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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.

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Exclusive Features

BMW Thermal Club Palm Springs
Driver’s Series

The BMW “M” performance brand was born in 1972, when BMW expanded its motorsport program and launched an effort to raise its global profile. …

McLaren GT4 Laguna Seca Trackday
Driver’s Series

An automobile can be about more than merely getting from here to there. It could be the journey, the pace of acceleration and sensations in …

USTCC Laguna Seca Indycar Weekend
Racer’s Series

Visitors to this year’s September Laguna Seca IndyCar race weekend were treated to not one, but two shows. While the stars of IndyCar open w …

Lexus Performance Driving School at Laguna Seca
Driver’s Series

In 1983, Toyota secretly undertook a project to build the world’s best car. The project resulted in the 1989 launch of Lexus, a premium bran …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …