Racing drivers are of a different breed. It’s a phrase that gets tossed around a lot. People generally take it to be referring to the lighting quick reactions and insane levels of bravery that racing drivers often exhibit, but it is not those qualities that make them of a different breed. Resiliency. That is what truly separates them from the average person. Continue reading “The Resiliency of Racing Drivers: Billy Monger”
Robert Kubica is set to race for Williams in 2019, completing a remarkable comeback eight years after a rally accident that nearly killed him. The 33-year-old Polish driver suffered a partially severed right arm among many other injuries in the crash and still only has partial movement in that limb. A story of remarkable resilience and determination, it could go down as one of the greatest comebacks in sport. He will partner British rookie George Russell at Williams next season.
A week ago we reported on Allyn Pierce who is a nurse from Paradise, California who drove his Toyota Tundra through the apocalyptic Camp Fire to get to the hospital to help evacuate his patients. After nearly being burned to death in his truck, and getting all of his patients to safety, he took stock of just how badly damaged his truck was. Toyota also took notice and have now replaced his burned Tundra with a brand new 2019 TRD PRO Tundra.
Cars and Coffee season usually only lasts while the sun is out and summer is still in full force, but every once in a while somebody brings out something special right at the end of the car show season.
We automotive enthusiasts love to tinker and modify our rides, but sometimes we don’t have the skills, time, or desire to do the modification ourselves, that’s where shops come in. Thankfully here in the Pacific North West we have some of the greatest shops around and Versionex Auto Body is one of the best. They are experts at not just repairing your car to working order, but in turning your ideas and dreams into reality.
Cruising through the local Cars & Coffee this past weekend I was checking out the GT3RS and Aventador that had pulled in, when out of the corner of my eye I spotted a tan little car that had the hood up. It was parked off by itself with only a few people mingling near it. With the crowds flocking to the newly arrived super cars, I made my way over to take a peek at the interesting little car. When I got closer I spotted that not only was this little car an old Fiat 600, it was a very long way from stock.
When you hear the words “Country Club” you immediately think of golf, tennis, rolling green grass lawns, and stuffy upper class people socializing and discussing business over a glass of brandy and a cigar. The only automotive activities would take place when the valet would park the luxury vehicles of the club members. So where do you go if you are into cars, and want a place to be around like minded people, to discuss business and socialize over your shared interests?
They say flowers blooming is the indicator that spring is around the corner, but we believe that the arrival of a new generation of Formula 1 cars is a better indicator. Welcome to the 2018 Formula 1 season complete with a new F1 logo, a couple new names in the field, and a controversial new Halo on every car!
Jon Olsson is back at it again! The story of his first Audi RS6 is one of legend. Built to be the greatest Gumball car of all time the original RS6 DTM broke the internet in its debut and the story of its fiery demise shook the automotive world to its core. The story is not yet over however, as Jon Olsson has just debuted his new RS6 dubbed The Phoenix.