|24 HOURS OF LE MANS RACE REPORT|
|Jun 19, 2016
Circuit: Circuit de la Sarthe (8.47-mile road course), Le Mans, France
Weather: Showers at race start, mild, 67 degrees F
Michael Shank Racing Runs Ninth in Le Mans Debut
◾Honda-powered team's first appearance at Le Mans
◾Leads class during rain-soaked hours following race start
◾IMSA race winners produce best finish of American prototype teams
Michael Shank Racing, with drivers Ozz Negri, John Pew and Laurens Vanthoor, successfully completed its initial run at the...[Read more...]|
|The powerhouse of the 124 model series: A highly sought-after young classic: the Mercedes-Benz 500 E|
|Anyone in the know will already be slavering at this model designation: launched in 1990, 25 years ago, the Mercedes-Benz 500 E with V8 engine and subtly muscular body is the top-of-the-range model in the 124 model series - and has long been one of the brand's most desirable 'young classic' models.
A modest appearance, at first glance – this is one side of the Mercedes-Benz 500 E. Only the somewhat more voluminous wings, the slightly lower body and a modified front apron with inset fog lamps ...[Read more...]|
|Mercedes-Benz Honors Top Down Driving In Sunny Amelia Island|
|Florida's sunny weather is creating the perfect back-drop to honor the 50th anniversary of the famed Mercedes-Benz 'Pagoda,' SL which takes center stage during this week's Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, March 8-10, 2013.
The launch of the Mercedes-Benz 230 SL at the Geneva Motor Show in March 1963 caused quite a sensation. Mercedes-Benz had presented the motoring world with this single successor to the extremely successful 300 SL (W198) and 190 SL (W121).
The Daimler-Benz design team a...[Read more...]|
|NISMO Heritage: A History of Maverick Engineering in Motorsports and Attainable Performance|
|CHICAGO - NISMO. Five letters taken from the words NISsan MOtorsports. Known around the world racing fraternity for nearly 50 years. Passionately embraced by grassroots Datsun and Nissan club racers and electronic race gamers alike. With the addition of the new 2013 Nissan JUKE NISMO model in the United States – joining the potent second-generation 370Z NISMO, the NISMO name is about to become much wider known among the general populace.
The launch of JUKE NISMO, and a stable of future...[Read more...]|
|François Bruère Completes 2013 Concours d'Elegance of America Poster Art|
|Renowned French painter, François Bruère, has finished his rendition of the 2012 Concours Best of Show winners: Best of Show – American winner, a 1933 Chrysler Imperial Dual Cowl Phaeton owned by Joseph & Margie Cassini, III; and Best of Show - Foreign winner, a 1933 Delage D8S Coupe Roadster from The Patterson Collection are portrayed with The Inn at St. John's as the backdrop.
This is the second poster Bruère has created for the Concours d'Elegance of America. He has shown his work at our ev...[Read more...]|