Category Archives: Race Ride

Shelby 289 Competition Cobra: Utter Perfection Headed to Auction

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People like to throw around the word “perfect” a lot. I’m throwing it around right now — this 1964 Shelby 289 Competition Cobra is soooo perfect. Even better, it’s hitting the auction block later this month. Continue Reading »

Jaguar F-Type vs Subaru WRX STI Drag Race: Does AWD Trump Power? [w/Video]

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Here’s a match between two fast, powerful cars with significant differences. One is the Jaguar F-Type V6S, which has 380 bhp with rear-wheel drive and an automatic transmission. The other, is a Subaru WRX STI has only 300 bhp and a manual transmission, but it compensates for the lower horsepower with all-wheel drive. Will how will those differences affect their times? Continue Reading »

Renaultsport RS 01: The Racecar of Our Dreams

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If you had the freedom to design a car for a one-make racing series, you’d want to cram in just about all the nuttiest stuff that you possibly could. Happily, Renault has done just that. Continue Reading »

Who Wins In Nissan GT-R vs Tesla Model S Drag Race? [Video]

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You have to be pretty confident in your ride to take on the almighty Nissan GT-R. The owner of this Tesla Model S apparently has confidence and then some, because that’s exactly what he did at the Bandimere Speedway out in Morrison, Colorado. The Tesla pitted its all-electric mettle against the turbo-charged Nissan GT-R monster, a car known for making supercars look like complete chumps. Continue Reading »

This is the World’s Only Original Ferrari 330 P4 Racer [Video]

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Believe it or not, Ferrari has been selling and racing cars in the U.S. for 60 years already. And it doesn’t look like they’re going to stop anytime soon. In celebration of this milestone, our friends at Petrolicious have whipped out their camera equipment and have taken to the track with some of the world’s most iconic Prancing Ponies.

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Rhys Millen, Hyundai Let Us Hitch a Rallycross Ride

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The weatherman says the temperature is in the mid-90s, but here I am at the Daytona International Speedway – a manmade humidifier with its own water supply – where the lack of wind and high humidity makes for some ridiculous heat. Worse yet, I’m donning a fire suit and helmet. Less than a minute after suiting up and I’m already about to vomit.

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Lamborghini Huracan Super Trofeo Looks Ready to Race: Pebble Beach

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If it looks like a race car, and sounds like a race car, it must be a race car. Lamborghini’s latest track toy is the all-new Huracan LP620-2 Super Trofeo, which made its debut at Pebble Beach this past weekend.

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The McLaren P1 GTR is a 986HP Track Missile: Pebble Beach

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How do you improve on one of the most hardcore hypercars the world has ever seen? Easy, you make it look like this.

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Dodge Challenger SRT Trans Am is Ready to Race

SRT ® (Street and Racing Technology) Motorsports will make its debut into the Trans Am Series when Miller Racing fields two all-new Dodge Challenger SRTs at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Aug 15-16. Four-time series champion Tommy Kendall makes his re-entrance and first Trans Am start since 2004 in the TA2 series class this weekend.  SRT Motorsports partners with Miller Racing to enter Trans Am competition for the balance of the 2014 season, Kendall will drive the No. 11 Dodge Challenger SRT while teammate and TA2 points leader Cameron Lawrence will drive the No. 1 Challenger beginning at the Mid-Ohio race, an event Lawrence won in 2013.

Dodge’s new Challenger might be one of the quickest quarter-mile cars money can buy, but don’t count it out in the corners. Dodge and SRT are letting loose two new Challengers on the Trans Am racing grid starting tomorrow.

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McLaren 650S Sprint Races Towards Pebble Beach Debut

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We already knew that McLaren was in the process of bringing some bold new vehicles to Pebble Beach. But we had no idea that alongside a track-focused P1 GTR we’d see this awe-inspiring 650S Sprint.

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