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Insane Lamborghini Huracan Does 1/4 Mile in the Eights

Insane Lamborghini Huracan Does 1/4 Mile in the Eights
A Lamborghini Huracan is a very fast exotic car right out of the box. If you take that already fast and glorious sounding Italian car and strap on some turbos and other go fast parts, you end up with some sexy automotive insanity.
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McLaren 570S GT4 Available for Private Racing Teams

McLaren 570S GT4 Available for Private Racing Teams
Factory-built race cars aren’t uncommon – just about every automaker out there has a motorsports team in one series or another. But McLaren has its roots in racing. The British automaker has just announced special race versions of its entry-levy 570S sports coupe, the 570S Sprint and 570S GT4.
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French Racing Passions Past and Present Live on Outside Paris

French Racing Passions Past and Present Live on Outside Paris
The Autodrome de Monthléry, located outside of Paris, has seen better days. The huge concrete bowl in the town of Montlhéry, about 20 miles south of Paris, was one of the first purpose built circuits when construction finished in 1924.
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Gallery: 2016 Mint 400 Off-Road Race

Gallery: 2016 Mint 400 Off-Road Race
I happened to be in Nevada already, so it was a pleasant surprise when I found out it was the same weekend that the Polaris RZR Mint 400 Presented by BFGoodrich Tires off-road race (aka “The Mint 400“) was going on.
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Watch an Aston Martin V8 Vantage GTE Racer Get Built

Watch an Aston Martin V8 Vantage GTE Racer Get Built
I am a big fan of racecars where every last thing is built to perform. All the spats, ducts, and spoilers on a proper racecar are there for a reason and the reason isn’t to look cool in the local parking lot.
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Entire Ford GT Race Team Invited to 24 Hours of Le Mans

Entire Ford GT Race Team Invited to 24 Hours of Le Mans
The 24 hour endurance race at Le Mans every year is one of the biggest races on the planet. But unlike other racing events, you have to be invited to participate. Even though Ford built the Ford GT racing cars to race at Le Mans, there was no guarantee that they’d be allowed to run.
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2017 Ford Raptor Ready to Race in the Desert

2017 Ford Raptor Ready to Race in the Desert
Ford has announced that the all-new and dead sexy 2017 F-150 Raptor truck will take on the 2016 Best in the Desert off-road racing series. The Raptor will run in the factory stock class using the production platform that includes a 3.5L EcoBoost engine, 10-speed transmission, and torque-on-demand transfer case.
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Watch This 1780 hp ‘Vette Go 200+ MPH

Watch This 1780 hp ‘Vette Go 200+ MPH
The Chevrolet Corvette rolls off its assembly line in Kentucky with enough power for most mere mortals, but that doesn’t stop track junkies from modding them for more power. Case in point, this C6 ‘Vette that’s been tricked out for drag racing by Vengeance Racing.
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McLaren MP4-X is Firefox on Wheels

McLaren MP4-X is Firefox on Wheels
Growing up, one of my favorite movies was the Clint Eastwood flick Firefox, with that jet that you could control with your mind. McLaren has a new racing car concept that is a little Firefox mixed with a bit of modern F1 DNA.
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Opel Astra TCR is a Factory-built Turnkey Racing Car

Opel Astra TCR is a Factory-built Turnkey Racing Car
Opel is one of the many brands that we don’t get here in the States. I assume if you could somehow buy one of these Opel Astra TCR racing cars and import it, since it’s meant for closed circuit racing only.
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2016 Mazda MX-5 Cup Racer Costs $53k Ready to Race

2016 Mazda MX-5 Cup Racer Costs $53k Ready to Race
Factory -built racing cars that are ready to hit the track can be incredibly expensive. Take that M6 GT3 racer from BMW that cost around $430,000 ready to run. For racers on a much (much, much, much) more modest budget, Mazda has rolled out the MX-5 Cup car and the price is nearly affordable at $53,000.
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Racing DeLorean: The Race Car with Style

Racing DeLorean: The Race Car with Style
Doc Brown always said that he used a DeLorean as his time machine because he wanted to do it with style. I guess you can apply that same principal to building a race car. Sure, you could start with something like a Mustang, but why not do it with more panache, and use a DeLorean.
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Weistec to Race AMG GT3s in Pirelli World Challenge Series

Weistec to Race AMG GT3s in Pirelli World Challenge Series
Unless you are big into the world of Mercedes-AMG performance specialists, you might not recognize the name Weistec Engineering. The company makes some awe-inspiring performance vehicles, and has decided to take its skills to the race track.
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BMW M6 GT3 is Ready for Endurance Racing

BMW M6 GT3 is Ready for Endurance Racing
I really dig the fact that several automakers out there built factory racing cars that anyone with the desire to race and the money to plunk down can buy. One of those cars is this awesome BMW M6 GT3 aimed at endurance racing.
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Learn How to Drift with Randy Pobst

Learn How to Drift with Randy Pobst
If you have read a review or car shootout over at Motor Trend where the cars were tested on a racetrack, odds are Randy Pobst was involved in the test. Pobst is a professional race driver, and he has landed another cool job that all car guys and gals dream of.
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