Category Archives: Race Ride

Lotus Bets on Mercedes Power for 2015 F1 Season

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10 points, eighth in the constructor’s championship, and with a car that looked terribly unenjoyable to race: that is how the Lotus F1 Team ended their 2014 season, a far cry from the Enstone-based outfit’s previous form. But the team has been hustling all winter and they’ve finally revealed the fruits of their labor.  Continue Reading »

This Is What It’s Like Driving a Ford GT40 in the City

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The Ford GT40 was built for the race track. It was also built for high speeds and sharp corners. So you wouldn’t expect it to fare well on some city roads just outside of Manhattan. But you’d be surprised.

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Mustang Shelby GT350R Laps ‘Ring Faster than Camaro Z/28?

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For decades, American car companies have been more concerned with quarter-miles than they have Nürburging lap times. But as cars like the Camaro and Mustang evolve, so do their racing DNA. And here and now in 2015, the Nürburgring is pretty important to automakers.

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Lamborghini Huracan GT3 is Green, Totally Mean

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For those of you complaining the new Lamborghini Huracan isn’t quite mean enough, isn’t quite Lamborghini enough — quit your whining. This is the new Huracan GT3 race car and it’s about as raging bull as it gets.

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Storied 1966 Le Mans Winning Ford GT40 to be Restored

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If a more significant American race car exists, please excuse us, but we can’t think of one. The striking shape you see before you is a Ford GT40, but not just any GT40. This is the #2 GT40 that finally took the fight to Ferrari at the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans and won: unleashing four consecutive years of dominance at la Sarthe by the Blue Oval.  Continue Reading »

Watch a Dodge Viper TA Drag Race a 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

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The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is the ‘it’ car of the moment, so obviously, everyone wants to see how it stands up to the competition. This time, it’s a Dodge Viper TA — aka, the race version of Dodge’s V10 machine.

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No Way! Ayrton Senna’s Last Go-Kart is Up for Sale

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As a man, Ayrton Senna was many things. He’s been called one of Formula One’s greatest natural talents, and at the same time been criticized for his ‘win at all costs’ attitude. But to most, Senna will be remembered as a tireless competitor, a superior racing intellect, and to many – the greatest F1 driver of all time.  Continue Reading »

2015 Volkswagen Polo R WRC Looks Like a Winner Already

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VW knows a thing or two about winning the World Rally Championship … and so do guys named Sebastien. The partnership of Sebastien Ogier and Volkswagen has resulted in the WRC title for the past two seasons, and obviously a very competitive car.  Continue Reading »

Jeff Gordon, Bubba Watson Donate Cars to Charity Auction

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Jeff Gordon and Bubba Watson are among those donating cars in a special auction that will be held today, Jan. 16, to raise funds for various charities. These celebrity donations will join those from automakers like BMW, General Motors, and Ford in an auction taking place this week.

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This Rare Ferrari 275 GTB Competizione Could Auction for Millions

1967 Ferrari 275 GTB Competizione photo

Just when you thought last year auctioned off all the super high priced exotic cars you could think of, in comes this phenomenally gorgeous Ferrari. This, my friends, is why I love cars.

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