Kurt Ernst, Contributor

Kurt has been fascinated by anything with wheels and a motor for a long time. Growing up, he spent his spare time turning wrenches and pumping gas in the family garage, back when hand tools were used to tune cars. After college, he spent a year racing cars, only to learn that he was neither fast enough to get rich nor rich enough to get fast. These days, he spends his time as an automotive writer and a self proclaimed "Cro-Magnon Renaissance Man".

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Speed Television Is Becoming Fox Sports 1

Speed Television Is Becoming Fox Sports 1

If you’re a fan of motorsport and auto hobby programming on Speed, you may want to sit down and observe a moment of silence. On August 17, Speed Television goes off the air, to be replaced by Fox Sports 1 (FS1). On the surface, that may not sound like bad news, at least until you review the...

March 6, 2013
 
Carl Edwards - NASCAR photo

NASCAR Recap: Carl Edwards Breaks 70-Race Losing Streak With Phoenix Win

Carl Edwards couldn’t have scripted a better ending to Sunday’s Subway Fresh Fit 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup race in Phoenix, Arizona. The Roush Fenway Racing driver... read more March 3, 2013


 
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT

There aren’t many SUV models we can name that come in variants ranging from fuel-sipping diesel through tire-shredding HEMI V-8, or from bare-bones cloth interiors... read more March 2, 2013


 
Phoenix International Raceway - image: NASCAR

NASCAR Subway Fresh Fit 500 Preview

After last weekend’s first full-length event with the Generation 6 Sprint Cup cars, the series heads west to the 1.0 mile tri-oval of Phoenix International Raceway. The... read more February 28, 2013


 
The Sonus faber audio system in the Pagani Huayra

Sonus faber sound system for the Pagani Huayra debuts in Geneva

A few weeks back, Pagani began to tease something new for its Huayra supercar. While the initial video tricked us into believing that the Italian manufacturer was about to... read more February 28, 2013


 
The 2013 Alpina B3 - image: Alpina

2013 Alpina B3 Revealed Ahead Of Geneva Debut

Alpina has a history of making BMW models go faster, with perhaps a bit more focus on luxury and a bit less emphasis on motorsports than BMW’s M Division. Though the... read more February 28, 2013


 
The Prinz Heinrich Benz, from the Mercedes-Benz Museum collection - image: Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz 'Prinz Heinrich' Models On Display At Amelia Island

In the early 1900s, automobile racing was beginning to take off on both sides of the Atlantic. In the United States, among the most significant early events were the... read more February 28, 2013


 

 
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