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1959 Chevrolet Corvette Purple People Eater

Purple People Eater Corvette Races To Auction

At one point in its life, this 1959 Chevrolet Corvette was sold for $800. Two men each split the cost to acquire this car back in 1974, but now it's destined to cross an auction block in Arizona for a far greater figure. Let's back up a bit, though, as the story of the Purple People Eater runs... read more

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2016 Ginetta G57 race car

LS3-Powered Ginetta G57 Prototype Racer Revealed

British sports car and motorsports engineering firm Ginetta is out with a new race car called the G57. It’s a prototype-style endurance racer designed in line with... read more December 15, 2015 by


 
1964 Porsche 356 C Cabriolet once owned by Janis Joplin

Janis Joplin Porsche Fetches $1.8M At Auction, Fangio Ferrari Goes For $28M

She bought the car after seeing another prowling the hills of San Francisco. Janis Joplin found her Porsche in 1968, and she found it in Beverly Hills. The car in question is... read more December 11, 2015 by


 
Juan Manuel Fangio

Argentine Oscar Espinoza Confirmed As Fangio's Son

In July, it was reported that the body of famed racing driver Juan Manual Fangio was going to be exhumed two decades after his burial. The reason? There was a paternity claim... read more December 11, 2015 by


 
Formula One Brembo Brake Test

Brembo Brake Testing For Formula One Is ...Illuminating: Video

Formula One cars put tremendous strain on the drivers who pilot them. There are tremendous g-loads in nearly all directions thanks to the insane acceleration, cornering and... read more December 9, 2015 by


 
2016 Audi R18 LMP1 testing at Sebring

2016 Audi R18 LMP1 Spied Testing, Looks Mean: Video

Audi only revealed its 2016 R18 Le Mans prototype race car a week ago, and now there’s video of the radical racer testing at Florida’s Sebring International... read more December 9, 2015 by


 
Porsche rally car almost levels spectators

Flying Porsche Almost Levels Spectators At Rally: Video

Rallying can be extremely dangerous, especially for spectators who often line up right alongside the track to get as close to the action as possible. Sometimes, this results... read more December 8, 2015 by


 
Lamborghini Road Trip

A Huracán Road Trip To Take In The Super Trofeo World Finals

Two of the greatest words when paired together are “police escort”. On their own they can conjure up quite different emotions, but when placed side by side and in... read more December 8, 2015 by


 
FIA logo

2016 Formula One Calendar Confirmed, Azerbaijan Added

The calendar for the 2016 Formula One World Championship has been confirmed, and as expected there are 21 races including a new event in Azerbaijan. The Azerbaijani race will... read more December 7, 2015 by


 
Infiniti Red Bull Racing

Infiniti Ends Red Bull Racing Formula One Sponsorship

Infiniti has ended its sponsorship arrangement with the Red Bull Racing Formula One team, with one year left in the contract. The arrangement, signed at the end of the 2012... read more December 6, 2015 by


 
Red Bull Racing forms partnership with Tag Heuer

Red Bull Formula One Team To Use Tag Heuer-Branded Renault Power Unit In 2016

As a sign of how silly Formula One sponsorship can get, Red Bull Racing, which is funded by the Red Bull energy drinks company and has Infiniti as a title sponsor as well as... read more December 4, 2015 by


 
2009 Renault Formula One race car

Renault Formula One Team Returns In 2016: Official

Following its September’s signing of a Letter of Intent regarding the potential acquisition of a controlling stake in cash-strapped Lotus F1, French automaker Renault... read more December 4, 2015 by


 
McLaren MP4-X concept

With Disastrous Season Behind It, McLaren Dreams Up Future Of F1

It’s no secret that McLaren had a disastrous Formula One season this year. The team’s drivers Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button were regularly at the back of the... read more December 3, 2015 by


 
Toyota S-FR Racing concept, 2016 Tokyo Auto Salon

Toyota S-FR Racing Concept Bound For 2016 Tokyo Auto Salon

Toyota’s S-FR sports car concept proved a hit at its debut back at October’s 2015 Tokyo Motor Show and now an updated version has been revealed ahead of a debut... read more December 3, 2015 by


 
2016 Zarooq Sand Racer

Zarooq Sand Racer: Soccer Moms Need Not Apply

If you’re in the camp that thinks Lamborghini’s Urus concept, which previews the Italian marque’s upcoming SUV, is just a little too road-oriented, then... read more November 30, 2015 by


 
Mercedes-AMG A45 World Champion Edition

Mercedes-AMG Celebrates Mercedes F1 Title With Special A45

With the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One team and its star driver Lewis Hamilton once again the world champions, Mercedes-AMG has decided to celebrate with a special... read more November 30, 2015 by


 
 

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