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Reborn Brabham Team Turns to Crowdfunding


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Aussie Jack Brabham was the first (and so far only) driver to win an F1 championship in a self-built car. The feat seems unimaginable to beat nowadays, but at least the Brabham racing team has been reborn, with a fresh twist on the old formula and Jack’s son David at the helm.

Skoda Does Low-Cost Gymkhana at a Service Parking Lot


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This video is pure awesomeness and it deserves every single one of those 281,000+ views it has garnered over the past week.

Toyota Yaris is No Scary Car, but WRC Variant Perception-Changing


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There really is nothing wrong with taking what is (let’s face it) one of the most boring superminis on the market, the Toyota Yaris, and turning it into a crazy WRC-ready rally machine. In fact, it’s a welcome image change for a car otherwise associated exclusively with going to the shop and almost always bought by women.

Which Ferrari is Faster Around a Track, the 458 Speciale or 458 Challenge?


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The stunning Ferrari 458 Speciale is the closest thing to a 458 racecar in terms of performance, but you can also drive it on public roads.

Amateur Racers Grind Bumpers and Get Into a Cock Fight


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Funny how grown men can behave like children and there's really nothing you can do about it when it happens.

China’s Geely Announces itself as Formula 4 Engine Provider


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Formula 4 “is an open-wheel racing car category intended for junior drivers,” according to Wikipedia. There’s no actual world championship, but there are several national or trans-regional ones.

Formula E Debuts With big Crash in Beijing


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The inaugural season of the all-electric Formula E series kicked off this weekend, and the first venue on the racing calendar was the Beijing ePrix.

F1 Needs More of This: Ricciardo Tricks Vettel, Sneaks Past at Monza


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Ask any self-respecting motorsport aficionado about the current state of Formula One, and if he or she is not the kind to easily give in to the (massively endorsed) propaganda around the discipline, the impression will be consistently the same.

Watch F1’s Youngest Driver Crash a Toro Rosso Car during Rotterdam Demonstration


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If you haven’t heard by now, Max Verstappen is the youngest Formula One driver in the sport’s history, having been signed by the Scuderia Toro Rosso for the 2015 season.

Jaguar F-Type vs. New Subaru WRX STI - Which One Will Win?


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All-wheel drive can provide only so much of a head start in a drag race against a two-wheel drive car. These type of models usually shoot off the line (if launched properly; a tricky endeavor) but unless they have as much power as a Nissan GT-R, in order to maintain the momentum, they begin to lose out.

Can a BAC Mono Outrace a McLaren P1 on the Track?


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McLaren's 916PS (903hp) P1 hybrid-supercar needs little introduction as it’s the kind of daydreaming material teens hang up on their bedroom wall.

RedBull F1 Car + Infrared Camera + Donuts is a Different Kind of Light Show - It's Beautiful!


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The spectrum of visible colors perceived by the human eye represents only a fraction of what’s actually going on outside, but it’s with cameras like these infrared ones used by FLIR that we see part of what else is out there. For instance, an F1 car doing a donut has never looked more spectacular and artsy than this...

Lada Vesta Dressed as WTCC Racer at the Moscow Show [w/Videos]


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The Lada Vesta may be labeled as concept car, but it’s a pre-production study that will replace the ageing Priora in the Russian automaker’s lineup in late 2015.

Renault's New RS 01 Racer with 500+HP Engine from Nissan GT-R


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Renault has unveiled its new RS 01 race car that will compete from 2015 in the Renault Sport Trophy, a new championship of the World Series by Renault. The new series is thought as a springboard for the professional GT and Endurance championships.

Watch How a Mazda MX-5 Cup Racer Trolls One of His Rivals


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We suppose there are many ways to troll other drivers on the racetrack, but Mazda MX5 Cup racer Ben Short gave one of his competitors the funniest helping hand we've seen in years.

Lamborghini Huracán LP 620-2 Super Trofeo Looks Good in Racing Overalls


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Lamborghini unveiled its new racing car, the rear-wheel drive Huracan LP 620-2 Super Trofeo, which will debut in the 2015 Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Series in Europe, Asia and North America.

Cool Cop or Not? Officer Allegedly Lets 140MPH Mustang Driver go Free


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A Texas cop was purportedly recorded on audio letting a Ford Mustang street racer who was clocked going around 140mph (225km/h) off with a simple, friendly warning.

Spectacular Two-Headed Top Fuel Dragster Crash


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Top fuel dragsters always seem like they’re on the edge of either veering into the wall, flying off the track and flipping over, or all of the above and more. Despite it being a short, straight run, a lot can go wrong and frequently does…

Lamborghini Huracan Super Trofeo Caught on Camera Ahead of Pebble Beach Debut


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The racing version of the Lamborghini Huracan, called Huracan Super Trofeo, has been filmed completely undisguised during a photo shoot at Pebble Beach, where the car will debut this weekend.

Jaguar Builds Lightweight E-Type-Prototype, Brings it to Pebble Beach [w/Video]


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As promised, Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) unveiled the first Lightweight E-Type prototype, hand-built by its craftsmen in a new facility at Browns Lane.