I'm very happy to see Scott and Memo come in with the championship, which was the first priority for the day. The rest of the angles, sleek sidelines and understated taillights are remarkably contemporary. Most races were 250-miles in length with a 2-hour and 45-minute time limit. Officially, we finished third but I think we had the car to win. All in all, this is the best-performing sedan in the segment. Then I got in and tried to clean it up.
Luckily for the retooling brand, the new G8 delivers driving excitement and good looks at a price reasonable enough that anyone in the market for such a sedan should give it a shot. Mark Patterson and Oswaldo Negri won in 2006 while Marc Goossens, Jim Matthews and Ryan Hunter-Reay won in 2007. They were not as quick as their teammates and started twenty-fifth overall and seventh among the Grand Touring competitors. They claimed the title by nine points. The team became the third first-time Daytona Prototype winner in three races at Miller Motorsports Park. Luckily for the retooling brand, the new G8 delivers driving excitement and good looks at a price reasonable enough that anyone in the market for such a sedan should give it a shot. Four engine manufacturers led the race.
It's also antiquated inside, where it's awash in tacky plastic surrounding frumpy seats. The backseat offers plenty of room and is pitched at a slight reclining angle to offer more headroom. I'm a little disappointed with myself because I let myself get involved with an incident out there. They were also the category winners at the previous round in Mexico City. I don't mind automatics as a rule — in fact, the Hemi-powered Chryslers are a joy, and they only come as automatics.
While the swooping lines, familiar split grille and cat's-eye headlamps are still in place, the heavy tacked-on body cladding that once plastered every Pontiac with sporting intentions has finally been banished. The crew had an amazing pit stop, and that's what put us in first position. On the Grand Touring front row is the No. I managed to tame the rear wheels when needed — at the expense of speed and thrills — but I'm a tad worried a novice would not be so lucky when attempting high-speed shenanigans. After repairs, the team soldiered on and finished thirty-four laps behind the race leaders. The new Commodore is a clean-sheet car, so it looks…. To make your best deal on the Grand Prix, be sure to check the Fair Purchase Price to see what consumers in your area are currently paying.
R of Robin Liddell and Andrew Davis, who finished second in the final standings. The 2008 season saw the introduction of the Generation 2 Daytona Prototypes. A total of nineteen Daytona Prototypes started the fourth round of the 2008 Grand Am season. I ran with Long and Lally and did a good deal. It's priced close to the Grand Prix, but for their money drivers will get one of the best-handling large sedans on the road. You look at our car, we really didn't have the pace of a third-place car, but good pit stops and great strategy allowed us to get on the podium. Show full review Pontiac's timing in bringing a large, rear-wheel-drive sports sedan to market isn't great: gas prices are sky-high and the economy is heading south.
Research the latest Pontiac Grand Am body styles, read detailed model specifications and features, compare with other models, and locate Pontiac dealerships near you where you can purchase your next vehicle. All in all, it's a great way to end the season because we got Time George Jr. The ride on such drives, however, will be exceptionally smooth for a vehicle so attuned to the performance side of things. Of course, it's worlds better than the Grand Prix. The Grand Touring Corvette was raced by Randy Pobst and James Gue. The front seats have power controls, but the recline adjustment is done via a large knob and the lumbar support via a smaller knob.
A tire pressure monitoring system is standard, as is a system that keeps track of the tires' treadwear. It's priced close to the Grand Prix, but for their money drivers will get one of the best-handling large sedans on the road. I'm probably not that good of a driver either, and when I pushed the G8 on some extremely winding roads I could feel that back end begging to come out and play, and it often did, even with the standard stability system left on. Surprisingly, Pontiac dialed down the rumble of this powerful engine; when you turn the ignition it kicks on like any other family sedan. To report errors and other problems with this page, please. This is a happy moment for everyone and a great way to finish the season. But all of a sudden he just drove away from everybody and I never saw him again.
Then, we decided to cool it a bit, so to speak. Andy Lally, Patrick Long and Tim George Jr. That's also where you'll find the door locks and mirror adjustment. We lost many positions and it's a matter of catching back up. We came in wet-to-wet and the Banner guys stayed out on slicks for another lap or so and then they went to rains, so that's how they got the break on us.