Inside the Fast-Paced World of American Flat Track Racing

The racing world's lesser-known discipline proves as exhilarating as its counterparts

Formed in 1932 by the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA), Class A Pro Flat Track Racing was the USA’s original extreme sport. Like the early days of the Grand Prix, where carmakers put new technologies to the test, American Flat Track (AFT) was a stage for motorcycle companies to try out innovations that would later be applied to street bikes. Competition in any field yields fertile …

McLaren Introduces an Original GT Model

Expanding upon the lessons learned with the 570GT, the brand introduces an entirely new design

By definition, a Grand Tourer (GT) is the amalgamation of speed, luxury and comfort—a sports car with enough storage space to support multi-day road trips. Fans of McLaren will recall 2016’s 570GT release, the third installment of the model’s iterations—with the 570S and 570S Spider predating it. The new McLaren GT, presented in motion for the first time last week at the Goodwood Festival of …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Perfect broccoli, comic book infographics and the passing of an iconic stage designer in our weekly look at the web

1. Origins of Zef-Style South African rap group Die Antwoord brought their unique, subversive style to the world back in 2009. With a mysterious past and alluring themes and imagery, the group has captivated music fans and social critics alike. In this two-part series from UK filmmaker James Stephens, the history and creative formation of the group are examined in detail. Ninja’s musical history is …