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Nürburgring Record Time Crushed by Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo

Nürburgring Record Time Crushed by Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo
Any time you can lap the Nürburgring in less than 8 minutes, it’s an accomplishment, and only recently have we seen a handful of sub-7 minute laps in cars like the Porsche 911 GT2 RS. But famed race car driver Timo Bernhard just did the unthinkable – he ran round the ‘ring in less than 6 minutes. 
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Bentley Bentayga Ready to Roll for Pikes Peak

Bentley Bentayga Ready to Roll for Pikes Peak
Bentley has announced that its Bentayga SUV is ready to take on Pikes Peak this weekend, looking to smash the SUV record in the event. Since the vehicle is entered in the production class, only minimal changes were allowed.
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MINI at Mid-Ohio: A Crash Course in Kickass Race Culture

MINI at Mid-Ohio: A Crash Course in Kickass Race Culture
A storm was brewing at the Mid-Ohio race track, and it wasn’t the typical type of gale one might expect to find during the first of the month of May. For years the MINI race team has been the eager underdog in the Street Tuner Class of the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Series, a rabid little beast with surprisingly sharp teeth and an insatiable appetite for trophies.
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BMW M5 MotoGP Safety Car Looks Awesome

BMW M5 MotoGP Safety Car Looks Awesome
BMW has announced that it is the “Official Car of MotoGP,” and as such the German automaker will be providing some awesome vehicles for the MotoGP racing season. Pretty much all the officials at the race get to drive sweet BMW M vehicles.
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Toyota Teases the Return of a Legend

Toyota Teases the Return of a Legend
Toyota is set to unveil a new concept car at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show that it says will be a “modern racing concept.” Toyota also says that the concept will signal its commitment to bring back to market its “most iconic sports car.”
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Subaru WRX STI Breaks 7-minutes on the Nürburgring

Subaru WRX STI Breaks 7-minutes on the Nürburgring
It takes some serious driving skill and the right car to go around the Nürburgring’s Nordschleife course in less than 7 minutes. It’s a feat that’s only been achieved by a handful of production cars like the Porsche 918 Spyder, the Radical SR8, and the Lamborghini Huracan Performante.
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Honda Civic Type R TCR Racer Takes to the Track in 2018

Honda Civic Type R TCR Racer Takes to the Track in 2018
JAS Motorsports has announced that in 2018 it will be introducing a race car based on the new Honda Civic Type R. The car has a completely revamped exterior design and aerodynamic package to cut drag and improve downforce.
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Toyota’s LMP1 Racer Destroys Le Mans Lap Record

Toyota’s LMP1 Racer Destroys Le Mans Lap Record
Yesterday, during a practice session for the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans race, Toyota put everyone on notice. During practice, Toyota LMP1 driver Kamui Kobayashi crushed the Circuit de la Sarthe lap record putting in a crazy-fast run that was two seconds faster than the previous lap record set in 2015.
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Acura to Race TLX and NSX up Pikes Peak

Acura to Race TLX and NSX up Pikes Peak
Acura has announced that it will be participating once again in this year’s Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. This race is one of the most well known and longest running hill climbs in the entire world.
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Desert Racing is the Best Racing at the Mint 400

Desert Racing is the Best Racing at the Mint 400
If you’re a fan of motorsports and you haven’t been to a desert truck race, you’re genuinely missing out. I recently had a chance to attend the Mint 400 race, part of the Best in the Desert Series, this past weekend in the area around Las Vegas, and can tell you that you NEED to make this on your must-do list.
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Ferrari 488 Challenge Ready for Turbocharged Racing Action

Ferrari 488 Challenge Ready for Turbocharged Racing Action
If you are wealthy and want to race in a wheel-to-wheel series with other amateurs – no pros allowed, the Ferrari Challenge series is one place you can do just that. Each driver in the series has the same car tuned the same way, and the driver and pit crew is what counts.
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Jeff Gordon to Race Caddy’s New DPi-V.R Endurance Prototype

Jeff Gordon to Race Caddy’s New DPi-V.R Endurance Prototype
I was never a big fan of NASCAR racing because it I found it boring seeing them run in circles all day. I did enjoy watching the occasional road race thrown into the series though. If you are a NASCAR fan, you know that Jeff Gordon retired back in 2015.
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Cadillac DPi-V.R Prototype Racer Looks Phenomenal

Cadillac DPi-V.R Prototype Racer Looks Phenomenal
It’s been a long time since Cadillac ran a car in the prototype endurance class, last participating back in 2002. Now, the luxury car maker is doubling down as a performance car brand with the announcement that they’re coming back to the track – and soon.
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The Evolution of F1 Steering Wheels

The Evolution of F1 Steering Wheels
The steering wheel. It’s the primary means of controlling of our cars, yet one of the most overlooked in terms of design. In general, the steering wheels in daily drivers have been largely the same for decades, with the only real changes being the addition of some buttons, and maybe heat.
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Paralysis Didn’t Stop This Woman from Racing Porsches

Paralysis Didn’t Stop This Woman from Racing Porsches
It takes great skill to be a successful race car driver, even for an ably-bodied person. So I can’t imagine how many hurdles Nathalie McGloin had to overcome in order to race her Porsche, since she is paralyzed from the chest down.
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