Around the Tracks: Flying Subarus, MotoGP and Alpine A110

How crazy would you have to be to ride a MotoGP bike at full speed?!

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?


Subaru STI Type RA Time Attack Car & the Transfăgărășan Highway – Subaru, YouTube

Fans of the old Top Gear will have heard of the Transfăgărășan Highway, an 84km stretch of tarmac in Romania. The fact it was ever built is somewhat remarkable, while those who’ve driven it say the 688 turns and 6700ft elevation change are truly special.

In this video, Subaru lets Mark Higgins loose in an STI Type RA Time Attack car in search of a new end-to-end record.


Ducati OnBoard: 2018 Michelin® Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix – MotoGP, YouTube

The annual MotoGP event at Phillip Island has been run and won, so let’s take a look at exactly what’s required to put together a quick lap.


Alpine A110 vs BMW M2 Competition – Dan Prosser, PistonHeads 

The Alpine A110 has a very distinctive way of getting down a road. What you notice first is that it feels uncommonly small, so it hardly seems to take up any space at all. That gives you options.

Get the full head-to-head here