This weekend is a holiday for football fans. Enjoy it and all the commercials too.
Car reviews, sneak peeks, controversy made for a lot of news the past week. Get the recap below.
Transit maps are way more prettier than road maps and three day weekends are way better than two day weekends. Have a great Labor Day!
The Daytona 500 is about the biggest thing happening in the sports world this weekend. Catch it Sunday at 1PM on FOX. After it ends don’t forget to watch The 84th Academy Awards on ABC at 7PM. We say this only because the movie Drive has been nominated for Best Sound Editing.
We have some bad news and good news. Bad news is Saab has to sell all of their classic cars- that story below. Good news? Today is Friday.
If you’re reading this and you live in or around Detroit, turn off your browser and go to the North American International Auto Show. If you’re not in Detroit and you’re reading this, here’s what happened last week in case you missed it.
As November closes in towards Thanksgiving, a couple of things have to happen. First, lots of delicious turkeys have to be brutally killed for next Thursdays festivities. Second, the finale of the Nascar Sprint Cup season will culminate in a battle between Tony Stewart and Carl Edwards this Sunday. Until these two things happen, check out the links below this picture of an Alfa Romeo American roads will never see.
Welcoming in the weekend is this Friday’s edition of “Putting it into park” with the most essential and almost essential automotive news and links from the past week.
-Has anyone actually ever seen a Suzuki Kizashi in person? [link]
-This commercial is the most unrealistic portrayal of how motor racing works. [link]
-Speaking of unrealistic things, the Fast Five DVD has just been released. [link]
-Top Gear set to hold alternative olympics and Jeremy Clarkson will compete. [link]
-GM partners with RelayRides to let GM owners rent out their whips. [link]
-Ford will let the public into their proving grounds for the first time ever to raise money for charity. [link]
-The video below is one of the closest calls on a motorcycle caught on tape. [link]
Photo credits: Suzuki