Nissan DeltaWing History

The Nissan DeltaWing has grabbed headlines, turned heads, and divided opinions wherever it has gone. For Nissan, a company known for delivering innovation that excites, this project has gathered great momentum throughout the season, providing excitement for fans of motorsport but has also caught the eye of non-motorsport fans intrigued by the car’s unique design. Here we look back at how it all started – a timeline of DeltaWing development.

2014 Corvette Stingray Sells For $1.05 Million at Barrett Jackson

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Five Chevrolet performance cars, including the first retail production model of the 2014 Corvette Stingray, raised a combined $2.14 million at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale collector car auctions that concluded Sunday. Proceeds benefit the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Habitat for Humanity Detroit, the American Heart Association, the Guy Fieri Foundation for Inspiration and Imagination and the Achilles Freedom Team of Wounded Veterans. The all-new Corvette Stingray – Vehicle Identification Number ending in 0001 – sold Saturday to businessman and NASCAR team…

Hyundai and Rhys Millen Racing Renew Pikes Peak Hillclimb Partnership

Hyundai announced its renewed partnership with Rhys Millen Racing (RMR) to defend its 2012 world record in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC). This years’ race to the internationally-renowned summit is planned for June 30, 2013. This year, Hyundai will expand its presence at Pikes Peak with a two-car effort, with Millen piloting a new, purpose-built unlimited class rear-drive racecar joined by the production-based Genesis Coupe that set last years’ all-time record to the peak (9:46.164).

Daytona 24 Hours: Breaking Dawn

Once we raced Daytona’s roval backward. Every now and then, I stumble across a photo taken when Dwight Eisenhower was President, the year Aston Martin won Le Mans and Daytona’s sports cars went ‘round clockwise. Those ancient Daytona photos have a peculiar quality. The cars look dated though the track, especially the banking, looked much like it does now. But the cars are headed the wrong way – like a negative printed in reverse. It seemed unnatural. That didn’t last long.

Tom Gloy’s ’32 Ford Roadster Wins Hot Rod Of The Year

Tom Gloy made a career out of sittin’ low and drivin’ fast. In a racing career that spanned more than 25 years, Gloy collected a Trans Am World Championship as well as a Formula Atlantic title. He drove in 6 IndyCar races including a start in the 1984 Indy 500 finishing 14th. Last weekend, he returned to Indianapolis Motor Speedway and unlike the 1984 trip, found himself all alone in the winner’s circle this time around. His Brizio Street Rods-built ‘32 Ford roadster won the…

Mercedes-Benz Hosts Miami Fashion Week “Swim” with Swimsuits and Supermodels

The streets of Miami are about to get hotter as Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim gets underway July 19 – 23 with a packed schedule of 32 designers and supermodels showing off their 2013 collections of swimsuits and bikinis alongside the newest Mercedes-Benz convertibles including the all-new 2013 SL63 AMG. With many of the fashion industry’s top swimsuit designers showing off their most revealing collections during the five-day event, Mercedes will drop the top on the all new 2013 SL63 AMG at a pool party surrounded by the world’s…

The Last Of The Gentlemen Race Car Drivers

Ferrari mourns the passing of one of the most celebrated gentleman drivers of the 1950s, Count Giannino Marzotto, who died on Saturday the 14th of July aged 84. Son of an industrialist, Marzotto was the epitome of the well-dressed racer becoming famous in 1950 for driving a Ferrari 195 S to victory in the epic Mille Miglia road race in a double-breasted suit, complete with tie. He won the Mille Miglia a second time in 1953 in a 340 MM spider bodied by Vignale, with…

Mila Kunis Posing With a Trans AM for Interview Magazine

“That 70’s Show” actress Mila Kunis appears draped across  the hood of a 1977 Pontiac Firebird Trans AM on the August cover of Interview Magazine. Craig McDeanphoto’s stylized photo shoot “Mila Kunis Life in the Fast Lane” captured the lovely low key Kunis in several poses in various positions with the muscle car.