I like cars and photography.
I know a lot of people who don't get drag racing, and I always tell them it's awesome. I've been to two historic drag events here in Michigan this year, and I left both times with a smile, and almost bleeding ears thanks to the funny cars from the '70s. And then there's the altered wheelbases. They are easily near the top of the list of the coolest race cars out there.
1 week ago on Cool Cars & Loud Noises: <br /> I’m 10 Years Old Again
Michelle Mouton, Shirley Muldowney. They're just two examples, but they both jumped into two of the most extreme types of racing and were amazing at it. I was/still am a photographer for a rally team here in the States, and our driver is a girl. She loves it, she drives her rally car all over town, and always tries to help out the crew when they're working on her car. There's a few female rally drivers in the Rally America that come and go, and they just enjoy racing. My mom is even a little into cars. She goes to rallies and on the rare occasion a car show. She didn't really grow up in a car centered family, her brother had some nice muscle cars, but she just kind of got into it herself and with my dad. Even some of my friends that are girls seem to understand cars a little more. One even wanted to try drifting in the snow once, that's when she buried my car in snow bank. But at least she was having fun with something automotive. I don't know if there's a point to that long comment, but I feel like I've been lucky with female car enthusiasts. Or at least semi interested in a way. You better believe my girlfriend, whenever that happens, will be surrounded by cars, and if she doesn't like them now, hopefully someday she'll show some interest. If not, no worries.
1 week, 1 day ago on Banishing The Female Car Enthusiast
The home page photo, it that an Autech R33? That is my favorite Skyline!
1 week, 2 days ago on Inside Nismo: A Day At Omori Factory
I've always loved the stuff I've seen from BTCC. I always remember the drivers just pushing each other like it was just part of the way to race. Then the way they just hop the curbs like it's nothing is awesome.
2 weeks ago on Warning: Maniac Drivers On The Loose
I would just buy it even though I don't have an FRS.
2 weeks, 1 day ago on The KM4SH Body Kit: Your 86, Our Style
I've always seen random videos and photos from these events, but nothing never this in-depth. So awesome, even if it is incredibly illegal.
2 weeks, 3 days ago on Street Racing in Stockholm:<br /> Welcome To The Underground
I have to say it, a waste of amazing breading. The drifting is cool, but not when destroying the amazingly tasteful baguette.
1 month ago on A Wild Horse In France… With Baguettes
C. Gotta have a loud car at SEMA.
1 month ago on Scion Tuner Challenge Livery: <br/>The Choice Is Yours!
The thing I'd do for an oval window or split window….. And the one here so clean. Perfect. Although I'd have mine a little higher with the old dog dish whees and whitewalls, I can't deny that this one is pretty damn nice.
1 month ago on A Story Of Family, Food & Slammed VWs
That Jaguar is easily in the top 3 must have cars for me. Such a perfect look.
1 month ago on You Can’t Drive A Painting: <br />The Ralph Lauren Collection
That was such an awesome event. Everyone was in an awesome mood and the cars looked amazing.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Final Bout Keeps Drifting Fun
The Big Red Corvette. I've loved that car for awhile, so it's awesome to finally see it.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on The Cars Of August
The only thing I could think of the whole time I read this was the smell of the modeling clay. Man that is an amazing smell.
2 months ago on We Teach To Imagine The Future: IED Turin
I used to play Midtown Madness back in the day like it was my job, and I had every mod and custom car out there. But the one I remember the most was the Rapid Fit Mondeo. I'm not sure why, but I think it was a mix of my young age and see a race car that sat so low but looked so good, and a car I've never seen before in America. I saw it as a cooler racing version of the Taurus. And the Nissan Primera brings up memories, but I can't pinpoint them other than just a feeling of my past.
2 months, 1 week ago on Putting The Super Back Into Touring Cars
There were two S4s?I literally can't even right now.
2 months, 1 week ago on Ascend To The Green Heaven In St. Ursanne
I've seen pictures of this car all over the internet I'm glad there's finally a feature. This car looks like an absolute beast with those fenders.
