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  • Actor Michael Fassbender and his 2017 Ferrari 488 Challenge race car

    Actor Michael Fassbender, star of movies such as "Steve Jobs" and the new "Alien: Covenant," recently traded the film set for the race track to complete his first race in the one-make Ferrari Challenge series. Fassbender, a lifelong fan of Formula One and Ferrari itself, began training with the Italian firm's Corso Pilota driving program in 2016. His first race was during the opening round of the 2017 Ferrari Challenge held at Laguna Seca this past weekend. In his final event of the day he managed to finish sixth in class. Fassbender has said he plans to take part in "four or five" rounds...

  • Feruccio Lamborghini
    Antonio Banderas to star as Feruccio Lamborghini in new biopic, Alec Baldwin to play Enzo Ferrari

    Auto enthusiasts can look forward to yet another film of interest in the future. After rumors surrounding a potential biopic focusing on the life and career or Feruccio Lamborghini, Ambi Media Group has made it official. Variety reports Antonia Banderas has been signed to play the legendary man who...

  • Shaq's custom Ford F-650
    Shaquille O'Neal now has a Ford F-650 pickup as his daily driver

    A big guy needs a big truck. Simple math, really. Except, Shaquille O'Neal isn't your average big guy. He's pretty freaking tall by any standard. Measuring 7-foot-1-inch tall and weighing in at a few biscuits more than his 325-pound playing weight, Shaq was on the hunt for a new daily driver. He...

  • Ken Block burnout in 2018 Ford Raptor
    Ken Block lays down a massive burnout in his brand new Ford F-150 Raptor

    What's the best way to kick off your family road trip in your brand-new vehicle? If you happen to be rally racing hero Ken Block and that vehicle is a 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor, you load up the bikes, the wife, and the kids, and do one massive, smokey burnout ahead of a 1,000-mile road trip. Block...

  • Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham in 'The Fate of the Furious'
    The Rock and Jason Statham are getting a 'Fast & Furious' spinoff 

    The "Fast and Furious" franchise has come a long way from its humble, Southern California street racing roots. After all the destruction, mayhem, and high-flying stunts found in the latest installment, "The Fate of the Furious," there's not only more of that coming, but a spin-off series, too...

  • George Foreman
    Car nut George Foreman has an extensive collection

    Older readers will remember George Edward Foreman as a two-time heavyweight boxing champion from decades ago. Some younger readers may only recognize him for his incredibly popular electric grills. But we’re not here to talk about either of those things, because Foreman is a serious car buff...

  • 2007 Ferrari F430 formerly owned by Donald Trump - Image via Auctions America

    It may have been once owned by the current President of the United States, but that little fact failed to ignite a serious bidding war on this 2007 Ferrari F430 formerly owned by Donald Trump at an auction this past weekend. The final bid at the Auctions America sale held in Fort Lauderdale came in at $240,000 which was slightly below the lowest estimate of $250,000 and well off the highest estimate of $350,000. According to Auctions America, the final transaction price was $270,000. Ferrari F430s have sold for much higher sums in recent years, though these have typically been special...

  • Edd China announcing he will leave TV's "Wheeler Dealers"
    Edd China leaving "Wheeler Dealers" over creative differences

    Top tip: Edd China, the handyman-host of TV's "Wheeler Dealers" is stepping down to pursue other interests, he announced this week. It's the latest in a series of changes Discovery Channel's Velocity network has made to the show since taking control of it a few years ago—and it's by far the...

  • Richard Hammond's Crash Course. Images © Gilles Mingasson for BBC AMERICA
    Richard Hammond injured but ‘not dead’ following crash during "The Grand Tour" taping

    Don’t you worry, “The Grand Tour” faithful. Despite having yet another accident, Richard Hammond is “not dead.” And that comes straight from The Hamster himself, who posted to his personal DriveTribe account to confirm he did indeed have a spill on a motorcycle but was...

  • Nick Mason's McLaren F1 GTR at Goodwood
    Pink Floyd drummer puts McLaren F1 GTR into the wall

    There's been a lot of talk about walls lately. So much so, in fact, that Pink Floyd has considered a reunion for the first time since the band's acrimonious split in the mid 1980s. Now drummer Nick Mason has another reason to want a reunion: to pay for the damage to his McLaren F1 GTR. It seems the...

  • Enzo Ferrari
    Report: Hugh Jackman to star as Enzo Ferrari in new biopic

    Hugh Jackman will have to brush up on his Italian if a report from Hollywood rag Deadline proves accurate. The Australian actor is reported to be portraying Enzo Ferrari in a new biopic on the Ferrari founder to be directed by Michael Mann and co-star Noomi Rapace. Christian Bale was previously...

  • The Fate of the Furious
    'The Fate of the Furious' looks too insane to watch

    Guys, it might have finally happened. The "Fast and Furious" franchise may have just jumped the shark. We know, we know, that's kind of a ridiculous statement to make about a series that views the rules of physics as optional, but the latest trailer for "The Fate of the Furious" has completely...

