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    Official: Aston Martin CC100 Speedster is a 180-mph centennial celebration [w/video]
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    Generally speaking, today's Aston Martin is known more for its beauty and power than for its minimalism or lightness. But that could change if it decides to produce a version of this CC100 Speedster concept, designed to celebrate the company's centenary. The V12-powered roadster is being ...

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    Video: Nissan entering stock GT-R in 24 Hours of Nürburgring
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    There are plenty of ways to test a vehicle's durability. You might hand the keys to your average teenager for a week or plop a journalist behind the wheel for an hour. Or you could simply enter the machine in the 24 Hours of Nürburgring. Nissan has opted for the latter option for the ...

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    Video: The final chapters of the Ferrari P4/5
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    The 2011 24 Hours of Nürburgring is long over, which means we're due for an update on how James Glickenhaus and his beautiful Ferrari P4/5 Comeptizione fared. Here's the short answer: they finished pretty well. Overall, the car ended up in 40th, but managed a third-place in the E1-XP2 class. ...

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    Video: Watch the new Mini Coupe take on the 24 Hours of Nürburgring
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    Mini is currently waist-deep in a world tour to show off its new Cooper Coupe. We've seen the prototype journey to the top of Mt. Washington, and now a pair of John Cooper Works Coupes have been put to the most grueling of tests in Germany. How so? Mini sent the Coupes into the Green Hell to ...

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    2011 24 Hours of Nürburgring in the books [Spoilers]
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    2011 24 Hours of Nürburgring – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The 2011 24 Hours of Nürburgring race came to a close under sunny skies today, with a Porsche 911 GT3 RSR taking the overall win after setting a new distance record of 156 laps (2,511 miles) of the grueling ...

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    2011 24 Hours of Nürburgring: Hour 18 update
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    2011 24 hours of Nürburgring – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Despite gloomy skies and sporadic drizzle overnight, the weather has improved at the Nürburgring. While there has been plenty of (expected) carnage, no major incidents occurred other than an Audi R8 GT ...

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    Porsche makes 911 GT3 R Hybrid v2.0 lighter, more efficient
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    Porsche has pulled back the curtain on the second version of its 911 GT3 R Hybrid race car. The German automaker has managed to reduce the electrified racer's weight by mostly by toying with the hybrid drivetrain. Two electric motors mated to a portal axle spin the front wheels with up to 200 ...

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    VW headed to Nürburgring enduro with Golf24 racer
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    Volkswagen Golf24 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Volkswagen will be returning to the Nürburgring 24-hour endurance race this year with this, the new Golf24 race car. It's a hot little number, and we'll see it take to the track during the official race events that span from ...

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    James Glickenhaus' P4/5 Competizione makes maiden track voyage
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    Glickenhaus Ferrari P4/5 Competizione – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Jim Glickenhaus and his team have given their stunning Ferrari P4/5 Competizione its first taste of track time with a short sprint around a closed course. According to Glickenhaus, the run went better than ...

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    Video: 24 Hours of Nürburgring in 19,500 glorious HD frames
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    Tim Hahne's video of the 2010 24 Hours of Nürburgring – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Video guru Tim Hahne descended on this year's 24 Hours of Nürburgring with nothing but his trusty Canon 5d Mk II and a handful of lenses. The guy was there through the thick and the ...

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    Report: Porsche 918 Spyder to contest 2011 Nürburgring 24
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    Porsche 918 Spyder – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Porsche made an impressive showing at the 24 Hours of Nürburgring this year with its 911 GT3 R Hybrid. But don't think for even one power-boosted second that its hybrid initiative was a one-time affair for the Stuttgart-based ...

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    Video: Driver dives to escape burning Exige at N-Ring 24HR
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    Roger Green bails from the number 114 Lotus Exige – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Looks like EVO's Roger Green won't be struggling to find an angle for his coverage of this year's 24 Hours of Nurburgring. The guy was one of three racers piloting the number 114 Lotus Exige during ...

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    Unexpected winner crowned at Nürburgring 24 Hours [SPOILER]
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    24 Hours of Nurburging – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The 24 Hours of Nürburgring took place this weekend with an enormous starting field of over 200 cars. The enduro features a huge array of classes, including GT2, GT3 and touring cars, with everything from Honda Civics to ...

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    Rally legend Per Eklund to enter Nürburgring 24 in classic Saab 900 Turbo
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    Hold on to your Dubbelmossas, rally fans. Legendary Swedish rally and rallycross driver Per "Pekka" Eklund is coming back, and he's coming back hard. How hard? A Saab 900 Turbo 16S built to Group A specs.. Sure, it's not diamond tough hard – like this – but we're still impressed. Not ...

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    Peugeot to run a pair of diesel RCZ coupes at 24 Hrs of Nürburgring
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    Peugeot RCZ racer – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Just in time to celebrate its bicentennial next month, Peugeot is expanding its diesel-powered racing efforts. The French automaker will compete in the 24 Hours of Nürburgring for the first time this May with a pair of its new ...

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    Electronic Arts puts down controller, forms real racing team
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    Wonders never cease. The crew from Electronic Arts has decided to take its love of all things racing off the console and onto the track. The company just formed a genuine race team under the Need For Speed banner, and while we've seen plenty of brands go racing in the past as part of their ...

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    Aston Martin to field near-stock Rapide at Nürburgring 24
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    Aston Martin Rapide Nürburgring racer – Click above for high-res image
    Round-the-clock endurance races typically demand the participation of three or even four-man teams, taking shifts as the sun rises and falls on the circuit. The car they're driving, though, doesn't usually have the ...

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    Report: Akio Toyoda sitting out this year's Nürburgring 24
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    2010 Lexus LFA racer – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda has his hands full. In addition to the day-to-day rigors of running the largest automaker in the world, Toyoda is busy combating the negative press and apologizing profusely for the massive amount of ...

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    VIDEO: Lexus LF-A supercar burns it up at the Nürburgring 24
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    Click above to video of the Lexus LF-A burning down the house Nurburgring after the jump
    There were two Lexus LF-As entered into last week's Nurburgring 24 Hour race prepared by the Gazoo Racing Team. This is what happened to one of them, car #15, about two hours from the end of the enduro. Just ...

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    Lexus LF-A to race in 24 Hours of Nürburgring, but is it still on track for production?
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    Well, it looks like Toyota is committed enough to the Lexus LF-A to at least race it again in this year's 24 Hours of Nürburgring. Just like last year, the rumored on-again, off-again for production luxury supercar is set to tackle the Green Hell in another 24 hour endurance run. That ...

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