You may not have noticed, but the automotive world is changing. In fact, the world is changing as a whole, both for better and for worse. The Earth is heating up, and climate change has an unprecedented level of momentum. Our fossil fuels are depleting, and greenhouse gasses continue to rise. It’s estimated that our beloved cars produce nearly 20% of all global warming emissions in the United States.
On October 27th, 1973, drivers from all corners of the motorsport world met on the tarmac of the Riverside International Raceway. The 12 drivers each held their own titles for their endeavors in racing, but IROC, the International Race of Champions, had drawn them all in as a true test of driver skill to see who would come out on top as the best racer of their era. Roger Penske approached Porsche to have them build 15 identical cars.
The schedule at StanceWorks is constantly shifting; opportunities come up, and others fall through the cracks. Photoshoots get moved around, and the calendar of events to be attended rarely lets up in the summer months. Free weekends are a selfish blessing, and even those too give way to the responsibilities of work. Sometimes, however, the opportunities we’re given are one-fo-a-kind.
If you’re a fan of racing simulators, chances are you’ve had your eyes on Project CARS for quite some time, and you’re likely tired at work today after a long night of gaming on launch day. But if you’ve somehow managed to miss it, we’re here to fix that. Grant Turismo and Forza Motorsport have finally found themselves with a competitor on the podium. Project CARS isn’t Need for Speed or Drive Club; instead, Project CARS is a full-tilt simulator for the hardcore enthusiast.
The Alfa Romeo 105, host of the GT, GTA, and GTV, is soon to find itself beside the likes of the 911: a layman’s car that is definitive of an era in sports coupes. Its lines are quintessentially Italian, its history is rich, and its soul captivates enthusiasts around the world. Alfa Romeo aficionados are of a certain breed, and it’s easy to see why each of them is enamored with the classic coupe. However, that doesn’t mean the Alfa 105’s tenor isn’t open to interpretation.