Motorspirit: March Motor Madness 2017
Mar31

Motorspirit: March Motor Madness 2017

By Rob Alen Please visit www.themotorspirit.com | YouTube “themotorspirit” March Motor Madness 2017 Motorspirit in Geneva, Amelia Island Concours, IndyCar at St. Petersburg, and 12-hours of Sebring. The international motorsports season and motoring scene kicks off in glory this month: for fun, a motor>spirit video take on the Geneva Motor Show, Amelia Island Concours, IndyCars at St. Petersburg, the 12-Hours of Sebring. If you are...

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Motorspirit: Amelia Island, 12-Hours of Sebring, Barcelona Testing
Mar14

Motorspirit: Amelia Island, 12-Hours of Sebring, Barcelona Testing

By Rob Alen Please visit www.themotorspirit.com | YouTube “themotorspirit” F1 Winter Testing-Revisited/Revised Motorspirit in Barcelona for F1 winter testing; a revisit of 2016, revised for 2017 2016 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance Motorspirit in Florida for the 2016 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance featuring premier prewar elegance, exotic cars, eccentric cars, and a plethora of race cars. themotorspirit.com: 2016...

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motor>spirit: Dan Gurney at The Petersen
Feb04

motor>spirit: Dan Gurney at The Petersen

By Rob Alen Please visit www.themotorspirit.com | YouTube “themotorspirit” Gurney’s AAR at The Petersen Motorspirit at the opening reception for the exhibit featuring Dan Gurney’s All American Racers cars, from F1, IndyCar, to GTP Salon Retromobile/Paris 2016 Motorspirit in Paris for Retromobile: a combination of classic cars, automotive art, model cars, swap meet and more. The Petersen Automotive Museum just opened an...

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Desert Dog Racing – Volume II
Jan27

Desert Dog Racing – Volume II

With our first race in our rear view mirror, it was time to set our sights on our next race.  On December 10th 2016, S.N.O.R.E. (Southern Nevada OffRoad Enthusiasts) would be hosting its season finale race in Laughlin, NV called McKenzie’s Rage At The River.  The format of this race proved to be the most interesting, featuring a 12 mile course, run over two days, with classes being split into several heats.  For the class 9 cars, our...

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Desert Dog Racing 927
Dec28

Desert Dog Racing 927

Sitting by a campfire, Thanksgiving2014, the McNeil’s and the Conroy’s came up with a crazy idea. Why don’t we buy an off-road race car and become race car drivers? That night is when we formed Desert Dog Racing made up of Ken, Mitch, and Chaz McNeil along with Jay and Johnny Conroy. We found a class 9 race car and started testing. We quickly found out that our car would need to be completely rebuilt. The engine and transmission had...

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motor>spirit in Italy’s Motor Valley
Dec16

motor>spirit in Italy’s Motor Valley

By Rob Alen Please visit www.themotorspirit.com | YouTube “themotorspirit” Italy’s Motor Valley Italy’s Motor Valley: visiting Museo Lamborghini in Sant ‘Agata Bolognese; Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari in Imola; and Museo Casa Enzo Ferrari in Modena and Museo Ferrari (“what if Ford did buy Ferrari.”). In Conversation with Corrado Lopresto Corrado Lopresto collects unique cars: one-offs, prototypes; and is...

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