Having spent real time in California, the state has slowly proven its immense and vast natural beauty. The tropes of smoggy Los Angeles concrete jungle or the county that surrounds it is far from the best that the Golden State has to offer. It’s taken far too long for us to take time to ourselves to explore its parks and natural beauty; most of our trips north are for work over pleasure, despite how fun working trackside might be.
Our latest desktop wallpaper sees the return of the H&R E9, owned by Christian Heine, in Lennestadt, Germany. As one of 2016’s most successful feature cars, and as a personal favorite, it was an obvious choice for this week’s eye candy. Built with the same quality the H&R brand is known for, this 3.0CSi is a stunning example with a feature worth revisiting. You can read the full story by clicking here.
On a foggy morning at the Porsche Rennsport Reunion, a pair of Porsches sat outside the pit garages coated in a light dew. Former teammates on the Max Moritz Porsche Racing team, the two were back together at the race track to stretch their legs. Clad in a bright orange that burned through the haze was the Jagermeister Porsche 934 and next to it sat a Carrera RSR that glowed nearly as bright with its neon green Foto Quelle colors.
There are very few times that I spring out of bed before the sun rises, but when my alarm went off before dawn at Sebring, I was up and ready within five minutes. It was the Friday before the legendary 12-hour race, and I was exited to go out and search the paddock for something to shoot before the inevitable crowds gathered. Passing rows of covered cars and closed trailers, a glint of red caught my eye in the morning sun.
It was BMW’s “Neue Klasse” post-war sedans that are credited with saving the brand, and following them, the “02” series coupes have stood as one of the brand’s icons and established their role and leadership as a sports sedan manufacturer. Introduced at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 1973, the 2002 Turbo was the pinnacle of the New Class lineup, sporting a turbocharged, mechanically fuel-injected variant of the famous m10 power plant.