"Kick The Tires And Light The Fires!" Top Gun 2 Details Emerge

After the abrupt passing of director Tony Scott in 2012, Top Gun 2, which was in development at the time, was put on hold indefinitely before being revived last year. Now, according to Hollywood exec David Ellison, the project is again in development. » 6/28/15 10:53am 6/28/15 10:53am

Two Of YouTube's Biggest Car Channels Could Be Joining Forces

I’m a car junkie. When I’m not working on a car, writing about a car, or looking for my next car, I’m watching car videos on the internet. I’m a hoot at parties. That’s why I’m positively tickled pink that the forces behind the Mightycarmods channel and Motor Trend’s popular Roadkill series may be working together in… » 6/26/15 6:00pm 6/26/15 6:00pm

How To Become An Automotive Journalist Without Going To School For It

The hardest part of being a successful automotive journalist is proving your worth and getting your foot in the door, especially if you don’t have any formal knowledge of the subject. Today on Offtrack, I talk to Road & Track writer Robert “Bob” Sorokanich about how to become a somebody in a field in which you know… » 6/19/15 11:03am 6/19/15 11:03am

Here's How To Get 200,000 YouTube Subscribers Starting From Scratch

There’s a lot of competition for views in YouTube’s automotive community, and content creators are trying to find any way to differentiate themselves from their car-loving peers. That’s why the guttural tone of Mr. Regular’s “voice” and insightful views on mundane cars is so damn refreshing, and why the Regular Car… » 6/06/15 2:22pm 6/06/15 2:22pm

Inside The Writers Room Of The New Transformers Movie

While director Michael Bay might not be known in film circles for his nuance or profound cinematic leaps forward, one thing is undeniable: his films resonate. Transformers grossed $319 million, and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen grossed over $400 million and was second only to Avatar in box office gross for 2009.… » 6/06/15 1:38am 6/06/15 1:38am

Strap In For 18 Minutes Of Raw Behind-The-Scenes Mad Max Footage

Mad Max: Fury Road is nothing short of a full-on two-hour assault for the senses. Even though you’ve been told that almost all the stunts were real, it’s almost hard to believe when seeing it on the big screen. So here’s over 18 minutes of raw footage, so you can see them really doing it for yourself. » 5/19/15 10:29am 5/19/15 10:29am

Fast and Furious Cinematographer Will Direct First Film, Full Throttle

Stephen Windon, the director of photography on Fast and Furious 6 and Furious 7, will make his directorial debut on a new movie called Full Throttle, because apparently if you’re telling a story that involves a motorcycle, you have to have the words “full throttle” somewhere in the title. » 5/02/15 1:54pm 5/02/15 1:54pm

Winning Is The Best Racing Doc Since Senna, And That Means A Lot

The true measure of a man’s life can be summed up by the legacy he leaves behind. While that phrase borders on cliche, it’s the necessary backbone to a successful life. Paul Newman knew this better than most, and that’s one of the reasons why Winning: The Racing Life Of Paul Newman, in my opinion, has taken the title… » 4/23/15 2:45pm 4/23/15 2:45pm

Trailer: The Paul Newman Racing Documentary Winning Is Going To Be Great

"When you get out to that track... whatever it is that's roiling around in your head, it just goes right out the window." That's coming from Paul Newman, a man who knew what he was talking about. This is the first trailer for Adam Carolla's documentary on Newman's racing career, and boy does this film look awesome. » 4/10/15 11:15am 4/10/15 11:15am

Report: Robert DeNiro To Play Enzo Ferrari In New Biopic

It’s been nearly 30 years since his death, but Enzo Ferrari remains one of the most enigmatic and talked-about figures in all of automotive history. Hollywood has been trying to get a film about the life of “Il Commendatore” off the ground since at least the early 1990s, but now it looks like it’s finally happening… » 4/09/15 9:17am 4/09/15 9:17am

Ed Bolian Chats About Driving From NY To LA Faster Than Anyone Else 

Driving across the country at triple digit speeds safely - regardless of legality or any questionable moral implications - requires a fair bit of planning. Ed Bolian, the current holder of the transcontinental speed record, delves into the details of blitzing the country in less than 29 hours, in his own words. » 4/05/15 9:00am 4/05/15 9:00am