Celebrities have the widest wealth-to-taste ratio known to man. It’s science. So when gaudy mansions or Bichon Frisé-holding designer handbags don’t get enough attention, they buy expensive cars, and then promptly destroy them in the name of “style.”
Part of our budding bromance with grinning maniac Chris Harris stems from a shared hatred of the bullshit you go through when driving press cars. A few years back, Harris railed against King Bullshitter Ferrari and its insane attempts to control every aspect of Ferrari press car coverage.
In the lead-up to Gymkhana Seven, Block fanned the flaming tire smoke by taking oddly accented Chris Harris for a spin. Not a metaphorical spin, a literal spin. And while Harris was in Hoonicorn’s passenger seat, I think he got a pretty good idea about how great Block’s product is.
East Coast Tuners hosted their first Gumball meet in 2013 at an airfield in Danbury, Conn., and the show and turnout were impressive for a first time event. This year they came back in a big way, this time hosting the event at Lime Rock Park, about as great a venue as you could ask for.
Honda Day at E-Town is what happens when you combine thousands of NYC-metro JDM lovers, tons of ultra-fast rides and Englishtown's world-class drag strip. And the 2014 event was a monster.