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2018 BMW M8 GTE racecar, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

BMW M8 GTE racecar debuts in Frankfurt, ready to battle at Le Mans

While BMW holds off on unveiling the production version of its new 8-Series a while longer, the Bavarian automaker is whetting our palettes with the debut of the BMW M8 GTE racecar at this week's 2017 Frankfurt motor show. It's not the "8" we'll see on the street, but the M8 GTE program has run... read more

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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


 
This twin-turbocharged Dodge Viper is the fastest rear-wheel-drive car in the half mile

This Dodge Viper is the fastest rear-drive car in the half mile

In the world of street-legal drag-racing machines, the name Sal Patel is well known. The man has been racing his 1999 Dodge Viper for years now, and he's earned a lot of... read more August 23, 2017 by


 
A Lamborghini Aventador SV lost to a Tesla Model X in the quarter mile

Lamborghini Aventador SV drag races Tesla Model X and Model S, loses to one

This is gasoline versus electricity. This is V-12 wail versus motor hum. This is a Lamborghini Aventador SV facing down a pair of Teslas on a quarter-mile dragstrip. First up... read more August 23, 2017 by


 
 

 
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