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LRS Formula One Track Day
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A Formula One car is a compact violent physics laboratory on four wheels. Each vehicle overflows with space age technology, engineering design, and exotic materials with the single objective of minimizing each and every lap time. High horsepower comb…

Porsche Experience Center
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An amusement park is all about the experience. Regardless of age, the rides and the music and the food and the games and the peals of laughter make it more than just a collection of wood and metal and plastic and lights. It is a rite of passage for…

2017 Rolex Motorsports Reunion

During the month of August, the Monterey peninsula is transformed into an automotive festival. Many events over many days ensure that there is more to see and do than time available. Some events feature static displays of the rare, the pristine and t…

Porsche 911GT2RS GT Drive Paul Ricard Circuit
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Why does Porsche offer so many variants of the venerable 911? One good reason is to permit the Porsche engineers to make barely road-legal track-focused versions such as the 911 GT3, GT3RS and GT2RS. If the prospective buyer wants more performance, t…

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From the spectator’s viewpoint in the grandstands or watching on the television, the speeds of NASCAR stock cars or IndyCar open-wheel cars on a speedway can be deceiving. When all the cars are consistently running similar speeds and running togeth…

arch motorcycles

Arch Motorcycle is a small company located in Los Angeles. It is a very young company and has less than a dozen staff. To date, it has made less than three dozen motorcycles and has capacity for only about 30 per year. With a price point touching $80…

RSR Nurburgring Track Day
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Since 1927, the Nurburgring in the Eifel Mountains of western Germany has attracted the imagination of fans, drivers, teams, and manufacturers. It has also demanded their respect. When The Speed Journal was making plans for a European adventure, the …

Le Mans Museum

Heritage takes a long time to develop and cannot be acquired overnight at any cost. Few traditions have staying power for decades but those that survive and sustain become unique. For the 24 Hours of Le Mans, that heritage has developed over the past…

Mercedes Benz Museum

Over eight million people have visited the Mercedes Benz Museum in Stuttgart since it opened in 2006. Recently, Speed Journal principal Jeff Francis visited and took his own walk through Mercedes Benz history. Whereas some other automotive museums fo…

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The Driver’s Series scours the world to find and explore compelling driving experiences for anyone with a driver’s license and passion for speed. We send our resident driver Jeff Francis to get behind the wheel and report back to Speed Journal readers to ride along virtually or become inspired to take on the driving experiences themselves. Are you involved with a driving experience that should be featured on The Speed Journal? Do you have a driving experience suggestion for The Speed Journal to investigate? Please contact us.