Category Archives: F1 Racing

Luxury racing fans love all that is Formula 1 Racing, and Imagine Lifestyles Luxury Rentals brings the highlights to you! Formula 1 Racing is one of the best races in existence, and the annual calendar gets more exciting every year. Following the F1 Racing teams and drivers is a guilty pleasure of ours, aside from amazing exotic car rentals. If you are interested in accelerating your exotic car racing interest, Formula 1 Racing is the place to start, spanning approximately 20 countries across the globe!

Video: The Porsche 919 Hybrid Powers Up for the Future

With the Porsche 919 hybrid, the company has figured out how to give a distinct nod to the past while fueling up for the future. And by future, I do mean that hybrid powertrain. While hybrids were initially disregarded, it is now safe to assume that they are becoming quite commonplace.  The Porsche 919  Porsche chose the lavish Geneva Motor Show to launch the 919 hybrid. The Porsche 919 is set to celebrate the brand’s return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans and shift gears toward a highly competitive racing season. The adrenaline accompanying the launch of this model is … Continue reading

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Over a Million Fans Vote for Ferrari F1 Car Name

Ferrari let fans take the wheel and vote for the Ferrari F1 car name this year. The idea turned out to be pure marketing success, with 1,123,741 Ferrari fans participating in the decision. While this is not the first time a luxury car company has given social media fans the opportunity to name something, it was certainly an enormous turnout! The official name chosen by the masses is: The Ferrari F14 T. Over a million fans stormed Ferrari’s Scuderia website to vote for this year’s Formula One car, dubbed the Ferrari F14 T. The name was selected from a total of … Continue reading

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2014 Ferrari F1 Engine Revealed and Fans Will Name the Car

It is an exciting time for Ferrari fans and the Formula One team. Not only has the 2014 Ferrari F1 engine been revealed, but also fans will have the unique opportunity to name the car. The Prancing Horse will utilize internet hits in order to allow fans to help select the name of the Ferrari Formula One racer. Check out Ferrari.com for more details on naming the car as they emerge and the 2014 Ferrari F1 engine. Best guesses point to an available list of names to choose from on the Ferrari website and social media forums over the coming … Continue reading

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The 2014 Spark-Renault SRT_01E is Prepping for the Formula E Championship

Excitement is mounting for the first-ever electric car racing circuit, the Formula E Championship. The 2014 2014 Spark-Renault SRT_01E is poised to be the first electric racer ready for the challenge. Check out the body, it appears to be every bit a beast, and can meet the strict criteria for the championship. The world got a sneak peek at the 2014 Spark-Renault SRT_01E at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show. It is to be the world’s first sanctioned electric car for the Formula E Championship.  The 2014 Spark-Renault SRT_01E at a glance: Power is derived from a McLaren electric motor. It … Continue reading

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Calling Electric Cars: Formula E Championship Rapidly Approaches

Formula One lovers will soon have another racing option to follow: the first official electric car championship. It is officially named the FIA Formula E Championship, much like the FIA Formula One World Championship. The Formula E Championship and the F1 are sanctioned by the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA). The word ‘formula’ in the titles implicates a specific set of rules that racing participants must adhere to. The new electric car championship will be the highest class of competition for one-make, single-seater electrically powered racecars. This is a huge step toward greater acceptance of electric and hybrid powered vehicles. … Continue reading

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Ferrari Wind Tunnel is Back in the Saddle

The Prancing Horse could be firmly back in the saddle again soon. After 18 grueling months, the Ferrari wind tunnel is back in the business of tenaciously testing aerodynamics for the Scuderia racing team. The wind tunnel testing area is just a small section of the Maranello operations, but it is very important. The wind tunnel, named galleria del vento, plays a vital role in keeping the Scuderia Ferrari Racing Team on top. It was closed down for over a year due to major discrepancies between testing and actual track results. During the many months that the air was still, … Continue reading

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Marussia F1 May Get Ferrari Engines for 2014

Marussia F1 is a Formula One racing team based in Banbury for the United Kingdom. The team is likely to get some shiny new Ferrari engines for the 2014 year as new regulations come into effect. Previous supplier Cosworth is pulling out of engines, saying that it cannot find any commercial justification for building an engine for the 2014 year. That leaves just 3 engine suppliers: Ferrari, Renault and Mercedes-Benz. Marussia F1 is in their fourth season in Formula 1, having finished 12th, 12th and 11th overall in the championship standings and are due to score a point. Marussia F1 will need … Continue reading

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Chicago as a Seafood Town?

New Chicago Seafood Hot Spot       

For those of you familiar with Imagine Lifestyles, you might think our Miami branch, which provides exotic luxury rental cars around all of South Florida, would be the group to blog about seafood restaurants.  Thanks to Michael Kornick and David Morton, Chicago is now lucky enough to enjoy what some might say is Chicago’s new “spot to be seen” at Fish Bar located in Lakeview.  The names Kornick and Morton should ring out to Chicago foodies, as they are the same men behind the extremely popular MK and DMK Burger Bar restaurants already operating in Chicago.

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Paris, France Via Chicago

Visit Paris, on Hubbard Street in Chicago

There may not be an Eiffel Tower anywhere near, but the Melman Brothers latest foray into cuisine in Chicago might make some feel as if they are very close.  The boys from Hub 51 are back at it again and this time are taking a little different approach with the menu, while keeping the ambience of the joint modern and upbeat.  Just because the menu screams of French influence doesn’t mean there won’t be a DJ spinning on the weekends nearby your table. Add a few Chicago luxury car rentals out front and you will feel like you hit the perfect mix of clubs, cuisine and cars.

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Public House Debuts in River North

Public House Set To Open Its’ Doors Downtown Chicago

The mastermind’s behind Bull & Bear are at it again with the Launch of Public House, located at 400 N. State.  About twice the size, the new beer-focused joint should allow for a little more mingling and a little less fighting for a place to stand than Bull & Bear, which will be a huge relief.  Look for the in-booth beer taps, American based menu, and Plasma TV’s to remind you of your past experiences at B & B.

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