RALLYING: GROUP B IS BACK – WRC 2017!

January 19th, 2017

I heard it stated. I read it. I did not believe it until the machines appeared. Who said steroids were bad? Children – performance-enhancing steroids, for human beings, are bad! Say no! But, if you are trapped in petrol-head-land, where speed and scintillating performance are commandments, copious quantities of horsepower-producing steroids, for victory-seeking machines, are [...]

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RALLYING: WRC 2017 – IS THIS FORD’S YEAR?

January 19th, 2017

When the German manufacturer Volkswagen (VW) indicated that it would withdraw from the FIA’s WRC at the end of the 2016 season, the seismic waves were felt on every gravel, tarmac and snow-covered stage on which the WRC machines ply their glorious trade. Volkswagen entered the fray in 2013 and from Stage 1, the manufacturer [...]

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DRIFTING: ENZO FERRARI – CURSING OR CELEBRATING?

January 10th, 2017

Hailings 2017! I usually have rather profound thoughts when I am separated from the keyboard. And they (the thoughts) have an uncanny tendency of migrating whenever I grab a seat and attempt to punch words to a screen. I will conceive a plan to ensure I arrest them next time they appear! In my beautiful [...]

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HAPPY NEW YEAR MOTORSPORTS! WE LOVE YOU!

December 31st, 2016

Here I was thinking that Abu Dhabi was somewhere in the Middle East. While driving through Jamrock’s capital city, my machine passed an apartment complex labelled – Abu Dhabi Suites! I was compelled to wonder about the nature of the opulent existence which was beyond the Walls of Jericho-high gate! The year 2016 has received [...]

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DRAG RACING: FULL THROTTLE FOR 1320 FEET! (VIDEO)

December 30th, 2016

Coincidence? On the day when I asked if you knew Sammy Scaff the improbable, occurred. I was in a bank on Duke Street. I completed my single transaction and as I was engaged my departure my attention was drawn to the overhead television. And as fate determined, Sammy Scaff was presented in HD! Do you [...]

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DRAG RACING: UNTAMED AGGRESSION – A MISSILE NAMED TOYOTA COROLLA!

December 30th, 2016

Do you know the name Sammy Scaff? Did not expect you to. Check and tell me what you find. A machine appeared on our shores in 2016. Its purpose, intent and mission are only known to those who conspired to have it present at Vernamfield. Their motives may remain a mystery, but what resides in [...]

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