Lotus Driving Academy

Land Rover Monterey

TSJ Drivers Series

TSJ Drivers Series

The Driver’s Series scours the world to find and explore compelling driving experiences for the driving enthusiast with a 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.

TSJ Racers Series

TSJ Racers Series

The Racer’s Series celebrates motorsports competition by highlighting race cars and racing events.  Racing’s reach stretches beyond professional events as amateurs regularly test themselves and their cars in vintage events and club racing.  Our resident driver Jeff Francis shares his racing experiences and takes Speed Journal readers into the racing world.

Exclusive Features

porsche owners club
Racer’s Series

What better way for The Speed Journal to spend a long weekend than with the Porsche Owners Club at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, Ca …

Allen Berg Racing Schools
Driver’s Series

Known for its sweeping vistas and dramatic elevation changes, countless drivers have logged laps around the 2.2-mile, 11 turn natural terrai …

Scarbo Performance SVF1

Modern Formula One often feels like a computer-generated exercise. Over fifty years of racing, a fairly simple combination of chassis, wheel …

AMG Academy Drifting
Driver’s Series

Sliding sideways in a Mercedes-AMG with hundreds of horsepower overcoming the prodigious grip provided by wide Continental tires would ordin …

Radford Racing School Dodge SRT Hellcat Experience
Driver’s Series

Imagine you’ve recently assumed the controls of a well-known driving school in Arizona. You have a facility blessed with sunny skies through …

Racer’s Series

It’s always a good idea to spend a few minutes saying hello to an old friend when you have the chance. During the SCCA Double Regional at La …

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 …

Velocity Invitational Historic Racing Laguna Seca
Racer’s Series

After Sonoma Raceway hosted the inaugural Sonoma Speed Festival in May 2019, momentum built for a second event before public health concerns …

Chevrolet C8 Corvette

The idea of a mid-engine Corvette swirled for decades. Rumors and speculation fueled a steady undercurrent with each new version of the Corv …

Ford GT History Archives

Founded in 1903, Ford Motor Company has over a century of history in its rear-view mirror. Imagine the documents, photos, correspondence, st …

Sonoma Speed Festival

With the welcoming embrace of sunny California skies over wine country, the Sonoma Speed Festival established a new tradition of historic ra …

Luftgekühlt 6

There was an obvious irony to Luftgekühlt 6. An event devoted to the gravitas and authenticity of the air-cooled Porsche era took the spotli …