The Drive Cult Daytona at the Journées d'Automne 2014

It was 6:50am on Saturday 18th October, and the first shards of daylight were a good 30 minutes away when I fired up the Daytona to head out the 2014 edition of the Journées d'Automne. Regular readers will recall my wife Danielle and I attended this fabulous event in 2013, although we did have some mechanical problems… » 11/15/14 9:37am 11/15/14 9:37am

Everything you need to know about Project CARS

Project CARS is the type of racing game people like us would make if we knew how to make video games. "We all love different types of cars. I myself drive Ford Mustang in real life," says Project CARS Creative Director Andy Tudor. Andy and the rest of the Slightly Mad Studios team are based in London, where Mustangs… » 7/23/14 2:47pm 7/23/14 2:47pm

Every gorgeous concept from the High Museum of Atlanta’s Dream Cars exhibit

Dream Cars: Innovative Design, Visionary Ideas is an amazing exhibit currently at the Atlanta High Museum of Art in Atlanta, Georgia that puts on display some of the most famous and influential concept cars of the last 80 years. Everything from the space age inspired designs of Harley Earl to low-slung, angular… » 7/03/14 5:13pm 7/03/14 5:13pm

Porsche nerd advisory: The complete history of the 917 PA Spyder

In the late sixties, Can-Am's rising popularity was showing no sign of let-up and, as a result, even Porsche was considering building a car to the essentially limitless Group 7 regulations. But where to begin? Considering the 1969 World Sports Car Championship had already been successfully wrapped up, and its new 917… » 5/28/14 2:16pm 5/28/14 2:16pm

Daily driving a Ferrari 250 GTO is as awesome as you think it is

Ferrari made 36 250GTOs (plus three or four more with 4 litre engines), between 1962 and 1964. Few people have driven them and even fewer can say they have actually owned one. In fact, if we assume each of the 250s has had five owners, that's 180 people who have had their names on the log book. Stephen Mitchell is one… » 5/28/14 1:35pm 5/28/14 1:35pm

Working With The Car: A day at the Prodrive test track

In a former life I used to write about mountain bikes, specifically bikes designed for a subset of mountain biking called 'trials', where riders use balance, strength and precision to make their way over and across obstacles. These bikes were used by the likes of Hans Rey, Martyn Ashton and more recently a Scots lad… » 5/20/14 5:41pm 5/20/14 5:41pm

Lapping Monza in the Best Formula 1 Simulator in the World

I’ve been a fan of racing games for just about my entire life and it’s one of the biggest reasons why I’ve come to love cars and racing as much as I do. It started with Pole Position on the Atari in the early 80s, and continued with Rad Racer on the original Nintendo Entertainment System a few years later. These… » 9/06/13 5:43pm 9/06/13 5:43pm