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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 number P1046 was in perfectly good shape, it wasn't outfitted as it was when it won Le Mans. It had done time as a transmission... read more

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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


 
Ferrari 488 GTE at the 2016 6 Hours of Silverstone

Ford loses out to Ferrari in World Endurance Championship debut

Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] new GT supercar failed to shine in its second major motorsport debut, the past weekend’s season-opener for the 2016 World Endurance... read more April 18, 2016 by


 
Mercedes AMG's Nico Rosberg at the 2016 Formula One Chinese Grand Prix

Rosberg wins 2016 Chinese Grand Prix, Kvyat makes podium

Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg cruised to victory in what turned out to be an eventful 2016 Formula One Chinese Grand Prix. Yesterday’s race at the Shanghai... read more April 17, 2016 by


 
2016 Subaru WRX STI Isle of Man TT track attack car

Subaru shows off new Isle of Man record attempt car

Subaru has taken the wraps off of the WRX STI racer it will send to the Isle of Man for a record attempt around the island's challenging TT course. The automaker has once... read more April 16, 2016 by


 
Shanghai International Circuit, home of the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix

2016 Formula One Chinese Grand Prix preview

Round three of the 2016 Formula One World Championship takes place this weekend at the Shanghai International Circuit in China. The Chinese Grand Prix has called the Shanghai... read more April 15, 2016 by


 
Teaser for 2017 Volkswagen Polo R WRC rally car

2017 Volkswagen Polo R WRC teased

It’s still early days in the 2016 motorsport season but Volkswagen is already previewing its contender for the 2017 World Rally Championship. There’s a lot at... read more April 12, 2016 by


 
1972 Porsche 911 2.5 S/T

Porsche restores dilapidated Le Mans-winning 911

Porsche used this past week’s Techno Classica event in Essen, Germany to present a beautifully restored 911 with an impressive motorsport pedigree. The car is a 1972... read more April 11, 2016 by


 
2016 Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 race car

Watch the Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 built in under 3 minutes

We recently brought you a time-lapse video of Prodrive building an Aston Martin Vantage GTE race car for the World Endurance Championship in under 60 seconds. Now we have a... read more April 7, 2016 by


 
Vaught Gittin Jr.'s 2016 Ford Mustang RTR drift car

Vaughn Gittin, Jr. puts a 900-hp Mustang to the test

Everything your physics teacher ever taught you about the way a car can move on pavement should be thrown out the window thanks to Vaughn Gittin, Jr. and his latest... read more April 5, 2016 by


 
Subaru WRX STI by Prodrive

Subaru, Prodrive, and Mark Higgins eye new Isle of Man record

Subaru is heading back to the Isle of Man. For a number of years now, the automaker has sponsored the Isle of Man TT for pretty much one reason: so in-house hotshoe Mark... read more April 5, 2016 by


 
Mercedes AMG's Nico Rosberg at the 2016 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix

Rosberg edges out Räikkönen for 2016 Bahrain Grand Prix win

Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg has continued his winning streak with a top podium finish yesterday at the 2016 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix. That’s five wins in a... read more April 4, 2016 by


 
Bahrain International Circuit, home of the Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix

2016 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix preview

The second race of the 2016 Formula One World Championship is on this weekend. It’s taking place in Bahrain where because of the extreme heat during the day the race... read more April 1, 2016 by


 
 

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