Sopwith TV Brings 2nd Season of Rally North America to MavTV

Rally North America returns to MavTV this winter for its second season on the motorsports network. Rally North America is an automotive travel company that organizes an automotive scavenger hunt style rally event and an automotive driving tour, both focused on driving for a cause. Rally North America events have raised over one million dollars for charity since the first event in 2009. The 2019 rally begins July 8 in Erie, PA and travels east through the New England states, stopping at historical and tourist sites along the route before ending in Maine on July 11. Eighty-five teams will compete for the 2019 title. Nearly Read More

Cox Returns to Modified Racing After Two Decade Absence

. A new face will join the the Pro-4 Modified Series at New Hampshire’s Hudson International Speedway on July 21st for the Jim Darlington Memorial when Indianapolis racer Stephen Cox attempts to qualify for the event. The Hoosier veteran will wheel the black 104+ Performance Octane Boost #21 modified of long time team owner Dan Meservey, Sr. on Hudson’s 12-degree banking. The Pro-4 Modified organization opened competition in 1978 and has since become New England’s premier touring series for four-cylinder, lightweight open wheel cars. Hudson International Speedway’s quarter-mile bullring opened in 1946 Cox’s last win in open wheel modifieds came Read More

1980’s SHOWDOWN: Pontiac Fiero vs Toyota MR2

The Stephen Cox Blog is presented by “Porsche Legend: The Penske L&M Porsche That Made Racing History” The 1970’s and 80’s were chock full of those wonderful, wedge-shaped sports cars such as the Triumph TR7, Fiat X1/9 and more. But in the American sales market, two models stood head and shoulders above the rest; Pontiac’s Fiero and the MR2 from Toyota. I must admit that I love these cars. After spending considerable time in them, I came away quite impressed. Our photos will show several different models but for the purposes of this comparison, we will single out the 1987 Read More