/ 22 Jun 2015
I have no idea what road it was, but in an instant, everything was perfect. We’d just watched the 2009 Belgian Grand Prix and, as my very first time in Europe, I noticed that the Nürburgring Nordschleife was little more than an hour away…why not try and squeeze in a few laps? What I didn’t expect, though, was to discover my favorite road on the way.
/ 15 Jun 2015
For me, this week’s question is a difficult one, for several reasons. The photos used here are from a previous trip to the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart, Germany—a building as close to heaven on earth for a guy like me. When I’m in the mood to look at Porsches, at least. But my favorite museum? Thankfully, much closer than Germany.
/ 8 Jun 2015
One thing that few people know about me is that before I became editor of this publication, I was the captain of a passenger ferry. Now, when I say “before” I mean when I was in high school, and when I say “passenger ferry”, I mean the largest of the fleet could comfortably hold about 20 people. Still, my family has been fortunate enough to have owned boats in the past, and I’ve spent a lot of time on the water...
/ 25 May 2015
The one thing I absolutely love about land barges is that there’s something for every taste. No matter if you like driving fast or slow, or if a badge on the front matters all that much to you: almost every major car company has attempted a big sedan at some point. If you have time to find the right one, it may match your personality perfectly. Let me explain, using the Maserati Quattroporte II.
/ 18 May 2015
Forget the glitz and the glamor: Monaco is special these days for reasons you may not expect. The oldest circuit in Formula 1, it’s been a fixture of the Grand Prix calendar since 1929 and run on a route largely unchanged from its original layout—one of the few chances to see such powerful cars in the tight confines of a city.
/ 4 May 2015
By now, you’ve probably watched the epic story, shot by eGarage, of a man who literally lives his life between the handlebars of a Honda Ruckus. For someone who only briefly held a motorcycle license before letting it lapse, having a two-wheeled machine of my own has been a long-held—and never-fulfilled—fantasy. What am I missing?
/ 27 Apr 2015
Ever wonder what that “GT” badge on cars stands for? “Grand Touring”, as you may have correctly known. But what, exactly, is a grand tour, a term that originated more than 300 years ago with upper-class Europeans—and why should you know more about this small bit of trivia? Because chances are you’re already completed one.