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Road & Track

April/May 2021
Magazine

Road & Track includes technical features on automotive subjects, wide-ranging feature stories, spectacular automotive art and standard-setting new-car photography, humor, fiction, travel stories, book reviews and the most comprehensive racing coverage offered by a monthly magazine.Bonus: iPad Interactive

WHY WE TAKE RISKS

CONTRIBUTORS

Road & Track

THE LIFE

IT'S THE FRANKENTRACK! • WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU STRING TOGETHER THE WICKEDEST CORNERS ON EARTH INTO A SINGLE TRACK?

PASS THE SALT • CAN RACING SAVE ITS MOST HALLOWED TEMPLE OF SPEED?

ROAD & TRACK’S AUTHORITATIVE MATRIX OF VEHICULAR RISK

THE RIGHT SEAT • DECODING PROFESSIONAL CO-DRIVER RHIANON GELSOMINO.

AUSTIN, TX AUGUST 19-20, 2021

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY • THIS BREITLING COMES WITH ITS OWN RESCUE HELICOPTER.

CRASH TEST, DUMMY • FOR A BOUTIQUE SUPERCAR MAKER, REGULATION IS A HIGH-WIRE ACT.

INTO THE DRINK • THE NIGHT THAT THE WHO’S DRUMMER RISKED IT ALL.

“I RAN FROM THE COPS” • WHAT’S THE RISKIEST (AND STUPIDEST) DECISION ANY DRIVER COULD MAKE WHEN THEY SEE FLASHING LIGHTS? YEP.

SNAKEBITE • WHAT MADE THE ORIGINAL DODGE VIPER THE MOST DANGEROUS MODERN SPORTS CAR.

THE WELL

BIG AIR • TRAVIS PASTRANA, THE OBIWAN OF PERIL AND PAYOFF, WINS EVEN WHEN HE LOSES.

EVERY NOW AND THEN BMW DESIGN APPEARS TO LOSE ITS MIND • FOR EXAMPLE: WHAT IS GOING ON WITH THAT 4-SERIES GRILLE?

Fix-a-Grille: Here’s a Solution • A company called Prior Design has an alternative for 4-series grille groaners

250 mph on Ice • Kurt Anderson rocketed from zero to 241 mph in about two seconds. Then, so close to the goal of 248 mph, Anderson went from “Oh, yeah!” to “Oh shit!” in a single heartbeat.

THE 100-YEAR DUD • THE STORY OF THE DELTAWING, THE MOST DARING (AND DISAPPOINTING) RACE-CAR DESIGN OF THIS CENTURY.

Le Weirds • Five other Le Mans curiosities.

IN THE FACE OF DANGER • A VISUAL HISTORY OF MOTOR SPORTS PERIL AND SURVIVAL

BULL -$**T MARKET • OWN OR BE OWNED IN THE COLLECTOR-CAR MARKET.

CORVAIRS IN THE JUNGLE OF DEATH • THE AMAZING TRUE STORY OF DRIVING THREE CHEVY COMPACTS THROUGH THE DARIÉN GAP.

THE MAD CANADIAN • THE STRANGE AND TWISTED SAGA OF THE WORLD’S CRAZIEST DAREDEVIL.

Dealer’s Choice • WHEN HONDA BROUGHT ITS FIRST CARS TO AMERICA, ONE CALIF ORNIA DEALER RISKED IT ALL TO SELL THEM.

MY RISKIEST MOMENT • SEVEN PROFESSIONAL RACERS ON THE MOMENT WHEN THEY GAMBLED EVERYTHING—AND WHAT IT COST

ROUTE TO VINE AUGUST 4-7, 2021 NORTHERN CA • Join Road & Track editors for a high-octane, high-style, four-day driving adventure through Northern California!

THE GRID

THE OVERACHIEVER • THE EIGHTH - GENERATION VW GTI IS THE SAME AS IT EVER WAS AND BETTER THAN EVER

Foundation Stock • The early GTI is a 2100-pound booster shot of car enthusiasm.

Whence It Came • Volkswagen GTI Generations.

Backstory • Birth of the new wave hot rod.

WHAT FRESH LUNACY IS THIS? • THE MCLAREN ELVA BRINGS MORE TO THE SUPERCAR-DRIVING EXPERIENCE THAN JUST INSANE SPEED.

FERDINAND’S BIGGEST BET • TRACING ONE OF AUTO HISTORY’S MOST SPECTACULAR GAMBLES: THE REVIVAL OF BUGATTI.

The Ringer • Racing legend Andy Wallace on the sometimes terrifying business of road-car speed records.

Cocktail Napkin Not Available

AGE IS JUST AN ODOMETER • WORLD-CLASS SUSPENSION BRINGS NEW LIFE TO A 300,000-MILE HONDA.

THE DEFIANT ONE • TO BE ONE OF THE GREATS, YOU HAVE TO TAKE THE GREATEST RISKS.


