On November 21st, 2013 I leapt from my bed to the sound of a gunshot. Rubbing my eyes to remove the feces-filled soot from last night's trash burning, my hotel room slowly came into view as the frost from my breath circled around me. My first thought was a terror group was targeting my hotel in Nairobi, followed quickly by regret for not being back in Dubai with my wife and kids. As I pulled up my jeans I recognized the audible sound of silence.
The Value Of Racing Isn‘t Technology Transfer But Risk Transfer
⊿ Matt Hardigree
If you’re ever in the media room at a race track you’ll hear a refrain so common as to be a cliché at this point: ‘We’re taking all this technology and putting it on our street cars.’ I’d love to see the connection between a Monster Energy Cup Ford Fusion and the Fusion you can buy at your local dealer, or Nissan’s ill-fated FWD Le Mans Prototype and the modern Pathfinder. It isn’t that manufacturers are lying, it’s that the truth is actually far more interesting. Read more…
Reporting from the future, Alex Roy declares the hybrid Porsche 911 is dead—long live the electric 911.
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The Croatian based Rimac Automobili is to show off their all-electric hypercar, the Concept_One, this week at the 2017 New York International Auto Show. Here are the first images of the Concept_One in the United States, driving around New York City just before the show.