I arrived just before civil twilight on Thursday. Surrounded by the carousel at the legendary Road America, I got straight to work to set up my small backpacking tent. It seemed lonely and sad compared to the rest of the living arrangements around the camping area; car guys cars were scattered about next to giant tents, grills, and fire pits.
Photography by Aaron Long.
Upbringing plays an important role in how individual interests are developed. What you are raised around, like it or not, strongly influences what you end up passionate about, whether it be towards or against. We all develop unique interests and personal taste, but the apple tends to not fall too far from the tree.
It was in 1985 that BMW decided to make a return to IMSA Grand Touring Prototype racing, otherwise known as the GTP series. After a single race with the aesthetically atrocious March 85G-7 to cap off Daytona and the ’85 season, BMW enlisted the help of March Engineering to build a set of ’86 season winners – the March 86G. The cars possessed what it took to become some of the best in GTP history – immense power, a featherweight chassis, and strong handling.
This week’s wallpaper showcases Andy Reimann’s gorgeous Porsche 964. His P-car sits on the latest wheels from Rotiform: The SCR. It harks to the classic Porsche winter wheel, improving upon the design by refining the shapes and lines that comprise it, as well as transforming it into a 3-piece beauty. Andy’s car was one we couldn’t ignore at Played Out, and by request, we’ve provided his car in high-resolution. We’re eager to share more.
In the latest episode of Tuerck’d, Ryan lives out every drifter’s summer dream. Friend and Nitto driver Matt Powers join in the fun for cliff jumping and serious hooning at the Tuerck compound. The two join up with Mike Essa and their trio of Formula Drift cars to take on the sweepers of the New Hampshire Motor Speedway.