It’s important to take a look back at content from the past, especially at those that have continued to grow larger than ever. In Hert’s case, he’s larger than life, and it’s all deserved. But in 2013, within days of his move to Southern California, we pointed our lenses at his now iconic Twerkstallion, and did what we do best.
The gritty crunch of rust under the tip of a screwdriver: it’s a sound many of us are far too familiar with, and it’s often the death knell of projects across the globe. The cancerous oxidization of steel and iron eats away at classic cars, often despite our best efforts, typically relegating them to junk yards or crushers. Only the most precious machines are saved from what most would consider “too far gone.
Driving Line and Nitto Tire invited us out for a private track day with just four cars for a pair of head-to-head races. In my case, it’s the 190E Cosworth versus my E30 M3, competing for best time on the big track at WSIR. I’m happy to say, I ran a 1:35.31 at Willow Springs, surpassing my expectations. Running that time didn’t come without some pitfalls, though.
To be honest, it’s hard not to love any classic Ford Escort: the MK1 and MK2 variants have earned a place in motoring history as one of the greatest vehicles to ever stem from Europe. With rich motorsports history, stunning lines, and a devout following, they’ve been elevated to the tier of “cult classic,” meaning even the examples that are worse for wear are often worth bringing home.
With the McLaren F1 from years ago, and with a 911 GT1 desktop wallpaper now, we’re close to having the trifecta: all we need next is an F40 LM. Anyone have one ready for photos? In the mean time, enjoy our latest wallpaper, the 911 GT1 from our recent visit to E-Motion Engineering. You know the drill: just right-click and save-as for the full version.