You’re Invited: Volvo’s 60th Anniversary

Attention Journalist Members: Volvo has invited media to attend their 60th Anniversary Celebration at Paramount Studios on Saturday, October 24 at 6:00pm. The chic 1950's themed party will include a classic car show, exclusive studio tours, and a special performance…

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MPG is introduced to “The Next Generation of Jaguar”

On Tuesday, September 22, MPG members were invited to Jaguar Land Rover's Western Regional Office and Training Center for lunch and a presentation on "The Next Generation of Jaguar" by Chris Marchand, Executive Vice President Operations Jaguar Land Rover NA,…

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Member Chronicles: Motorsports Shows on TV; From Whence They Sprang

It was early 1977, and I was in the Riverside International Raceway's media room chatting with Robert E. “Pete” Petersen, head of the Petersen Publishing empire. I said, “Pete, how about motorsports on TV? I think I started the whole…

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Track Days 2015: Vehicle List

We are looking forward to Track Days in just a few short days and are very excited about this year's lineup of vehicles. In addition to all the cars that will be available, MPG is proud to announce we'll have…

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Video Coverage from XPLORE

In case you missed XPLORE West Coast Design by AutoDesignO on September 1st, we now have video coverage of all three designer interviews, courtesy of TakeTwoTV. Visit our YouTube playlist for all three segments: Julien Montousse - Director of Design,…

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Track Days 2015 Schedule announced

Day One - Tuesday, October 6* 1:00 – 5:00pm - MEDIA ARRIVALS, REGISTRATION, AND DRIVING • Non-licensed drivers assigned time slots for instruction • Street drives open to all • Media laps with instructors for qualification are on the hour,…

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Jaguar F-TYPE Project 7 Rides at MPG Track Days

Jaguar Land Rover North America will be bringing three of its performance vehicles to the 2015 MPG Track Days at Willow Springs, October 6 and 7. Both the 550hp Jaguar F-TYPE R AWD and 550hp Range Rover Sport SVR will…

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Call for entries: The all-new MPG Awards

We've made some big changes to the MPG Awards - most notably, we’ll be awarding a cash prize of $500 to the winner of our top award, the Dean Batchelor Award. Both members and non-members are eligible to submit entries…

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Changes for drivers at Track Days 2015

This year’s format will be familiar from years past, but with a twist: Driver Qualification. If there’s ever been a concern in common from the manufacturers who bring their cars to the event and our membership, it’s been track safety.…

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AutoDesignO and MPG present XPLORE

AutoDesignO, this year in partnership with MPG, held XPLORE West Coast Design on September 1st. The event was held at Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club in Newport Beach and featured three one-on-one interview sessions with various designers as well as cars…

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