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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV make history with electrifying podium finish in 2020 Rebelle Rally

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV make history with electrifying podium finish in 2020 Rebelle Rally

Outlander PHEV becomes the first plug-in hybrid electric vehicle ever to complete the rugged 10-day, 2,000 km off-highway navigational event Nonprofit-based team of U.S. Army combat veterans Rachael Ridenour and Kristie Levy maintain tradition of ... Continue reading

Lotus Evija at Goodwood SpeedWeek 2020 +VIDEO

Lotus Evija at Goodwood SpeedWeek 2020 +VIDEO

The all-electric Lotus Evija hypercar makes its dynamic public debut at Goodwood SpeedWeek this weekend. The Evija will be in action on the historic race track and will be taking part in a variety of high-octane activities, including the Supercar Run. ... Continue reading

Lamborghini claims victory and podium in Barcelona GT World Challenge Europe

Lamborghini claims victory and podium in Barcelona GT World Challenge Europe

Cloudy skies and a pre-race rain shower meant that track conditions were far from ideal for the field of 16 cars. Having dominated Friday practice and topped the qualifying timesheets, Kujala led off the line from Boccolacci into the first corner following 10-minutes behind the safety car. ... Continue reading

2020 Dodge Charger Widebody Badass Family Sedan Review by Larry Nutson

2020 Dodge Charger Widebody Badass Family Sedan Review by Larry Nutson

The Dodge Charger is the most powerful and fastest mass-produced family sedan in the world. Sedans are not dead. ... Continue reading

GR Super Sport Makes Dynamic Public Debut at Le Mans

GR Super Sport Makes Dynamic Public Debut at Le Mans

Toyota City, Japan, Sep 21, 2020 - The GR Super Sport hypercar returned to its spiritual home today to drive in public for the first time, as part of its ongoing development process, shortly before the start of the 88th Le Mans 24 Hours at the Circuit de la Sarthe. Fittingly for a vehicle based on the two-time Le Mans- ... Continue reading

Jere Starks Inducted Into Sonoma Raceway Wall of Fame

Jere Starks Inducted Into Sonoma Raceway Wall of Fame

Photos of Jere Starks attached. [PR_Header_Gen] Jere Starks Inducted Into Sonoma Raceway Wall of Fame SONOMA, Calif. ... Continue reading

Shelby GT500 North American Track Tour | Ford Mustang at its Best | By Larry Nutson

Shelby GT500 North American Track Tour | Ford Mustang at its Best | By Larry Nutson

Shelby GT500 North American Track Tour Ford Mustang at its Best By Larry Nutson Executive Producer and Bureau Chief Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel (DSC_6645) Needless to say, this 2020 “year of Covid-19” has thrown a monkey wrench into everything. In the world of automobiles, new product rollouts have been severel ... Continue reading

TACH Automotive News Library Indexed By Single Topics (1993-2020)

TACH Automotive News Library Indexed By Single Topics (1993-2020)

Single Topic Automotive Content Index ... Continue reading

2020 HENNESSEY CORVETTE TESTED TO 205.1 MPH

2020 HENNESSEY CORVETTE TESTED TO 205.1 MPH

The team at Hennessey Performance Engineering (HPE) has a long history of testing their cars to over 200 mph. When the C7 Corvette was introduced in 2013, John Hennessey drove their modified Vette with 700 hp to a top speed of 200.6 mph – on a newly built Texas toll-road, the Grand Parkway, near Houston. ... Continue reading

Happy Birthday Motorsport Legend Kurt Ahrens on his 80th birthday

Happy Birthday Motorsport Legend Kurt Ahrens on his 80th birthday

04/19/2020 Today the former Porsche works driver Kurt Ahrens celebrates his 80th birthday. Kurt Karl Heinrich “Kurti” Ahrens was born in Brunswick in 1940 as the son of the racing driver Kurt Ahrens senior. ... Continue reading

Henny's Fond Memories of Carroll and Cleo Shelby +Video

Henny's Fond Memories of Carroll and Cleo Shelby +Video

By Henny Hemmes Senior European Editor The Auto Channel THE HAGUE, May 14, 2012. The news that auto legend Carroll Shelby passed away last Thursday, did not come as a big shock. It did make me feel very sad indeed, but when I last spoke to mr. Shelby at the Los Angeles auto show, I realized he was very frail. The 88 ye ... Continue reading

SVRA REVISES 2020 SEASON SCHEDULE

SVRA REVISES 2020 SEASON SCHEDULE

Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) today announced its revised 2020 schedule, reflecting adherence to national and local safety guidelines in the fight against the COVID-19 global pandemic. The schedule consists of the remaining eleven race weekends but with three date changes. ... Continue reading

SPRING VINTAGE FESTIVAL WEEKEND FEATURING SVRA AT ROAD AMERICA POSTPONED

SPRING VINTAGE FESTIVAL WEEKEND FEATURING SVRA AT ROAD AMERICA POSTPONED

Road America announced today that it has been forced to postpone the Spring Vintage Festival Weekend featuring SVRA event scheduled for May 15-17 due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. A new date for the event is under discussion and will be announced at a later time. ... Continue reading

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