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The 'Revolutionary' Marcos Mantis XP Prototype Literally Flooded at Spa-Francorchamps The 'Revolutionary' Marcos Mantis XP Prototype Literally Flooded at Spa-Francorchamps

Motorsport back in the day seemed like it must have been one hell of a time. In an era when it was rare to, y’know, actually take your cars out to test them before you brought them to the track, so every so often, a team would show up at the track only to find, lo and behold—their seemingly revolutionary car was a…

No, Formula One 'Super Weekends' Are Not a Good Idea No, Formula One 'Super Weekends' Are Not a Good Idea

In the mad dash to make Formula One a more exciting sport, everyone has their ideas that they think will be the biggest factor in crafting a consistently good race product. Now, even Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton is pitching his ideas into the mix: hell yeah, he says, we should have Super Weekends.

Ewy Rosqvist Was Winning Women's Rally Championships While Still Working as a Veterinary Surgeon Ewy Rosqvist Was Winning Women's Rally Championships While Still Working as a Veterinary Surgeon

When Ewy Rosqvist bought her first Mercedes-Benz, she didn’t have racing in mind. The only girl born to a Swedish farming family, she was encouraged to attend an agricultural college to study veterinary medicine, a career that required her to drive up to 200 kilometers every day on narrow dirt roads. She needed…

This Tire-Smoking Porsche 944 Showed Me Why You Basic Bros Love the LS Swap So Much

For years, I have been meh about the LS swap. General Motors’ ubiquitous V8 engine fits almost anywhere! It makes a lot of power! I know, I know. But it’s so common. It is the “live, laugh, love” of engine swaps, my dudes. It is as basic as pumpkin spice. I got bored of hearing about them.

This Mud-Splattered 911 Targa Rally Car Is The Best Kind Of Porsche This Mud-Splattered 911 Targa Rally Car Is The Best Kind Of Porsche

At Rennsport Reunion, an event full of every conceivable mind-blowing Porsche that you can think of, one car upstaged them all. It wasn’t an ex-Le Mans car, a shop build funded by an unlimited pocketbook, or even a Paris-Dakar racer. It was this rowdy, dirty, lifted 1974 911 Targa with the fenders sawzalled off that…

Whoever Buys Paul Newman's Championship Winning Datsun 280ZX Should Race It Immediately Whoever Buys Paul Newman's Championship Winning Datsun 280ZX Should Race It Immediately

How did it come to pass that Steve McQueen was bestowed the title of “King of Cool” when Paul Newman was infinitely more badass, arguably more talented on the race track, and unequivocally more talented on the silver screen? Besides, he had to be the baddest mother in the land to finesse this Bob Sharp Racing-prepared…

Lewis Hamilton Closes In On 2018 Formula One Championship With Ninth Win Of The Year Lewis Hamilton Closes In On 2018 Formula One Championship With Ninth Win Of The Year

After picking up the pole position in this weekend’s Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka, with Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas playing the ever reliable wing man on the outside of the front row, Lewis Hamilton got away at the start with the ease of a seasoned veteran. With ease, he quickly stretched out a length or two at…

Rally Champion Annie Soisbault Wasn't Afraid to Bend the Rules to Win Rally Champion Annie Soisbault Wasn't Afraid to Bend the Rules to Win

When Annie Soisbault imagined herself as a figure in the sporting world, she didn’t see herself as a racing driver—not at first. With seven French junior titles to her name, Soisbault thought she would surely be a tennis champion, competing internationally and taking home coveted wins at Wimbledon.

The Limit Recreates a Thrilling Formula One Championship Battle Between Two Unlikely Candidates The Limit Recreates a Thrilling Formula One Championship Battle Between Two Unlikely Candidates

Welcome to Formula One in the early 1960s. I bet you’re expecting free-wheeling danger-loving manly men competing for the World Championship, the Steve McQueen cool that everyone expects of drivers in the sport’s most dangerous era—especially from a team as prestigious as Ferrari. So, what if I told you that the…

Here's How You Can Watch the Incredible Spectacle that is the Bathurst 1000 Here's How You Can Watch the Incredible Spectacle that is the Bathurst 1000

It’s the most wonderful time of year, folks. A whole slew of wonderful, beautiful overpowered sedans will line up to kick off a 621-mile party around Australia’s notoriously difficult Mount Panorama Circuit. That’s right—the Bathurst 1000 is kicking off tonight, and we’re here to tell you how to watch it.

The Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving Files for Bankruptcy The Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving Files for Bankruptcy

Racing schools seem to be pretty notoriously difficult to keep in business. Just take a look at the Skip Barber Racing School, which filed for bankruptcy in May of 2017. Now, the Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving—a name that almost needs no introduction in the world of speed—has followed suit, filing…

Formula One Can't Ban Team Orders, So It Should Ban Teams Formula One Can't Ban Team Orders, So It Should Ban Teams

This morning’s Formula One race was not exactly a fun one to watch. With the largely uneventful racing pockmarked with the dissatisfaction of watching what could have been a decent fight to the finish dissolve into an intrateam communication battle. Words are what won Lewis Hamilton the Russian Grand Prix today, not…

Louisette Texier Survived the Armenian Genocide to Become a Pioneering Rally Driver  Louisette Texier Survived the Armenian Genocide to Become a Pioneering Rally Driver 

In 1915, Louisette Texier’s father was hanged by the Turks in the midst of a large-scale extermination of Armenians. Lost, afraid, with seemingly no options left to her, Texier’s mother placed both of her daughters in an orphanage in Istanbul. When she returned to reclaim her daughters, she found they’d been…

The Short-Lived 1923 Bugatti Type 32 is the Fastest Baby Shoe You'll Ever See  The Short-Lived 1923 Bugatti Type 32 is the Fastest Baby Shoe You'll Ever See 

Open up a dictionary, and under the definition for ‘class’ you’ll probably find a picture of a Bugatti. These are cars that generally radiate elegant beauty through their sleek curves and undeniable speed. But… not everyone can always be perfect all the time.

Scott Dixon On Balancing IndyCar Championships With Having A Real Life Scott Dixon On Balancing IndyCar Championships With Having A Real Life

This IndyCar season wrapped up on a high note for one of the sport’s fan-favorite veterans. Scott Dixon not only secured a difficult fifth championship, a distinction to set him firmly in the sport’s record books, but he and his wife Emma Davies-Dixon immediately leaped onto the road to promote a documentary of their…

Valtteri Bottas Takes Pole Position at Sochi for a Mercedes Front Row Lockout Valtteri Bottas Takes Pole Position at Sochi for a Mercedes Front Row Lockout

This isn’t a story we’ve heard very often this year: Mercedes F1 driver Valtteri Bottas has secured pole position to start the 2018 Russian Grand Prix at Sochi ahead of teammate Lewis Hamilton.

NASCAR Driver Jordan Anderson Wanted for Possession of Stolen Truck (Updated) NASCAR Driver Jordan Anderson Wanted for Possession of Stolen Truck (Updated)

The Rowan County, NC Sheriff’s Office has issued a warrant for the arrest of NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Jordan Anderson for possession of a stolen vehicle. Police claim Anderson purchased the truck despite having reason to believe it was stolen earlier this month.

Stadium Super Trucks, My Favorite Racing Series in the World, Has Been Banned in Australia Stadium Super Trucks, My Favorite Racing Series in the World, Has Been Banned in Australia

It’s always a dark day when you hear that a quality racing series has been banned. In this very unfortunate case, it just so happens to be what I consider to be the purest of all racing series: Stadium Super Trucks. Please spare a thought for Robby Gordon & Co.

Let's Talk About What Happens to Old Electric Car Batteries Let's Talk About What Happens to Old Electric Car Batteries

It might not be the first thing you think of, but it’s definitely a question that has entered the minds of many people looking at the electric car world: what actually happens to all those old car batteries when you can’t use them anymore? It’s not something we’ve had to worry about for our IC cars, but EVs? They’re…

The Future of the World Endurance Championship Might Be Hydrogen-Powered The Future of the World Endurance Championship Might Be Hydrogen-Powered

Despite the fact that electric vehicles are all the rage these days, the racing world is looking in new directions to find ways to make motorsport a more sustainable and eco-friendly. For the FIA’s World Endurance Championship, that means turning to hydrogen power.

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