars, I also sometimes like to do dumb things with old computers and video games. Occasionally, I can convince someone to let me parade these things out in front of a lot of people. That’s why the Indianapolis Museum of Art will let you play Pole Position with an actual car this… »4/07/15 12:30pm4/07/15 12:30pm

World's Greenest Car Wins Pole For 12 Hours Of Sebring

The absolute greenest (look at it, man) car on the grid won pole for the 12 Hours of Sebring: the number 57 Ligier JS P2 Judd of Krohn Racing. Olivier Pla put down a stonking fast lap that put Kermit's race car on pole. Krohn just started racing the JS P2 this year, having switched from last year's Ferrari 458. »3/20/15 7:00pm3/20/15 7:00pm