As the last flames of the voracious Waldo Canyon Fire were finally squelched, feelings of doubt mixed with hopeful anticipation surrounded the fate of the 2012 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. On July 3, the announcement came: the 90th annual Hill Climb was set to go for Sunday, August 12. The running of this year's Race to the Clouds represents a pinnacle of human achievement in more ways than one; to the citizens of Colorado Springs, the competitors and the motorsports community as a whole, it will always hold special meaning.
Discusses and clarifies some automotive terms and concepts that are commonly thrown around in conversation. Want to learn more? Make sure to check out our Building Blocks article series for an in-depth look at automotive systems.
The junkyard is a simple concept. Cars that are wrecked or past their useful life are sold for scrap and left to sit on a lot where anyone can pull parts at a greatly reduced price. The savings, however, can be offset by a lack of convenience - which is why it is important to follow these tips.
A look into the culture that defines the following of Formula Drift: the Stance community and what a movement is made of.
The first article of the Building Blocks Series focuses on the "heart" of a car-the internal combustion engine, which moves the car, gives it power and acceleration, and emits that noise that so many enthusiasts love to hear. Learn how it works and ties-in with the other primary components of an automobile.