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Monticello Motor Club

Country club racetracks evolving to offer more than just track time

We’re all pretty familiar with the concept of the country club racetrack. Starting about a decade ago these members-only tracks started popping up across the country. Instead of golfing, they offered racetrack facilities where well-heeled members could take their toys to do some unfettered... read more

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Sochi Autodrom, home of the Formula One Russian Grand Prix

2016 Formula One Russian Grand Prix preview

Round four of the 2016 Formula One World Championship is the Russian Grand Prix which takes place this weekend and held once again at the Sochi Autodrom, located about a... read more April 29, 2016 by


 
Red Bull Racing Aeroscreen cockpit protection

Watch a wheel hit Red Bull's Aeroscreen cockpit at 140 mph

Red Bull Racing has started testing its proposed race car cockpit protection system known as the Aeroscreen. The Formula One team’s star driver Daniel Ricciardo hopped... read more April 29, 2016 by


 
Ford Focus RS RX

Behind the scenes with the development of the Ford Focus RS RX

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Performance has released the first in what promises to be a four-part series of videos detailing the development of the Focus RS RX rally car... read more April 28, 2016 by


 
New Audi R8 LMS race car wins 2015 ADAC Zurich Nürburgring 24 Hours

Report: Russian billionaire acquires rights to Nürburgring

The speed limits that have dogged the Nürburgring for the last 12 months are now a thing of the past, but there’s already new drama surrounding the famous German... read more April 28, 2016 by


 
FCA engineer Ken Hardman's Bonneville streamliner

FCA engineer sets out to break land speed record

A powertrain engineer from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] will head to the Bonneville Salt Flats in a few months in an attempt to break yet another land speed record... read more April 27, 2016 by


 
Australia Supercars Championship

Australia Supercars Championship is new name of V8 Supercars

In response to changing trends, the popular Australian touring car series known as V8 Supercars has been rebranded with a new name that does away with the “V8”... read more April 27, 2016 by


 
Pininfarina Formula E concept for Mahindra

Pininfarina designs Formula E race car concepts for Mahindra

The first designs commissioned by Italian legend Pininfarina by the company's new owner has been shown: A trio of Formula E electric race car concepts. Indian conglomerate... read more April 26, 2016 by


 
RK Motors Ford GT40 restoration project

1966 Le Mans-winning Ford GT40 restoration video, part two: disassembly

Last week we learned that Rob Kaufman, owner of classic car dealer RK Motors Charlotte, purchased the Ford GT40 Mk II that won the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans. While chassis... read more April 25, 2016 by


 
Lonestar Motorsports Park

Hennessey puts drag strip up for sale

The housing market is booming in metro Houston...and so, apparently, is the drag strip market. Those looking for their own stretch of pavement where they can exercise their... read more April 23, 2016 by


 
Betsafe BGF1 on the streets of Manchester, England

Gear up for the 2016 Gumball rally with this video of an F1 car on the streets

The supercar—and often celebrity—studded annual road trip that is the Gumball 3000 rally is on for another year. This year, the rally kicks off in Dublin, Ireland... read more April 21, 2016 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Camaro SS 50th Anniversary Edition pace car for the 2016 Indianapolis 500

50th Anniversary Camaro SS named official pace car of 2016 Indy 500

The Chevrolet Camaro turns 50 this year—the actual anniversary is September 26—and as part of the celebrations a special anniversary version of the current... read more April 19, 2016 by


 
Corvette Racing C7.R at the 2016 Rolex 24 at Daytona

EPA to scrap proposed race car emissions rule

The Environmental Protection Agency intends to drop language from a bill that could be interpreted to include strict emissions regulations for road cars converted to race... read more April 18, 2016 by


 

1966 Le Mans-winning Ford GT40 restoration video, part one

If it's not the most important race car in Ford Motor Company's [NYSE:F] history, it's in the top three. Ford GT40 Mk. II chassis number P1046 was the car that officially won... read more April 18, 2016 by


 
2016 Ford GT race car

Ford GT documentary part two: The Cutting Edge

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] has dropped the second in a series of videos on the development of the revived Ford GT. Built as a tribute to the GT40 that won the 1966 24 Hours... read more April 18, 2016 by


 
Damien Walters backflip over a moving Formula E race car

Man completes blind backflip over speeding Formula E racer

Professional stuntman Damien Walters successfully completed one of his most terrifying stunts yet. The stunt was organized by the people running the Formula E Championship... read more April 18, 2016 by


 
 

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