Day: May 12, 2020

14 Team Penske drivers to race for Verizon ‘Pay It Forward Live’

It’s game on for Team Penske.

Fourteen stars of one of the greatest racing collectives in auto-sports history will start their engines from the comfort of their respective homes as they compete in an iRacing simulation on Tuesday, May 12 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT for the latest installment of Verizon’s Pay It Forward Live streaming series to support small businesses affected by COVID-19. The event will be archived and available on demand here for one week.

NASCAR legend Rusty Wallace and Fox Sports’ racing reporter Jamie Little will call all the virtual action.

The speed racers represent several racing series and include some of the biggest names in the sport: NASCAR competitors Brad Keselowski, Joey Logano, Ryan Blaney, Matt DiBenedetto and Austin Cindric; IndyCar drivers Will Power, Simon Pagenaud and Josef Newgarden; IMSA competitors Hélio Castroneves, Juan Pablo

MG Cyberster electric roadster concept design sketches

MG remains closely associated with fun, affordable roadsters like the B and the Midget, but it hasn’t made a convertible in years. The firm released sketches of an electric, two-seater concept named Cyberster which would fast-track its re-entry into the droptop segment if it receives the green light for production.

The design study’s name is enigmatic. Is it a counterpart to the opinion-cleaving Tesla Cybertruck, or is it a tribute to the cyber cafes that dotted major cities in the early 2000s? Our guess is as good as yours. What’s certain is that stylists resisted the urge to draw a heritage-laced, retro-styled model and instead penned a modern-looking convertible characterized by a long, plunging front end with thin strips of LEDs that form a pair of oval headlights. The rear end is short, sharp, and its LEDs are shaped