Sarah Forst posted on Sunday, November 13, 2016 5:37 PM
The car industry is back! The last decade has been a little like wheelspin at the line but we're finally getting some traction. The Las Vegas Convention Center was jam-packed with 60,000 weary enthusiasts drooling over the latest trends, crazy builds, and hottest products. Previously empty halls inviting a siesta were congested with manufacturers, cars that barely resemble their stock look, and the occasional fatigued booth model while attendees battled to swim upstream. Join MotoIQ for some autoerotica action!
Sarah Forst posted on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 9:31 AM
Formula Drift returned to Wall Speedway for Round 4 and gives new meaning to smoking (in) a bowl. The 33 degree bank has a gravitational force that can pull a car onto its can opener guardrail and "speedbumps" in the infield crossover that toss a car so haphazardly it can cause the driver to over-rotate or lose drift. If timed perfectly, it can also launch a car into a wicked flawless angle around the final sweeper for a win. Who is going to take this battle?
Sarah Forst posted on Monday, November 16, 2015 2:36 PM
SEMA is an absolutely insane whirlwind of auto nocturnal emission that leaves most enthusiasts gobsmacked and run down. Of course we wouldn't want you all to miss the action! Live vicariously through our SEMA-ntics and check out all the action without any of the sleep deprivation.
Sarah Forst posted on Thursday, September 17, 2015 7:36 PM
Find out what happens when Sarah treks behind the Iron Curtain, gallivanting through Central Europe from the Adriatic Sea to the top of the Julian Alps to the center of Budapest, and getting owned by the rental car company, a Hungarian border checkpoint, and a parking garage. Can she find any street races between the former Communist supercar sellers Yugo and Skoda?
Sarah Forst posted on Wednesday, July 08, 2015 8:56 PM
Wall Speedway isn't called "The Gauntlet" for nothing. The guardrail here is an industrial strength can opener that shreds any fender, bumper, or tire that dares to get too close. Throw in some East Coast thunderstorms and you've got exhilirating battles. Fredric Aasbo took home his first top finish here last year. Could he make the Wall his bitch again?
Sarah Forst posted on Thursday, April 03, 2014 4:00 PM
What are the kinds of progess that have made turbocharging so usable this decade or so? Is it better electronic control of... stuff? Materials science? Ground-breaking inventions and improvements? How about all of the above!
Sarah Forst posted on Thursday, November 21, 2013 12:52 PM
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What's the best way to measure the ratio of water to methanol for AEM's injection kit- by volume or weight. Can a Tsuru be imported legally into the US? What's the process and advantage of o-ringing a block?
Sarah Forst posted on Thursday, November 14, 2013 3:32 PM
SEMA wasn't the only crazy car event going on in Vegas the first week of November. Round 9 of the Global Rallycross took place at the South end of the Vegas strip and MIQ couldn't miss the action. Though Toomas Heikkinen had clinched the championship in Charlotte, there was a battle going on for the other podium spots. Check out the action!
Sarah Forst posted on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 6:30 PM
SEMA 2013 rode into the Las Vegas Convention Center last week bringing us the hottest trends, products, and vehicles to drooling gearheads. To put it mildly, SEMA is insanity. 4 short days and 4 long nights leave show goers exhausted (bad pun?) but there's no better car wet dream on the planet! Grab your box of tissues and check out our coverage. I’ve photobombed the OEM booths to bring you this year’s factory certified trends.
Sarah Forst posted on Thursday, November 07, 2013 7:44 PM
When designing Project Garage, there were a few features I was set on including- a sink, a drain, and a lift. Then the local township got involved and put my dreams in park. While I can make a sink functional somewhere/somehow, and I can use a hose or broom to clean up without a drain, a lift is the one dream I’m most disappointed in not having. There were a few options I had considered from hydraulic lifts with all the components enclosed under the slab floor or increasing the ceiling height for a two or four post lift- nothing exists above two bays of Project Garage. I really looked forward to not having to jack up a wheel every time I needed to work under the car but those plans were crushed like the demise of my NX.
So enter Project Guest Garage brought to you by a Canuck friend of mine. Let’s start with the details- 30’ x 35’ main building garage space (1050 square feet for you math geniuses), 672 square feet 2nd floor storage (6’2” ceiling), 13’ cantilevered car port, and room for six cars nose to tail though it’ll house four for now.