Sunday, February 16, 2020
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2020 Honda Civic Type R Updates

After waiting what seemed like forever the Honda Civic Type R is finally being updated for the 2020 model year. Typically, most cars are announced for the next model year in either quarter 3 or quarter 4 of the previous year, so once 2020 hit and we still had no updates on the 2020 Type R many of us began...

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Kentucky Police Arrest GM Engineers

If you didn't already know, street racing is bad! However, street racing at work is much worse! Apparently two GM engineers have been arrested by Kentucky State Troopers in Bowling Green, Kentucky for allegedly street racing pre-production 2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvettes down a city street. The incident occurred last Wednesday, January 8th, and the two were cited for racing a...

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Toyota GR Yaris 3 Cylinder

Toyota has revealed the GR Yaris at this years Tokyo Auto Salon, and to say the least I am intrigued. The car features a 268 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque making turbocharged 1.6 liter inline three cylinder engine. These stats make it the most powerful three cylinder engine in the world! Toyota claims the car will do 0-62 MPH...

Editorial

Safety Series Part 3: Body Safety

Here it is, the final installment of our Safety Series with 425 MotorSports owner Dan Reiss.  In this edition we will cover racing shoes, gloves and suits and will thus provide the missing information needed for a complete safety set up.  Combining parts one, two and three of the safety series should provide some vital information for staying safe and...

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Safety Series Part 2: Head Safety

When we last left off in our Safety Series presented we covered the importance of cages and roll bars.  This time around, in Part 2 we will cover helmets and neck restraints to protect that very important noggin of yours.  So without further delay lets dive right in and ask Dan of 425 MotorSports a few questions to get ourselves...

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Safety Series Part 1: Roll Bars and Cages

I’d like to take a moment to welcome you to what I will be calling “The Safety Series”.  As a racing driver it is my pleasure to bring to you all things performance and racing, but it is also my duty to bring you all things safety.  Let’s not forget, that all the performance parts in the world will do...

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SEMA 2019 Coverage Part 14 – Supras

Last but not least I conclude this years SEMA show coverage with the Toyota Supra. Let me start of by saying that I have never seen a car dominate SEMA this much before, I mean seriously, this car was at every corner. It was honestly too much and almost became exhausting with how many Supras were at the show. But...

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SEMA 2019 Coverage Part 13 – Exotics

Another one of my random, didn’t feel like sorting too much, categories. The exotics, basically anything that isn’t a regular tuner car but is something more expensive such as Lamborghini or Ferrari and so on. The exotics at SEMA always blow my mind as the thought of taking a car that is already valued at a couple of hundred thousand...

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SEMA 2019 Coverage Part 12 – Classics

As I warned everyone in the beginning of all of this, my categories are a bit random, here is an example, the “classics” category. The truth is, I didn’t feel like sorting through and categorizing a bunch of older cars so I just instead made this category be a catch all. I figure if you are in to older cars...

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SEMA 2019 Coverage Part 11 – Nissan

How the mighty have fallen...if there is one company that has disappointed me the most not only at SEMA but just overall it is Nissan. Nissan used to be it, the tuner brand, I mean it was like the rear wheel drive version of Honda (lots of entry level priced sports cars that came with a ton of aftermarket support...