2 months, 1 week ago on The Big Red Corvette
@pedey Ugh I need to see one so bad!! I have a 1:18 model of it, but it's my dream to see one, even just parked. I can't imagine what it must be like when it's driven flat out.
2 months, 1 week ago on Bonjour From St Ursanne: The World’s Greatest Hill Climb?
Post as much Delta S4 as you can. I never get tired of seeing them.
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Bonjour From St Ursanne: The World’s Greatest Hill Climb?
That roof is awesome. I see Corvairs all over the place here, but never the wagon. I like how that looks, and lowered it looks even better.
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Corvair: A New Way To Low Ride
I like how he went from a Beetle, to a Ferrari to a Lola. Talk about an epic history.
I've been complaining that racing is kind to the privateer anymore because of what he said, high price, non street legal, etc. But that is pretty awesome that he's trying to make a car that is a through back to the days of racing where anyone could race. That is probably the coolest thing someone can do in the car world like him with money and being well known. If I had the money for one, whatever it may cost and be, I'd be first in line to get one and race it everywhere and anywhere I could. I can't wait to see where it goes.
None of those were questions, I'm just amazed that someone had the same thought as me and is trying to change it.
2 months, 2 weeks ago on The P4/5 Was Just The Beginning:</br> Jim Glickenhaus Takes Your Questions
My only negative note here is, don't show a story shot in the winter in August. I live in Michigan and the last thing I want to see on a nice warm August day is snow. And wasn't this the car at Air Lift in Michigan, or is this after your Michigan visit? Either way it's Michigan/Illinois snow, NO!
I like the car though, so clean.
2 months, 3 weeks ago on The Devil’s Golf
2 months, 3 weeks ago on The Cars Of July
I've been to Cars and Coffee Irvine four or five times, I think it's been there all but once. And I never get tired of it. The best part about C&C is the fact that every time I go all the cars are different, but this is like a staple for me, it's always there. And now I finally get really learn about it.
2 months, 4 weeks ago on Boogie Van: <br />Engine In The Back, Wheels In The Air
I want to be his neighbor office whenever he starts that thing up.
2 months, 4 weeks ago on Baddest On The Salt: <br/> ThompsonLSR Looks For 500mph
I just had friends that moved to Japan (they too are huge car fans) and they said I can come out anytime. And now this post makes me want to get there even worse. Now just to get some money set aside….
2 months, 4 weeks ago on Secrets Of The Japanese Car Scene
@itswhitenoise Sent one!
3 months ago on Believe It Or Not: Ferraris, Rolls, Lambos…</br> & A DeLorean Live Here
@itswhitenoise It's an awesome garage. People bring in their cars during the car show too. That alone is usually pretty crazy. A few years ago a guy brought in the most recent B.A.T. concept car from '08. Vettel's F1 car from the Detroit Auto Show this year showed up, you can never really guess what will show up until you get there. If you guys are ever around Ann Arbor, MI during the first of the month, I'll get you there. Happens every month!
There's a place like that here in Michigan kind of. It's an unmarked building filled with about 100 cars from a mid '80s Diablo to about five E-Types and Rolls and Cadillacs. It's a storage place for locals around, and every first Saturday of the month they have a car show, but the only way to know about it is if someone "in the know" tells you about it. Reminds me a lot of this place, just the one you guys have here, has a lot rarer cars and it's all one person. Very cool place though!
Lancia Delta S4. I don't care if it's loud or uncomfortable, I'd still daily it.
3 months ago on The Stuff GT-R Dreams Are Made Of
I remember this car from the coverage in 2012, and I loved it. It always catches my eye whenever it shows up in a video or in the background of a photo. I love this car.
3 months, 1 week ago on From Russia With Roar: The Fail Crew S13
I was there a few months ago and man it has changed a lot. But the XKSS, the more I see it the more it cements itself as the best looking car ever to me.
3 months, 1 week ago on Deep Inside LA’s Hidden Car Vault
So cars like this are built in the peoples garages and stuff? I can't even fathom the cars I've seen here that people have built themselves. I mean, I had a hell of a time just just swapping out my clutch in my 240, but a lot of that is due to or incredibly cold winter here in Michigan we just had and the fact that our garage is only a two car and not heated. But the people in Scandinavia are just insane with their cars.
