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Carroll Shelby’s 1964 “Secret Weapon” Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe to Return in Limited Production Series

Carroll Shelby’s 1964 “Secret Weapon” Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe to Return in Limited Production Series

Shelby American will finish Carroll Shelby's 1964 "secret weapon" program with a limited production series of big block Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupes. ... Continue reading

LAMBORGHINI SUPER TROFEO RACE AT ROAD AMERICA

LAMBORGHINI SUPER TROFEO RACE AT ROAD AMERICA

The smell of spent racing fuel and the sound of racing engines at full scream greeted us as we crested the knoll inside the historic Road America racetrack where we had an overview of the pits and the surrounding glacial hills of Central Wisconsin. How nostalgic. ... Continue reading

TWO WEEKS OUT: America's premier gathering of performance vehicles - Bowling Green, KY July 21-23

TWO WEEKS OUT: America's premier gathering of performance vehicles - Bowling Green, KY July 21-23

CAR REGISTRATION AND SPECTATOR TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR AMERICA’S PREMIER GATHERING OF PERFORMANCE VEHICLES IN BOWLING GREEN, KENTUCKY CHEVROLET PERFORMANCE CAR CRAFT SUMMER NATIONALS July 21-23, 2017 Now at Beech Bend Raceway Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky Register your car and be a part of this major event! Spec ... Continue reading

2017 Lexus RC F Race on Sunday; Drive to Work on Monday - 2017 Lexus Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Lexus RC F Race on Sunday; Drive to Work on Monday - 2017 Lexus Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Lexus RC F Race on Sunday; drive to work on Monday. By Larry Nutson Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel The 2017 Lexus RC F is designed and built with the expectation that it will be track driven. ... Continue reading

North America Race at Watkins Glen International

North America Race at Watkins Glen International

Ashley Freiberg Becomes First Woman to Stand on Overall Podium in Any Worldwide Lamborghini Series News provided by Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America 15:15 ET Share this article WATKINS GLEN, N.Y., July 3, 2017; Riccardo Agostini and Trent Hindman finally claimed their first victory of the season in the weekend's ... Continue reading

ROBB HOLLAND CHOOSES E85 ETHANOL-FUELED KATECH STAGE 3 C7 Z06 PACKAGE FOR PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB

ROBB HOLLAND CHOOSES E85 ETHANOL-FUELED KATECH STAGE 3 C7 Z06 PACKAGE FOR PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB

Our Katech engine will be tuned to run E85, which will give us more horsepower than on regular pump gas. What's interesting at Pikes Peak is that engines struggle to cool because at 10,000-14,000 feet, the air is very thin and dry. The inherent cooling capabilities of E85 will substantially help keep engine temps down. ... Continue reading

Le Mans Agony for Toyota GAZOO Racing

Le Mans Agony for Toyota GAZOO Racing

Le Mans Agony for Toyota GAZOO Racing Toyota City, Japan, Jun, 19 2017 - Toyota GAZOO Racing endured a painful Le Mans 24 Hours in which two of its TS050 Hybrids did not reach the chequered flag while the remaining car finished ninth.Hopes were high of a first Toyota win at Le Mans when the pole position-winning #7 TS0 ... Continue reading

2017 Honda Civic Type R Claims Title as World's Fastest Front-Wheel-Drive Production Car with Record Nürburgring Lap Time

2017 Honda Civic Type R Claims Title as World's Fastest Front-Wheel-Drive Production Car with Record Nürburgring Lap Time

TORRANCE, Calif. April 24, 2017; Less than two months before its U.S. launch, the 2017 Honda Civic Type R has claimed the title of world's fastest production front-wheel-drive (FWD) production car, setting a new benchmark lap time at Germany's legendary Nürburgring. ... Continue reading

Freedom Autosport Earns Two Top Tens in Competitive Sebring 120

Freedom Autosport Earns Two Top Tens in Competitive Sebring 120

Freedom Autosport Earns Two Top Tens in Competitive Sebring 120* *The Mazda MX-5s faced numerous challenges at the historic circuit* ... Continue reading

A Close-up Look at Classic Alfa Romeo +VIDEO

A Close-up Look at Classic Alfa Romeo +VIDEO

By Larry Nutson Senior Editor, New York Bureau The Auto Channel From the late 1920s through the 1930s, Alfa Romeo was the preeminent sports car in the world. Alfas won Le Mans four consecutive years from 1931-34 and the Mille Miglia an astounding ten times in eleven years from 1928-38! At the Simeone Automotive Museum ... Continue reading

Road America Official Carl Jensen Passes Away

Road America Official Carl Jensen Passes Away

CARL JENSEN PASSES AWAY ELKHART LAKE, Wis., January 5, 2017 - Carl Jensen, a profound racer and vintage racing event official for Road America, passed away on January 5. He was 74. ... Continue reading

Motorsport Network acquires Autosport & the Haymarket Media Group’s motor racing portfolio

Motorsport Network acquires Autosport & the Haymarket Media Group’s motor racing portfolio

MIAMI—Motorsport Network, the Miami-headquartered publisher of Motorsport.com and Motor1.com, today announced the acquisition of six business operations that make up the Haymarket Media Group’s interests in motorsport publishing, photography and events. The acquired businesses in the Autosport portfolio include Aut ... Continue reading

BMW At The Petersen Museum In LA

BMW At The Petersen Museum In LA

The Petersen will host some of BMW’s greatest road and race cars through October 14. Woodcliff Lake, NJ, August 30, 2016 – In celebration of the BMW Group’s 100th anniversary, BMW of North America and The Petersen Automotive Museum will feature “BMW: 100 Years of Performance,” from September 1 through October ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - July 25-31 2016: Nissan Out West, Lux Models Boffo, Detroit Sans Porsche, MB Auto Drive Exaggerated? Auto Ownership Costs Vary

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - July 25-31 2016: Nissan Out West, Lux Models Boffo, Detroit Sans Porsche, MB Auto Drive Exaggerated? Auto Ownership Costs Vary

* It's the #NissanYearoftheTruck. We spent a couple days this week out west driving the all-new 390HP #2017Armada, the new 284HP refreshed #2017Pathfinder and the new #2017Titan full size Crew Cab and saw Nissan's new entry, the Titan single-cab pickup. We'll have full drive reports on these in August. * Luxury brands ... Continue reading

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