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

2015 Callaway Corvette Z06 Coming To National Corvette Museum C7 Bash

2015 Callaway Corvette Z06 Coming To National Corvette Museum C7 Bash

In Corvette tuner circles—and performance car circles in general—Callaway remains a legendary name. From the simply bizarre to the purely awesome, the brand has run the gamut, but now it’s working with the best Corvette ever: the 2015 Z06. ALSO SEE: Wing, Bodywork Rip Off Of...

April 21, 2015
 
2016 Mazda MX-5 production for U.S. begins

First 2016 Mazda MX-5s Headed For America Enter Production

The Mazda MX-5 is a sports car legend, and it’s now entering its fourth generation. Will the new Miata live up to the legacy? We’ll soon find out, as the first... read more April 20, 2015


 
2016 Cadillac ATS-V first drive preview

Project Binky, 2016 ATS-V Preview, Woman Pees On Interstate: The Week In Reverse

We (finally!) get to lay eyes on the ninth episode of Project Binky, we give you a preview of what’s to come in our 2016 Cadillac ATS-V first drive, and a woman gets... read more April 19, 2015


 
BEEEEEES! Image from 'Tommy Boy'.

Truck Crash Dumps 13.7 Million Bees On Highway

BEEEEEEES!!!!!! Whether you’re allergic or not, this is pretty much a nightmare scenario. A truck traveling on Interstate 5 in Lynwood, Washington, crashed while... read more April 17, 2015


 
Episode 9 of Project Binky is here

Project Binky Episode 9: The Wait Is Over

That’s right folks. Throw out all hopes of productivity for the next 26 minutes and 47 seconds. Episode 9 of Project Binky is here. ALSO SEE: One Guy Now Owns Two... read more April 17, 2015


 
Valentino Balboni poses beside a Lamborghini Veneno Roadster painted in Verde Singh

One Guy Now Owns Two Lamborghini Venenos (Probably)

The Lamborghini Veneno is one of the rarest cars on Earth—and certainly among the rarest new cars. But one man may just own two of them—a coupe and a roadster... read more April 17, 2015


 
2016 Audi A6 (European spec)

2016 Audi A6, A7 priced

We’ve already had our stint behind the wheel of the new 2016 Audi A6, S6, A7, and S7, courtesy of a trip to Dresden, Germany, but today, Audi announced U.S. pricing of... read more April 17, 2015


 

 
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