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I Want To Play Racing Paintball Too!


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You know about paintball and you surely know about racing, but have you ever heard of a challenge named "Hacker's Pursuit"?

US Grand Prix Will Feature the Smallest F1 Grid in a Decade


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Things in Formula 1 happen fast- real fast. Mind you, in this case we’re not talking about the speed of the cars but the fact that not one, but two F1 teams disappeared between two races.

Toyota FCV Enters Japanese Rally as Opening Car


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Toyota wants to prove fuel-cell vehicles have a racing future, so the automaker decided to enter a FCV sedan in the final stage of the Japanese Rally Championship.

A Look Back at the Skoda Felicia at its 20th Anniversary


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For our readers based in central and eastern Europe, the Skoda Felicia needs no introduction. For others, though, it must be said that the Felicia was the first model completely developed by the Czech carmaker under the leadership of Volkswagen Group who had taken a 30 percent stake in Skoda in 1991.

Audi to Purportedly Ditch LeMans, DTM Efforts, Enter F1 in 2016


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Audi’s current racing prowess comes exclusively from its entries in LeMans and the German Touring Masters, the DTM. However it’s reportedly looking to revive some of its pre-war GP glory, from the days when its and Mercedes’ “silver arrows” dominated the top tier of motor racing – it wants to get back into F1.

Renault Sport RS 01 Makes Public Track Debut, May Preview Alpine Coupe


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The Renault Sport RS 01 race car made its first public appearance on October 18 at the Jerez circuit in Spain in front of 58,000 spectators.

All-New Skoda Fabia R5 Training Hard for Rally Duty


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With the third-generation Skoda Fabia already unveiled, the Czech carmaker is teasing the all-wheel drive Fabia R5 rally car in a new video.

Spa-Francorchamps Not Happy with Infiniti's Plans to Use Eau Rouge Name


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Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium’s most famous racetrack and one of the most iconic in the world, plans to contest an application by Infiniti to trademark “Eau Rouge,” the circuit’s legendary turn.

Watch Audi's Autonomous RS7 Concept Lap the Hockenheim


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As promised, Audi let its autonomous RS 7 Piloted Driving Concept car lap the Hockenheim over this past weekend’s DTM season finale.

Jaguar Will Let People Drive its Classic Cars in the UK


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How would you like to drive a Le Mans-winning Jaguar D-type, or the legendary Jaguar E-type?

BMW Celebrates Marco Wittmann's DTM Title with M4 DTM Champion Edition


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BMW M GmbH has released a limited series M4 DTM Champion Edition to honor Marco Wittmann’s title in the DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) this year.

Nissan Micra is Canada’s Most Affordable New Racing Car at $19,998 [w/Video]


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Nissan Canada and JD Motorsport Organization have announced the launching of Canada’s cheapest racing series, the 2015 Nissan Micra Cup in the province of Québec.

Audi TT Race Car Looks Sweet [w/Video]


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Audi has announced that it will launch a dedicated racing series for the TT called the Audi Sport TT Cup starting with next season.

Infiniti to Field Two Q50 Sedans in the 2015 BTCC


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Infiniti and 'Support Our Paras Racing' have revealed their Q50 cars and team that will enter the 2015 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.

Audi Says RS7 Piloted Driving Concept Is the Sportiest Autonomous Car [w/Video]


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Audi unveiled the RS 7 Piloted Driving Concept car that will lap the Hockenheim track on October 17 and 19 at racing speed without a driver.

Honda Reveals its Turbocharged F1 Engine [w/Video]


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Not only is Honda hard at work finalizing development (and testing) of its first ever turbocharged VTEC engine, for use in the upcoming Civic Type-R, but it’s also working on a very different force-fed unit for F1.

We knew about the collaboration it announced with McLaren back in May of 2013, and now we get to lay eyes on the turbo V6 for the very first time.

Recent F1 Crash Prompts Alonso to Ask for Closed Cockpits


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The debate over whether Formula One should switch to closed cockpits is not new, and it’s occasionally brought up after a (relevant) severe crash.

Last week’s Japanese GP, held at Suzuka, bore witness to a horrific crash involving Frenchman Jules Bianchi who hit the barriers at around 255 hm/h or 160 mph… He survived, but his chances of a full recovery are one in ten.

Toyota Unveils 2015 Camry for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series


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Since Toyota recently applied a makeover to the Camry, it was time for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series version to reflect those styling changes as well.

1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint Speciale Is a Badass Racer


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While Italy had the Mille Miglia and Targa Florio, between 1950 and 1954 Mexico had La Carrera Panamericana, one of the world’s most spectacular and dangerous races held on public roads.

Jim Glickenhaus' SCG 003 Supercar Teased in New Workshop Video


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The first 003 by Jim Glickenhaus' SCG is slowly being constructed (by hand), and while it’s not all completed yet, it is starting to take shape. Bits of it have been revealed in the video posted below, courtesy of Road&Track.