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NCM Motorsports Park – A great track?

NCM Motorsports Park – A great track?

Maybe you’ve heard. Late last year (2014), the National Corvette Museum (NCM) opened its own race track: a nearly 3.2 mile road course in its longest configuration in the Corvette’s hometown of Bowling Green, Kentucky. And, it’s pretty awesome. With some 20 turns in its Grand Full course lay-out it…
1969 Porsche 911 S Ex-Works

1969 Porsche 911 S Ex-Works

Est. 275 bhp, 2,492 cc SOHC air-cooled horizontally opposed six-cylinder engine with Bosch mechanical fuel injection, sliding throttle bodies, and a twin-plug ignition, five-speed manual transmission, independent front and rear suspension with anti-roll bars, and front and rear disc brakes. Wheelbase: 2,268 mm. One of six factory-built 1969 911 S…
RALLY LEGEND MARCUS GRÖNHOLM TESTS THE VOLKSWAGEN POLO R WRC

RALLY LEGEND MARCUS GRÖNHOLM TESTS THE VOLKSWAGEN POLO R WRC

Volkswagen Motorsport has secured the services of former World Rally Champion Marcus Grönholm: the 46-year-old Finn, winner of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) in 2000 and 2002, will support the works team at test sessions with the Polo R WRC. Grönholm boasts a vast wealth of experience acquired from…
1984 Peugeot 205 Turbo 16

1984 Peugeot 205 Turbo 16

The Turbo 16 appeared at first glance as merely a hopped-up version of Peugeot’s then-ubiquitous 205 small car, but it was actually one of the most technologically advanced performance cars available at the time of its introduction in late 1983. Although it did share some of its body panels with…
PORSCHE FACTORY TEAM PREPARES TO START LE MANS 24 HOURS

PORSCHE FACTORY TEAM PREPARES TO START LE MANS 24 HOURS

With a podium finish at the start of the 2014 World Endurance Championship (WEC) season at Silverstone and pole position in Belgium at Spa-Francorchamps, Porsche has progressively made its way back into the premier league of sports car racing this season. This represents a successful start for the newly-founded factory…
24 Hours of Paul Ricard Announced

24 Hours of Paul Ricard Announced

There will be a second 24-hour race in France next summer, as officials from Creventic announced Monday the addition of the Hankook 24 Hours of Paul Ricard, to be held on July 3-5, 2015. The twice-around-the-clock marathon at the renowned circuit joins the Dutch organization’s portfolio of GT endurance races in…
VOLKSWAGEN TRAVELS TO ARGENTINA WITH AN UNQUENCHABLE WILL TO WIN

VOLKSWAGEN TRAVELS TO ARGENTINA WITH AN UNQUENCHABLE WILL TO WIN

A classic rally, putting both man and machine to the test: Volkswagen lines up at the Rally Argentina with its sights set firmly on victory. Defending champions and World Championship leaders Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F), their Volkswagen team-mates Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka Anttila (FIN/FIN) – currently second in the overall standings –…
Peugeot to return to Dakar in 2015

Peugeot to return to Dakar in 2015

Peugeot has announced it is to return to the Dakar rally for 2015, in collaboration with Red Bull Motorsports and Total. Peugeot has revealed the design of the car that will attempt outright victory in one of the world’s toughest races. It’s based on the 2008 crossover, in the same way the 208 T16 is based…
1964 LeMans Documentary

1964 LeMans Documentary

Vanquished covers the early years of the incredible Ford vs Ferrari battle. Before the famous GT40 was the Cobra and the ridiculously cool Daytona Coupe. This documentary shows the battle but also covers the men that made it happen. You see shots of Peter Brock mocking up the clay miniature…
1982 Rondeau M482 Le Mans GTP

1982 Rondeau M482 Le Mans GTP

Jean Rondeau’s record may never be equalled: He won the 1980 24 Hours of Le Mans in a car of his own design and construction. He raced at the circuit for 11 years, finishing 2nd in his very last appearance in 1985. His first Rondeau M378 racer competed in no…
1936 Delahaye 135 S

1936 Delahaye 135 S

The vehicles for Delahaye’s new direction were the Superluxe and its sports sibling, the Delahaye Type 135. The Superluxe’s and Type 103’s engine, a long-stroke, pushrod-operated overhead valve, four-main-bearing F-head inline six, was designed by Jean François, under the direction of Delahaye’s technical director, Amédée Varlet, and it would become…
VW Team Rocking BRP Stickers!

VW Team Rocking BRP Stickers!

First off, Ogier secured the WRC title in France this weekend. And a video was put together of the Volkswagen team celebrating which showed the inside of the control room with all the VW engineers. And sure enough, there on the Laptop is a BUILD RACE PARTY sticker! We assume…
24 hrs of LeMans in Chicago

24 hrs of LeMans in Chicago

I was pretty bummed I missed going to france to see the race in person so i got together with some friends to get our drink on and watch the race on tv at a local bar.