Category Archives: motorsports

Born To Be Wild – Urban Chic

Fall is the perfect season to explore your inner biker chick with leather jackets and kick-ass boots.

Forzieri Leather JacketPierotucci Leather Jacket

Forzieri Fox-Trim Black Zip Leather Jacket – $798
Pierotucci Short Fitted Nappa Leather Zip Jacket – $314

Paterson Leather BootsHarley-Davidson Leather Boots

Pakerson Red Soft Italian Leather Thermal Lace-Up Boots – $549
Harley-Davidson Danielle Full-Grain Leather with Croc Embossed Detail – $111

Soften the overall look with a feminine scarf.

Roberto Cavalli ScarfRenato Balestra Scarf

Roberto Cavalli Black Ornamental Evening Fringed Silk Stole – $319
Renato Balestra Solid Doubled Chiffon Silk Stole – $78.00

Get your motor running.

Motorsports – Big Racing Weekend

Monaco Grand Prix - Vintage Poster

Don’t miss the two biggest events of the racing season:

Monaco Grand Prix
The most exciting Formula 1 race of the season, run on the streets of Monte Carlo. Don’t miss the action. Hopefully, we’ll catch a glimpse of the Grimaldis and Casaraghis.

Race time is Sunday, May 27 at 7:30 AM ET/4:30 AM PT on Speed TV

Indianapolis 500
It’s the 91st running of the Indy500. Don’t miss the action at the “Brickyard” a.k.a. Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Race time is Sunday, May 27 at 1:00 PM ET/10:00 AM PT on ABC

Karl Lagerfeld Shoots Supercar

Karl Lagerfeld and the Audi R8

Multi-talented designer and photographer Karl Lagerfeld shoots Audi’s latest supercar in his inimitable fashion.

Using mirrors and reflections and featuring popular model Brad Kroenig, the black and white photos will make up an art calendar titled “Kaleidoscopic Vision of a Car” and will only be available to Audi R8 buyers.

The photos will also be exhibited at the Audi Forum in New York on May 12.

Click here to read the full Audi press release.

Karl Lagerfeld and the Audi R8

Karl Lagerfeld Shoots the Audi R8

Thought for the Day

Mario Andretti Lotus

“If everything is under control, you are going too slow.”
– Mario Andretti

Arab Drifting – A YouTube Phenomenom

I don’t know why I find this entertaining. These guys are lunatics. They don’t care if they run each other over. Arab drifting seems to have become a YouTube phenomenon.

Note the absence of women anywhere in the city.

Drifting is oversteering and keeping the car sideways. That’s an oversimplification, but you get the idea. Competitions, such as Formula D, judge not only speed but also the graceful line a driver takes through corners.

Here’s some footage of the “Drift King” Keiichi Tsuchiya demonstrating his technique.


Oh yeah, and there’s this guy on a bike:

Any Formula 1 Fans Out There?

The 2007 season starts today with the Australian Grand Prix.

Here is an article on Edmunds Inside Line that outlines all the players and teams for the new season.

Fast Guys In Fast Cars
With the retirement of seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher, the average age of the racers has gotten significantly younger.

Here are some of this year’s brightest prospects.

Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen

1. Fernando Alonso
2. Kimi Raikkonen

Scott Speed and Nico Rosberg

3. Scott Speed
4. Nico Rosberg

Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen

5. Lewis Hamilton
6. Heikki Kovalainen

Who are your favorites?