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Supercars turning into giant fireballs are nothing new and this kind of events generates a certain level of attention that disappears before it manages to blow any whistles that could determined carmakers to do something about this. However, there are times when supercar fires turn into much more than just... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2012 at ashleyjohn's blog
Fernando Alonso has urged his Ferrari team to not lose the belief that it can still deliver strong results this year - despite expectations of a difficult start to the campaign. Ferrari is bracing itself for a tough time at this weekend's Australian Grand Prix, with technical director Pat Fry... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2012 at ashleyjohn's blog
The future of the FIA GT1 World Championship has been secured with the entry of three teams put together by series boss Stephane Ratel. Ratel was instrumental in bringing together the deals that will put Aston Martin, Porsche and Ford on the grid for the coming season Source: http://www.iracing.com/inracingnews/real-world-racing/3rdparty/new-teams-secure-future-of-gt1-world Mika... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2012 at ashleyjohn's blog
Officially debuted last night to the masses of the Daytona Bike Week, the 2013 Motus MST broke cover in its production trim (the 2013 Motus MST-R is shown above), along with details about the bike’s final specs, pricing, and availability. As we reported earlier, the Motus MST will come without... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2012 at ashleyjohn's blog
Paul di Resta believes that the midfield teams in Formula 1 are under more pressure this year because the competitive spread of the grid has closed up. One of the trends to come out of winter testing appears to be a much closer spread between most of the teams, with... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2012 at ashleyjohn's blog
This year Corvette turns 60. Chevy does have an elaborate plan to celebrate the bugger at the 2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed, but before that here’s a small birthday party the held back in America in which the 2013 Corvette 427 Convertible – made to mark the 60th anniversary of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2012 at ashleyjohn's blog
Posted on 03.7.2012 10:30 by Bryan Filed under: Porsche | sports cars | Porsche Boxster | roadster | $40K-$50K | $50K-$60K | $60K-$70K | 2013 | Cars | Car Reviews | Porsche Porsche has spent years working on their 911, but while that might be their ultimate sports car, the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2012 at ashleyjohn's blog
Swedish designer Bo Zolland, one of the guys behind the Jaguar Growler, announced his plans to unveil a very special 1968 custom Camaro at the 2012 SEMA show. As always, the the computer-generated image of the car looks absolutely awesome. Granted, the 68 Camaro is handsome car, but the details... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2012 at ashleyjohn's blog
Posted on 03.16.2012 02:00 by Kirby Filed under: Mercedes | sedan | luxury cars | Mercedes CLS-Class | car tuning | Wald International | Cars | Car Reviews | Mercedes We’ve seen some fancy tuning programs from Wald International, particularly their Black Bison line-up. Now it looks like they’ve added... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2012 at ashleyjohn's blog
Filed under: Convertible, Performance, Europe, Porsche While the ink has barely dried on our 2013 Porsche Boxster S First Drive, the automaker has reportedly just divulged the roadster's official lap time around the famed Nürburgring circuit in Germany - the grueling racetrack that serves as a benchmark test for today's... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2012 at ashleyjohn's blog
While the United States has always been a center for custom motorcycle fabrication, a biker renaissance is currently underway on Spanish soil. It shouldn’t surprise us that one of the largest and most rabid places for motorcycling is fostering some of the most beautiful motorcycle masterpieces in the world, this... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2012 at ashleyjohn's blog
The stars of the NASCAR iRacing Class C Series crossed the midway point of the 2012 Season One campaign following Rounds Five and Six at the Phoenix International Raceway and Bristol Motor Speedways, respectively. While the venues are very different from one another, one thing stayed the same over the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2012 at ashleyjohn's blog
Live: 2012 Australian Grand Prix first practice is an original article from F1 Fanatic. If this article has been published anywhere other than F1 Fanatic it is an infringement of copyright. Join us to follow the first practice session of the 2012 F1 season on F1 Fanatic Live. Live: 2012... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2012 at ashleyjohn's blog
Filed under: Hybrid, MPG, Honda The Honda Insight was the only hybrid to make it onto Kelley Blue Book's list of new cars that will cost less than $30,000 to own during the first five years of ownership. The Insight, which has a base MSRP of $19,120, was joined by... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2012 at ashleyjohn's blog
Jean-Eric Vergne says he is not putting any pressure on himself ahead of his grand prix debut in Australia this weekend. The Frenchman, the 2010 British F3 champion, is making his race debut in Formula 1 machinery in Melbourne after having secured a deal with the Toro Rosso team. Vergne... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2012 at ashleyjohn's blog
2012 Australian Grand Prix build-up in pictures is an original article from F1 Fanatic. If this article has been published anywhere other than F1 Fanatic it is an infringement of copyright. Anticipation is building ahead of the start of the new season. Here's a selection of pictures from the paddock... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2012 at ashleyjohn's blog
Posted on 03.13.2012 13:00 by Simona Filed under: Lamborghini | Supercars / Exotic cars | Geneva Motor Show | roadster | special editions | Lamborghini Aventador | 2012 | Cars | Car Reviews | Lamborghini After two images were released two days ahead of the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, Lamborghini... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2012 at ashleyjohn's blog
SEAT UK announced a new special edition of the Leon FR+ Supercopa model. This version of the hot hatch is designed to look even more like the actual racing car SEAT Sport fields in the World touring Car Championship. The car is based on the FR trim level, but as... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2012 at ashleyjohn's blog
Reigning V8 Supercars champion Jamie Whincup sealed pole position for tomorrow's first qualifying race as part of the Australian Grand prix support races at Albert Park. The 29-year-old smashed the previous lap record with a 1m55.0805s, putting him almost half a second clear of the field. "We're in good shape,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2012 at ashleyjohn's blog
The Lotus F1 team has announced a three-year partnership deal with Microsoft Dynamics, a division of the software giant. The deal begins with immediate effect and will see the Microsoft Dynamics branding feature both on the Lotus E20 car and on the drivers' overalls. As part of the agreement, Microsoft... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2012 at ashleyjohn's blog
The Fiesta is one of Europe's favorite superminis, and we're confident Ford will be able to turn it into a success story in America as well. The model is already established and recognized for its mix of economy and handling, but its sharp looks are beginning to show their age.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2012 at ashleyjohn's blog
Filed under: Budget, Safety, Crossover, Mitsubishi Mitsubishi may be one of the smallest auto manufacturers, but it's on its game when it comes to safety. The Outlander Sport compact crossover joins Mitsubishi's Lancer on the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety list of Top Safety Picks. The designation applies only to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2012 at ashleyjohn's blog
Melbourne will give first clues whether 2012 will be as close as it looks is an original article from F1 Fanatic. If this article has been published anywhere other than F1 Fanatic it is an infringement of copyright. Testing indicated the teams will be closely-matched in Melbourne. It's time to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2012 at ashleyjohn's blog
Yvan Muller completed a perfect start to his World Touring Car Championship title defence with a second victory of the weekend in race two at Monza. The Frenchman's achievement was remarkable given that he was tapped into a spectacular 360 degree spin by Chevrolet team-mate Rob Huff on lap two.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2012 at ashleyjohn's blog
Nissan has signed up as a partner in the DeltaWing project and will supply the engine for the radical lightweight Le Mans 24 Hours contender. Nissan will provide the DeltaWing's 1.6-litre direct injection turbocharged powerplant, which will be badged after the Japanese manufacturer's DIG-T (Direct Injection Gasoline - Turbocharged) technology.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2012 at ashleyjohn's blog