Posts Tagged ‘racing’

BMW Unscripted : Sabine Schmitz

Monday, November 1st, 2010

BMW has been running a great series of mini documentaries entitled BMW Unscripted. This latest one catches a ride automotive celebrity, Sabine Schmitz. Sabine is an amazing talent behind the wheel of any car with numerous accolades to match. She is famous for being one of BMWs taxi drivers at the Nurburgring at probably gets proposed for marriage at least a dozen times a day. Dream job, cool lady, great video footage, enjoy!

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BMW Classics Private Collection

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

BMW Classic is located close to the BMW Museum in Munich. BMW Classic was created to archive, restore, and preserve the company’s 90 year history. Earlier this year they opened their doors to the public allowing access to old vehicle new parts and their restoration services. Hidden in the back warehouses of BMW Classic is an amazing collection of the company’s past greats. This private museum has never been shown to the public but a source at autoblog.com was granted access. We are big BMW fans at EP, this collection showcases the diversity of their great designs over the years. The orange Jager CSL is drools, from the body flares, to the duck tail, not to mention the BBS wheels…wow! More after the jump…

much more at autoblog

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Classic : Maserati 250f

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Ultra rare and beautifully restored, the Maserati 250f photographed by Bernd Kammerer. Only 26 left in the world, enjoy this masterpiece…

via thecoolist
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Ken Block Gymkhana Three!

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

Ken Block is back with another instalment of his famous Gymkhana videos. This one is ferocious! Ken Block is a WRC professional rally racing driver and also the owner of DC Shoes. The original video is after the jump…

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Vintage Porsche Posters

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010
Porsche had some brilliant racing posters from the 70′s & 80′s. Great examples of typography working will with imagery. They all demonstrate how iconic the Porsche logo is. More after the jump…

BMW Art Cars

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

The BMW Art Car project began when french racecar driver, Herv√© Poulain, asked friend and artist Alexander Calder to paint his own personal car, a BMW 3.0 CSL. ¬†Poulain went on to race the car in the classic 1975 Lemans endurance race. Seeing the car at Lemans sparked the interest of BMW group which led to an official Art Car program that has commisioned 17 works over the years. Artists include David Hockney,¬†Jenny Holzer,¬†Roy Lichtenstein,¬†Robert Rauschenberg,¬†Frank Stella, and¬†Andy Warhol.¬†¬†Some examples after the jump…

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BMW Art Car

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

BMW unveiled their latest art car designed by Jeff Koons at the Pompidou Center in Paris. Pompidou was where the first art car was also presented back in 1977. The car is scheduled to race at LeMans next month. EP loves the look as the design gives you the impression that it is moving while standing still. This is BMWs 17th art car. More pics after the jump…

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