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Bradley.Brownell Bradley.Brownell today at 04:00.

Pictured: Me and my friends heading to Radwood NorCal next Saturday.

Pictured: Me and my friends heading to Radwood NorCal next Saturday.

Pictured: Me and my friends heading to Radwood NorCal next Saturday.

Bradley.Brownell Bradley.Brownell today at 02:00.

Every Vintage European Car Needs a Set of Magnesium Cromodora Stars

Every Vintage European Car Needs a Set of Magnesium Cromodora Stars

Just as manners maketh man, wheels maketh car. No car is complete or correct without the right set of wheels. There exist several cars which are best known for the wheels they wear, and it wouldn’t do to change them, but many others can be elevated well beyond their station with a proper set of aftermarket good looking metal rounders.

Cromodora was an early pioneer in aftermarket...

Bradley.Brownell Bradley.Brownell today at 00:30.

Do Production Car Lap Records Matter?

Do Production Car Lap Records Matter?
CountersteerYour true stories of good and bad things that happen in cars.  

Porsche has been on a tear lately setting production car lap records in the 991.2 generation GT2 RS at tracks all over the world. The GT2 RS is incredibly fast, that much is obvious, but that’s a known quantity at this point. Beyond just the bragging rights for Porsche to say it has set records at the Nurburgring, Road...

Bradley.Brownell Bradley.Brownell yesterday at 23:00.

Helmut Marko Says Sebastian Vettel Needs to Leave Ferrari to Get His Groove Back

Helmut Marko Says Sebastian Vettel Needs to Leave Ferrari to Get His Groove Back

Helmut Marko, the guy who gave Sebastian Vettel his first job in Formula One driving for Red Bull, told German magazine Auto Bild that the German World Champion needs to consider leaving Ferrari in order to become successful again in the sport. Marko believes that Vettel has lost his groove, needs to find it again with a new team. Like Red Bull.

Vettel, a four-time champion with Red Bull,...

Bradley.Brownell Bradley.Brownell yesterday at 22:00.

You Don't Need a 911 to Join the Safari Party

You Don't Need a 911 to Join the Safari Party

The Safari scene is either overdone or just heating up depending on how you feel about it. When it comes to aircooled Porsche 911 aesthetic, the trend is still hot and might even be gaining momentum. But you don’t have to start with a super expensive platform to get the most out of your off-road sports car money. This 924S is maybe a bit slower, but just as much fun for a lot less money.

The...

Bradley.Brownell Bradley.Brownell Jul 20, 2019 at 09:00. 7 comments

If you’re going to go, go in style

If you’re going to go, go in style

If you’re going to go, go in style. Hammer down into the weekend, and don’t look back until you’ve made it through. 

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Bradley.Brownell Bradley.Brownell Jul 20, 2019 at 07:50. 18 comments

Thank God Formula One is Ditching High Degradation Tires

Thank God Formula One is Ditching High Degradation Tires

Oh joyous day! With the new regulations set to appear for the 2021 season of Formula One comes a new set of wheel and tire specifications. The sport is reportedly going to be switching to an 18" wheel package for all cars. With this new switch, the FIA will apparently be asking Pirelli for a more robust and dependable treadwear. While some choose to complain most loudly about the sound of the...

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Bradley.Brownell Bradley.Brownell Jul 20, 2019 at 07:00. 20 comments

Ditching 672 Pounds Can Turn the Most Boring Car Into a Fun Time

Ditching 672 Pounds Can Turn the Most Boring Car Into a Fun Time

Even the most boring little commuter daily driver hatchback can be turned into a riot of a good time by removing the weight of a particularly large Grizzly Bear. When your tiny four cylinder economy car only has to haul around 2/3rds of the car’s original weight, it can breathe a little easier and move the now lighter car much quicker. It’s been proven a million times that removing weight...

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Bradley.Brownell Bradley.Brownell Jul 19, 2019 at 09:00. 1 comments

There’s a new GM sports car launching tonight with the world paying close attention to how it’s goin

There’s a new GM sports car launching tonight with the world paying close attention to how it’s goin

There’s a new GM sports car launching tonight with the world paying close attention to how it’s going to play out. The car has been spotted testing in public for ages, there’s been tomes of speculation written about it, and it holds the promise of a new age for the company. I wonder where we have seen that before? Here’s a pre-production design sketch for the Pontiac Fiero. Totally unrelated,...

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Bradley.Brownell Bradley.Brownell Jul 19, 2019 at 08:00.

Please Stop Using Citroën H Vans as Food Trucks

Please Stop Using Citroën H Vans as Food Trucks

Allow me to rant, because I need to get this off my chest. Despite being a bit of a hipster myself, I despise when a perfectly good Citroën H is used to putter from event to event hawking poorly made coffee or bespoke natural ice bars or whatever. The van was intended to be a simple and easy to repair work vehicle, so I suppose it makes sense as a food truck, but after a long hard life under...

Bradley.Brownell Bradley.Brownell Jul 19, 2019 at 07:33. 11 comments

Here Is the 2020 Mid-Engine Corvette Before You’re Supposed to See It

Here Is the 2020 Mid-Engine Corvette Before You’re Supposed to See It

As the world patiently waits for the new generation of America’s Sports Car to be unveiled this evening, some images which appear to be official Chevrolet press photographs were leaked out, as we suspected they might.

