Each year, the team at Luftgekuhlt seems to outdo themselves. What once started as a small gathering of friends around a handful of air-cooled Porsches has quickly become one of the events of the year, growing in size and “cool-factor” at an exponential rate. Last year, in the spring of 2016, they threw in an extra curveball, introducing an unexpected build under the moniker, “LuftAuto.
If you’re anything like me – and chances are good if you’re reading this – you’ve spent countless hours perusing the depths of Google Images, scouring for sources of inspiration on an endless quest, trudging through the chest-deep masses of cool stuff buried on the web. For us BMW fans, there are a few images we’ve all likely saved to our harddrives; images that go down in the BMW Hall of Fame.
There’s no doubt that as racing enthusiasts, we all revel in the glory of rallying’s hey day: Group B. Legendary for their unmitigated speed and balls-out approach to racing in the sand, mud, dirt, and snow, it comes as no surprise that the BBC would put together what might just be the best documentary on the sport. Lights down, volume up, and enjoy our latest find from the reels.
Madness On Wheels – Rallyings Craziest Years…
Believe it or not, it’s not all vintage cars here at the StanceWorks HQ. While over the past few years, Andrew and I have done little to bring new steel through the shop door, it doesn’t come unwelcome. Just a handful of weeks ago, the team at H&R dropped off their latest project vehicle: the all-new Focus RS, and along with it came free reign to do as we liked… Well, to some degree, at least.
Porsche’s history in motorsports is a long one, laden with victories, achievements, and records that have arguably positioned them as the winningest manufacturer in history. The brand planted its racing roots early as Porsche Chassis No. 1 took a victory in its first race less than 5 weeks from its initial completion.