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After the first weekend off of the 2012 season, the Sprint Cup Series will now have five straight points-paying races before another “break,” which will be the All Star weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Three of these five–including this weekend’s event at Texas Motor Speedway–will be some good old Saturday night racing. This is your [...] Best Picks Greg Biffle Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2012 at Joshua's blog
Following a speculation-ridden build up to the French Grand Prix, James Ellison put any qualms behind him with an excellent ride to finish top CTR in 11th and score his first points for the British team. Read More... Sebastian Porto Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2012 at Joshua's blog
Sebastien Loeb remains in the Acropolis Rally lead despite having to stop and change a puncture on SS20. The Citroen driver's advantage over second-placed team-mate Mikko Hirvonen has come down from 2m01s to 40s with two stages to go. Loeb said his big lead convinced him it was better to stop and change the wheel rather than risk further damage driving on a flat. New Pictures Jarno Saarinen Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2012 at Joshua's blog
Channel: MotorcycleClass: MotoGPThe Feacute;deacute;ration Internationale de Motocyclisme has announced the provisional grid for the 2012 MotoGP World Championship. Related Stories Taki Inoue Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2012 at Joshua's blog
Red Bull insists it is in no rush to sort out a fresh contract with Mark Webber for 2013, despite his Monaco Grand Prix victory coming amid speculation that he is a key target for Ferrari. Webber became the sixth different winner this season as he held off race-long pressure from Nico Rosberg around the streets of the principality. Source Related Pictures Douglas Brown Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2012 at Joshua's blog
Colin Edwards is ready to get on his Suter-BMW this weekend for the Catalunya Grand Prix at Montmeló. The NGM Mobile Forward Racing Team is happy to have its GP rider back and to continue with the development of their CRT prototype. Source: Aalt Toersen Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2012 at Joshua's blog
Channel: MotorcycleClass: Isle of Man TTMonster Energy will deliver mayhem at the 2012 Isle of Man TT with the return of its popular stunt shows, live music and video screens replaying the race action to Douglas promenade. Related News Stefano Musco Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2012 at Joshua's blog
Author: vehiclevoice Added: Wed, 21 Nov 2007 17:43:05 -0800 Duration: 326 If there's one thing people in L.A. like, it's their SUVs. Big SUVs. Big SUVs with Big Bling. Not exactly the greenest choice of vehicle out there. Not, at least, until this year's Los Angeles Auto Show. The 2007 show was all about how consumers can have their big vehicles, and fuel efficiency too. Fitting comfortably into that category, and still towing over 6,000 pounds is the new Chevy Silverado Hybrid Pickup Truck. Picture of The Day Jack Brett Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2012 at Joshua's blog
Nissan has announced that the 100% electric compact van (which is not the same thing as a minivan) will go into production in the Barcelona plant in [...] Source Related Photos Nicky Hayden Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2012 at Joshua's blog
Motorcycling star Casey Stoner may have announced his attention to retire from the sport on Thursday, but his apparent lack of motivation to continue racing was not apparent 24 hours later as he topped practice for this weekend's Le Mans Grand Prix. Source Related Pictures Malcolm Campbell Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2012 at Joshua's blog
I thought you might want to know a little bit more about what many of of current and former supercross / motocross are into these days - off-road truck racing. This video below is a highlight package of the 2011 TORC series, which features a little bit of a rivalry between me and Johnny Greaves. Hope the video gives you a little insight into off-road truck racing, and that you enjoy it. It's a very well produced video. Picture of The Day Vernon Cottle Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2012 at Joshua's blog
Memorial Day was finally greeted with some proper racing weather at Miller Motorsports Park, and World Superbike racing was underway Monday at WSBK’s only stop in the USA. With the Ducatis lacking speed on Miller’s long front straight, the Italain contingency made up for its horsepower deficit in MMP’s many curves. Surprisingly, this lead to Jakub Smrz taking the Superpole on Sunday, and with Carlos Checa and Davide Giugliano sitting on the front row, only ... Related News Toshimi Yorino Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2012 at Joshua's blog
Colin Edwards says he is excited about his MotoGP comeback at the Catalunya Grand Prix, even if he is "probably not 100 per cent yet", as his Forward Racing team confirmed he would be fit to race this weekend. New Pictures Johnny O Mara Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2012 at Joshua's blog
