Baselines and benchmarks are often monotonous if not boring… but before tearing the Ferrari 308 GTBi apart, I wanted to know what I’m working with, and I wanted it in numbers. I strapped the 308 to the dynamometer to find out how much horsepower it makes, and threw it on the scales to find out what it weighs. Surprise: it turns out it’s a chunky son of a gun.
In Episode 2 of In the Shop with StanceWorks, Mike takes us “From Then to Now” with a brief look back at the history of his E36 and its current condition as its prepped for a complete build overhaul. Mike follows with a look into his newest project car, an ’87 E30 M3 race car, and what exactly makes it so special. You know the drill: lights down, sound up.
It’s always a treat to find a new email in my inbox from Tim Hahne, the director responsible for Adrenalin, the BMW Touring Car Story, as well as No Limits, the story of Alex Zanardi’s return to racing with BMW. Stereoscreen, the production house behind the films, has announced their latest release: The Lauda Legacy. If you’re a fan of incredible cinematography, auditory stimulation, and of course, race cars, this will be one to turn up and watch.
Perfection takes time… or something like that. That’s our excuse, at least, for why it’s been more than a week since the last episode. However, a full week means lots of progress on the truck. Check out all of the latest progress in Episode 5 of StanceWorks: Disassembled.
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…