Category Archives: Race Ride

Get a POV Look at this Ferrari F430 Scuderia on the Track

Ferrari F430 Scuderia Track photo

Every year, the Cavallino Classic takes place in Palm Beach, Florida. The exotic car only event draws some of the most elite cars from around the world, but specifically many classic Ferraris. The event hosts a full Concours d’Elegance style event featuring judges, as well as a track day that draws not only modern day track weapons like FXXs, but also signature models like F40s.

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The Subaru VIZIV GT Was Inspired by Fish and Racecars

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Subaru has revealed its striking VIZIV GT concept for Gran Turismo, and took a behind-the-scenes look at its designer’s creative process (see below). His inspiration might surprise you. Continue Reading »

Tesla vs Mercedes: Who Wins in a Drag Race?

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A Tesla Model S P85 recently took on a Mercedes-Benz AMG G63 in a 1/4 mile drag race pitting a powerful V8 against an electric to show that it’s not all about horsepower. Both of these cars are undeniably fast, but does the more powerful Mercedes leave the Tesla in its dust or does the electric hold its own?

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Radical Ford Rally Concept Could Preview a Return to Racing

Ford RS160 WRC Concept photo

In 2012, Ford officially withdrew itself from the World Rally Championship to explore bigger and better things. It was definitely a tough blow for whatever WRC fans still lingered. But in designer Ken Nagasaka’s eyes, there might still be hope for a Ford WRC team after all.

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Buy Michael Schumacher’s First Podium Finish F1 Car

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In 1992, a young Michael Schumacher got behind the wheel of a Benetton-Ford B191 Formula 1 car at the Mexican Grand Prix. By race end, for the first time in his long and storied career, he would have a podium finish.

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Cadillac ATS-V.R Racer Preps for LA Auto Show Reveal

Cadillac ATS-V.R photo

A few days ago, we showed you the first pictures of the new ATS-V coupe, which had been leaked online before its LA Auto Show debut. Now, according to our sources, the car’s race car sibling will make its debut alongside the road car.

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Lancia Killed Its Successful Road Racer in the Name of Rallying

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In 1972 something wonderful— nay, magical – happened. A Lancia won the International Championship for Manufacturers in rallying (this was before the WRC was formed). With that win, it rejuvenated Lancia’s racing career and produced world-renowned cars like the Delta and the Stratos.

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Caterham F1 Team Raises $1.7 Million Through Crowdfunding

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Formula 1 racing is in a state of tumult. The recent dropouts from two of the sport’s smaller teams, Caterham and Marussia, have sparked a heated debate about how to fix a sport that seemingly rewards the richest outfits and punishes the little guys. Continue Reading »

Watch this LEGO Lancia Stratos Rally like It’s 1975

Lancia Stratos LEGO

Most of you should agree — the Lancia Stratos is probably one of the greatest rally cars to ever take to the dirt. It won the World Rally Championship in 1974, 1975 and 1976 and is recognized as an auto racing icon.

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450HP Mustang Indy 500 Pace Car Has A Huge Price Tag

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Describing a Mustang as “rare” seems a bit strange, but this 1964 1/2 convertible is truly one of a kind. Reportedly it was assembled during the first hour of Mustang production and then heavily modified before serving as the pace car for the Indianapolis 500. It is now for sale at RK Motors in Charlotte for…wait for it…$1,099,000.

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