Posts tagged "race track"

Weekend to do: Drive fast cars on a race track

Weekend to do: Drive fast cars on a race track
Yes, please! Our friends from Xtreme Xperience are coming back to the Autobahn Country Club in Joliet, Ill., this weekend, and they want to offer you the chance to drive the Lamborghini Gallardo, Mercedes-Benz SLS, Porsche 911 Turbo, Audi R8 V-10 and Ferrari F430 (my favorite car ever, BTW). The Groupon to get a discount for... Read more »

Today's Groupon: Mario Andretti Racing Experience

People are often jealous of the fact that I get to drive on a racetrack several times a year. Well, here’s your chance to have this experience for yourself. You can get a ride on the Chicagoland Speedway for $64. Want a chance to drive yourself … You’ll get 5 minutes of pure glee for... Read more »

Photo Gallery: Lexus LFA

Photo Gallery: Lexus LFA
I was just cleaning photos off my cell phone and realized I had never shared the pics from my trip to Autobahn Country Club where I had the opportunity to take a couple (and I do mean 2) laps in the Lexus LFA. I shared a couple of videos … but not the photos themselves.... Read more »
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Lexus LFA: Hot lap from the jump seat

So, I should issue this warning: If you’re prone to motion sickness, you probably shouldn’t watch this. Seriously. If “The Blair Witch Project” left you reeling, don’t hit play. I had the opportunity to take a hot lap with a professional driver in the Lexus LFA on the track at the Autobahn Country Club and... Read more »

Lexus LFA walkaround

Yesterday I had the chance to do a couple of laps in the Lexus LFA on the track at the Autobahn Country Club in Joliet. It wasn’t nearly enough time to get used to the track or push the speed. It was definitely enough time to see what a cool car the LFA is. For... Read more »

Wonder if all 2011 Ford Fiestas drive like this?

My sister e-mailed me this video the other day with the subject line saying: This could become your new favorite video. While this is great, it still comes in second to the fat guy singing the “Numa, Numa” song. (The eye wiggle gets me every time.) But this Ken Block Gymkhana video is a visual... Read more »
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