Motor1 takes a sneak peek at the all-new 'car theatre' show. The multi-billion pound Fast & Furious film franchise is gearing up for its first ever live arena tour, which will begin next month at the O2 Arena. After 15 weeks of training in Oakham in the East Midlands, Fast & Furious Live moved to the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham for a month of full dress rehearsals, and at a recent tech run at the NEC, Motor1.com took a peek behind the curtain at this ground-breaking production to get a firsthand look at the cars and characters behind what has been dubbed the 'Cirque du Soleil, but for cars' by the show's creative director, Rowland French. French was previously the man behind the Top Gear Live world tour – coming from the hit BBC show, he transformed the Sunday night staple into a unique production that started off as part of the MPH Performance Car Shows that took place in London and Birmingham, and transformed the affair into a hit arena show that … [Read more...] about Behind the scenes of Fast & Furious Live
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It made a brief appearance at the beginning of the fourth Furious film, and it's for sale. Many cool cars – not to mention trucks, buggies, classics, hot rods, street rods, military assault vehicles, and tanks – have graced movie screens in the Fast and Furious franchise. Here’s one you may or may not recall depending on your level of fandom for the films, and if you have $32,500, you can park it in your garage. Also check out: Who's Bad Enough To Buy Michael Jackson's Ferrari Testarossa 'Vert? Nissan 350Z From Tokyo Drift Is For Sale In UK for $133K See Jesse From Fast And Furious 1 Reunite With His VW Jetta This 1967 Chevrolet C-10 pickup garnered its 15 minutes of fame at the beginning of the fourth film , Fast and Furious , and though it’s pretty darned cool, we wouldn’t blame you for not immediately recognizing it. That’s because the aforementioned 15 minutes was actually more like 15 seconds , with the truck blasting into frame and pulling a … [Read more...] about Are You Fast And Furious Enough To Buy This ’67 Chevy C-10 Truck?
Race as Toretto or Hobbs with cars from the latest film. Anki Overdrive is getting fast and furious with its latest offering in the realm of artificially intelligent racing. Available in stores this September, Anki Overdrive: Fast & Furious Edition adds a pair of race cars from Fate of the Furious to the miniature car racing set, along with a special section of track called the Power Zone that can disable other cars on the course when driving through it. Read also: Fast and Furious Film Franchise Caused Over $500 Million In Damages Hot Wheels movie signs Fast and Furious director Marvel's new Hellcharger was inspired by Fast and Furious “We’ve been searching for the right brand partnership to elevate our robotic battle-racing experience to the next level of entertainment, and what better fit than one of the most widely recognized action franchises in the world,” said Boris Sofman, co-founder and CEO at Anki. “Anki Overdrive: Fast & Furious … [Read more...] about Fast and Furious Add-On Racing Set For Anki Overdrive Coming Soon
The Arrow McLaren SP-Chevrolet driver, who last year finished fourth in his first full season in IndyCar, nailed his first win at this level with victory in the second round of Texas Motor Speedway’s double-header on Sunday. O’Ward, who turns 22 tomorrow, was asked afterward if his triumph might help IndyCar return to his homeland. “I sure hope so,” said the 2018 Indy Lights champion. “I don't think just one win will do it. I think if we're consistently championship contenders, if we win a couple more, I think that will definitely help the chances of a bit more. That's the goal. “I always tell everybody, ‘If we go back to Mexico, it's going to be a sold out event and it's going to be awesome!’ We just have to get into the process as soon as we can.… “I feel like there is nothing better than the Mexican fans. There is so much life and energy, especially for their fellow countrymen. It's really cool. “We always want to see more. I feel like we have so much potential … [Read more...] about O’Ward: A Mexican IndyCar race would be “sold out”