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    Virgin Racing VR-01: Revealed for the very first time
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    2010 Virgin Racing VR-01 – Click above for image gallery
    If you were one of the thousands of fans who surfed over to Virgin Racing's website the other day expecting to watch the live reveal of the team's very first Formula One car, you were likely disappointed. Technical glitches prevented ...

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    REPORT: Court rejects rejected F1 team
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    Hell hath no fury like a racing team scorned. Among the dozen teams that lodged bids this year to join the F1 grid for 2010 was N.Technology. The racing outfit is known to some European fans as the squad that fielded race-prepped Alfas in various touring car series (pictured above), but its bid ...

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    F1 teams play musical engines as Cosworth emerges the favorite for 2010
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    As it turns out, the addition of four new teams, the departure of BMW Sauber and a massive game of musical chairs in the driver's market aren't the only big changes in store next year in Formula One. As this year's championship winds to a close, reports emerge that several teams are switching ...

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    Malaysian-backed Lotus F1 Racing gears up for 2010
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    Lotus F1 Racing wind-tunnel model – Click above for high-res gallery
    It's been fifteen years since Lotus last competed in Formula One, but that dry spell is about to come to an end as the British engineering firm and sportscar maker is set to join the grid once again for next season as ...

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    Aston Martin One-77: The justification's in the details
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    Aston Martin One-77 at Galpin Motors - Click above for high-res image gallery
    £1.25 million. That's Brit-speak for $1,800,000, give or take. A staggering amount of money. More than a Bugatti Veyron, more than a Lamborghini Reventón. Quite simply the most expensive new car, well, ...

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    USF1 boss Peter Windsor confirms deal for Cosworth engines in 2010
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    For a time in the 70s and 80s, Formula One wasn't dominated by automaker-backed factory teams. They were there, but independent teams were plentiful and often competitive. For many years most of those teams were powered by Cosworth engines, particularly the DFV and its derivatives. With the new ...

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    REPORT: USF1 team could bring Cosworth back to the grid
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    Remember when F1 teams were independent racing outfits, before the major automakers starting buying them all up? Well, if the Honda/Brawn GP saga and the tightening of budgets at carmaker headquarters around the world are anything to go by, the Formula One world could be back at that stage sooner ...

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    Cosworth wins FIA standard engine tender for 2010
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    Honda's departure from Formula One came down to a singular factor: cost. The amount of cash required to campaign a team (or two) in the top tier of open-wheel motorsports has been on an upwards trajectory for as long as we can remember, and combined with the current economic downturn, it was just a ...

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    First (hopefully last) images: Cosworth/Kahn Range Rover Sport
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    Here's the four wheeled bearded lady of the Goodwood Festival of Speed, courtesy of Kahn Design and (God help us) Cosworth. To us, spending tens of thousands of dollars on a vehicle, then affixing a bodykit to it that would make an '88 Grand Am sneer seems a bit nonsensical. Then again, being of ...

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    Cosworth supercharger for NC Mazda Miata almost ready
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    Until the Mazdaspeed version of the MX-5 makes its debut, those of us looking for forced-induction power from Mazda's NC Miata must turn to the aftermarket. Of all the tuning firms looking to turbo- or supercharge the new MX-5, Cosworth has both the reputation and technological prowess to pull it ...

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    Kahn and Cosworth to dominate aftermarket tuning together
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    Project Kahn has had its hands into all kinds of high-dollar, high-horsepower machinery over the last few years. Afzal Kahn has made unobtainable exotics even more incredible with kits for the McMerc SLR and the Aston Martin DB9S, along with providing parts for more subdued offerings, like the LR2 ...

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    Champ Car files for bankruptcy
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    The fallout from the Indy Car/Champ Car merger has begun to rear its ugly head. First, superpower team Forsythe Racing announced its departure from the scene. and now Champ Car has officially filed for bankruptcy. The disruption of the scheduled 2008 Champ Car season leaves contracts broken and ...

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    SEMA 2007 Spotlight: Cosworth, you had us at low compression VQ35DE
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    Click the image above for more engine pr0n from Cosworth.If you had the good fortune of being at the Cosworth booth in Vegas two years ago, all you'd see is a few Formula One engines and a number of talkative engineers. Oh, how 24 months and a development center in Torrence, CA can change ...

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    Farboud GTS nearing delivery
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    Back in July we told you about the new Farboud AF10 that was shown at the British Motor Show. The new Z06 LS7-powered supercar from Arash Farboud and the rest of the gang at Farboud Sports Cars is still under development, but this item pertains to the company's first effort, the GTS. The Farboud ...

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    Champ Car teams receive new Panoz chassis
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    American motor racing has been steadily moving towards "Spec", that is, each team racing the same car with the same engine and other components. The Indy Racing League runs Dallara chassis powered by Honda engines. (Although NASCAR technically uses a few different cars with different engines from ...

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    Ferrari goes Dutch: engine deal with Spyker-MF1
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    Spyker-MF1 has struck a deal with Maranello to use Ferrari engines for the 2007 Formula 1 season. The team formerly known as Midland and before that as Jordan was recently purchased by a consortium lead by Spyker, the quirky Dutch exotic carmaker. Autoblog previously speculated on the likelihood of ...

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    Employment rolls in Formula 1 are shrinking
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    The radical rule changes in Formula 1 for 2007 and beyond aren't just affecting the racing - they're having a dramatic impact on the highly specialized industry that supports the most technically advanced racing series in the world. The announcement late last week that legendary British engine ...

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    Caterham to mark the Seven's 50th anniversary with switch to Ford power
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    British specialist automaker Caterham, stewards of the legendary Lotus Seven ultra-minimalist sports car, have announced a wholesale switch to Ford powerplants from the Rover K-Series engines that have been the mainstay of the marque for the last 15 years.With MG Rover's closing, the clock was ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: 1989 Ford Sierra Cosworth
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    Esoteric Merkurs are a dime-a-dozen on eBay, with XR4Ti and Scorpios popping up in varying states of tune on the online auction site with some regularity. But the car seen above appears to be something altogether different - a 1989 Ford Sierra Cosworth. Utilizing the same chassis and sheetmetal ...

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