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The Honda Small RS Concept Is The Tiny Type R We Deserve The Honda Small RS Concept Is The Tiny Type R We Deserve

It’s no secret that we love the new Honda Civic Type R around these parts, but the current Civic sure has grown big. What we need is a return to basics, with go-fast bits on a small, chuckable car. We need the Small RS Concept.

All 24 Hours Of Le Mans Will Be On Only One Channel Again All 24 Hours Of Le Mans Will Be On Only One Channel Again

Following endurance racing on American television became a tedious chore in recent years, riddled with odd channel changes and unplanned interruptions. Fox was especially heinous about preempting their scheduled race coverage for seemingly anything else. So, the World Endurance Championship left this year for…

Comment Of The Day: Just Buy The Pontiac Edition Comment Of The Day: Just Buy The Pontiac Edition

Of all the General Motors brands that left us too soon, Pontiac is perhaps the one I miss the most. Fortunately, For Sweden agrees with me for a change: all you really need in a car is a Pontiac.

This Pontiac Sunbird Smeared Shame On Mall-Crawling Jeeps Everywhere

Oh, you hopped the curb and parked your too-pristine Wrangler up on a boulder? Let this Pontiac Sunbird show you how it’s really done.

Watch Ken Block's Test Run Of His Excellent Ford Escort Cosworth And Know True Peace

What is the key to happiness? I don’t know, but my best guess is that it would involve vintage rally cars, like the Group A Ford Escort Cosworth Ken Block plans to rally this season. I can’t get enough of this car, and now there’s footage of it blasting down stage roads. Really good footage.

Ugly Lawsuit With Subaru Documents The Implosion Of Red Bull Global Rallycross Ugly Lawsuit With Subaru Documents The Implosion Of Red Bull Global Rallycross

Unpaid bills. Allegations of abusive treatment. Explosive text messages. Car companies leaving for a competing series. Once, Red Bull Global Rallycross seemed like a bright spot in the racing world: action-packed events popular with young fans where Subarus, Volkswagens and more flew across dirt and asphalt courses.…

Supercars Is Getting A Ford Mustang Now That Australia Doesn't Have Its Own Fords Anymore Supercars Is Getting A Ford Mustang Now That Australia Doesn't Have Its Own Fords Anymore

It’s official: the Ford Falcon is completely dead. It’s perhaps best known here as a V8 Supercar, but the last roadgoing Falcon rolled off the line in 2016. Now the Ford Falcon FG X Supercar is joining the road car in burnout heaven, and Ford announced today that its replacement is yet another Mustang.

This Has To Be The Best Pass Of 2018

The best racing passes are the ones where someone just whooshes through their competition like a magical curvy lane through appeared for just them. You stare at the pass and can’t fathom how the driver made it work without hitting anything. Let’s savor this insane IndyCar pass from the Long Beach Grand Prix in all its…

Here's An Ultra-Detailed Guide To Taking The BMW 3 Series Racing Here's An Ultra-Detailed Guide To Taking The BMW 3 Series Racing

An older BMW 3 Series can be driving bliss, but if you’re not a German car stan, you may not know your E30s from your E36s. Lucky for you, the Team O’Neil Rally School is here to help with this super detailed guide to the most popular 3 series generations for racing and what you need to look for when you buy and fix…

North Central Austin Fancy Cheese Counters, Ranked By Time Spent Buying Cheese North Central Austin Fancy Cheese Counters, Ranked By Time Spent Buying Cheese

It is time once again for me to lure people over to my apartment with a selection of good cheeses and other snacks to sucker them into packing all my crap up into various vehicles and moving it to another location with more space and (gasp!) central aircon. So, I had to go cheese shopping.

This Lifted 'Forsche' 944 Is The Great Unholy Bronco-Porsche Mashup We Deserve This Lifted 'Forsche' 944 Is The Great Unholy Bronco-Porsche Mashup We Deserve

The Porsche 944 is one of the greatest cars of all time, thanks to its impeccably balanced chassis that is a true joy to throw around back roads and race tracks. Yet there’s something missing from a stock 944—the ability to just run right over whatever you please. This off-road “Forsche” fixed that.

Happy Birthday, Coco Bunny! Happy Birthday, Coco Bunny!

My first Puffalump is 31 today. I hope you all had a wonderful and fluffy Puffalump Day. Coco rules.

Every NASCAR Race Should Be Dubbed Like This Every NASCAR Race Should Be Dubbed Like This

Going to a NASCAR oval race to feel a full field of 40 earth-shakingly loud V8 engines rumble your very bones is a near-religious experience if there ever was one. Unfortunately, it doesn’t translate all that well on television. This is a much better dub if there ever was one. Listen, and enjoy.

Here's A Half Hour Of Brits Flipping Their Cars On Purpose On A Janky Narrow Ramp

Sometimes I wonder if the Brits are better rednecks than we are. Case in point: this ramp rollover competition mega-cut. Take a sketchy narrow ramp, and fly, little beaters, fly!

Volkswagen’s Apparent New Boss Is No Stranger To Controversy Volkswagen’s Apparent New Boss Is No Stranger To Controversy

Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know.

ESPN Will Air Formula One With No Commercials For All Of 2018 ESPN Will Air Formula One With No Commercials For All Of 2018

The absolute worst part of being a motorsport fan in the United States is the constant interruption of racing action for commercial breaks. When will the beast that is capitalism be satisfied? Yet ESPN heard our complaints about how their treatment of Formula One this year, though, and will now air F1 for the rest of…

This Glorious Beater Car Just Exists To Slide Through Fields

What do you do with a 2001 Mitsubishi Galant that’s no longer road-legal? Hoon it off-road, of course.

This 1968 Volkswagen Fastback Is Actually A Miata This 1968 Volkswagen Fastback Is Actually A Miata

I love aircooled Volkswagens. I should—in theory—hate Paul Nelson’s car, but I can’t. It’s a Mazda Miata under a Type 3 body, and I ain’t even mad.

We Want To Put Your Most Incredible Builds On Video If You Live Near NYC We Want To Put Your Most Incredible Builds On Video If You Live Near NYC

We’ve been featuring some of the most interesting, fun and wacky builds you people can dream up on the site as our Builds of the Week, and it’s about time we put some on video. Do you live close to New York City? We’d love to come over and check out what you’re doing—on film!

This $1400 Ex-Pimp My Ride Minivan Could Use Some Re-Pimping

Yo dawg, I heard you like famous cars. Pimp My Ride was one of most whimsical delights to come out of 2000s-era MTV. Now for just $1,400, you can now own a piece of television history in the form of a heavily modified 1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager Expresso. Small catch: it could use a solid re-pimping.

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