Taking 2nd place, and making it a contest with the eventual winners – with their significantly higher budget and newer, faster car – absolutely exceeded our expectations.Read more
Category: Beach Street Drive
At Beach Street News, we get cars. SoCal is the epicenter of the car culture and we are right in it. We are always looking for the cars and rides that make our days on Beach Street better. It might be a super mileage TDI or Hybrid, or it might be a classic rag top or the new KuhlToys Jeep JL. If we drive it and like it we’ll tell you about it. If you drive it and like it, tell us about it.
Winter Is Coming, Is Your Car Ready?
If you are like me, a trek to Mammoth or Lake Tahoe is looking pretty promising this winter, so it is time to get the car into the shop and get it ready.Read more
57 Outlaw 356 Custom Coupe at Rennsport Event.
The TruSpeed Outlaw Coupe started with a real 57 coupe that was completely taken apart and built from ground up to be a fun and reliable car. The motor is a 2.0 914 motor built out to an eye popping 2.6.Read more
TruSpeed Victorious in IMSA GT3 Challenge Debut At Laguna Seca
David Hansson qualified sixth in the #37 37Signals / TruSpeed Porsche for Saturday’s race, .4 of one second off of pole position, finishing 4th and in the process qualifying 5th for Sunday’s race, based on his best lap time in race one.Read more
Toyota Showcases the IQ and Plug in Prius
Another advantage to the plug in Hybrids is that you can use a standard household outlet and get a full charge in just over 3 hours. If you have a dryer in your garage like many Southern Californians then you probably have 220V available and can charge in just under an hour and a half. That is better than most Neighborhood Electric Vehicles or NEV’s. You know those oversized Go-Karts.Read more
Long Clinches World Challenge GT Championship for TruSpeed Motorsports at Laguna Seca
Long, who was forced to carry an extra 200lbs. of “success” ballast stemming from his four prior wins and consistent top-five results, qualified 6th on Saturday and drove a consistent and conservative race to finished 5th on Sunday. Long’s closest competitor in the championship, James Sofronas, spun out with only two minutes left in the race, leaving Patrick a clear path to the title on the last lap.Read more
Laguna Seca visited by TruSpeed
We’re excited to hit the track this weekend.”Read more
Laguna Seca Race This Weekend
Patrick said, “No question, you feel 200 extra pounds in the Porsche, but the good news is that because the Series’ rules dictate that the top 5 finishers at each race gain success weight, effectively our main competition is getting closer to the weight of my car, as I’m maxed outRead more
Time for an Electric Car?
Do you have any questions why you don’t see solar panels on every house and an electric car in every garage?Read more
Better Business Bureau Warns Online Car Shoppers to Be Wary of Fraudulent Sales
As a private, non-profit organization, the purpose of the Better Business Bureau is to promote an ethical marketplace. BBBs help resolve buyer/seller complaints by means of conciliation, mediation and arbitration. BBBs also review advertising claims, online business practices and charitable organizationsRead more