Channel: MotorcycleClass: SuperbikeAfter such a brilliant title-winning year in the FIM Supersport World Championship last year the promotion of Chaz Davies to the Superbike class was an eagerly awaited initiative for more than just the rider and his ParkinGO MTC Aprilia Team. Read More... Ivan Clementi Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2012 at Joshua's blog
San Carlo Honda Gresini riders Álvaro Bautista and Michele Pirro head to the fifth round of the MotoGP World Championship in Barcelona this weekend aiming to put behind them the disappointment of a wet weekend in France. Related Shots Lewis Young Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2012 at Joshua's blog
It’s Monday, and that means it’s time to present this week’s shifter. You’ll have until mid-day Wednesday to identify the make and model of the vehicle from whence this shifter came. The first person to respond correctly in the Backfires section below will win a Save the Manuals button and sticker.* Good luck! (* Offer [...] Best Practices Ernst Hiller Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2012 at Joshua's blog
This year's AMA Motocross Banquet & Season Celebration was held in a magnificent banquet room at the Pala Resort & Casino. The room was decorated beautifully, lined with motocross décor, as well as a stage decorated with the championship bikes and awards. The line-up of food, appetizers, desserts, and beverages was very elegant and delicious. After dinner, the awards ceremony began. Jason Weigandt, along with Tim Cotter hosted the show. And of course Jason started it just like he does many of his shows - after slamming down an energy drink. Jason went on to talk about each round of... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2012 at Joshua's blog
Monster Yamaha Tech 3 boss Hervé Poncharal reflects on last weekend’s race at Le Mans and takes stock of the eventful season so far for the French team. Best Practices Chris Baert Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2012 at Joshua's blog
Queens driver Ian Glasgow fled the scene of a near-fatal crash last month in what prosecutors said was a conscious attempt to avoid a DUI charge. The penalty for hit-and-runs is less than for drunk driving. Image: Daily News If you get drunk, get behind the wheel of a car and get into a crash [...] Source Videos Graham Hill Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2012 at Joshua's blog
Channel: Rally amp; Off-RoadClass: Paris/Dakar amp; similarMini's Steacute;phane Peterhansel is chasing a record 10th Dakar title in 2012. Picture of The Day Jerry Hoyt Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2012 at Joshua's blog
Milanese Atelier Zagato body builder is sufficiently well known for his work. Recent comes to mind Perana Z-One and the Fiat 500 Coupe, but they pale before the brilliant TZ3 Corsa. Introduced about a year ago, TZ3 is a continuation line that began in the 60th to the TZ1. Line of cars, loved by collectors around the world. TZ3 Corsa was a private one customer order and Zagato and intends to remain unique, but in recent reports the company said that there is a good chance to see it limited road series. Discarding racing ambitions Corsa, TZ3 Stradale would have... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2012 at Joshua's blog
My pal Shirley is once again in Texas for the winter. Here’s a look at what she’s been up to! by Shirley Patterson Okay, so we’ve been in Texas since the first of December and, although I promised to do so, I have not yet written a ride report. You may have heard that Texas [...] New Pictures Dickie Dale Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2012 at Joshua's blog
Last weekend, the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championships kicked off the 2012 series at Hangtown near Sacramento, CA and the racing delivered in a big way. James Stewart made his triumphant return to outdoor racing, winning both of the 450 Class motos in his debut ride aboard the factory Yoshimura/Suzuki RM-Z450. In the 250 Class, the action was virtually non-stop, as Blake Baggett, Ken Roczen, and Justin Barcia vied for every inch of racetrack, with Baggett taking the win in both motos for the overall. :: Results, points and more from the Wortham / Freestone Texas race will be here... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2012 at Joshua's blog
Filed under: Budget, Truck, Etc., Plants/Manufacturing, Videos, Ford It's been more than five months since the Twin Cities Assembly Plant in St. Paul, Minnesota went dark. The facility produced Ford vehicles for nearly 100 years before finally being closed as part of ongoing restructuring. The closure coincided with the production of the very last North American Ford Ranger. As you may recall, that machine is currently in service with Orkin. The website HappyWrenching.com has worked up a video commemorating the plant's final days in operation, and the clip gives us all a look into the atmosphere surrounding the pickup as... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2012 at Joshua's blog