'Rush' meets 'Senna' at the Nürburgring and More

Where one grudge match ended, another one started. If the latter part of the 20th century's racing history had to be condensed into one race and one movie, this should be it. Equal cars, equal chances of winning, 17 (!) shared (future or past) F1 World Championship titles and much more. The 1984 Nürburgring… » 4/23/14 3:20am Yesterday 3:20am

"This awards show is horseshit!"

...is what I would be screaming inside the Dolby Theater on March 2nd if I were Ron Howard. Rush was snubbed by the panel of doddering animated corpses at the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences this morning. Not a single nomination, not even for the technical awards, which is ludicrous because the… » 1/16/14 11:09am 1/16/14 11:09am

The Story Behind Rush's "Red Barchetta"

For those who have heard it, "Red Barchetta", off Rush's 1981 album Moving Pictures, is probably one of the best and most iconic songs about driving and being a motoring enthusiast. The song is about a young man living in a dystopian future where cars have been outlawed. The young protagonist narrates a story of how he… » 10/16/13 9:14pm 10/16/13 9:14pm