Category: Global Automotive Events

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Nervously Anticipating the Race

Nervously Anticipating the Race

The fog rolled off the water in Monterey Sunday morning, but at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, all was clear as fans arrived for the final IndyCar race of the season. It would decide the championship, contested between four drivers: leader Josef Newgarden, Alexander Rossi, Simon Pagenaud, and Scott Dixon. Pagenaud was spotted taking pictures with...

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Where Are You From?

Where Are You From?

Laguna Seca Raceway – now properly called the WeatherTech Raceway – in Monterey, California sees visitors – both entusiasts, racers, and “others” – from all over the world. Where are you from? Looking out over the crowds—of cars, not people, since I’m not close enough—as I enter Laguna Seca Raceway (now properly called WeatherTech Raceway)...

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2018 PRI Show

2018 PRI Show

The 2018 Performance Racing Industry show takes Indy by storm I’ve attended SEMA since 2003, but not its corporate sibling PRI that SEMA bought in 2012. That being said I have known PRI by reputation, mainly for a) being a hardcore performance show focused on racing, and b) being really, really cold. My first PRI...

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SEMA Cares

SEMA Cares

SEMA steps it up to provide assistance to charities through its first SEMA Cares cars & coffee meet SEMA is a lot more than a glitzy annual show in Vegas with a ton of modified cars and trucks. SEMA is actually the industry trade association that represents the manufacturers of aftermarket accessories ranging from performance parts...

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2018 SEMA Show

2018 SEMA Show

The Mother of all Aftermarket Shows takes Las Vegas by storm with thousands of new parts, countless show cars, and new in-show competitions. Story and photos by Glenn Oyoung SEMA. Aftermarket industry insiders simultaneously drool and cringe when they hear these two syllables. This is the show where big business gets done and ambitious renderings...

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1932 Studebaker Indianapolis Special

1932 Studebaker Indianapolis Special

A survivor from the heyday of the Junk Formula, as written by Len Frank and first published in Motor Trend, November 1984. There’s always someone out there who knows better; one whose range of information runs from murky memory and faulty hindsight through layers of prejudice (called “informed opinion”), finally making leaps to conclusions that, considering this...

 

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