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  • Formula Drift champion Chris Forsberg travels the country finding unique garages for the Network A series Garage Tours. On one of the recent episodes, Forsberg visited the Petersen Automotive Museum in sunny Los Angeles. The Petersen, founded in 1994, is one of the world's largest automotive museums with more than 100,000 square feet on three floors, including a Vault area housing more than 400 cars. Forsberg gets a tour around the Petersen by its chief curator, Leslie Kendall. "The Petersen Museum exists to explore and present the history of the automobile and its impact on American life and culture," Kendall says. Forsberg's tour pays special attention to the Petersen's Vault, where the museum's cars are stored when they're not out on display and where its in-house shop is located.Kendall shows Forsberg what he thinks is the car that the Petersen is most known for: The one-of-a-kind 1925/34 “Round Door” Rolls-Royce Phantom I Aerodynamic Coupe.He also ch..

    Formula Drift Champ Chris Forsberg Gets a Tour of the Petersen Automotive Museum

    Formula Drift champion Chris Forsberg travels the country finding unique garages for the Network A series Garage Tours. On one of the recent episodes, Forsberg visited the Petersen Automotive Museum in sunny Los Angeles. The Petersen, founded in 1994, is one of the world's largest automotive museums with more than 100,000 square feet on three floors, including a Vault area housing more than 400 cars. Forsberg gets a tour around the Petersen by its chief curator, Leslie Kendall. "The Petersen Museum exists to explore and present the history of the automobile and its impact on American life and culture," Kendall says. Forsberg's tour pays special attention to the Petersen's Vault, where the museum's cars are stored when they're not out on display and where its in-house shop is located.Kendall shows Forsberg what he thinks is the car that the Petersen is most known for: The one-of-a-kind 1925/34 “Round Door” Rolls-Royce Phantom I Aerodynamic Coupe.He also ch..
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  • Formula Drift champion Chris Forsberg travels the country finding unique garages for the Network A series Garage Tours. On one of the recent episodes, Forsberg visited the Petersen Automotive Museum in sunny Los Angeles. The Petersen, founded in 1994, is one of the world's largest automotive museums with more than 100,000 square feet on three floors, including a Vault area housing more than 400 cars. Forsberg gets a tour around the Petersen by its chief curator, Leslie Kendall. "The Petersen Museum exists to explore and present the history of the automobile and its impact on American life and culture," Kendall says. Forsberg's tour pays special attention to the Petersen's Vault, where the museum's cars are stored when they're not out on display and where its in-house shop is located.Kendall shows Forsberg what he thinks is the car that the Petersen is most known for: The one-of-a-kind 1925/34 “Round Door” Rolls-Royce Phantom I Aerodynamic Coupe.He also ch..

    Formula Drift Champ Chris Forsberg Gets a Tour of the Petersen Automotive Museum

    Formula Drift champion Chris Forsberg travels the country finding unique garages for the Network A series Garage Tours. On one of the recent episodes, Forsberg visited the Petersen Automotive Museum in sunny Los Angeles. The Petersen, founded in 1994, is one of the world's largest automotive museums with more than 100,000 square feet on three floors, including a Vault area housing more than 400 cars. Forsberg gets a tour around the Petersen by its chief curator, Leslie Kendall. "The Petersen Museum exists to explore and present the history of the automobile and its impact on American life and culture," Kendall says. Forsberg's tour pays special attention to the Petersen's Vault, where the museum's cars are stored when they're not out on display and where its in-house shop is located.Kendall shows Forsberg what he thinks is the car that the Petersen is most known for: The one-of-a-kind 1925/34 “Round Door” Rolls-Royce Phantom I Aerodynamic Coupe.He also ch..
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  • Lucas Di Grassi, former F1 driver and 2016/2017 Formula E champion, has been named CEO of the autonomous racing initiative known as Roborace. The announcement that the Audi driver would be assuming the top spot at Roborace—a position he will hold while still racing in Formula E—was made at the Frankfurt Auto Show this week, according to Motorsport.com. Di Grassi's relationship with Roborace started last year, as he was a motorsport advisor for the company. The Brazilian driver has been a consistent advocate for both electric and autonomous cars, pushing for their respective spots in both road use and motorsport. This, Di Grassi claims, is his motivation as Roborace CEO."We want to take Roborace where motorsport cannot go, focusing the platform on future road-relevant autonomous technology. The future of mobility is autonomous, that's an industry consensus now," he said, according to Motorsport.com. He noted that drivers do still have their place in motorsports even in an a..

    Formula E Champ Lucas Di Grassi Becomes Roborace CEO

    Lucas Di Grassi, former F1 driver and 2016/2017 Formula E champion, has been named CEO of the autonomous racing initiative known as Roborace. The announcement that the Audi driver would be assuming the top spot at Roborace—a position he will hold while still racing in Formula E—was made at the Frankfurt Auto Show this week, according to Motorsport.com. Di Grassi's relationship with Roborace started last year, as he was a motorsport advisor for the company. The Brazilian driver has been a consistent advocate for both electric and autonomous cars, pushing for their respective spots in both road use and motorsport. This, Di Grassi claims, is his motivation as Roborace CEO."We want to take Roborace where motorsport cannot go, focusing the platform on future road-relevant autonomous technology. The future of mobility is autonomous, that's an industry consensus now," he said, according to Motorsport.com. He noted that drivers do still have their place in motorsports even in an a..
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