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K-Series-swapped classic Mini pulls wheelies at the drag strip

Honda-powered Mini loves wheelies

The classic Mini Cooper is a very cool old machine. The Honda K-Series engine, which powered Hondas and Acuras this centruy, is a stout, fun powerplant. Apparently, when you combine the two you don't lose any of the charm of either but rather gain an ultra-compact machine hellbent on popping... read more

June 30, 2016 by
 
Hemi Under Glass rolling at Irwindale Speedway

Jay Leno crashes in the Hemi Under Glass

Since he was a kid, Jay Leno has appreciated the Hurst Hemi Under Glass Plymouth Barracuda. With a Hemi engine moved to the back under the rear glass, the car had a... read more June 27, 2016 by


 
2016 Subaru WRX STI Isle of Man Time Attack Car

Mark Higgins narrates his record-breaking run at the Isle of Man

Do you like watching a master at work? How'd you like to see a car rip through a quaint British countryside? A couple weeks ago, we shared the news that rally driver Mark... read more June 25, 2016 by


 
Toyota at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans

Toyota reveals reason behind last-minute Le Mans fail

Poised to win its first ever 24 Hours of Le Mans last weekend, tragedy struck for Toyota as its leading #5 TS050 Hybrid prototype competing in the premier LMP1 category... read more June 24, 2016 by


 
1966 Ford GT40, chassis P1046 at Lime Rock Park

Restored Le Mans-winning 1966 Ford GT40 unveiled at Le Mans

Four a couple months now, we've been following the restoration of the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] GT40 Mk II, chassis P1046, that won the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans. The car... read more June 23, 2016 by


 
Dodge sponsors M1 Concourse

Dodge to sponsor new M1 Concourse track and club

What's being billed as the ultimate playground for car enthusiasts in the Detroit area has a new, rather appropriate sponsor: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' Dodge division. The... read more June 21, 2016 by


 
In-Car view as Graham Rahal drives an Indy Car around Road America

Ride along with Graham Rahal in an Indy Car at Road America

A Honda engine hasn't given you a thrill like this in some time. That's because this particular one is powering an Indy Car driven by Graham Rahal. He's piloting the machine... read more June 20, 2016 by


 
Acura NSX EV concept, 2016 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Acura reveals electric NSX for 2016 Pikes Peak Hill Climb

Acura recently confirmed plans to enter an electric NSX in this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Today we got our first look at the car which Acura calls the... read more June 20, 2016 by


 
Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg after winning the 2016 Formula One European Grand Prix

Rosberg returns to winning form at 2016 Formula One European Grand Prix

Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg was in full control yesterday at the first ever Formula One race held on the Baku City Circuit in Azerbaijan's capital. The eighth round of... read more June 20, 2016 by


 
#5 Toyota TS050 Hybrid at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans

2016 24 Hours of Le Mans: Wins for Porsche, Ford overshadowed by heartbreak for Toyota

It was the cruelest of endings on Sunday at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans, with car trouble costing Toyota the overall win in the closing minutes. Heavy rain prior to the race... read more June 20, 2016 by


 
Production-spec Ford GT at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans

2017 Ford GT in production guise surprises at Le Mans

There’s an assortment of cars racing around the Circuit de la Sarthe in this weekend’s 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans, which at the time of writing is led by Toyota and... read more June 19, 2016 by


 
Lego Ford GT

Lego Ford GT on display at Le Mans

Ford thinks it has all the pieces together to dominate the 24 Hours of Le Mans this year, but the automaker's racing car isn't quite put together the same way as the... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
Derek Bell behind the wheel of the #1 Rothmans Porsche 956 at the 1983 24 Hours of Le Mans

Flat out at the 1983 24 Hours of Le Mans in a Porsche 956

As you get ready to spend a 24-hour chunk of your weekend watching a varied assortment of cars racing around a circuit in the middle of France, enjoy this video of a flying... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
Ford GT race car during 2016 Rolex 24 at Daytona qualifying

Ford GT documentary parts four and five: The racers and Le Mans

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Performance has released the fourth and fifth installments in a series of videos on the development of the revived Ford GT. Part four details the... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
Audi R8 safety car drifts in rain at 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Watch the Audi R8 safety car drift at Le Mans

During a rainy practice session ahead of this weekend's 24 Hours of Le Mans, an Audi R8 safety car dramatically sped around the track but was caught on camera in the midst of... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
Baku City Circuit, site of the 2016 Formula One European Grand Prix - Image via Red Bull Racing

2016 Formula One European Grand Prix preview

The European Grand Prix has had an erratic history on the Formula One calendar, held sporadically and shuffled between a number of circuits over the years. The last time a... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
 

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