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Ford's road-legal 1.0-liter EcoBoost Formula Ford

Will Ford Build A Street-Legal Challenger To The Ariel Atom?

Just last week we told you about a 1.0-liter EcoBoost-powered Formula Ford that managed to lap Germany’s Nürburgring Nordschleife in just 7:22, making it faster around the ‘Ring than cars like the Ferrari Enzo and the Pagani Zonda. At the time, few took it as more than a Ford... read more

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Gazoo Racing Lexus LFA race car

Lexus and Gazoo Racing Celebrate 5 Years Of LFAs In The Nürburgring 24: Video

Developing a world-class supercar like the Lexus LFA from a clean sheet of paper is no easy task, and turning that supercar (or supercar prototype) into a competitive... read more August 23, 2012 by 


 
Toyota GT 86 CS-V3 race car built by Toyota Motorsport GmbH

Toyota Motorsport Builds Scion FR-S Customer Race Car

Toyota Motorsport GmbH (TMG), the German motorsports company formerly responsible for Toyota’s Formula 1 program and now contracted to developing racing versions of its... read more August 21, 2012 by 


 
Monster Tajima in the Sport E-RUNNER electric Pikes Peak car.

Electric Vs. Combustion: Monster Tajima At Pikes Peak

Nobuhiro "Monster" Tajima remains a legend on Pikes Peak despite Rhys Millen's record run this year--after all, Millen went just five seconds faster than Tajima's 2011 run... read more August 15, 2012 by 


 
McLaren 12C Can-Am Edition Racing Concept

McLaren 12C Can-Am Edition Racing Concept: Pebble Beach 2012

The 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance is about to get underway, and while we'll be bringing you the freshest photos and latest news as it happens, there's a bit of... read more August 14, 2012 by 


 
Jari-Matti Latvala, getting by with just three gears

Rallying Is Harder With Only Three Gears: Video

Under the best of circumstances, rallying is among the most extreme forms of motorsport on the planet. Drivers spend an entire stage running on the very edge of control... read more August 14, 2012 by 


 
2012 Nissan DeltaWing project

Will The DeltaWing Racer Live On In Indy Lights?

The futuristic DeltaWing racer, originally proposed as a new chassis for Indy Car, last saw action at this year’s running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. A fan favorite... read more August 13, 2012 by 


 
Shelby Cobra DragonSnake, chassis CSX2416

Ultra-Rare 1965 Shelby Cobra DragonSnake Enters Restoration

The beauty of a barn find is this: sometimes you don’t even know what you have until you start the process of disassembly. Take the case of a 1965 Shelby DragonSnake... read more August 10, 2012 by 


 
1939 Auto Union Type D twin-supercharger race car

Audi Recovers Missing 1939 Auto Union Type D

Well advanced compared to their competition, the Grand Prix cars launched in the early 1930s by Mercedes-Benz and Auto Union, nicknamed the “Silver Arrows”... read more August 10, 2012 by 


 
The first 911 Turbo, a birthday gift to Ferdinand Porsche's daughter in 1973

Porsche Shows Off Cars From Its 'Secret' Collection: Video

Porsche’s original factory museum, opened in 1976, was modest in both location and scope. Situated on a side street in Stuttgart, the facility was only large enough to... read more August 7, 2012 by 


 
1955 Aston Martin DB3S, chassis 118 - image: RM Auctions

1955 Aston Martin DB3S Hits The Block In Monterey

In the 1950s, Aston Martin desperately wanted to prove itself in international sports car competition. While its DB2 was successful at Le Mans in-class, an overall victory... read more August 2, 2012 by 


 
2013 Chevy Camaro NASCAR Nationwide race car

2013 Chevy Camaro NASCAR Nationwide Race Car Revealed

With Ford's 2013 Fusion NASCAR racer already digitized for CFD testing, and the 2013 Dodge Charger NASCAR showing off as well, it's about time Chevy let loose its NASCAR... read more July 26, 2012 by 


 
2012 Lotus Evora GX Grand-Am race car

Lotus Unveils 2012 Evora GX Grand-Am Racer

Lotus has unveiled its new Evora based race car that will compete in the newly established GX experimental class in the Grand-Am Rolex series. Based loosely on the Evora GTC... read more July 25, 2012 by 


 
The LoveFab Pikes Peak Hill Climb Acura NSX

This Is What An 850-HP Pikes Peak Hill Climb NSX Looks Like: Video

The 2012 running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb was delayed from its original July date due to the severe forest fires plaguing the area surrounding Colorado... read more July 24, 2012 by 


 
Lotus Exos Type 125

Lotus Exos Type 125 Is The F1 Car For Mere Mortals: Video

Track days are growing in popularity worldwide, and there’s no shortage of track-only cars to choose from. If your budget is modest, a used-but-serviceable SCCA racer... read more July 13, 2012 by 


 
SRT's Viper GTS-R racer readies for its Mid-Ohio debut

SRT's Viper GTS-R Gets Ready For Its Mid-Ohio Debut: Video

When the new Viper was unveiled at this year’s New York Auto Show, SRT revealed both road and race versions of its performance icon simultaneously. Since the racing... read more July 13, 2012 by 


 
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