EXCLUSIVE FEATURES

BMW’s success in racing began early. Soon after beginning production of the BMW 328 Mille Miglia in 1936, BMW took the car racing. Their 2.0-liter I-6 engine made 136 horsepower, propelling the light, aerodynamic aluminum body to multiple wins. A 1…

The BMW museum in Munich, holds a wealth of engineering masterpieces. Part 1 of our “German Excursion” led The Speed Journal to get up close and personal with some of the best engines BMW has ever made. Equipping motorcycles, aircraft and automob…

BMW Museum Welt

Munich is BMW’s head base of operations. The administrative building’s unmistakable architecture granted it with the nickname the “four-cylinder building.” Residing nearby, the “double cone” Welt, “the bowl” BMW museum and BMW plant a…

The Speed Journal is heading to Europe! We recently confirmed our trip across the pond this June to experience, “The Green Hell,” also known as the Nürburgring’s Nordschleife. As an added bonus, we will also be dropping in on the infamous Circ…

Following a drifting session at Willow Springs International Raceway, team principal Jeff Francis stepped out of his test car, only to be greeted by a melodious symphony of exhaust notes in the distance. Looking over the terrain, he spotted a group o…

Dan Gurney

The Speed Journal was thrilled to attend a fitting and well-deserved tribute to a California racing legend when The Peterson Automotive Museum in Los Angeles held a special event celebrating the life and legend of Dan Gurney. The evening celebration,…

Ford GT Application Acceptance

One could compile volumes about Ford and their racing endeavors. With a racing history dating back to 1901, there is no time in history where Ford wasn’t a prevalent name in auto racing. The name has dominated at all levels of Motorsport: Indy Car,…

Mullin Automotive Museum

To those unfamiliar with him, Peter Mullin appears to be a quiet businessman, the founder of Mullin Consulting and other financial services. Beneath, however, lies the soul of a true automotive enthusiast. Automobile’s 2015 man of the year, Mullin …

Driver’s Series Helmet

When The Speed Journal’s Executive Editor Jeff Francis attended the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School near Pahrump, Nevada, he wasn’t expecting to find one of the fastest growing communities dedicated to performance racing in the world. We w…

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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.