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Chasing a 90-Year-Old Record at the Brighton Speed Trials

Chasing a 90-Year-Old Record at the Brighton Speed Trials
Britain has amassed more than three times the F1 prizes than its nearest rival, and ten different British drivers have taken 15 world championships. But it wasn’t always so. The Brits had to overcome red tape, political obstacles, a road-racing ban, draconian speed limits and apathy to become a motorsports giant.
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This 2003 50th Anniversary Corvette Has Driven Just 57 Miles

This 2003 50th Anniversary Corvette Has Driven Just 57 Miles
Not all cars are destined to be collector rides despite being special editions. I think the 2003 Corvette 50th Anniversary Edition is a perfect example. The car wanted to be special, but in the end the C5 generation ‘Vette was really nothing spectacular, and there is no strong demand for the car.
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Living the Porsche Dream with a Former Seinfeld Writer

Living the Porsche Dream with a Former Seinfeld Writer
You may know comedian Spike Feresten through his work writing for shows such as Seinfeld, for which he penned the infamous “Soup Nazi” episode. You may know him through his hosting gig for Esquire TV’s show Car Matchmaker, where Feresten helps a prospective car owner choose among three possible dream cars.
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A 1991 BMW E30 Brings out All the Auto Lover Feels

A 1991 BMW E30 Brings out All the Auto Lover Feels
Petrolicious does it again with this fantastic story of Delia Wolfe and her 1991 BMW 318IS. Still looking immaculate in Brilliantrot Bright Red with 320,000-plus miles on the odometer, the 318IS was expertly restored by Delia herself, a BMW mechanic who lives in Marin County, California.
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Happy 50th Birthday to the Lamborghini Miura

Happy 50th Birthday to the Lamborghini Miura
Our pals at The Drive didn’t get invited to the gala 50th birthday celebration Lamborghini is throwing in honor of the Lamborghini Miura. Neither did I. I guess you need a Miura to get invited, because the “party” entails driving from the Lamborghini headquarters in Sant’Agata Bolognese to Florence.
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Incredible Classics and Race Cars Head to The Quail 2016

Incredible Classics and Race Cars Head to The Quail 2016
Each August, a very special car event is held in California known as Monterey Car Week. During that week, a number of smaller events are held, including a very special gathering known as “The Quail.” The Quail has some awesome examples of racing and racing inspired cars worth millions that will be on display this year.
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Bond’s First Wheels, the 1929 Birkin Blower Bentley

Bond’s First Wheels, the 1929 Birkin Blower Bentley
Long before James Bond jumped behind the wheel of an Aston Martin, his ride of choice was a supercharged Birkin Blower Bentley, in such early Bond novels as Casino Royale, by Sir Ian Fleming. Or so the description of this YouTube video suggests, and internet research confirms, because the Bond connection is never actually mentioned in this nonetheless fascinating video from Goodwood Road & Racing and Richard Charlesworth, Bentley brand ambassador.
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Costin Nathan Racecar Found After 45 Years in Hiding

Costin Nathan Racecar Found After 45 Years in Hiding
UK auction house H&H Classics has announced that it will be selling an interesting, odd, and unique little racing car from the ’60s. The car is called the Costin Nathan and it was found in a garage where it had been stored for 45 years.
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Leno Unveils a Gorgeous Revamped Lamborghini Espada

Leno Unveils a Gorgeous Revamped Lamborghini Espada
Back in 1986, Jay Leno had a “tough” choice to make: he could buy a Lamborghini Espada or a Ferrari 330 GTC. Leno went with the Espada, a four-seater GT with a 3.9-liter V12. Although the Ferrari now would go for $1 million-plus, Leno doesn’t seem too bummed with his choice.
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Go Commando with This Jeepster Off-Road Classic

Go Commando with This Jeepster Off-Road Classic
Some people are drawn to the unorthodox. And the word certainly applies to the Jeepster Commando, which was more or less assembled with parts laying around on shelves at AMC. “The first time I saw the truck, I remember thinking, what is this thing?”,
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Nissan GT-R Nismo 400R Escapes from Gran Turismo

Nissan GT-R Nismo 400R Escapes from Gran Turismo
One of only 44 ever built, and the sole model in the UK, this Nissan GT-R Nismo 400R is automotive, and video game, royalty. Carfection’s Drew Stearne wins the lotto with the chance to drive this legend.
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Racing Legend Derek Bell Tours Sicily in a Classic Porsche

Racing Legend Derek Bell Tours Sicily in a Classic Porsche
“I’ve never been a fan of a track with just a few corners. I’ve always loved tracks with many, many corners. This is the ultimate track, with 800 corners.” So states legendary British racing driver Derek Bell, as he prepares to jump into a Porsche 718 and drive the historic Targa Florio course in Italy.
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Ferrari 365 GT4 BB: The First Mid-Engined Ferrari

Ferrari 365 GT4 BB: The First Mid-Engined Ferrari
Evo’s Henry Catchpole got handed the keys to a rare 1974 Ferrari 365 GT4 BB for a spin before the car goes up for auction. The first mid-engine Ferrari car made its debut in 1971 at the Turin Motor show, sharing the spotlight with another legendary car debuting that year, the Lamborghini Countach.
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Some of the Most Badass Fords Ever Made up for Auction

Some of the Most Badass Fords Ever Made up for Auction
I’m not familiar with Jim Click, but the man has the most epic collection of high-end and rare Ford racing cars ever made. Now his amazing collection is going up for sale. The cars will be up for sale at RM Sotheby’s California auction this August.
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Concourse Quality McLaren F1 for Sale

Concourse Quality McLaren F1 for Sale
These days, McLaren has some very cool street-legal supercars including the amazing P1. The thing is that the modern McLaren cars aren’t necessarily thought of as the coolest that the company ever made; the McLaren F1 is still considered the best of the McLarens in many minds.
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