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17 06, 2019

What’s Going On? – Week of 06/17/2019

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Wayzata Match Cup – June 20-23 Introducing Wayzata Match Cup. A sailing event featuring world-class match racing teams battling each other on towering M32 catamarans, all within reach of the Downtown Wayzata shoreline. The goal of the Wayzata Match Cup is to bring world-class sailing to Minnesota and showcase Wayzata as a premiere event destination while benefiting local businesses […]

17 06, 2019

Lap Around the Web – June 17th, 2019

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Over this past weekend, the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans took place and most of us are rather disappointed we could not attend. This legendary race is a grueling form of auto racing and can only be performed by the best drivers and teams. It is rather amazing that these teams can keep these high end racecars in a suitable form for a full 24 hours of endurance racing. […]

10 06, 2019

Lap Around the Web – June 10th, 2019

By |2019-06-10T09:23:38-05:00June 10th, 2019|Lap Around the Web|0 Comments

F1 is in a decline. To some it may seem fine but to many, it is constantly tumbling downhill. Hamilton and Mercedes dominance is turning the sport into a monopoly that is boring and near unbearable to watch in full. The Canadian Grand Prix has not helped with this. After Vettel lost minor control and went into the grass, he re-entered the track, in the best manor that he could, half pushing Hamilton almost into the wall. After a few minutes, the incident was put under review and Vettel was given a 5 second penalty, causing him to lose the race and give Hamilton the win. Check out the incident here. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gqhX-ZzPhzo   Toyota has been rather sneaky these past few months. As the all new Supra starts to hit dealers soon, some people have been lucky enough to get theirs a little earlier than others. With the acclaimed 335hp and 365 lb-ft of torque, what is their not to love? Well apparently there is even more to love as Toyota has been rather relax with those power figures. After customers and journalists have put the Supra on a dyno, they have found that the car produces more power than Toyota has been claiming. The team found the Supra to be producing 332hp and 387lb-ft of torque to the wheels, not the crank like Toyota's numbers have been claiming. Read the full story here. Tuner Evo is a car show in short. But it generally is one that displays [...]

4 06, 2019

What’s Going on – Week of 06/03/2019

By |2019-06-04T08:51:16-05:00June 4th, 2019|What's Going On?|0 Comments

St. Paul Summer Beer Fest – Sat., June 8th St. Paul’s favorite beer festival dedicated to craft beers! St. Paul Summer Beer Fest will take place Saturday, June 8th, 2019 from 2-5pm (early admission at 1pm) at the MN State Fairgrounds – International Bazaar in beautiful St. Paul. This outdoor craft beer festival will feature sampling from over 100 breweries in a commemorative tasting glass, live music on two stages, tasty food, a silent auction benefiting the YMCA of St. Paul, and the fun atmosphere of MN State Fairgrounds. […]

29 05, 2019

What’s Going On – Week of 05/27/2019

By |2019-05-29T14:09:16-05:00May 29th, 2019|What's Going On?|0 Comments

MNC&C – Sat., June 1st The 2nd MNC&C is rapidly approaching! The event kicks off at 7 AM that morning at Mystic Lake Casino! More space has been allotted for the show so expect to see even more fantastic cars. The Kannonball Rally – Sat., June 1st Kannonball Rally kicks off this weekend. Although the rally is sold out, all of the cars will be launching from Mystic Lake Casino immediately after MNC&C. 100 cars and trucks will be driving over 300 miles, partaking in different challenges and events along the way, to benefit Northern Voices, a school in Roseville, MN that teaches deaf children how to speak and listen using cochlear implants and hearing aids with the goal of mainstreaming them into their neighborhood schools. […]