Nelson Ireson, Senior Editor

Nelson is a Senior Editor at High Gear Media focusing on reviewing cars and covering the hottest topics in luxury and performance cars, car culture, and breaking news primarily on High Gear\'s luxury destination, MotorAuthority.com. Born and raised in California but now transplanted to Arkansas, Ireson has a law degree from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, and is accredited to practice in the state, though he’s voluntarily inactive. Nelson also holds a degree in Speech Communication from Arkansas State University. His path to the automotive world wasn\'t a direct one, but his love of cars, speed, and driving ultimately won out. When he manages to come up for air, Ireson is reviewing cars, driving them fast at road courses and autocrosses, navigating rallies, or working on making himself and his car faster.

Articles

Angry Supercar Hater Throws Rocks At Lamborghini Aventador: Video

Angry Supercar Hater Throws Rocks At Lamborghini Aventador: Video

This is one of those moments of intolerance the world could really do without. The scene: A Lamborghini Aventador runs through the revs, but appears to be under 60 mph when a man walks into the street. The Aventador driver slows, and the man, chanting “Keep racing! Keep racing!” while...

March 14, 2015
 
2016 Chevrolet Camaro teased in 500,000th fifth-generation promo

2016 Chevy Camaro Teased In 500,000th Fifth-Gen Camaro Video

The 2016 Chevy Camaro is coming—soon—and GM can hardly wait. They’ve got the sixth-gen Camaro itch so bad, they keep dropping teasers of it everywhere. Here... read more March 13, 2015


 
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata live photos

Mazda Announces 2016 MX-5 Curb Weight

Hidden alongside this morning’s announcement of the new fourth-generation Mazda MX-5’s arrival in a free-to-download Forza Horizon 2 pack is some even better... read more March 12, 2015


 
Jeremy Clarkson, international man of mystery

Clarkson So Upset With BBC He May Quit 'Top Gear': Punch, Cry, Run?

The bravado and buffoonery that have become Jeremy Clarkson’s trademark style have landed him in hot water with the BBC once again—and this time, he’s been... read more March 11, 2015


 
Bloodhound SSC 1,000 mph land speed record car

Bloodhound SSC Ballistic Testing Shoots Bits Of Wheel At Driver At 2,300 MPH: Video

When traveling at 1,000 mph, the Bloodhound SSC land speed record car’s wheels will spin 10,200 times per minute—or 170 times per second. If part of the wheel... read more March 11, 2015


 
311RS Spec Blew

500-WHP 311RS Evo X Spec Blew Previewed At Twin Cities Auto Show

The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X may be on its last legs before dying an odd death—to be reincarnated as some type of hybrid—but the gang at 311RS have breathed... read more March 11, 2015


 
BMW i8 joins the Dubai Police fleet

BMW i8 Joins Dubai Police Fleet: Video

Socially conscious criminals of Dubai, rejoice: soon, you may be apprehended in a very efficient vehicle. The BMW i8 has joined the Dubai Police force. ALSO SEE: Top... read more March 11, 2015


 

 
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