|Busy Time Ahead For Lucas Ordenez|
|As the Donington 6 Hours approaches this weekend, Nissan's first GT Academy winner Lucas Ordonez has added another 24-hour race to his schedule, as it was announced today that he would join the GT Academy Team RJN squad in the Spa 24 Hours at the end of the month. Ordonez has already competed in three 24-hour races this year: Dubai, Nürburgring and Le Mans, so he was the obvious choice when Nissan needed an extra driver to race the Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 at Spa. Lucas will bolster the already strong line-up of Jann Mardenborough, Alex Buncombe and Chris Ward when he competes in Nissan's GT3 challenger in one of the most grueling 24-hour races of the season. Before then though Lucas is fully focused on Donington Park where he will race in the second of the four 2012 European Le Mans Series races this weekend. Tom Kimber-Smith returns to the No.1 Greaves Motorsport Zytek-Nissan where he will race alongside Alex Brundle and of course, Lucas. 'I've never been to Donington before but I've heard it is a great track with some fast corners, which is good for our car,' explained Ordonez. 'The weather forecast looks pretty wet at the moment but I think we showed at Le Mans that we can be competitive in wet conditions so that won't be a problem for us. 'Our target is the same as ever; to go out there and win,' he continued. 'I have two fast team mates, there is a good feeling in the team and we are all hungry for victory. Alex, Tom and the team are playing at home so I'm sure we are on for a good result.' Donington may be new territory for Lucas but for most British drivers corners like Redgate and the Craner Curves are very familiar ground, as Alex Brundle explains. 'This will actually be the first time I've driven an LMP2 car on a circuit that I already know so it'll be interesting to see how the car feels at Donington,' said Brundle. 'I've got a good record there and I like the track a lot, especially through the Craner Curves and into the Old Hairpin. Those are areas that Lucas will have to learn quickly but I think the most critical part for all of us will be the Melbourne loop as we need to make sure we can pass traffic quickly. 'The track has the potential to be very slippery in the wet,' he continued. 'But that should play to our advantage. It's good to have Tom (Kimber-Smith) back in the car as he is the benchmark in LMP2 and both Lucas and I can learn from him.' The track action gets underway this Friday when the cars head out for the first practice session at 1120hrs. Catch the Action Qualifying takes place this Saturday at 1345hrs local time with the main race getting underway on Sunday at 1155hrs. Race updates will be available on twitter via @nissan_ontrack|
|Ford Unleashes Three New EcoBoost Expeditions at SEMA, Taking the Full-Size Utility to Awesome and Beyond•New 2015 Ford Expedition reaches the next level of comfort and capability with three customized versions set to be on display at the annual SEMA show in Las Vegas|
•From a 405-horsepower beast to a sophisticated ride with custom amenities and a winter warrior, the industry's hottest builders took their inspiration from a variety of subjects to transform Ford Expedition into a standout at SEMA
•EcoBoost®-powered Ford Expedition is a full-size utility vehicle for consumers seeking capability, th....
|CONTINENTAL GT3-R ADDS POTENT ICE POWER IN 2015Oct 29, 2014|
•Power on Ice - the ultimate winter ice-driving event returns for 2015
•The Continental GT3-R makes its dynamic debut on the ice
•Programme designed by four-time World Rally Champion and two-time ice speed record breaker Juha Kankkunen
(Crewe, 29th October 2014) Bentley returns to the icy north of Finland for Power on Ice 2015, the flagship experience that elevates the concept of ice driving to the extreme. The Continental GT3-R completes the most powerful Bentley line ....
|FortuneSportAmerica has long been known for its muscle cars. For several golden years beginning in the 1960's, the U.S. developed a wonderful knack for cramming big power into relatively small packages. With these testosterone-infused machines, a new genre was born. Quickly developing a reputation for their devastating speed, raw power, and brash good looks, muscle cars were the most coveted vehicles the U.S. had to offer a generation of Steve McQueen wannabes. Their popularity couldn't last forever, though....|
|Waterfest 15Waterfest was founded fifteen years ago as an annual refuge for an up and coming group of car enthusiasts. As its name proudly announces, the show was for water-cooled Volkswagens only. Long before Waterfest, air-cooled Volkswagens and the people who drove them had created an entire culture of car mania. VW Bugs, Buses, Things, Ghias, and others were frequently gathered in parking lots for makeshift exhibitions. Supremely fast Volkswagens sat next to slammed lowriders. Substance and style, both ....|
|MINI further widens its global sales network: first MINI showroom launches in Jordan.Premium small car brand MINI has stepped up its involvement in the Middle East sales area in geographical terms as well: the brand's market entry into the Kingdom of Jordan brings a further boost to MINI's presence in this growth-intensive economic region. In 2011, MINI posted a 77 per cent increase in sales in the Middle East. Worldwide, the British premium carmaker is now represented in more than 100 countries.|
The new MINI branch will open in the centre of the capital Amman – a bustling c....
|The complete BMW Welt experience: The BMW Welt, The BMW Museum and the BMW Munich PlantThe BMW Welt 'ensemble' – formed by the BMW Welt, Museum and Plant – has quickly become one of Bavaria's top attractions. The success of all three realms of discovery lies in their diverse range of regularly changing exhibitions and focus topics, as well as their exciting programme of events. The BMW Welt combines technology, design and innovation with lifestyle, dynamism and culture to create a public space for meeting and discussion.|
The BMW Welt. The heart of the brand – the beat of the....
|The Breadvan and Stirling Moss's SWBThere are certain cars that, because of their rarity and the role they've played in automotive history, simply must be preserved for posterity. 2012 marks the 60th anniversary of the Ferrari 250 GT and to celebrate that milestone, the Ferrari Museum has organised a series of exhibitions of the most famous cars to bear the 250 moniker. These are the road-going and racing models which, between 1952 and 1963, sported the famous 3000 cc V12 engine designed by Gioachino Colombo.|
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|Dana Mecum's 25th Original Spring Classic Auction Ramps UpThe World's Largest Collector Car Auction Kicks Off On Super Tuesday, May 15, 2012|
The excitement and buzz continues to build as Dana Mecum's 25th Original Spring Classic Auction is fast approaching. More than 2,000 vehicles and over 1,200 pieces of Road Art will take over the Indiana State Fairgrounds May 15-20, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Mecum's famous annual Spring Classic auction has long been known as the collector car auction epicenter, and this year is no exception, as s....