The year is 1951 – one in an era often glorified with the image of the American Dream. CBS has just introduced color television, Sugar Ray Robinson takes the middleweight boxing championship title, and Audrey Hepburn earns her first starring role – the lead in the Broadway play Gigi. The American economy is back in a steady climb, and the American automotive market is at the cutting edge of style and technology.
This coming Sunday, the Lowly Gentlemen will be attending EuroSunday to give a sneak peek at the new line of products that we’ve been working on. With brand new StanceWorks shirts, iPhone covers, and stickers in stock, you’ll want to head to the Lowly Gentlemen booth right away to get your hands on the latest line of quality goods.
More than 40 years can do quite a bit to a person. “Over the hill” is what they call it: that point in your life when the world changes direction and the annual ability to reinvent yourself or try new things begins to fade. Fighting the facts of life is like swimming against the current; you feel like progress is being made, but really powers are working to keep you moving backwards.
Last year, we took the trip to visit the BMW of North America Vintage Collection, a true treat for any automotive enthusiast. The PTG E36 stands as one of our favorites of the collection, and we’ve taken the chance to look back at our feature of the very successful car. To ice the cake, by request we’ve provided a new desktop background.
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As the American LeMans Series continues, the teams hit the road to return to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, a track that they have raced at since the founding of ALMS. The famous track is known for its picturesque beauty as the tarmac snakes through the hillsides and orange dirt of Monterey, California. With an assorted variety of tricky off camber turns, elevation changes, and fast straights, it’s a technical course that is sure to challenge anything the teams can throw at it.