3 months, 1 week ago on The AWD, Turbo V8, Volvo Super Amazon
I'd almost rather go there than the normal 24.
3 months, 2 weeks ago on Le Mans Multiplied:<br/> Time Travel At The Classic
I saw one last Friday night driving around, it looks even better in person. I would take one in a second.
3 months, 2 weeks ago on 707hp, 10.8-Second Quarters:</br> Dodge Flexes Its SRT Muscle
@Brad_S It's either a fourth gen. Malibu or a fifth gen. El Camino. At least that's what I think.
3 months, 3 weeks ago on Welcome To Nippon Motor City
So when are you coming to Detroit? I mean, you almost need to now.
The NASCAR Falcon. Easy.
3 months, 3 weeks ago on The Cars of June
That shop is so awesome, I'd love to have a place like that where I could do that kind of work.
3 months, 3 weeks ago on Five Cars In Three Days:</br> TRA Kyoto’s Road To Fuji Speedway
Damn when I was there it just movie cars. I'd trade that for that GT40 alone.
3 months, 3 weeks ago on Selecting The World’s Greatest Sports Coupe
I'll save my money for a D Type. But the new one is cool, it's about time companies make cool race like cars again.
4 months ago on Look What The Big Cat Dragged In
I was at the NASCAR Nationwide race this weekend at Road America, and what do I see, the US debut of the FD Rocket Bunny kit. That kit looks amazing.
4 months, 1 week ago on MADBUL Meets Rocket Bunny
They need to race at Le Mans next year. Just because I'll be there and so will Nissan in P1. A P1 class with Nissan, Toyota, Porsche, Audi and Ferrari would be amazing.
4 months, 1 week ago on Ferrari: Goodbye F1, Hello Le Mans?
WHAT?! I've been to four or five, maybe six Irvine C&C and I haven't seen that good of a mix. And your claim, that has to be the best Cars and Coffee ever, and there's no Cars and Coffee that will ever come close to Irvine. We have a few different ones here in Michigan, and I honestly can't walk through them without comparing everything to this one. Although we do have one here that's like a scaled down version of this, but this one is king.
And on a side note, I think you're my favorite Speedhunter. Everyone here is awesome, but everything I really like, you always seem to cover or something comes up on your Instagram.
4 months, 1 week ago on The Best Cars & Coffee Ever?
These wheels are nice for sure, but the wheels he had on this car before were way cooler in my opinion. I've always liked his cars, but honestly this car was my favorite just because of the wheels and how the gold worked so well with the blue. But oh well, nothing I can do.
4 months, 2 weeks ago on Made In LA: <br />Wheels Fit For An Outlaw
So……WRC eventually?? Please.
4 months, 2 weeks ago on Audi S1 EKS RX About To Raise Hell
My dad had yellow headlights here in Michigan and he got pulled over and was told their illegal. Same really.
4 months, 2 weeks ago on Playing With Detail: <br/>20 Ways To Stand Out At A Car Show
@TROLLS ROYCE @EricSeanDelaney I know about that P1!! I was so bummed I couldn't make it. And the GoldRush does look pretty sweet, any group of people who drive super cars long distances are awesome in my book.
4 months, 3 weeks ago on All That Glitters Is Gold
I think we can all agree that the Gumball 3000 is still the best big, exotic car rally thing in the world though. But I'm bummed that I didn't know they were meant to be in Cleveland the last couple days.
On another note, is that GTR running Michigan tags? I've seen photos of a GTR on air at car shows before, plus their with Air Lift, so I'm assuming it is from Michigan.
Who let the new guy over there in the corner?
4 months, 4 weeks ago on Fill The Parking Lots With McLaren F1s
Every time I see a photo from Cars and Coffee Irvine it makes me miss California. Not the sun, or the beaches, a car show. And everything else looks awesome too, I can't wait for the Porsche Museum.
4 months, 4 weeks ago on All Aboard The June Buggy!