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A scene from the 1962 documentary Audition for Racing Drivers

Take a peek back in time with 'Audition for Racing Drivers'

Motorsports has evolved considerably from whence it started. That's a massive understatement, of course, but the point is to get you thinking about what racing was like in the old days. You can jump back a decade to when Formula One cars packed insane powertrains. Go further and you'll find Group B... read more

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2016 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

2016 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion photo gallery

Some have heroes with names like Griffey, Sayers, Butkus, Abdul-Jabaar, and Messier. For cars guys, the names are Gurney, Fullmer, Andretti, Foyt, McLaren, and many more. The... read more August 20, 2016 by


 
1984 PEUGEOT 205 T16 pops up for sale

Live your Group B fantasies with this 1984 Peugeot 205 T16

Homologation is a wonderful thing. It's what brings us street-legal, near race-spec versions of some of our favorite icons of motorsports. Today's example is no different... read more August 16, 2016 by


 
Jay Leno driving a 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4

Ferrari collector reveals plans for Steve McQueen-inspired brown F12

Ferrari’s [NYSE:RACE] 275 was the successor to the automaker’s hugely-successful 250 series, and to many it’s still the definitive Ferrari. The cars were... read more August 15, 2016 by


 
1987 Porsche 959

Pristine Porsche 959 headed to auction in Monterey

If you're of a certain generation, the Porsche 959 was probably featured prominently in your bedroom. Yes, you can admit it: You had a poster, a couple of model cars, and... read more August 13, 2016 by


 
Project Underdog 1972 Ford Maverick

Ford Maverick serves as Fast and Furious star Sung Kang’s latest project car

After wowing crowds with his custom 240Z at SEMA in 2015, Fast and the Furious star Sung Kang has a new project car in the works for this year’s show, and this time... read more August 11, 2016 by


 
1939 Porsche Volkswagen Type 82/3 Dummy Tank for sale

Here's a chance to buy that Porsche tank you always wanted

The idea of owning a tank is both endlessly appealing and incredibly daunting. You have images of a massive beast rolling on tracks; a vehicle that requires all hands on deck... read more August 10, 2016 by


 
1990 Mercedes-Benz 190E Evo II heads to auction

Ultra low-mileage Mercedes 190E Evo II heads to auction

Group A officially ran from 1982 up through 1994, with respect to touring cars. It was a glorious form of motorsport filled with modified production cars. These were machines... read more August 10, 2016 by


 
1985 Ferrari 288 GTO - Image via Mecum Auctions

Ferrari 288 GTO headed to Monterey auction

Ferrari’s [NYSE:F] 288 GTO was born back when those three famous letters still had some motorsport cred at the automaker. The “O” stands for Omologato, the... read more August 10, 2016 by


 
1989 Peugeot 205 GTI

1989 Peugeot 205 GTI achieves record price at classic car auction

Peugeot’s 205 GTI is a 1980s-era hero. Regarded as one of the best hot hatches ever built, the cars dominated not only on the road but also in rally competition... read more August 10, 2016 by


 
Chip Foose building the 1939 Cadillac Madam X Coupe

Chip Foose preps a classic Cadillac stunner in the Madam X Coupe

Chip Foose is known for his Overhaulin' efforts and the amazing custom builds that nets countless awards. The Huntington Beach, California-based builder is turning his... read more August 9, 2016 by


 
Project 917 group aims to build reproductions of the iconic race car

Team aims to build 'new' Porsche 917 racers

An ambitious group of like-minded folks aim to produce a track-day special that should set your senses tingling. Called Project 917, the team is looking to produce a real... read more August 8, 2016 by


 
George Foreman's 1997 Lamborghini Diablo VT Roadster - Image via Mecum Auctions

Buy grill master George Foreman's Lamborghini

When selling a car at auction, a little star power never hurts. This 1997 Lamborghini Diablo VT Roadster is already pretty striking on its own, but it also has a notable... read more August 4, 2016 by


 
1991 BMW M5

Why I sold my 1991 BMW M5

On May 31, a collective gasp bellowed from every soul that knew me: My 1991 BMW M5 went live on Bring A Trailer. The moment I actually saw it hit the collector car classified... read more August 2, 2016 by


 
Buick Y-Job, courtesy of Historic Vehicle Association

Buick Y-Job named to National Historic Vehicle Register

The Buick Y-Job, one of the most influential concept cars of all time, became the 14th car to be named to the National Historic Vehicle Register today. The Y-Job went on... read more August 2, 2016 by


 
Rotary-powered 1966 Volkswagen Beetle on Jay Leno's Garage

Jay Leno drives a rotary-powered Volkswagen Beetle

You never know what's going to turn up at Jay Leno's Garage. Leno is a fan of Wankel rotary engines and has featured a couple on the show in vehicles like a Mazda Cosmo 110S... read more August 2, 2016 by


 
 

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