Leo Parente and ShakeDown parse facts on Dodge leaving NASCAR and SRT Viper joining the American Le Mans Series in its quest to return to the LM24. Why did Penske leave Dodge? Why did Dodge not attract a replacement team? What does Viper Racing need to do to work - For Chrysler, racing fans, and car enthusiasts? And then we have Dodge / SRT / Ram in Global RallyCross, SuperCross, TORC racing. All to get "younger, hipper, cooler"? Something NASCAR's declining popularity does not deliver. But, Olympics Rowing does?
Bonneville Salt Flats August 11-17
Pikes Peak August 12
SD Viper Debut Interview
SD Viper Rumors
SD SRT SoundBite from NAIAS
Mystery Of The Buried Ferrari Dino Solved -- JALOPNIK ON /DRIVE
Back in 1978, a 1974 Dino 246 GTS was found buried in a yard in Los
Angeles. With the help of the Dino's current owner and one of the
investigators on the case, who fed us some previously-unreported details,
we wrapped it all up into a mini-documentary for this week's Jalopnik on
Drive. It's the real, real story about the buried Dino.
The Born Free Show - /RideApart
Choppers, bobbers, rat-bikes, vintage cafe racers and every kind of wild
oddity in between, nobody does American custom hot-rod culture for bikes on
the West Coast like the annual Born Free show in Irvine, Ca. Jamie Robinson
wades into a sea of black leather, denim, burly beards, Daisy Dukes and
thousands of motorcycles to see what it's all about. For more on
motorcycles, visit hellforleathermagazine.com
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
Ford Raptor vs Ram Runner! - Head 2 Head Episode 14
On this episode of Head 2 Head, Motor Trend's Mike Febbo and off-road racer
Joe Bacal head to the desert to pit the Ford Raptor against the Ram Runner.
Find out which high performance prerunner tames the tarmac and destroys the
dirt the best!
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The 700 HP Hennessey Camaro ZL1 -- /TUNED
Tuned goes to Sealy, TX to test Hennessey's take on the already potent Camaro ZL1, one of the
loudest cars we've ever had the privilege of driving. We discuss what it's
like to drive a paddle-shifted muscle car and race Hennessey's daily driver
CTS-V "Hammer Wagon" down their private drag strip.
ALMS 2012 - 2013 SRT Viper GTS-R First Track Test
2013 SRT Viper GTS-R Goes Through Paces at First Track Test. The SRT Viper
GTS-R is expected to compete in the American Le Mans Series GT class later
Driver Marc Goossens: "It has great handling. We all expect to have good
power from the engine; you can feel it on the straightaway. The car has
great potential in any type of racing situation. We haven't been extracting
everything out of the car right now but we can definitely see that there's
potential there and that's over the whole line. We just need to explore
everything now and go into deeper detail and see how we can get this car as
competitive as we can as soon as we can."
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Hennessey Venom GT: The World's Fastest Tuned Car - /TUNED
DRIVE EXCLUSIVE: With only six examples built to date, the Hennessey Venom
GT could be considered the fastest street car in the world. Built off the
Lotus Exige, this tuner car packs a 1200+ horsepower punch with a
theoretical top speed of 272mph. Host Matt Farah takes a quick ride in the
million dollar Texas built supercar for the Season 3 premiere of TUNED on
Spa 24 Hours: Behind The Scenes With The McLaren MP4-12C GT3 - /SHAKEDOWN
Leo Parente gets an exclusive look at the tactical nerve-center behind the
Gulf Racing McLaren MP4-12C GT3 team, as they compete in one of the most
punishing endurance races in motorsports - The Spa 24 Hours.
/DRIVE Links -
ShakeDown - Spa24 Preview
TrackSide - Spa24
McLaren Links -
McLaren Automotive - Spa 24 Preview
McLaren Automotive - Spa 24 Welcome
McLaren Automotive - Spa 24 Start
McLaren Automotive - Spa 24 After Dark
McLaren Automotive - Spa 24 Final Stages
Why NASCAR Racing Is Best - /SHAKEDOWN
Leo Parente and ShakeDown review the May 5-6, 2012 racing action. WEC,
SuperGT, DTM, WTCC, V8 Supercars, MotoGP, SuperBikes, SuperCross, Rally
America and NASCAR. All of which convinces Leo that NASCAR IS BEST, with
the actions of Danica Patrick and Tony Stewart's post-Talladega interview
providing all the evidence needed. Is Parente serious or being sarcastic?
Time to comment!
WEC Spa results
SuperGT Fuji results
DTM Lausitzring results
WTCC Hungary race2 results
WTCC Hungary race 1 results
V8 SuperCars Perth results
MotoGP Estoril results
WorldSuperBike Monza results
AMS SuperBike Sears Point results
Monster Energry SuperCross results
Oregon Trails Rally results
And thanks to our Sponsor - SimRaceway - http://www.simraceway.com/
Pikes Peak, Bonneville, World Time Attack Are Real Racing - /SHAKEDOWN
What makes Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, Bonneville Salt Flats
SpeedWeek, and the World Time Attack Challenge events so cool? Leo Parente
and ShakeDown hone in on the common cause. Something that real car fans
love about loving cars and bigger Pro Racing organizations sometimes seem
SD was not at the events but check out the images and stories on
www.SpeedHunters.com and www.ShiftBang.com
SpeedHunters Bonneville Pics
Bonneville Salt Flats SpeedWeek - August 11-17
Pikes Peak International Hill Climb - August 12
PPIHC Final Timing
World Time Attack Challenge - August 10-11
WTAC YouTube Page
A 1.1-mile Private Racetrack In His Front Yard -- JALOPNIK ON /DRIVE
Alan Wilzig, a New York banking scion, built the largest racetrack zoned
for private recreational use in the U.S. at his farm in Columbia County,
NY. Take a tour of the circuit at Wilzig Racing Manor, featuring nine turns
that thread through more than 80 feet of elevation changes, including a
20-percent banked curve. Also on site is a clubhouse and museum for
Wilzig's car and bike collection and race shop for his IMSA racecar and
The 2012 /DRIVE Host Competition
The 2012 DRIVE Host Competition: Which DRIVE host can obtain the most views
on their video in one week. Each video must be AT LEAST TWO MINUTES in
length while incorporating a Cadillac CTS-V.
Be sure to "link" your favorite video as well!