The inaugural Velocity Invitational came to a close on November 14, after three days of historic racing, remarkable exhibitions and top-class cuisine at Monterey's WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in California. Event organizers have revealed that over 10,000 people attended Velocity Invitational for the three-day weekend, with over 600,000 viewers enjoying the event from afar via live streaming platforms such as YouTube. (Image: Magneto Magazine)
In 1965 and 1966, Carroll Shelby produced only one model based on the Ford Mustang — the G.T. 350, albeit with a few options. Hot on the heels of their summer victory at Le Mans, and after two years of selling their Mustang-based G.T. 350 Fastback, Shelby American and the Ford Motor Company set into motion their aggressive plan for their 1967 Shelby G.T. models. Instead of just two models, Shelby envisioned six. (Image: Vintage Road & Racecar)
California's new Segerstrom Shelby Event Center officially opened on October 14, 2021. After a successful first month, the SSEC has announced it will hold a Grand Celebration on January 20, 2022. Located at Whatney, Irvine, the 41,000 sq-ft SSEC is home to 83 of the world’s rarest Shelby automobiles and it is the fourth largest collection in the US.
Each generation manifests a vision of the automobile's future. Consider, from Fritz Lang's Metropolis (1927), the streamlined aerodynamics of the Rumpler Tropfenwagen, a mid-rear-engine car that acted as progenitor to the Tatra, the VW Beetle, and even the 911.
Heading into the Sao Paulo Grand Prix weekend things were starting to look a little bleak for Lewis Hamilton as he'd been beaten by title rival Max Verstappen in both the US and the Mexican Grands Prix.
But fast-forward two races, and it's Hamilton who seems to have the momentum now after taking a stunning win in Brazil last week, and following that up with a second win on the spin in Qatar.