2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS

Fireball Run: The Final Day

Saturday was the final day of the Fireball Run, and it was also the last time we'd have to face down a track event--this time at Cordova Dragway Park in Cordova, Illinois. But we had to get there first. We departed Cedar Rapids, Iowa in the morning, with only a couple of bonus missions in hand... read more

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Fireball Run: The Author Dives In

I just arrived in Topeka, Kansas, to join Team High Gear Media in the Fireball Run. Today, I will mostly serve as an obsever, but tomorrow the adventure begins in earnest for... read more September 29, 2010 by 

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Fireball Run: Recapping Days Three And Four

Our guys are still moving their way eastward across the country as they participate in the Fireball Run, and here's a quick peek at what happened on days three and four of... read more September 27, 2010 by 

2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS

Fireball Run: A Recap Of The First Few Days

The Fireball Run has begun, and our guys in the Camaro have already had track experience, stumbled across a prototype Mercedes being tested, and spent a lot of time searching... read more September 25, 2010 by 

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Fireball Run: I'm Going To Race Valentino Balboni

Valentino Balboni. Lamborghini's test driver of the last 40 years, the now-retired Balboni has a special-edition Gallardo made in his honor. He'll be driving one in the... read more September 22, 2010 by 

2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS

Fireball Run: The Competitors

In case you haven't heard, High Gear Media is competing in the 2010 Fireball Run. Our team of editors will take on the challenges, tracks, and missions to try to win the... read more September 22, 2010 by 

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Fireball Run: The Route

Over the eight days from September 24-October 2, Team High Gear Media will be driving a 2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS, all but living out of it as we compete our way across the... read more September 14, 2010 by 

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Fireball Run: The Rules

The rules of Fireball Run are, on their face, pretty simple. Two people per team minimum, four maximum. The car that runs the rally must actually run the rally--no trailering... read more September 14, 2010 by 

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Fireball Run: What Is It?

The Fireball Run might sound like one of the gonzo cross-country outlaw runs like the Cannonball Baker Sea to Shining Sea Memorial Trophy Dash (better known as the Cannon... read more September 14, 2010 by 

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High Gear Media Does The Fireball Run

Seventy-five teams, 3,500 miles, 8 days, with track events, missions, and one common goal: to help find missing kids. The Fireball Run kicks off September 23 and runs through... read more September 14, 2010 by 

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2011 Kia Optima Quick Drive

We just got back from driving the 2011 Kia Optima at Road Atlanta, and unfortunately, we don't have much to report. Why? Because we only got a handful of very reduced-pace... read more September 1, 2010 by 

2010 Cadillac CTS-V

GM Releases CTS-V Nürburgring Commercial Behind The Scenes

 It seems that American manufactures realize that in order for their performance cars to get a world-class rating, they need to do some development at the Nürburgring. The... read more August 25, 2010 by 

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New Spray-on Film = Energy Harvesting Windows

There's no doubt that solar energy has a bright future (pun FTW!), but collecting and using it has proven to be challenging. The panels traditionally required to absorb it... read more August 24, 2010 by 

Suzuki Kizashi at Bonneville

Bonneville-Suzuki Beats Record, An Enzo Reborn For Event

 August has plenty going on in the car world, Just as the events in Monterey end, one of the premier automotive events in the World is still going on—Bonneville Speed... read more August 18, 2010 by 

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Plenty Of Unveilings At Monterey Last Weekend

 The week of Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance and the Monterey Historic Races are a time for remembering the past. People get to see long-dead marques on a golf course or... read more August 16, 2010 by 

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Hyundai Veloster June Testing Caught on Video

Hyundai seems to be on a roll: The Genesis Coupe and Sedan offer great competition for their classes, and the new Sonata 2.0T looks great and will have some Toyota Camry and... read more July 13, 2010 by 


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