’17 FORD GT: AMERICA’S LATEST ROAD & TRACK STAR!

Alex Pepe talks with Jim Owens, Ford Performance Marketing Manager, about the  new GT and racing. Top, Ford GT. Above, L to R: Jim Owens, Matt Sylvester, Focus RS, Assistant Marketing Manager, Alex Pepe and Tyler Weiland, TimePiece PR & Marketing, the person who made this interview possible. Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with the marketing manager for Ford’s Performance vehicles. Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale was our rendezvous point largely due to the focus of Ford’s ...
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TRACK ATTACK: PORSCHE CAYMAN GT4 CLUBSPORT!

Porsche has added a new sports car for amateur and club racing to its Motorsports fleet: The Cayman GT4 Clubsport debuted today at the Los Angeles Auto Show.   The 385 horsepower mid-engine entry level racer, which is not legal for road use, is based on the successful street-legal Cayman GT4 sports car. Sales of the racecar by Porsche Motorsport North America started when it was unveiled in LA.Just like its well-developed production sibling, the Cayman GT4 Clubsport is powered by a ...
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AUDI RACING: MOTORSPORTS NEWSLETTER!

Motorsports news from around the world.    Tom Kristensen with Danish crown prince at golf tournament. Le Mans record winner Tom Kristensen was delighted about receiving an invitation to the European Tour with royal participation. The former professional racing driver competed in the Pro-Am class in the golf event ‘made in Denmark’ with two celebrity competitors – the Danish Crown Prince Frederik and the most successful Danish golfer Thomas Bjørn. Jacob Brunsborg, the son of Himmerl...
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QUICK VIC: VIC ELFORD CELEBRATES 80th BIRTHDAY!

Iconic racer was one of the fastest drivers in the highly competitive Sixties and Seventies racing scene. Vic Elford’s lap records include Targa Florio, Nurburgring, Daytona, Sebring, Norisring, Monza, Road Atlanta, Laguna Seca, Riverside and Le Mans. He was the first driver to lap Le Mans at over a 150 mph average in the Porsche long-tail 917 in 1970. Known as “Quick Vic” to friends and competitors, Elford is one of the few drivers to excel in sports cars, rally cars, and Formula 1 at a c...
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FORD GT40s: LEGENDS OF LE MANS!

Seven GT40s are amongst legendary racecars lining up for this year’s  Le Mans Legend event. The extended age range for this year’s Le Mans Legend race on Saturday June 13th has allowed seven Ford GT40s to join the spectacular historic grid that will race on the full Le Mans circuit. It all happens just a few hours before the start of the modern 24-Hour endurance race. 61 iconic cars, dating from 1949 to 1968 and representing 26 different marques, will take to the track in an outstanding...
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’15 CADILLAC CTS-V COUPE: SPECIAL EDITION!

Cadillac celebrates last of mega-performance luxurious V-Series line before next-generation models arrive next year Cadillac today announced production of a limited, special-edition ‘15 CTS-V Coupe, marking the last chapter of the current model before the next generation of the V-Series debuts next year. A total of 500 ‘15 CTS-V Coupes will be available during the second half of 2014. "The V-Series continues to elevate Cadillac, providing an exclusive family of high-performance luxu...
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2014 CHEVY CAMARO Z/28: FOUR-SEAT ROCKET SLED!

Chevrolet builds a four-seat Corvette that kicks ass on the street, strip and Nurburgring. And, it’s priced accordingly.  The new Z/28, with a $75,000 MSRP, can be had in five colors: Red Hot, Black, Silver Ice Metallic, Ashen Gray Metallic and Summit White. Yet only a single option is available: A $1,150 package that adds air conditioning and a total of six audio speakers. The standard Z/28 package includes just one speaker. New Z/28 with first Z/28, 1967, above. “The Camaro Z/28 i...
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CAMARO Z/28: MAY THE (DOWN) FORCE BE WITH YOU!

Chevrolet mates racecar downforce with its ultimate road & track Camaro. When it comes to keeping its tail on the track, the ‘14 Camaro Z/28 manages airflow like few other production vehicles, generating downforce like a racecar for high-speed stability and greater cornering capability. Numerous modifications were made to the exterior, compared to the Camaro SS, with new and revised content developed to improve aerodynamics, powertrain cooling and brake-system cooling. They help the Z/28...
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’14 CAMARO Z/28: RECORDS AT THE ‘RING!

Serious Boy Racer records Supercar times on the legendary Nordschleife circuit. The all-new, ‘14 Camaro Z/28 lapped Germany’s challenging Nürburgring road course in 7:37.40, a time comparable with some of the world’s fastest, most prestigious sports cars. Validated at four seconds faster than the Camaro ZL1 and beating published times for the Porsche 911 Carrera S and the Lamborghini Murcielago LP640, testing was done under less than ideal conditions. The Z/28’s lap was completed on damp p...
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CORVETTE C7 STINGRAY: RALLY ‘ROUND THE ‘RING!

European Export C7 Stingray testing at Nurburgring prior to sales debut. Nürburgring is a name that evokes strong feelings in any motorsports aficionado; a place where racing history has been made and re-written time and again. It also is the location where  the European model of the new Corvette Stingray coupe is currently being tested,  a few months prior to the start of sales in Europe. "Nürburgring is renowned for its demanding race track and it is perfectly suited for our p...
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