JAGUAR XJ220: BIG CAT REUNION!

A pride of predatory cats goes on the prowl at the Silverstone Classic and David Brabham is reunited with his class-winning Le Mans car. More than 40 Jaguar XJ220s came together at the Silverstone Classic on July 29th, in a record-breaking reunion to mark the 25th birthday of what was once the fastest production car in the world. The dramatically styled, mid-engined, two-seat Supercar was introduced in 1992. With a top speed of 212.3-mph, it was Jaguar’s quickest road-going car – an accolade it...
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ROAD & TRACK: BRIDGESTONE POTENZA TIRES!

Bridgestone’s Potenza tires delivers maximum performance on the street as well as the track. It’s the do-everything road & track tire. Truth be told, I’m a Bridgestone Potenza tire believer! When it was time to change tires on my ’06 Ford GT a couple of years ago, I went with Bridgestone rather than Goodyear Eagle Supercar FI replacements. While Bridgestone does not make an exact replacement tire for the Ford GT, it offers Potenza Pole Position 265/40 ZR18 (N1 Porsche 911, Y-speed rated)) f...
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KIDSTON TROPHY: BENTLEY BOYS RETURN TO SILVERSTONE!

This weekend, the Silverstone Classic will come alive with the sights and sounds of Motor Racing Legends’ magnificent grid of Pre-War sports cars, for the Kidston Trophy race, all paying homage to the fabled ‘Bentley Boy’ aviator Glen Kidston. The inaugural Kidston Trophy ran in 2015, where Fred Wakeman and Patrick Blakeney-Edwards were first to take the flag. This Saturday, 45 pre-War racers from the 1920s and 1930s will be firing up ready to take the challenge once again. Amongst the runners ...
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THUNDER ROAD: LIME ROCK HISTORICS!

Racing grids highly charged for Lime Rock Park Historic Festival 35. Competition fast and furious, friendly and fun will mark the Lime Rock Park Historic Festival 35 three days of spirited historic racing. Upwards of 230 drivers from North America, England and Europe and as far away as Australia have registered to challenge the 1.5-mile circuit in Lakeville, CT, on September 1, 2 and 4. As in previous years, the race groups at Lime Rock Park’s 35th iteration of its Historic Festival will hav...
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JAGUAR XJR575: 0 TO 186 MPH IN 44 SECONDS!

Gone in 44 seconds: Jaguar designer Wayne Burgess hosts interview at top speed in Jaguar’s latest four-door Supercar. Jaguar has launched the new XJR575 with a high-speed interview with Wayne Burgess being questioned by TV presenter and racecar driver, Amanda Stretton, right, as the performance sedan accelerated from 0-186-mph. Lasting just 44 seconds – the time it takes Jaguar’s fastest-ever XJ sedan to reach its top speed – Burgess gave a quick-fire insight into the development of the potent ...
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INTERVIEW: THE BALDWIN-MOTION STORY, PART 1!

BALDWIN-MOTION STORY
CGC Editor Marty Schorr and Motion’s Joel Rosen talk to Corvette Report editor Scott Teeters about Baldwin-Motion Phase III Supercars. Marty Schorr is the former editor of Hi-Performance CARS, the founding editor of Vette Magazine, and is the current editor of CarGuyChrolicles.com. He’s also the President of PMPR, an automotive public relations consultancy. Joel Rosen is the former owner of Motion Performance, Baldwin, New York, and currently owns and runs Motion Models, a world-renowned, scale...
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KARTING: SALTY DOG GP & THE FUTURE OF AMERICAN RACING!

Go find yourself a Kart track this weekend. No, it's not “real” racing, but for millions of Americans it's the only first-hand motorsports experience they'll ever have. And that's surely better than the alternative, blogs Stephen Cox. I started late. I didn't drive in my first professional auto race until age 21. Before that, I was addicted to Go Kart racing. No, not the World Karting Association or the National Karting Alliance. I'd never heard of them. My Karting career began by paying fiv...
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SHOW & GO: PITTSBURGH VINTAGE GRAND PRIX!

The PVGP brings together classic, exotic, concours and racing enthusiasts for the 35th year. And it just keeps on getting better. Now in its 35th year, there are many reasons to celebrate at PVGP. This premier event offers rare opportunities to spectate/race a challenging course on city streets and feast on displays of sports, classic and exotic cars. Raymond Peterson, Group 5, above, crosses the finish line in his 1985 BMW 325i. Plus there are significant donations made to the Autism Society o...
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4WD VETTE: YEAH, IT’S GOT A HEMI!

Go anywhere and everywhere Corvette is powered by an old-school, dual-quad 392-inch Chrysler Hemi. It’s truly unstoppable.  When you live close to the New Jersey shore, like Dewey Powell does, it’s not uncommon to see 4WD and AWD vehicles with surf fishing racks on the front bumper. Most are trucks but some are one-off cars that feature conversion from Crossovers and SUVs. Dewey Powell’s Corvette is more than likely the only fully-functioning on and off-road Corvette powered by an engine th...
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JOHN LENNON: PHANTOM V RR BACK IN LONDON!

Custom Rolls-Royce will be showcased at the 50TH anniversary of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. Rolls-Royce has announced that it will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band in its own way. They are bringing the colorful Rolls-Royce Phantom V, famous for being owned by John Lennon, back home to London for the public to see. Currently owned by the Royal British Columbia Museum in Victoria, BC, Canada, ‘The John Lennon Phantom V’ will travel to London to jo...
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