Tag: motorsports

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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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A Country Club for Motorsports – Thermal Club is Motorsport Nirvana

A Country Club for Motorsports – Thermal Club is Motorsport Nirvana

We take a tour of Thermal Club, one of the most exclusive private motorsports clubs in the world.  This is a glimpse of motorsport nirvana. 140 miles east of Los Angeles, 5.1 miles of pristine world-class race track wind through the desert. You might not of heard of Thermal Club, and there’s good reason. They...

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McLaren 620R: Road-Legal GT4 Racecar

McLaren 620R: Road-Legal GT4 Racecar

Considering a true dual-threat driving machine? Something that can apex corners on both track and street? Introducing the McLaren 620R. Due to the success of the 570S GT4 racecar, McLaren has decided to homologate their motorsport monster into the road legal 620R. If you’re lucky enough to get one of the 350 cars being built,...

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Petersen Opens Exhibit Honoring Motorsports Icon Jessi Combs

Motorsports Icon Jessi Combs to be Honored with Tribute and Special Exhibit at the Petersen Automotive Museum Beginning Sunday, September 22, 2019 Combs’ family and friends have worked in conjunction with the Petersen to curate a temporary exhibit that will highlight her career as a fabricator, racecar driver and television presenter.  Exhibit proceeds will benefit...

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VW I.D. R on display at the Petersen

VW I.D. R on display at the Petersen

Volkswagen’s electric racer moves into the Petersen Automotive Museum until February 1st Volkswagen was one of the stars of the LA Auto Show. The combination of their record-setting I.D. R Pikes Peak race car and their close-to-production I.D. Buzz Cargo van done up as a support van hit the sweet spot. Nothing  gets me like race cars...

 

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