Plus, a working Ferrari concept car
When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world.
Here’s a handful of the articles, videos and social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand-new, others have been online for a while.
Enjoy them – just not too much, okay?
IndyCar 2018 Detroit Pace Car Crashes before Race Starts! – TheRaceBird, YouTube
There are bad days at the office, then there are days like this. Leading the IndyCar field in a Corvette ahead of the Detroit race, Mark Reuss, General Motors vice president, got a bit too exuberant and punted the rear-drive sports car into a barrier.
Tesla can change so much with over-the-air updates that it’s messing with some owners’ heads – Sean O’Kane, The Verge
“This week was different, though, because it showed just how far the company can go with those updates. With a swift change in the software, the company showed it can reach as deep as the systems that control the brakes. It creates the feeling that you could get out of your car one night, and by the time you get back in the next morning, the car could do some things — maybe everything — in a totally different way.”
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Fernando Alonso on board Indy 500 2017 Full Race – Tony Artoni, YouTube
The internet is full of interesting, specific content. We’re not sure whether someone requested this video from Tony Artoni, or whether he just felt the need to share it with the world, but here’s the full onboard of Fernando Alonso’s Indy 500 in 2017.