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ETS/English Racing 6-Second, 2,719-WHP Nissan GT-R Drag Car w/ Video

Wed, Jun 14, 2017 | Posted by:

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No matter how you look at it, this highly-tuned weapon of speed has the numbers to impress. It pegged a 2,500 horsepower chassis dyno, blasted 244 mph in the ½ mile, 6.98 seconds in the quarter mile, and it’s still “street legal.” We caught up with it at the recent Import FaceOff event at Woodburn […]

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50 Years Ago Today, Mazda Introduces Rotary Power

Tue, May 30, 2017 | Posted by:

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Mazda, known as Toyo Kogyo Corporation at the time, needed to create a unique technology that would differentiate it among a rapidly globalizing Japanese automotive industry in order to stay independent. In 1961, Mazda licensed NSU Motorenwerke AG and Wankel GmbH’s rotary engine technology and the rest is history.

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Rensselaer Motorsport Shines Bright

Fri, Apr 14, 2017 | Posted by:

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Rensselaer Motorsport is a team of volunteer students at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York that spends nine months each year designing, manufacturing, and testing a small open-wheeled race car. We are proud to be part of the team.

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Video: McLaren – See The Trailer Of The Upcoming Bruce McLaren Biographical Film

Tue, Apr 11, 2017 | Posted by:

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A motorsports legend like no other, New Zealander Bruce McLaren was one of the few men to do it all. He was an inventor, self-taught engineer, Formula 1 driver, skilled mechanic, race car designer, team owner, development driver, and businessman. There’s a movie about his incredible life coming out soon and we have the trailer.

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Video: Nurburgring Fails – See Dream Drives Come To A Crashing End

Sat, Oct 29, 2016 | Posted by:

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We all want to live the dream… pushing a high-performance car to its limits on a legendary track with a Formula 1 pedigree like the Nurburgring. But with the hammer down in the name of glory much can go wrong and often does. Check out this fail footage and see some happy times come to […]

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Parking Spot Car Feature – Lead Sled, A Stock-Class Drag Racing Icon Of The ’70s

Fri, Jul 15, 2016 | Posted by:

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This edition of Parking Spot Car Feature got started because the car in question happened to be parked where John Bunker, our interactive designer and photographer, usually parks. Little did we know the perfectly patina’d wagon was 2-1/4 tons of drag racing history.

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A Father’s Dream 2016

Fri, Jun 17, 2016 | Posted by:

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I love Father’s Day. It’s a day I get to spend time with my kids and I think of how fortunate I am to have such a great mentor in my own father. My father is still larger than life to me and I’m so thankful to have a best friend in life that I […]

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The Gods Of Gravel Reign At Seattle Global Rallycross

Fri, Oct 3, 2014 | Posted by:

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Red Bull Global Rallycross is small car, big power, all-wheel drive, close-quarters racing on slippery dirt and not so slippery tarmac. It’s a blast watching race-built 600 horsepower subcompacts do battle at the Dirtfish Rally School in Snoqualmie, WA. Popular drivers include famed Hoonigan Ken Block, Tanner Foust, and Brian Deegan.

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A Father’s Dream

Tue, Jun 3, 2014 | Posted by:

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Father’s Day. Every year it swings around I think of how fortunate I am to have such a great mentor. My father is still larger than life to me and I’m so thankful to have a best friend in life that I look up to. This year though I’ve stopped to ask myself… How well […]

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Finding an Icon: Passion,Persistence, and the Long Road to Fulfilling a Dream

Mon, Sep 23, 2013 | Posted by:

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I was 16 years old, hanging on the fence at the Long Beach GP watching Niki Lauda race by at incomprehensible speeds (to a kid with a 1953 Jeep, anyway). The wail of his Ferrari 312T’s flat-twelve raised every hair. It was an unfamiliar rush. One that has never left, and is still the adrenaline […]

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Unrivaled: Niki Lauda and the Ferrari 312T-022

Wed, Sep 18, 2013 | Posted by:

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I remember the day it rolled off the trailer. I couldn’t believe the car was here. THIS car. Dirty and worn, sure, but every bit as beautiful as in my childhood memories. I had to sit in it. Hold the steering wheel HE held. Imagine the Veglia tach sweeping toward 14,000 RPM. Snap the gated […]

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Your McLaren M23 Wallpapers Are Here

Tue, Oct 2, 2012 | Posted by:

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With 16 Grand Prix victories, plus two Drivers’ and one Constructors’ championship,The McLaren M23 holds “legend” status in F1 circles. Our Handbook 354 Cover Car is a great example of this venerable machine. Put one of these free wallpapers on your computer or phone, and relive the GP glory days.

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Your Fast-Sitting-Still Ferrari F1 Wallpapers Are Here

Fri, Mar 16, 2012 | Posted by:

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This Ferrari F1-2000, chassis #203, won the Canadian Grand Prix and finished second at the French Grand Prix and Hungarian Grand Prix with Michael Schumacher at the helm. Everything about the car screams “speed”. Even sitting still, it looks ready to burst out of our garage and hunt down the nearest race circuit!

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Your “Flying Scot” F1 Wallpapers Are Here

Thu, Feb 23, 2012 | Posted by:

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“My life has been like a magic carpet ride.” – Jackie Stewart Certainly, one of the F1 greats’ more memorable magic carpets must be this #004 Tyrrell-Ford, which he drove in the 1972 Monaco GP. Read more about the car at GriotsGarage.com, then relive racing’s dangerous days from the relative safety of your desktop!

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Rennsport Reunion IV in Photos

Tue, Nov 15, 2011 | Posted by:

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Rennsport IV was undoubtedly the most spectacular gathering of Porsche cars I’ve ever witnessed. On the weekend of October 14-16, Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) and Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca brought together an unprecedented number of significant automobiles. It was a Porsche enthusiast’s playground.

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