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Frequency: One time Pages: 168 Publisher: Hearst Edition: April/May 2021

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: March 10, 2021

Formats

OverDrive Magazine

Languages

English

Road & Track includes technical features on automotive subjects, wide-ranging feature stories, spectacular automotive art and standard-setting new-car photography, humor, fiction, travel stories, book reviews and the most comprehensive racing coverage offered by a monthly magazine.Bonus: iPad Interactive

WHY WE TAKE RISKS

CONTRIBUTORS

Road & Track

THE LIFE

IT'S THE FRANKENTRACK! • WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU STRING TOGETHER THE WICKEDEST CORNERS ON EARTH INTO A SINGLE TRACK?

PASS THE SALT • CAN RACING SAVE ITS MOST HALLOWED TEMPLE OF SPEED?

ROAD & TRACK’S AUTHORITATIVE MATRIX OF VEHICULAR RISK

THE RIGHT SEAT • DECODING PROFESSIONAL CO-DRIVER RHIANON GELSOMINO.

AUSTIN, TX AUGUST 19-20, 2021

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY • THIS BREITLING COMES WITH ITS OWN RESCUE HELICOPTER.

CRASH TEST, DUMMY • FOR A BOUTIQUE SUPERCAR MAKER, REGULATION IS A HIGH-WIRE ACT.

INTO THE DRINK • THE NIGHT THAT THE WHO’S DRUMMER RISKED IT ALL.

“I RAN FROM THE COPS” • WHAT’S THE RISKIEST (AND STUPIDEST) DECISION ANY DRIVER COULD MAKE WHEN THEY SEE FLASHING LIGHTS? YEP.

SNAKEBITE • WHAT MADE THE ORIGINAL DODGE VIPER THE MOST DANGEROUS MODERN SPORTS CAR.

THE WELL

BIG AIR • TRAVIS PASTRANA, THE OBIWAN OF PERIL AND PAYOFF, WINS EVEN WHEN HE LOSES.

EVERY NOW AND THEN BMW DESIGN APPEARS TO LOSE ITS MIND • FOR EXAMPLE: WHAT IS GOING ON WITH THAT 4-SERIES GRILLE?

Fix-a-Grille: Here’s a Solution • A company called Prior Design has an alternative for 4-series grille groaners

250 mph on Ice • Kurt Anderson rocketed from zero to 241 mph in about two seconds. Then, so close to the goal of 248 mph, Anderson went from “Oh, yeah!” to “Oh shit!” in a single heartbeat.

THE 100-YEAR DUD • THE STORY OF THE DELTAWING, THE MOST DARING (AND DISAPPOINTING) RACE-CAR DESIGN OF THIS CENTURY.

Le Weirds • Five other Le Mans curiosities.

IN THE FACE OF DANGER • A VISUAL HISTORY OF MOTOR SPORTS PERIL AND SURVIVAL

BULL -$**T MARKET • OWN OR BE OWNED IN THE COLLECTOR-CAR MARKET.

CORVAIRS IN THE JUNGLE OF DEATH • THE AMAZING TRUE STORY OF DRIVING THREE CHEVY COMPACTS THROUGH THE DARIÉN GAP.

THE MAD CANADIAN • THE STRANGE AND TWISTED SAGA OF THE WORLD’S CRAZIEST DAREDEVIL.

Dealer’s Choice • WHEN HONDA BROUGHT ITS FIRST CARS TO AMERICA, ONE CALIF ORNIA DEALER RISKED IT ALL TO SELL THEM.

MY RISKIEST MOMENT • SEVEN PROFESSIONAL RACERS ON THE MOMENT WHEN THEY GAMBLED EVERYTHING—AND WHAT IT COST

ROUTE TO VINE AUGUST 4-7, 2021 NORTHERN CA • Join Road & Track editors for a high-octane, high-style, four-day driving adventure through Northern California!

THE GRID

THE OVERACHIEVER • THE EIGHTH - GENERATION VW GTI IS THE SAME AS IT EVER WAS AND BETTER THAN EVER

Foundation Stock • The early GTI is a 2100-pound booster shot of car enthusiasm.

Whence It Came • Volkswagen GTI Generations.

Backstory • Birth of the new wave hot rod.

WHAT FRESH LUNACY IS THIS? • THE MCLAREN ELVA BRINGS MORE TO THE SUPERCAR-DRIVING EXPERIENCE THAN JUST INSANE SPEED.

FERDINAND’S BIGGEST BET • TRACING ONE OF AUTO HISTORY’S MOST SPECTACULAR GAMBLES: THE REVIVAL OF BUGATTI.

The Ringer • Racing legend Andy Wallace on the sometimes terrifying business of road-car speed records.

Cocktail Napkin Not Available

AGE IS JUST AN ODOMETER • WORLD-CLASS SUSPENSION BRINGS NEW LIFE TO A 300,000-MILE HONDA.

THE DEFIANT ONE • TO BE ONE OF THE GREATS, YOU HAVE TO TAKE THE GREATEST RISKS.


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