It was nearly 8 years ago that John Zuberek’s E30 M3 made its way to the homepage of StanceWorks for the first time. Along with it was John’s 1966 Mercedes 250S sedan, and together, they celebrated the his automotive roots, stemming from his own father’s passion for tinkering on automobiles throughout his life. Today, the E30 M3 he affectionately refers to as “Eve” returns to the homepage, and along side it, his father’s latest project: a 1967 Citroen DS21.
It’s always a treat to find a new email in my inbox from Tim Hahne, the director responsible for Adrenalin, the BMW Touring Car Story, as well as No Limits, the story of Alex Zanardi’s return to racing with BMW. Stereoscreen, the production house behind the films, has announced their latest release: The Lauda Legacy. If you’re a fan of incredible cinematography, auditory stimulation, and of course, race cars, this will be one to turn up and watch.
Just six Shelby Daytona Coupes were built. Having famously beaten Ferrari in 1964, they’re both the rarest and perhaps most coveted Shelby Cobras of all. However, that hasn’t stopped folks from building more. This example, a Factory Five Coupe, was built by Levy Racing in 2017. Built to exacting specifications, its about as authentic as they come, save for perhaps the all-aluminum 402-cubic-inch dry-sump race engine under the hood.
I’m excited for this one. Truly, wildly, and fanatically excited. Simply put, it’s one of my favorite feature cars, period. I’ve written my fair share of features too. In fact, it looks like StanceWorks just recently crossed the 1,000-article threshold, which is a milestone worth in and of itself, and through those 1,025 articles, I can say I’m proud of every one, in one form or another: each is a story worth sharing.
Armand Mariano’s story of automotive enthusiasm begins just as many others: it was his disassembly and reconstruction of his childhood Matchbox cars as a young boy that cemented his interest in being a mechanic. He filled his high school elective classes were filled with shop classes, determined to learn the trade and craft of working on the machines he knew and loved.