If you’re a fan of time attack, then what a time to be alive! A FWD Civic owns the overall North American time attack record, the Unlimited AWD record was just broken, twice, and there’s an all-new, world-class annual event in the works, right here in the good ol’ US of A.
Formula Drift’s season-ending event was full of drama and dynamic displays of driving prowess, with three final-round battles required to determine the 2018 Champion. In the end, James Deane took home his second straight title thanks to help from a past champion.
If you love Mazda pickups and all things rotary, you might want to stick to that other annual Mazda gathering. But if you’re obsessed with perhaps the best roadster ever made, and pretty much everything else Mazda-badged, Mazfest may be just what you’re looking for.
Over the past several years, Gridlife has built its name on doing things differently. Take its most popular events: bash-style drifting combined with serious time attack competition and major car shows going down on race weekends, mixed in with camping and the 24/7 debauchery that goes with it.
The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship chase is well underway, and Road America was the scene for the most recent display of horsepower, tire grip, and driver skill. Luke Munnell reports.
Evergreen Speedway might be Formula Drift’s fastest course, with drivers regularly accelerating to triple-digit speeds through the initiation zone, and has possibly seen the most collisions when compared to any other stop in the series’ history.
The Rolex 24 at Daytona enjoys more publicity and prestige than any other race of the IMSA season, and its winners have to fight harder than ever to take home top honors and those coveted Rolex watches. Rather than bring you race results that are old news by now, we thought it might be interesting to present the event from Luke Munnell’s perspective.
This year’s Global Time Attack finals and 13th annual Super Lap Battle at California’s Buttonwillow Raceway saw 82 competitors in 13 classes fight some of the harshest battles we’ve ever seen in the two days of their shared quest for the ultimate stateside time attack honors.