13 Mar 2019

Geneva’s Auto Show – True Neutrality

Any number of auto shows around the world bear the tagline ‘International’. But most of those international forums are typically more nationalistic; Frankfurt beats its German chest, while Paris remains decidedly French. And you know, of course, what Detroit does: It invariably dances the displa...
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13 Mar 2019

At the Newsstand

Today, with most – if not all – information online (or there at your elbow, with Alexa) it’s hard to remember a time when a magazine’s arrival at the newsstand was met with real anticipation. And this was especially true as the fall issues arrived, with new models front and center. You could...
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19 Feb 2019

IndyCar at Circuit of the Americas

It’s been almost a decade since the Circuit of the Americas, on acreage southeast of Austin, took the first steps toward its construction. This spring, as it adds its first IndyCar race to the COTA calendar, it takes another significant step in becoming one of the dominant motorsport venues in the...
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19 Feb 2019

Book it: Matt Stone’s Hot Rod Empire

Even in the depleted magazine sections of most grocery stores (don’t even try the typical drug store), you can still count on Motor Trend Group’s Hot Rod, launched in 1948, and Motor Trend – introduced in 1949 – to be on that depleted shelf. Both mags were born in the fuel-infused excitement...
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