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

Nissan Explains Why It Went Front-Wheel Drive For The GT-R LM NISMO: Video

Nissan Explains Why It Went Front-Wheel Drive For The GT-R LM NISMO: Video

Front-wheel drive. Also known as wrong-wheel drive, at least in performance driving circles. Yes, front-drive cars can be made to go very fast—but it’s always a compromise compared to rear-drive cars. Or is it? MUST WATCH: POV Video Of The 1,341-HP Koenigsegg One:1 Hitting 225 MPH...

May 8, 2015
 
2016 Mazda CX-3 first drive, Phoenix, May 2015

2016 Mazda CX-3 First Drive

So, you’re growing up. That two-seat sports car was a great companion for many years, but there’s just not enough space for your stuff, your friends, your dog... read more May 1, 2015


 
1967 Ministry of Technology mobile cinema. Image via eBay.

One Of 7 Mobile Cinemas Up For Sale

What is a mobile cinema? Why should you care? I’ll answer the second question first: because it’s one of just 7 ever built, and it’s awesome. ALSO SEE... read more April 28, 2015


 
2017 Jaguar XE

2017 Jaguar XE U.S. Specs, Details Announced

The 2017 Jaguar XE won’t arrive for sale in the U.S. until the spring of 2016, but today, Jaguar announced its specs in American trim. Two variants will be available... read more April 28, 2015


 
Daigo Saito's 1,000-hp HKS R35 Nissan GT-R for the 2015 Formula D season

1,000-HP Nissan GT-R Drift Car: Video

There are many things the Nissan GT-R excels at—but thanks to its all-wheel drive, drifting typically isn’t one of them. But this is no typical GT-R. It’s a... read more April 28, 2015


 
McLaren P1 GTR on track at Spa-Francorchamps

Hardcore Amateur Porn: McLaren P1 GTR Does Spa-Francorchamps

If you’ve been aching for some aural release, here’s your ticket: the McLaren P1 GTR getting hot and bothered around the Circuit Spa-Francorchamps. ALSO SEE: 2015... read more April 27, 2015


 
Road rage Camaro driver wrecks himself right into a big rig

Road Rage Camaro A-Hole Wrecks Himself Into Big Rig: Video

Instant karma is gonna get you, especially if you’re a giant jerk. From what we can see here, everyone got what they deserved—except the poor trucker, who was... read more April 27, 2015


 

 
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