The COTA circuit in Austin is Honda heaven and when combined with the imperious talent of Marquez – MotoGP’s youngest ever world champion – and quite simply Marquez looks untouchable.COTA, Grand Prix of The Americas, Jorge Lorenzo, MotoGP, Valentino Rossi
During Barrett-Jackson’s annual collector car auction at Palm Beach on Friday, Steve Magnante put a blindfold on Robert Van Winkle (aka. Vanilla Ice), to see if he could identify a 5.0 Mustang just from the feel of it.
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MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez was fastest in both Friday free practice sessions at the Circuit of the Americas, ending FP2 a considerable 1.005s margin quicker than Andrea Dovizioso, whilst Dani Pedrosa was third best.
Marquez set a best time of 2:03.490s to lead the way at the state-of-the-art track in Texas where he took his first premier class victory in 2013 and on Saturday he will be a clear favorite to repeat his pole position from last year. Indeed Marquez set his best Friday time on a hard tire and was less than 0.5s from his own pole record set on a medium tire 12 months ago.Andrea Dovizioso, Circuit of the Americas, Dani Pedrosa, Marc Marquez, MotoGP
The long wait is over. The 12th annual Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach Collector Car Auction is ready to roll with 21 hours of television coverage on the FOX family of networks.
This year’s docket is hugely impressive, with about 550 vehicles of shapes, sizes and price ranges.
Here are our Friday Five To Watch cars:
LOT 3001, 1969 OLDSMOBILE 442
Linda Vaughn, the legendary Hurst Miss Golden Shifter, is here this weekend, as she often is at Barrett-Jackson auctions, and there’s a very special car going across the block today at around 4:30 p.m. ET. It’s a 1969 Oldsmobile 442 convertible Hurst Shifter car replica built by Thornton Motors Inc. of Bucks County, PA with guidance from legendary Hurst engineer “Doc” Watson. The Thornton family specializes in world-class Oldsmobile restorations, with one of their 442s selling here last year for an eye-popping $275,000.Barrett-Jackson, Cars