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1928 Bentley Bobtail  - image credit Mathieu Huertault, Gooding & Company

Four Historically Significant Race Cars Hit The Block In Monterey

When it comes to collector cars, those with documented racing histories are generally among the most valuable. If the cars are all original yet immaculately preserved, the value can rise exponentially. That’s the case with four “magnificent motorsport legends” that will be up for... read more

July 11, 2012 by
 
Ferrari F40 GTE

FIA Championship-Winning Ferrari F40 GTE Up For Sale

If you have a thing for rare Ferraris with a racing history, this one-of-seven-built 1992 Ferrari F40 GTE may be just what you need to complete your collection. It’s... read more June 25, 2012 by


 
The carbon fiber monocoque from a modern F1 car

The F1 Monocoque, Explained: Video

Of all the safety advances achieved in F1 racing over the years, the development of the carbon fiber monocoque is among the most significant. Not only is carbon fiber... read more June 20, 2012 by


 
2013 SRT Viper GTS-R race car

2013 SRT Viper GTS-R Completes First Track Session: Video

The Dodge Viper makes its official motorsports comeback later this year when it will compete in the GT class of the American Le Mans Series. In preparation of its comeback... read more June 11, 2012 by


 
Entrants in the inaugural Aston Martin Racing Festival of Le Mans

Aston Martin Announces Inaugural Racing Festival Of Le Mans

Proving that there’s no such thing as too much racing, Aston Martin has announced the entry list for the inaugural Aston Martin Racing Festival of Le Mans, scheduled to... read more June 1, 2012 by


 
The very first 1969 Camaro ZL1  Image: Mecum Auctions

Original Camaro ZL1 Sells For A Disappointing $400,000

While the Camaro ZL1 you can buy at your local Chevy dealer today is meant to be a Jack-of-all-trades muscle car, the original Camaro ZL1 was built with a singular purpose in... read more May 30, 2012 by


 
Sauber shows you the inner workings of an F1 car

Sauber Shows You An F1 Car From The Inside Out: Video

It’s no secret that modern Formula One cars are among the most complex purpose-built race cars on the planet, so few outside the F1 inner circle of mechanics and... read more May 30, 2012 by


 
A rendering of the upcoming Porsche Experience Center in Carson, California

Porsche Motorsport North America Relocating To Los Angeles

Porsche is sparing no expense on building its upcoming West Coast Experience Center, which will be located in Carson, California just minutes from Los Angeles International... read more May 23, 2012 by


 
2013 Toyota Camry NASCAR Sprint Cup race car

2013 Toyota Camry NASCAR Sprint Cup Race Car Debuts

Toyota is the latest to unveil its challenger for the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Based on the latest 2013 Toyota Camry, the race car’s introduction marks the... read more May 23, 2012 by


 
Laguna Seca, from the engine cover of a Ferrari 333 SP

Ferrari Racing Days Visits Laguna Seca: Video

Ferrari’s Corse Clienti program visited California’s storied Laguna Seca circuit last weekend, tied to the Ferrari Challenge North America race. The event drew... read more May 22, 2012 by


 
George Follmer's 1972 Porsche 917/10

Rare 1972 Porsche 917/10 Hits The Block At Mecum's Monterey Sale

Porsche’s 917 series cars were among the fastest and most successful racers ever built, racking up numerous endurance series wins and recording a speed of some 246... read more May 21, 2012 by


 
1991 Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato Sanction II Coupe

Rare Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato Sells For $1.9 Million

With only four examples in existence, bidding on a 1991 Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato Sanction II Coupe that recently went to auction was always going to be furious. However... read more May 21, 2012 by


 
2012 Maserati GranTurismo MC Trofeo race car

Maserati Trofeo MC World Series Back For Another Year

Maserati’s single-make race series, the Trofeo MC World Series, is back for its third year and to kick off the start of competition a new version of the GranTurismo MC... read more May 17, 2012 by


 
Gazoo Racing's Nürburgring 24 Hours entries

Toyota GT86 (Scion FR-S) And Lexus LFA Ready For Nürburgring 24 Hours

When the green flag waves at the start of this weekend’s Nürburgring 24 Hour race, the field will include four race-prepped Toyota GT86 models (the Scion FR-S, in... read more May 16, 2012 by


 
A Ferrari FXX Evoluzione runs at Monza.

Ferrari FXX Evolutions Run At Monza: Video

No matter how much money you have, you can’t park a Ferrari FXX in your garage. Derived from the street-legal Ferrari Enzo, the FXX is a track-day weapon that’s... read more May 14, 2012 by


 
The Lotus Type 102. Image: Paul Melbert

Lotus Type 102, Sans Owner, To Appear At Goodwood Festival Of Speed

Vintage F1 cars driven at events like the Goodwood Festival of Speed are often piloted by their owners, who may not be comfortable with the idea of another driver, no matter... read more May 11, 2012 by


 
 

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