Marc VDS Racing is, or rather, was, a race team competing in various forms of GT racing over the years. They just quit doing all of that, ostensibly over some sort of financial issue, but the way in which they did it was spectacular: an insanely-written press release where president Marc van der Straten basically…
BMW, like any company worth its salt who wants to stay in good graces with enthusiasts despite making bigger, heavier and more complicated cars, does a lot of racing. Recently, they sent out a wall of text outlining their extensive motorsport plans for next year. Here is the tl;dr version for your convenience.
Press releases are generally terrible. This one, really, truthfully, seriously issued by Mercedes-Benz, is great. You could even say it's got catitude. And that's really all you can say about it.
Hark! The day has arrived! It has finally dawned upon us! The day you've been waiting for, for at least the past year, maybe more (?). U-Haul trucks are available at the I-80 Self Storage in Lincoln, Nebraska, once and for all.
As an ominous warning to counterfeit 300SL builders the world over, Mercedes-Benz released pictures and a press release this past week showing the company dismantling and destroying a 300SL replica that was seized by customs officials.
We've already noted the propensity of Ford PR to drop happy releases right after their sad releases, as if somehow the good news will cover for the bad news. Today we got news that Ford is stalling F-150 production and then, minutes later, Ford released this note about Toby Keith's big, bad jingoistic tour:
We swear, this is straight out of The Onion. It also prompted a less-than-complimentary epithet from our own Robert Farago. Apparently, Dr. Robin Segal, a former car saleswoman, will now begin writing a column for allegedly popular website bellaonline, which purports to be "The Voice of Women." The topic?…