Today on The Smoking Tire we head to Arizona. TST director and crazy person Tom Morningstar signed up to co-drive for John Burke’s Subaru rally car in the CRS Prescott Rally. Waiting for them are exposed cliffs, 100 MPH corners and big ass rocks. Did we mention some of it’s at night? Check out John’s
The Smoking Tire visits the SEMA show in Las Vegas to show the best and worst cars that SEMA has to offer. Host Matt Farah takes you inside the SEMA show with some surprising nominees.
Install Vikings, get 200 Gold! iOS – http://bit.ly/2ALSXkP —- Android – http://bit.ly/2qUuBGb This is a clean example of the second-generation “R56” MINI Cooper S “JCW GP.” The John Cooper Works GP is a special edition of MINI’s fastest three-door, with extra power, stiffer suspension, rear-seat delete, unique wheels and aero, and exclusively a manual transmission.
Matt gives a thorough review of the Volvo C30 Polestar, and, suspecting the manufacturers are providing more horsepower than they let on, takes it to Hennessey’s dyno to check.
The Smoking Tire heads to Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch to test the Gran Turismo Award-Winning SEMA car: Art Morrison’s 1960 3G Corvette. It’s a $400,000 one-off work of art that begs to be driven hard.
In this video Matt takes the start of the second race (of two) in the American Endurance Racing Championship’s New Jersey Motorsports Park race weekend. Team Road & Track & Friends, consisting of Matt, Jack Baruth, Larry Webster, and Jesse Lazare won class 2 in the first race, and ride shotgun with Matt in the
This 2008 Ford Crown Victoria is a heavily modified example featuring a host of chassis and handling upgrades by Maximum Motorsports, Energy Suspension, and Tokico. It has upgraded brakes, a limited-slip differential, track-spec wheels and tires, and some basic bolt-on engine modifications. Yes, this car is just as fun to drive as you think it’s