Cadillac CTS-V World Challenge Rips Up Detroit GP - /SHAKEDOWN
Leo Parente and ShakeDown visit the Cadillac Racing SCCA World Challenge
team as they take on the Detroit GP. CTS-V did its own work on the Belle Isle track ripping up the world-class competition [not the track, like IndyCar did] winning both WC races. As the event was held in the backyard of GM Headquarters, a few Cadillac engineers / execs [and the Pratt & Miller team] provided us the opportunity to explore exactly how Cadillac bridges the connection between racecar and road car - Technology, Process, and Passion make the trip.
And thanks, Cadillac Racing video team, for the on-board footage.
Triple Black Attack: 1970 440 6-Pack 'Cuda - /BIG MUSCLE
Each and every muscle car enthusiast has that one experience that has
helped define the way in which they view the automobile. For Northern
California's John Cross that experience came by way of riding in the back
of his cousins 1970 440 6-Pack Plymouth 'Cuda when he was a kid. It was a
car that provided him with memories, stories and of course, a goal - that
being, to one day own the very car which got his engine running all those
years ago. It's now 2012, 42 years after that first faithful ride in the
very 'Cuda you're about to see. This time however it resides in John's
garage, not his cousins, which can mean only one thing... Sometimes dreams
do come true.
Audi R8 BLACKBIRD: Basic Car Wash Techniques - /DRIVE CLEAN
Washing your car has been a Sunday morning tradition for every car fanatic
since the day they got their learners permit. Over the years of maintaining
some of the rarest cars in the world, we discovered not only washing your
car improperly, but drying your car improperly, will slowly diminish your
paints shine. This weeks video discusses some of the techniques to safely
wash your car using soft and safe paint soap, along with the 3 bucket
method to avoid any chance of inadvertently scratching the vehicle during
the wash process. Each car has its own nuances, so remember to adjust your
techniques according to the needs of your specific vehicle, ie...black
paint vs light colored, clearcoat vs single stage, vintage car vs new car.
Pick and choose which techniques work best on your vehicle and add it your
Sunday routine....then hit the road!
(Download a PDF of all the techniques used in this weeks episode at
F1 Making Of: Red Bull RB7 Flat Out in New Jersey - /SHAKEDOWN
David Coulthard flat out in a Red Bull RB7 on the new Weehawken New Jersey
Formula One street circuit. Red Bull Media House and Red Bull Racing join
up to produce a promotional film for the upcoming 2013 Grand Prix of
America in Weehawken and West New York, New Jersey. On hand is the Special
Events Red Bull Racing team and former F1 driver David Coulthard.
Red Bull Racing F1 Car Drives in Lincoln Tunnel
The Red Bull F1 Running Showcar Plays The Star-Spangled Banner
Formula 1 Comes to America! - Red Bull Racing takes first lap in Texas
YouTube - The NJ Grand Prix - F1 to NY and America in 2013 - SHAKEDOWN