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    Read This: Man makes record-setting drive across the US in 28 hours, 50 minutes
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    Records, as the say, are made to be broken. Whether that's cramming the most hot dogs down your gullet, running a faster mile, or yes, driving across the United States, odds are that there's someone out there wants to eat more, run faster or drive harder. Speaking of that last example, the record ...

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    Motorsports: Nissan GT-R dominates 2012 One Lap of America
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    After eight days, 3,300 miles, nine tracks and untold bloody knuckles and zip ties, the song remains the same: Leh Keen and the No. 3 TopSpeed Motorsports Nissan GT-R emerged victorious at the 2012 Tire Rack One Lap of America on Sunday. Keen, his co-drivers Doug Wilks and Lawrence Richard, ...

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    Motorsports: 2012 One Lap Of America starts today
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    Yes, it's spring time in Indiana, and although Jim Nabors won't be singing ahead of the drop of the green flag, it's time for another One Lap of America. Having been part of the timing and scoring team for well over a decade, we tend to see a lot of the same faces and sheetmetal year in and year ...

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    Motor Press Guild honors Senna documentary and Brock Yates, among others
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    The Motor Press Guild (MPG), the largest automotive media association in North America, held its 17th annual Dean Batchelor Award banquet at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles this week. The association's awards honored those with outstanding automotive contributions in the areas ...

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    2010 One Lap of America: No. 3 Porsche 911 GT2 outlasts all comers
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    2010 One Lap of America – Click above for high-res image gallery
    This year's running of the One Lap of America wrapped up this weekend after a tidy 3,480 miles, and after a one-year absence from the top spot on the podium, a Porsche 911 has emerged victorious. The No. 3 GT2 (shown above) of ...

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    One Lap 2010: The Weekend That Was
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    One Lap of America 2010 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We're still purring along on One Lap of America in our BMW Performance School-provided 335d and 550i sedans, but while there have been zero mechanical issues for the timing and scoring crew, the event is starting ...

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    One Lap of America 2010: The warm-up
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    One Lap of America 2010: Day One – click above for high-res image gallery
    Spring has sprung and we're at the Tire Rack in South Bend, Indiana, which can only mean one thing: the start of another One Lap Of America. Every year we tell ourselves we're crazy for embarking on another one of ...

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    Nissan GT-R wins 2009 One Lap of America
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    2009 One Lap of America - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    For the first time in the modern incarnation of One Lap of America, a Japanese car has claimed the top spot. After a grueling 3,400+ mile, nine racetrack odyssey around the United States, veteran "Lap Dog" Steve Rankins and "Lap ...

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    One Lap of America 2009 - The flag drops...
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    2009 One Lap of America - Day 1 - Click above for a hi-res gallery
    Greetings from Joliet, Illinois, home of the Autobahn Country Club. We're on board with Brock Yates' One Lap of America, one of America's toughest motorsports challenges. Over the course of eight days, 63 drivers of all talent and ...

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    Brock Yates is back in the blogosphere
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    That's right people, the original gonzo-automotive journalist is back in the saddle, and judging by his first post on the One Lap website, he's still full of all the piss and vinegar we've come to expect. Hopefully, Yates' Engines With Attitude blog gives regular updates and editorials from its ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #31
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    We're back from a short hiatus and Chris is all rested up from his week+ long trip across the country working on this year's One Lap of America. He and I talk about the event and some interesting autos that showed up to compete in Brock's baby. We also reveal the deal on Jason Vines taking issue ...

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    Autoblog Travelogue - Trailer Queens and Kings of One Lap of America
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    A few years ago, some enterprising One Lapper that was short on lebensraum and/or tool space sourced a small trailer and a hitch for their racecar. The next year, what was a mere curiosity became a major piece of pit gear overnight, quickly evolving into a game of 'one-upsmanship,' a common theme ...

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    Autoblog Travelogue: 2006 One Lap Of America
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    Well, the fuse has been lit on the 2006 installment of the splendiforously-titled Tire Rack Cannonball One Lap of America presented by Car & Driver (better known as 'One Lap'), and as usual, your trusty Autoblog contact is on the scene. We had high hopes for 'live-blogging' the Cannonball Run ...

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    Autoblog Travelogue: 2006 One Lap Of America
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      Well, the fuse has been lit on the 2006 installment of the splendiforously-titled Tire Rack Car & Driver Cannonball One Lap of America (better known as 'One Lap'), and as usual, your trusty Autoblog contact is on the scene. We had high hopes for 'live-blogging' the Cannonball Run ...

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    Cannonball Run returning to U.S. this summer
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    The Cannonball Run is returning to America. Named for the highly illegal (and surely equally entertaining) Cannonball Baker Sea-to-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dash founded by Car & Driver vet Brock Yates, this celeb and party-soaked cross-country run is actually an unsanctioned offspring of ...

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