Pirelli: Innovation and Luxury

The VP of Research and Development on how the team creatively approaches customer demands, technology and design problem solving

Sponsored by Pirelli

Founded in 1872 and represented in over 160 countries, it’s no surprise that when people think of tires they think of Pirelli. Given that tires are integral to a vehicle’s functionality, handling and performance; it’s essential that they’re high quality—and therefore something that all drivers need to think about more. Pirelli is also known for its successful involvement in motorsports, including Formula One, where they …

Mille Miglia: Racing in a Living Museum

Some 1,000 miles of sleep deprivation, ego-inflation and mad driving in Italy

by Michael Frank It’s 4:30AM and Des Sellmeijer is on a shuttle bus in Parma, Italy. He’s headed to the start of the fourth and final leg of the 2015 Mille Miglia, a 1,000-mile road rally around Italy that circuits from Brescia in the north, outside Milan, to Rome, then back north again, through Tuscany, eventually finishing back in Brescia. This is the third night …

Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman

A documentary that traces the actor-turned-racer's love for the sport

Paul Newman appeared in 62 films and spent 50+ years as a respected and renowned actor, but his true joy was car racing. Newman the racer (and owner) is the subject of Adam Carolla’s new documentary “Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman,” a film based on Matt Stone’s 2009 book of the same name, which explores Newman’s racing career—which he began at 48 years …