• Audi
  • BMW
  • Honda
  • Hyundai
  • Jaguar
  • Porsche
  • Scion
  • Toyota
  • Volkswagen
  • MINI
  • Land Rover
  • Service: 757-490-1111
  • Sales: 866-490-FLAG
  • Audi
  • BMW
  • Honda
  • Hyundai
  • Jaguar
  • Porsche
  • Scion
  • Toyota
  • Volkswagen
  • MINI
  • Land Rover

Checkered Flag

Checkered Flag's Blog of the latest Automotive News

Tips for Fall Vehicle Maintenance



With temperatures falling into the low 50's tonight, we Checkered Flag fans are reminded that fall has begun.  So, let's pop in the Driver's Seat with our friends at 13 News, for a short checklist of things we can do to make sure our vehicles are ready for the season. 



If you are unable to view the Vehicle…
read more

Fall Fun in Hampton Roads: events calendar



What's a better way to spend a crisp fall day than shopping for local-made goods at a fall bazaar?

Thanks to The Virginian-Pilot, we have a great list of all of the best local fall sales and celebrations for our Checkered Flag fans to enjoy.  The list was so long, in fact, that we are breaking it down by month.  Here…
read more

Red Light Runners Move to NV



Now Checkered Flag fans don't go thinking that this applies to you, yet, and go off running red lights with abandon.  Las Vegas, with all the craziness that happens there, has decided that they are going to waive the law of running red lights to motorcyclists.  There are a small handful of states that have done the same.

New law…
read more

Portland brewery charging $2K for a single bottle of beer




That's right, Checkered Flag fans.  This will go down in the "what do you get for the person who has everything" list.

You won't believe how much a single bottle of this beer sells for
By Nick Mangione

Sure, craft beer can be a little more expensive than mass-produced beer sometimes, but usually not this much. Hair of the Dog Brewing Company in Portland, Ore., announced on Twitter Wednesday that it has begun selling Hair of the Dog Dave for $2,000 per 12-ounce bottle. Why so expensive? Dave is one of the rarest beers in existence. At…
read more

Sneak Peek: pre-production BMW M3 and M4




Checkered Flag BMW fans have got a little while to wait to see the new BMW M3 and M4 in person.  But here's a sneak peek of what we have to look forward to. 

BMW M3 and M4 will rock 430 hp from twin-turbo six with standard manual

By Jonathon Ramsey for Autoblog

We're not sure which spec we're most intrigued by for the new BMW M3 and M4: the twin-turbo six-cylinder with 430 horsepower and "far beyond" 369 pound-feet of torque, the 3,300-pound curb weight or the standard six-speed manual transmission with automatic throttle blipping…
read more

Hampton Roads Pumpkin Patches 2013



Sweatshirts, leaves falling, and Pumpkin Spice Lattes!  It is officially autumn in Hampton Roads.  And, that means, it's time to get to a pumpkin patch.  So, where can you find that perfect place to pick out your jack-o-lantern worthy pumpkin and maybe get some cute pictures of the kids? 

Here's a great list, compiled by the folks at the very-popular…
read more
Page 54 of 221