Brace for a shock: cost-of-living crisis drives up price of electric car charging | Electric, hybrid and low-emission cars

While petrol price rises may have made the headlines, the energy crisis has also been hitting owners of electric cars in the pocket. The cost of charging at home has risen by 43% for some drivers, while the already higher cost of on-the-road recharges has gone up 25%. As energy prices are forced up due … Read more

BangShift.com Historic Trans Am Versus Pro-Touring Part 2: OPTIMA’s Search For The Ultimate Street Car Visits Sonoma Raceway

Here’s the second batch of photos from Optima’s Search for the Ultimate Street Car. Use the link below to see the first gallery if you missed it! (Words by Jim McIlvaine) In a quick pivot, OPTIMA’s 2022 Search for the Ultimate Street Car, presented by Advance Auto Parts, partnered with SpeedTour, to run with that … Read more

BangShift.com Historic Trans Am Versus Pro-Touring: OPTIMA’s Search For The Ultimate Street Car Visits Sonoma Raceway

(Words by Jim McIlvaine) In a quick pivot, OPTIMA’s 2022 Search for the Ultimate Street Car, presented by Advance Auto Parts, partnered with SpeedTour, to run with that series at selected events throughout the country. The SpeedTour series includes the Formula Regional Americas Championship, F4 United States Championship, Vintage Race of Champions Pro-Am series, the … Read more

Used car deals of the week

The global pandemic has done some odd things to all sorts of industries, but its effect on the used car market has been astonishing. The values โ€‹โ€‹of many second hand performance cars previously at accessible price points have been firming and even rising against all odds. Finding a pre-owned bargain has, as a result, become … Read more

NASCAR’s Nex Gen Car Could Set the Stage for Carnage Saturday Night

Chase Elliott grabs his first pole since Phoenix in 2020. Ty Gibbs leads 196 of 261 laps and loses Xfinity race in double-overtime finish. William Byron wins Truck race in his first start in that series since 2016. Martinsville Speedway in Virginia has a well-earned and long-recognized reputation as a body man’s nightmare. More than … Read more