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Part One: The 1990-1996 Nissan 300ZX Supercomputer

Part One: The 1990-1996 Nissan 300ZX Supercomputer

Part 1 of this fascinating story by LACar guest writer Dan Banks explores the relationship between the Nissan 300ZX and Cray supercomputers. This six-part story continues the LACar #ExtravaganZa – a celebration of the Nissan Z’s 50th anniversary. Check back on WedneZday to catch part two, and to see previous articles on the ExtravaganZa, click HERE!...

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#TBT: The History of the Beetle’s Bud Vase

#TBT: The History of the Beetle’s Bud Vase

The Volkswagen Beetle’s unique flower vase is a testament to the “flower power” generation. Editor’s Note: #ThrowbackThursday is a weekly release by Volkswagen, which covers historic and intriguing aspects of VW over the years. All content and photos are courtesy of Volkswagen. -CM _____________________________________________________ To understand how a small German sedan came to represent the “flower power”...

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#TBT: The Generational Legacy of Volkswagens

#TBT: The Generational Legacy of Volkswagens

For some folks, the cars they grew up in become a nostalgic playground. That’s the story behind this man and his grandfather’s VW Beetle. Editor’s Note: #ThrowbackThursday is a weekly release by Volkswagen, which covers historic and intriguing aspects of VW over the years. All content and photos are courtesy of Volkswagen. -CM _____________________________________________________ Eric Shoemaker had...

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Covering the C10 Intervention

Covering the C10 Intervention

Truck lovers from all over California flocked to the C10 Intervention, and LACar correspondent Matthew Eugenio was there to see it all. While it may seem that most large automotive events have been cancelled for 2020, C10 Intervention wasn’t one of them. Happening every September in Northern California since its inaugural event in 2018, C10...

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The COVID Effect on Automotive Trade Shows

The COVID Effect on Automotive Trade Shows

With both the PRI Show and SEMA Show cancelled this year because of COVID-19, attention is being focused towards the online automotive market. We’ve all been let down by the cancellations of various automotive events this year. Car shows, automotive festivals, races, conventions, you name it. Notably, the Performance Racing Industry Trade Show (PRI Show)...

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L.A. Honda World Racing Enters Two Civics at COTA

L.A. Honda World Racing Enters Two Civics at COTA

L.A. Honda World Racing has entered two HPD Civic Type R TC racecars for this weekend’s event at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. The hometown hero racing group, L.A. Honda World Racing, is adding to its performance portfolio. Two lightning-quick Type R TC-class race cars will fly around Circuit of the Americas in...

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Car List for 2021 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion Released

Car List for 2021 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion Released

Indy Car, Historic Trans-Am and Formula One cars highlight the four day 2021 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion at WeatherTech Raceway. A plethora of fantastic historical cars will speed around WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca next year. The 2021 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion will kick off on August 12, 2021, for four days. This will be the...

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Two Events at WeatherTech Raceway Closed to Spectators

Two Events at WeatherTech Raceway Closed to Spectators

 IMSA Hyundai Monterey Sports Car Championship and Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli will both be held without specators this year. Let’s face it. We’ll never get used to a race without fans. They create the environment and camaraderie that we love about race day. Sadly, two races this year at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca have been...

 

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