Dave Pratte

Dave Pratte

Contributor Send a tip Some say he’s closely related to Bigfoot and that he’s a former Canadian Touring Car Champion. All we know is he’s the AutoGuide Stig! A thesis defense away from being your intellectual superior he’s a professor of vehicle handling dynamics. The part-time touring car and time attack racer is faster (much faster) than your average auto journalist.

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A Video Every Car Photographer Can Relate To (NSFW language)

For any automotive photographer out there who’s shot feature cars for magazines or websites, this video will seem eerily familiar. You might even say it’s a classic case of art imitating life. And for you non-photographers, we’re pretty confident you’ll still get a good chuckle out of this animated short. Just be warned, there are…

Win a Factory Tour and Test Drive the SLS AMG Supercar? Yes, Please!

As part of their series of SLS AMG ‘Rare Experience’ contests, this time Mercedes-Benz is giving you a chance to win an exclusive guided tour of the AMG factory in Affalterbach, Germany along with the opportunity to drive the SLS AMG supercar after watching it come together on the assembly line. And if that’s not…

VW Buying Spree Rumored To Include Alfa Romeo

According to Car & Driver Euro-based blogger Jens Meiners, more than one of his sources within the Volkswagen Group suggest that they would like to take over Alfa Romeo from Fiat. According to Meiners, this move would allow Alfa to reach its ambitious sales targets, given that a takeover by VW would virtually guarantee class-leading…