Imola Part 3: Whiteout Aug25

Imola Part 3: Whiteo...

My itinerary for my Imola trip began with some frustrating travel issues, issues which piled up on top of each other. The plan was that I arrive in Milan, and then drive over the Alps to see my sister, in Villars-sur-Ollon at the eastern end of Lake Geneva. Automotively, this would not be a...

Pebble Beach: just for the rich guys ? Part 2 Aug20

Pebble Beach: just f...

Two more vignettes showing that Pebble Beach is not only for the rich: “I had significant influence in how those cars drove….” A few years ago I did an event with Alain de Cadenet, and during our time together, we discussed how one can get paid to talk about cars, and he told me “We (...

Sitges-Terramar R...

San Sebastian was remarkable as a racing track, but as my lap-of-the-track video shows there isn’t much to see nowadays – to get an impression of how it was, reading and imagination is needed. Sitges-Terramar, by contrast, is a complete, banked autodrome, which barring a few weeds in...

Sounds of Heaven ...

My suggestion is watch full screen with full volume for at least thirty minutes to achieve the proper immersive effect. For years small boys and grown men have felt the Corvettes offer a key part of the Le Mans spectacle – yes the glowing brake rotors, yes the flames out of the exhaust,...

BMWs sampled – the U...

Yes Indeed: Last year I was invited by BMW to the US launch of the double clutch M3. The day opened with a briefing on the car, all about how it used lightweight materials inspired by Formula 1 to achieve its performance. Recently Top Gear had compared it with the AMG C63 and whatever the...