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Articles By John Welch


Saab To Use BMW Powertrains?
Saab To Use BMW Powertrains?
Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 4:38PM by John Welch

The Saab 9-2 rumor mill is just getting ramped-up, and, naturally, the parties involved have "no comment".... Read More


24 Heures Du Mans; The 'Shopper Preview - GT
24 Heures Du Mans; The 'Shopper Preview - GT
Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 11:38AM by John Welch

Zany mix-ups are always good for a laugh. Sometime around 2007, the entire world stopped caring about GT1... Read More


24 Heures Du Mans; The 'Shopper Preview
24 Heures Du Mans; The 'Shopper Preview
Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 4:22PM by John Welch

It wasn't all that long ago you could time an Audi victory at Le Mans by the damn sun. Nowadays things... Read More


Panoz Unveils Abruzzi; So Wild It's Nearly Pornographic
Panoz Unveils Abruzzi; So Wild It's Nearly Pornographic
Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 11:46AM by John Welch

The Internet has a funny way of taking rumors and running with them. Like scissors. The Panoz Abruzzi is... Read More


Lexus "Dark Ride" An Interesting New Avenue In Car Marketing
Lexus "Dark Ride" An Interesting New Avenue In Car Marketing
Mon, Jun 7, 2010 at 6:24PM by John Welch

Lexus has come to the conclusion that auto advertising does not involve you, the customer, quite enough.... Read More


Ganassi/BMW Dominates Sahlens 6 Hours
Ganassi/BMW Dominates Sahlens 6 Hours
Mon, Jun 7, 2010 at 1:09PM by John Welch

Though we are in the midst of six straight weeks of televised Grand Am, this past weekend's Sahlens 6... Read More


Chrysler And BHP Catch The Recall Bug
Chrysler And BHP Catch The Recall Bug
Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 4:26PM by John Welch

Owners of model year 2007 Dodge Calibers and Jeep Compi (the Compass, for those who don't subscribe to... Read More


Two Races In Four Days: Grand (Am) Insanity
Two Races In Four Days: Grand (Am) Insanity
Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 3:38PM by John Welch

Last week, the race was at Lime Rock, this week Watkins Glen. Using the word "week" to describe... Read More


How The Tide Turns; Quick US Sales Update
How The Tide Turns; Quick US Sales Update
Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 12:23PM by John Welch

Spring has sprung and, in some cases, stank. Sales reports for May are smiling on the Big Three, helping... Read More


Mercury To Officially Shut Down In Fourth Quarter
Mercury To Officially Shut Down In Fourth Quarter
Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 11:10AM by John Welch

Ding Dong, The Flying Shoes Guy Is Dead. He wasn't necessarily 'wicked', but he was very old.... Read More


. . . And Just In Case You Can't Wait For Saturday
. . . And Just In Case You Can't Wait For Saturday
Fri, May 28, 2010 at 12:36PM by John Welch

CBS will broadcast last week's American Le Mans Series Race tomorrow at 1:30 p.m. EST. The program will... Read More


Grand Am Gears Up For Busiest Week Of The Season
Grand Am Gears Up For Busiest Week Of The Season
Fri, May 28, 2010 at 11:26AM by John Welch

After four weeks of heel cooling and relaxation, the Grand-Am Series revs back up this weekend, at Lime Rock... Read More


Ford Preparing To Ax Mercury
Ford Preparing To Ax Mercury
Thu, May 27, 2010 at 5:07PM by John Welch

The American Car Company graveyard might get a little larger soon; it looks like Ford is getting ready... Read More


RSR Jaguar XKR GT Completes Its First Enduro
RSR Jaguar XKR GT Completes Its First Enduro
Mon, May 24, 2010 at 11:21AM by John Welch

May 29th. That is the day we will get to view the Monterey Grand Prix. Which took place this last weekend.... Read More


Toyota Buys Into Tesla Motors
Toyota Buys Into Tesla Motors
Sun, May 23, 2010 at 10:10AM by John Welch

Akio Toyoda is determined to erase Toyota's staid, Big Brotherish reputation. First mandating more... Read More


The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly: Six Hours In Monterey
The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly: Six Hours In Monterey
Fri, May 21, 2010 at 3:51PM by John Welch

We haven't enjoyed an American Le Mans Series race since the weekend of April 18th, when the ALMS parade... Read More


Recall Fever: Lexus, Volvo, And Nissan
Recall Fever: Lexus, Volvo, And Nissan
Thu, May 20, 2010 at 1:21PM by John Welch

Americans Impress At Nurburing 24
Americans Impress At Nurburing 24
Wed, May 19, 2010 at 1:51PM by John Welch

Too bad we don't have any serious endurance races here in America. Shyeah, Sebring is a rough track,... Read More


Officially Official: Fiesta Tops 40 MPG Highway!
Officially Official: Fiesta Tops 40 MPG Highway!
Mon, May 17, 2010 at 2:56PM by John Welch

In the Mighty "Kei-Car MPG Wars" of the late Aught-Aughts, one car will go down as the fuel-sippinest,... Read More


Bon Voyage, Atlantis
Bon Voyage, Atlantis
Fri, May 14, 2010 at 4:17PM by John Welch

Though not necessarily a car, the space shuttle Atlantis is still hella-rad. Atlantis is capable of speeds... Read More