According information leaked ahead of the launch by Esquire, which is also the source of the leaked photographs shown here, the new Corvette will feature a 6.2-liter V8 called...

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Bradley.Brownell Bradley.Brownell Jul 19, 2019 at 06:00. 13 comments

Oliver Zipse Officially in as New BMW Chairman

Oliver Zipse Officially in as New BMW Chairman

Current BMW CEO Harald Krueger will officially be stepping down on August 15th to make way for his successor, Oliver Zipse (second from left, above) who was officially announced Thursday. The 55-year-old has been on BMW’s board since 2015 as head of manufacturing, and will step up to the top role on the following day.

BMW CEO Steps Down After a Too-Cautious Strategy Loses Market Share

Having...

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Bradley.Brownell Bradley.Brownell Jul 18, 2019 at 08:30. 2 comments

Porsche bought the Nardò Technical Center back in 2012 through a subsidiary and have recently finish

Porsche bought the Nardò Technical Center back in 2012 through a subsidiary and have recently finish

Porsche bought the Nardò Technical Center back in 2012 through a subsidiary and have recently finished renovations of the 7.5 mile high speed test track. With an investment of 35 million euros and 7 months of work, the track has been repaved, and a new guard rail system has been installed. Hopefully access to a proper high speed test track will mean Porsche can finally build stuff that goes...

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Bradley.Brownell Bradley.Brownell Jul 18, 2019 at 07:00.

A Big Wing Could Be the Secret to Big Speed

A Big Wing Could Be the Secret to Big Speed
Your browser does not support HTML5 video tag.Click here to view original GIFGIF: HillClimb Monsters

I don’t know if you’ve seen this new thing in racing, but I think science recently said that there is a correlation between aerodynamic downforce and supercharged E36 BMWs setting really fast hill climb times. This car’s enormous rear wing echoes the mega hill climb racers of the era, and the...

Bradley.Brownell Bradley.Brownell Jul 16, 2019 at 22:20. 18 comments

The Electric Harley-Davidson LiveWire Is a Shockingly Fun Bid for the Future

The Electric Harley-Davidson LiveWire Is a Shockingly Fun Bid for the Future
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Swing a leg over the Harley-Davidson LiveWire and you’ll instantly feel the crashing waves of a sea change. A magnet inside the motor rocks back and forth to indicate the bike is alive, it feels like a faint heartbeat. It’s a little on-the-nose, but it’s as if this bike is directly channeling the pulse of the industry. Is this...

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Bradley.Brownell Bradley.Brownell Jul 16, 2019 at 08:30. 8 comments

Pictured: Me shredding the gnar on my way to Radwood PNW in Tacoma, Wash. this weekend

Pictured: Me shredding the gnar on my way to Radwood PNW in Tacoma, Wash. this weekend

Pictured: Me shredding the gnar on my way to Radwood PNW in Tacoma, Wash. this weekend.

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Bradley.Brownell Bradley.Brownell Jul 16, 2019 at 07:30. 10 comments

The Sherp ATV Proves it's Sometimes Okay to Meet Your Heroes

The Sherp ATV Proves it's Sometimes Okay to Meet Your Heroes
Your browser does not support HTML5 video tag.Click here to view original GIFGIF: The Smoking TireTruck YeahThe trucks are good!  

In 2015 Sherp began construction on this wild unstoppable ATV, and it quickly found fans on the internet for its go-anywhere abilities. This monster two-seater isn’t exactly fast, but it won’t be held back by rocks, snow, mud, or a lake. With a Sherp you can drive...

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Bradley.Brownell Bradley.Brownell Jul 16, 2019 at 06:30. 13 comments

JetBlue Flight Delayed After Someone AirDropped an Image of a Bomb Vest

JetBlue Flight Delayed After Someone AirDropped an Image of a Bomb Vest

A Newark JetBlue flight bound for Tampa was evacuated Monday after someone sent an image of a suicide bombing vest to multiple passengers already boarded as the plane waited for takeoff, according to a report from The Guardian. Because the perpetrator sent the image via Apple’s AirDrop feature, the message was anonymous and difficult if not impossible—to track.

Apple AirDrop, introduced in...

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Bradley.Brownell Bradley.Brownell Jul 15, 2019 at 18:25.

General Motors Is Getting Into The Electric Bicycle Business, But Still Think Crowdsourcing Its Name Is A Good Idea

General Motors Is Getting Into The Electric Bicycle Business, But Still Think Crowdsourcing Its Name Is A Good Idea

GM has seen the writing on the wall. They’re acutely aware that cars are not, and likely cannot be, the future of mobility. Cities are getting more crowded by the day, wages are stagnant, we’ve heard it all before. For people in those large cities, perhaps a small foldable electric bike is the lower-cost future, and GM wants to be there if and when it happens.

GM knows they need to add a new...

Bradley.Brownell Bradley.Brownell Jul 15, 2019 at 18:18.

Remember the Fallen as Today Marks 10 Years Since the Death of Pontiac

Remember the Fallen as Today Marks 10 Years Since the Death of Pontiac

2009 was a hard year for General Motors with the shuttering of Saab, Hummer, and Saturn following the economic crash of 2008 and the subsequent bailout, bankruptcy, and restructuring of the company. Today, however, marks the anniversary of the biggest loss of the 2009 General rebuild. Pontiac, after 93 years being a fixture in the Michigan automotive landscape, was unceremoniously murdered...

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