Archive for November, 2009

Prescribed Burn Rally

Local rally driver, Mark Jennings-Bates will be sitting next to a new face in the co-driversseat at the Big White Winter Rally and Snow Cross presented by Valley Mitsubishi onDecember 5th and 6th. That is because his regular co-driver, Jennifer Daly is theorganiser of this event, a first for Kelowna and Big White.Partnering Jennings-Bates at […]

Overall Recap for NASA Time Trial Nationals 2009

Just to clarify for everyone, here’s what happened at the NASA Nationals event at Miller Motorsports Park on September 16th, 2009… Ksport had drivers from 3 Classes in 2 Groups representing us and our products at the event, and all 3 did very well. In the TTC Class, Brady Dohrmann in his BMW M3 from […]

Bugatti Veyron into a lake

I’m sure by now, everyone’s seen or at least heard of that guy in Texas who drove his Bugatti Veyron into a salt marsh. Well, here’s a video that some guys got off the actual crash. What’re the odds of that? I laughed at the “I’m pretty sure that’s a Lambo” comment, especially since the […]

Jason Jiovani update

We’ve just received a couple of videos from one of our sponsored drivers, Jason Jiovani. Here’s a montage of Jason and some other drivers, at various events. Nexen Tires – Bliss Frenzy from Jason Jiovani on Vimeo. And, here’s a shorter video of Jason in Aruba for his first international competition. I’m diggin’ the 360′s […]

Home Depot Lip?

Have you guys seen that crazy trend, the “Home Depot Lip?” For those who haven’t, it’s literally a piece of plastic from the gardening section at your local hardware store, and some self-tapping screws. It’s that plastic you see separating gravel/wood chips/sand/etc from the grass… Well, now all the people who love it have even […]

Joe Ippolito and his SE-R

One of the many great drivers we’re proud to work with, Joe Ippolito, has done it again!This time it’s more than just track records, it’s even bigger than a class record. Joe has gone home with the NASA National Championship Title! Ippolito and the SE-R made it around the Miller Outer Course in a mere […]

IllTech Auto Salon Shop Profile in Performance Biz Mag

We just received the December issue of Performance Business and it looks like they’ve done a Shop Profile on our friends over at ILLTech Auto Salon. Check it out at Performance Business Magazine

Volkswagen Becomes #1 Car Maker; Toyota may be struggling

Just read over at the Autoblog that Volkswagen is now officially the Worlds Largest Car Manufacturer. VW and Porsche are one entity, so I guess we should say VW/Porsche is the largest car maker. VW/Porsche have sold a combined 4.4 Million Vehicles worldwide, where Toyota has only hit the 4 Million mark. Still not too […]

Creative Commons-esque Desert Romper!

Check out Jalopnik for the their full article on the new Rally Fighter, a desert truck designed and built by the Local Motors Community. This is really cool. You even get to go help build your new ride after you purchase it!The majority of parts are sourced through the big-name automakers. Honda Civic taillights, BMW […]