  • Mike Tyson-owned Ferrari F50 for sale

    You want to add a rare machine to your collection? There are plenty of low-run cars on the market right now so you have plenty from which to choose. Maybe you're also a boxing fan? If that's the case, have we found the car for you. This is a 1995 Ferrari F50, and it was purchased new by none other than Mike Tyson. Iron Mike actually drove this beast a bit as well. The odometer reads just under 5,700 miles and Tyson put 4,900 of those on the car before selling it off. Since that time, this F50 has traded hands and is now on its fourth owner. Each seemed to take great car with the car as any...

  • Aston Martin teaming up with Tom Brady
    Tom Brady teaming up with Aston Martin

    Tom Brady, the greatest quarterback of all time, is joining forces with a new team. No, he's not leaving the NFL champion New England Patriots. Instead, he's adding a new partner to his portfolio of companies to which he lends his name and dashing likeness. That name will be joining one coined by...

  • Margot Robbie and the Nissan BladeGlider in Monaco
    Margot Robbie races BladeGlider around Monaco as Nissan's new EV ambassador

    You may know Margot Robbie from such movies as "The Wolf of Wall Street," "Suicide Squad," "The Big Short," and "Whiskey Tango Foxtrot." You may recognize the Nissan BladeGlider from the 2013 Tokyo motor show and the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio De Janeiro, where Nissan took folks for rides in two...

  • Sketches of alleged Ford Mustang Bullitt appear in promotional video
    Ford Mustang Bullitt set for return?

    A video released by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson may have accidentally revealed plans for a new Ford Mustang Bullitt. Johnson is an official spokesperson for Ford and in a behind-the-scenes video filmed at the automaker’s headquarters and posted by the former wrestler to his YouTube...

  • 1978 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am owned by Burt Reynolds
    Burt Reynolds' latest 'Bandit' Trans Am sells for $275K

    Another Pontiac Firebird Trans Am modeled like the one in the 1977 hit movie “Smokey and the Bandit” was sold last month at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. It went for $275,000. The man with what seems to be an endless store of the cars, Burt Reynolds, the Bandit...

  • Steven Tyler at the auction of his 2013 Hennessey Venom GT Spyder - January, 2017
    Steven Tyler’s Hennessey Venom GT Spyder raises $800K for charity

    Steven Tyler was the first in the world with a Hennessey Venom GT Spyder but at the January 20 Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona, the Aerosmith front man passed the car over to a new owner who bid $800,000 on it. The winning bid also included a guitar signed by the complete Aerosmith...

  • Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster in Super Bowl commercial

    The Coen Brothers are rightfully viewed as directorial geniuses. With such masterpieces as "Fargo," "Oh, Brother, Where Art Thou," "Miller's Crossing," "and "The Big Lebowski" under their belts, their take on the world can range from understated to surreal to hyper real. It's not often you can get such geniuses to direct your commercial, but Mercedes-Benz has done just that for its Super Bowl ad titled "Easy Driver." CHECK OUT: Mercedes-AMG boss Moers says hybrids coming after 2020 The spot shown here is the 60-second extended cut. The version shown during the Super Bowl on February 5 will be...

  • Arnold Schwarzenegger with Kreisel Mercedes-Benz G-Class electric conversion
    Arnold Schwarzenegger helps Austrian firm Kreisel launch electric G-Class

    He may be famous for owning Hummers, Unimogs and even a tank, but Arnold Schwarzenegger is also a strong proponent of more ecological forms of transport. He demonstrated this during a recent visit to his homeland where he helped launch an electric Mercedes-Benz G-Class built by local firm Kreisel...

  • Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee season 3
    ‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’ moving to Netflix

    Netflix may have lost out to rival Amazon in snagging former “Top Gear” hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, but the popular streaming service will soon have a celebrity-studded car show of its own. It’s been confirmed that the car show about nothing, Jerry...

  • Koenigsegg Regera rendered with a special purple carbon finsih
    Koenigsegg Regera in purple is perfect hypercar homage to Prince

    Koenigsegg seems intent on starting up a new series that aims to show how Koenigsegg's own employees would spec the new Regera if given the chance. First up is Steven Wade who is in charge of communications. His Regera vision? A perfect ode to The Prince of Funk that brought us Purple Rain. Wade is...

  • Dale Earnhardt, Jr. wedding
    Dale Earnhardt, Jr. got married on New Year's Eve

    He may be the darling of NASCAR, but she is his darling. That may sound schmaltzy, but schmaltzy is OK when it comes to nuptials. On New Year's Eve, 14-time NASCAR most popular driver Dale Earnhardt, Jr. married his long-time girlfriend Amy Reimann. The ceremony took place in a tent at Childress...

  • Jay Kay has a green LaFerrari and it was spotted driving on full-electric mode
    Jay Kay's green LaFerrari spotted running in full-electric mode

    We've seen proof of it before, but now we have even more. You're quite aware of the trio of cars being referred to as the Holy Trinity. One of those three is the LaFerrari. Ferrari claims there's no need for an electric-only mode since it "doesn't fit the mission of the car." Seems it fits the...

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