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Ortiz wins Global Mazda MX-5 Cup Sunday on last-lap pass

July 29, 2018

Courtesy of Racer: Bryan Ortiz didn’t let an early exit in Saturday’s Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich race get him down, instead he made it his mission to get the win on Sunday, which he did with a last-lap pass. For the second time in as many races, the Global Mazda MX-5 Cup race came down to a last lap pass for victory, with polesitter Nathanial Sparks finishing ...Continue Reading

Glickenhaus’s 003S Is an Absurd Road-Legal Racecar

July 24, 2018

Courtesy of Road and Track: Glickenhaus might not roll off the tongue like Pagani. It might not sound as exotic as Koenigsegg. But Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus, or SCG for short, Jim Glickenhaus's plucky, New York-based race team and supercar company, is easily in the same league as these boutique hypercar makers. "You go to Koenigsegg for wild engineering, Pagani for works of art," Glickenhaus...Continue Reading

Championship battle rages as MX-5 Cup heads to Mid-Ohio

July 19, 2018

Courtesy of Racer: With three race weekends down and three to go, it’s getting down to the wire as the Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires championship battles heat up all across the field. With three different titles on the line and a grand total of $290,000 in support up for grabs, the Global Mazda MX-5 Cup has plenty of racing left before the champions emerge...Continue Reading

Pirelli Challenge heading to Portland Raceway

July 12, 2018

Courtesy of Sportscar 365: Pirelli World Challenge is making its return to Portland International Raceway this weekend, marking the series’ first trip to the venue since 2005 Dino Crescentini won the GT event that year in a Corvette C6, leading a podium of Leighton Reese and Wolf Henzler. Randy Pobst was the winner in the Touring Car race in a Mazda 6, while Eric Curran and Matt Richmond join...Continue Reading

Getting Muddy in the Chevy Colorado ZR2

July 5, 2018

Courtesy of The Drive: Back in April, Ford announced it was essentially giving up on everything in its lineup that wasn't a truck or SUV. Amurica, am I right? General Motors may still be sticking with sedans, but it's massively invested in the truck market as well. Just four years ago, GM started rolling out a refreshed offering in a segment that had been all but abandoned in the states—the mids...Continue Reading

MX-5 Cup: Why Racing on a Budget Matters

June 30, 2018

Courtesy of The Drive: The world is full of frustrated racers, myself included. Racing is an expensive sport, and until tires, fuel, and handmade chassis cost as much as a basketball or a golf club, motorsports will be for the wealthy and a lucky few. The barriers to getting into racing are significant as most aspiring racing drivers have to self-fund their careers with the hopes of making it b...Continue Reading

Ford Upgrades Mustang Shelby GT350 for 2019

June 11, 2018

Courtesy of Automobile: PONTIAC, Michigan — Ford has changes in store for the Mustang Shelby GT350 designed to upgrade its uber-pony/sports car with handling improvements for the 2019 model year. The mid-cycle upgrade features new suspension calibrations, a new wheel design, new tires, and improved aerodynamics, according to Mustang engineering chief Carl Widmann. The new tires are Michelin P...Continue Reading

Sampling A V-8 Mustang With Performance Pack 2

June 11, 2018

Courtesy of Automobile Magazine: Ford has changes in store for the Mustang Shelby GT350 designed to upgrade its uber-pony/sports car with handling improvements for the 2019 model year. The mid-cycle upgrade features new suspension calibrations, a new wheel design, new tires, and improved aerodynamics, according to Mustang engineering chief Carl Widmann. The new tires are Michelin Pilot Sport Cu...Continue Reading

Ford turns Mustang into high-performance powerhouse

May 26, 2018

Courtesy of Bloomberg: Mustang GT Fastback – an updated, faster and more beautiful version of sports coupe – transformed by all-new Performance Package 2 into car for the ages. Ford Motor Company is not well. Last month, total car deliveries plunged 15 per cent, while overall sales fell 4.5 per cent. Year-on-year sales in the United States dipped more than 4 per cent from 2016. The...Continue Reading

2018 Ford Mustang GT Performance Pack Level 2

May 24, 2018

Courtesy of Automobile Magazine: Curse you, Mother Nature, for cutting short our stint in the most track-focused modern GT to date. The skies are threatening as we pull up to the Monticello Motor Club, a picturesque private circuit carved out of a slice of the Catskills region of upstate New York. It’s not looking good. We’re here to drive a 2018 Ford Mustang GT dialed up to 2—a car that...Continue Reading

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