Photography by Kevin Trower, Spencer Pankiewicz, and James Pankiewicz
The Lotus ownership club is a relatively small one. Founded in 1952 in North London, Lotus is a sports car manufacturer that focuses on the ethos of light weight and superior handling. Known for icons such as the Esprit, Elan, and Elise, Lotus has earned their keep as a special name amongst auto enthusiasts – especially those that love to drive.
As August rolls in, fall looms closer on the horizon. The afternoons are getting shorter and the show season nears its end. In anticipation of the season’s change, we are having a big closeout sale to clear our shelves and make room for our fall line of products. Many of our shirts have been discounted up to 45% and all StanceWorks accessories have been discounted.
Words and Photography by SehrGute.com for StanceWorks
It was by the water cooler at work that I first heard about this particular car. The conversation went something like this:
“You like classic BMW’s, don’t you Blake?”
“Yeah, love ‘em. Why?”
“There’s a guy who runs a workshop with a really neat 2002 race car. I think it’s got a turbo Formula 2 engine in it.
This past weekend saw the arrival of Europe’s premier drifting series, Extreme Drift Allstars 2014, to Riga, Latvia. This Baltic metropolis is Latvia’s capital city, and home to some of the most die-hard drifting enthusiasts in Europe. Riga would be the stage for the fourth round of the 2014 championship, succeeding London, Sosnova in Czech Republic, Mantorp Park in Sweden and preceeding Tallinn in Estonia, Kaunas in Lithuania and the final in Warsaw, Poland.
Last year, Nitto Tire decided to hold an all-encompassing event to celebrate automotive enthusiasm and the broad range of cultures it has spawned. From classic Japanese economy cars, to brand-new European sports coupes, and even lifted off-road trucks, Nitto invited all of Southern California’s car guys out for an afternoon of drifting, giveaways, and most importantly, a good old-fashioned car show, free of charge.