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Anne Proffit photo

Dale Earnhardt Jr. moves to reality TV post retirement

It seems Dale Earnhardt Jr. is trading in his racing suit for a tool belt. Following the well-known racer's retirement at the end of this year, Earnhardt Jr. is slated to star in a new DIY Network series where he and his wife, Amy Earnhardt, will renovate historic homes. Specific details... read more

May 10, 2017 by
 
2017 Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car

Watch a 2017 Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 blast its way around Spa

If you ever wanted a feel for what it’s like lapping Belgium’s Spa in a top-level endurance racer, then sit down and watch this video in its entirety. It’s... read more May 8, 2017 by


 
3/8 mile dirt track for sale

3/8-mile dirt track can be yours for $497,000

Tax season is behind us, and that means many are wondering what they could possibly do with their refunds. Here's an idea: buy a racetrack. Maybe we're not the soundest of... read more May 5, 2017 by


 
Ford Focus RS faces Shelby GT350

Ford Focus RS challenges Mustang Shelby GT350 at the dragstrip

Place your bets, ladies and gents. What will it be? The turbocharged, 4-cylinder, all-wheel-drive, Ford Focus RS pushing 350 horsepower, or the Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 with... read more May 5, 2017 by


 
Watch a Plymouth Belvedere lose its rear end at the drag strip

Watch a Plymouth Belvedere lose its rear end at the dragstrip

Inch forward. The first staging light goes from inky blackness to a brilliant blot of bright yellow. It's telling you to keep moving forward just a little more. There's the... read more May 4, 2017 by


 
Amateur Gymkhana video

Amateur driver pays tribute to Gymkhana with first-gen Subaru Impreza

Well, color us pretty darn impressed. Ken Block isn't the only guy capable of flogging rally machines for the sake of awesome, expertly executed stunts. We have an emulator... read more May 4, 2017 by


 
2017 McLaren-Honda-Andretti IndyCar race car

First look at McLaren’s new race car for the 2017 Indy 500

There’s one extra reason to watch the 2017 Indianapolis 500: a McLaren will be racing at the Brickyard for the first time in 38 years. As confirmed in April, McLaren is... read more May 3, 2017 by


 
JR Hildebrand POV Indy Car video

Experience 5 gs and 190 mph in an IndyCar

The next time someone argues racing doesn't require much skill, show them this video. Not only do IndyCar drivers possess the skills to drive 200-plus mph, concentration... read more May 1, 2017 by


 
Mercedes AMG's Valtteri Bottas at the 2017 Formula One Russian Grand Prix

2017 Formula One Russian Grand Prix sees Bottas secure first win

Mercedes AMG’s new driver Valtteri Bottas overcame the odds to secure victory on Sunday at the 2017 Formula One Russian Grand Prix. With Sebastian Vettel on pole and... read more May 1, 2017 by


 
Red Bull Racing Aeroscreen cockpit protection

F1 organizers now favor Shield over Halo for cockpit protection

Formula One organizers late last week came out with the statement that a new Shield was the preferred cockpit protection solution to be introduced next year, as opposed to... read more April 30, 2017 by


 
Sochi Autodrom, home of the Formula One Russian Grand Prix

2017 Formula One Russian Grand Prix preview

Round four of the 2017 Formula One World Championship is the Russian Grand Prix which is on this weekend in the Black Sea town of Sochi, located roughly one thousand miles... read more April 28, 2017 by


 
AT-EV Nissan Leaf prepped for the Mongol Rally

Nissan Leaf taking on the Mongol Rally

The Mongol Rally is a grueling vehicular trek that takes its participants from the United Kingdom all the way to Mongolia. It's a 10,000-mile journey that runs through... read more April 27, 2017 by


 
Dale Earnhardt, Jr., photo courtesy of NASCAR via Getty Images

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. to retire from NASCAR

After 18 seasons and more than 600 races, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. will bring his NASCAR Cup Series driving career to a close at the end of the 2017 season. Earlier today, the... read more April 25, 2017 by


 
A Porsche GT3 RS 4.0 competes in the R-GT Cup

Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 pushes hard in rally race

Before Porsche's 997 series 911 went away, the world was graced with a spectacular low-run version of the mighty GT3 RS. Instead of the 3.8-liter flat-6 of the GT3 RS at the... read more April 22, 2017 by


 
Audi Sport Quattro S1 E2 replica

Audi Sport Quattro S1 E2 replica is a testament to the golden era of rally racing

Group B rally racing is often referred to as the golden era of rallying. Established in 1982 by the FIA, the short-lived Group B era birthed some of the most legendary rally... read more April 21, 2017 by


 
Sergio Perez and Force India boss Vijay Mallya

Force India boss arrested in London

Force India has been competing in Formula One since 2008. Over the course of some 170-odd races, the team has hit the podium five times. In 2016, it finished 4th in the... read more April 20, 2017 by


 
 

 
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