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McLaren at the 2017 Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix

McLaren F1 team to ditch Honda for Renault power in 2018

Honda’s return to Formula 1 in 2015 as a power unit supplier to McLaren has been disastrous, with the Japanese firm’s power units so far proving unreliable and lacking in performance. As a result, McLaren on Friday finally confirmed what had been rumored for some time—that it... read more

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Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio gets tossed around by a trio of F1 drivers

Alfa Romeo had Ferrari's F1 drivers compete with each other in the Giulia Quadrifoglio

A shouty Ferrari-derived 2.9-liter V-6 makes for a great musical instrument when it's stuffed into the engine bay of Alfa Romeo's Giulia Quadrifoglio. Most anyone can simply... read more September 8, 2017 by


 
2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid

Porsche exec hints at F1 power unit program

Prior to Porsche announcing its exit from the World Endurance Championship and commitment to the Formula E Championship in July, there were rumors circulating the German... read more September 5, 2017 by


 
2017 Formula One 2017 Italian Grand Prix

Hamilton back in F1 title lead after 2017 Italian Grand Prix

Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton is back in the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship lead after a dominant display of performance on Sunday at the Italian Grand Prix. The... read more September 4, 2017 by


 
Wyatt Knox walks us through building a car for rally racing

Here's how you build a rally car

So you want to go rally racing? Well you're going to need a car, and it's going to need to be strong. The folks at Team O'Neil Rally School know all about rally-car prep, and... read more September 2, 2017 by


 
Driving Bruce McLaren's Can-Am winning M6A

Watch Bruce McLaren's 1967 M6A hit the track after 50 years

Bruce McLaren never got the chance to see just how amazing his racing team and the motor car company that would arise from it would become. In fact, he never knew his name... read more September 1, 2017 by


 
Ralph Gilles hits the track in his Dodge Viper Voodoo II ACR

Watch FCA's Ralph Gilles track his Voodoo Viper ACR

Ralph Gilles has been a positive fixture in the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE: FCAU] world for a number of years now. He's the cheerful head of design who clearly shares... read more September 1, 2017 by


 
Autodromo Nazionale Monza, home of the Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix

2017 Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix preview

The 2017 Formula 1 World Championship battle continues this weekend with round 13 at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza, home of the Italian Grand Prix. The Monza racetrack was on... read more September 1, 2017 by


 
A 1968 Porsche 911 T/R is driven around Mazda Raceway by Patrick Long

Patrick Long piloting a 1968 Porsche 911 T/R at Laguna Seca is vintage racing magic

Are you ready for 13 minutes of Patrick Long flogging an old Porsche 911? You should be because it's wonderful and the man knows what he's doing in the car. The particular... read more September 1, 2017 by


 
Travis Pastrana sits down to talk about NASCAR

Travis Pastrana thought NASCAR was boring, learned it's intricate

Travis Pastrana has been pretty damn good at nearly everything he tries. He's best known for being a pioneer of freestyle motocross and winning motorsports events on two... read more August 31, 2017 by


 
McLaren documentary

McLaren could return to top level of Le Mans, but wants budget capped at $20M

The World Endurance Championship's top-level LMP1 class is in trouble. Porsche decided to leave LMP1 after the 2017 season and Audi left it after the 2016 season. That leaves... read more August 31, 2017 by


 
Underground Racing goes 257 mph in Lamborghini Huracán

3,000-hp Lamborghini Huracán from Underground Racing sets new 1/2 mile record

Underground Racing has returned to the half-mile three times in the past year, and each time it's outdone itself with its 3,000-horsepower, street-legal Lamborghini... read more August 28, 2017 by


 
Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton at the 2017 Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix

Hamilton holds off Vettel at 2017 Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix

Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton claimed victory on Sunday at the 2017 Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix. It was a closely contested battle that went right down to the wire... read more August 28, 2017 by


 
Team O'Neil Rally School gives a lesson in rally tires

Learn the difference between rally and street tires

When you want to learn how to drive a rally car, you have two main options to choose from if you're living in the United States. On the West Coast, there's Dirtfish. While on... read more August 26, 2017 by


 
Spa-Francorchamps, home of the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix

2017 Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix preview

After the summer break, the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship returns this weekend with round 12, the Belgian Grand Prix. The race will take place at the Spa-Francorchamps... read more August 25, 2017 by


 
Multi-story go-kart track in Niagara Falls Photo: Clifton Hill Instagram

There's a multi-story go-kart racetrack opening in Niagara Falls, Canada

Well, color us jealous. Niagara Falls, Canada, is about to receive one heck of an attraction. A massive, multi-story go-kart track is nearly finished and it will be the first... read more August 24, 2017 by


 
 

 
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