Into our fourteen round of FRGP, we head to the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria for the Austrian Grand Prix, which returns to the Formula One calendar for the first time since 2003.
In what could possibly be great news for North American race fans, Formula 1 has added New Jersey, Mexico, Austria, and Russia to its newly published 2014 calendar. New Jersey and Mexico are listed as provisional pending circuit approval. Korea is also listed as provisional.
Niki Lauda, born in Vienna, Austria in 1949, started racing cars despite his family’s disapproval. He Joined Formula 2 in 1971 driving for March, and soon found himself driving for March’s Formula 1 team. Lauda joined BRM’s F1 team in 1973, and was eventually signed to Ferrari in 1974. He won his first Formula 1 championship with Ferrari in 1975.
At this year’s GTI Meet in Wörthersee, Austria, Volkswagen has unveiled its Golf R Cabriolet concept. After displaying the Golf Cabriolet in Geneva, it has decided to go a step further and explore the concept of a droptop version of its sporty Golf R.
Alright, folks, honesty assessment time. How many of you really have grounds to believe that the Golf R32 VR6 4Motion (now breathe) was the best thing since pimped white bread? Really and truly?
Well, categorically, it wasn’t.
The über-exotic Rapide, Aston Martin’s new four-door, four-seat sports car, officially launches in the second quarter (late Spring) of 2010, retailing for a base MSRP of $199,950. Aston Martin expects to build approximately 2000 Rapides total in the first year of production.