The last throwback circuit of the 2020 F1 calendar saw the teams set up at the Istanbul Park circuit in Turkey. Ending the 9-year hiatus from the track, three of the current grid of drivers have experience racing here. However, their experience may not count for much as the track had been freshly resurfaced and … Continue reading Hamilton Seals 7th World Title With A Win At Exciting Wet Turkish GP: F1 2020
In a time when record claims are being questioned as they should be, Mercedes-Benz AMG put out a new one. This one is about the fastest lap time around the Nürburgring Nordschleife for an "executive" luxury-class production vehicle - the 2021 AMG GT63 S 4MATIC+. In 2018, the debut version of this AMG product set … Continue reading Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S 4-Door Is The Fastest Luxury Car Around The Nürburgring
The penultimate retro circuit in the 2020 Formula 1 calendar takes us to Italy for the third time this year. The Imola circuit is a challenging one, especially in the much larger racecars of today, and is also remembered as the venue for one of F1's most tragic moments: the death of Ayrton Senna in … Continue reading Hamilton-Bottas 1-2 At Imola Secures 7th Constructor’s World Title In A Row For Mercedes: F1 2020
The automotive world is no stranger to controversy, especially when it comes to the speed records for the title of 'fastest car in the world'. Almost all of last week saw the petrolhead community split over the new speed record set by the SSC Tuatara. The performance carmaker's claim at the time was an average … Continue reading SSC To Speed Run The Tuatara Again. Properly This Time.
ou do if you liked cars and were fitly rich? Like, a billion to spare on your garage kind of rich. There's plenty to choose from, with many brands waving their hands and digital renderings or showing up with pre-production concepts for you to sign them a few of your millions and then wait a … Continue reading This Is The Bugatti Bolide: A Derestrcited Trackday Project Car Based On The Chiron
Formula 1 returned to Portugal for the first time since 1996 but it would be the first-ever Grand Prix at the Algarve circuit in Portimao. The circuit features a lot of variation in elevation with some interesting sequences of corners. During free practice on Friday, the teams also learned that they would have to deal … Continue reading Hamilton Is The New Record-Holder For Most Wins After Emphatic Portuguese GP Victory: F1 2020
Ahead of the first-ever Formula 1 race at the Portimao circuit in Portugal, Haas announced that it will be dropping both of its drivers at the end of the current season. The team has had a rough couple of years and has mostly been at the back end of the grid or often found itself … Continue reading F1 News: ‘Haas’ta-la-vista Grosjean And Magnussen
The Hyundai N program started a few years ago to make sportier versions of their existing models. I've found myself at the helm of many a mass-market Hyundai since 2013 and each time I wished the Korean carmaker would offer more fun-to-drive versions like Volkswagen and Ford do with their compacts. Their first hot hatch … Continue reading Hyundai i20 N Unveiled. My Dream Hatchback Finally Exists!
UPDATE: In light of recent internet discussions that call into question the validity of the SSC Tuatara's speed record, I'd like to point out that this article is written with the assumption that the information disclosed by the carmaker is true. If proven otherwise, this article will be updated accordingly. There's some sort of primal … Continue reading The SSC Tuatara Hit 331mph While Setting New Record For The Fastest Production Car. Or Did It?
After the snooze-fest at Sochi, Formula 1 headed to another iconic track for this special 2020 season. While the calendar rarely skips Germany, the sport was returning to Nürburgring after a 7-year gap. Technically this would be the first time that the turbo-hybrid F1 cars would be racing at this circuit and it would also … Continue reading Ricciardo Finally Gets A Podium With Renault At The Nürburgring GP: F1 2020