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    FIA GT1 Nissan GT-R revealed in full with 600-hp V8

    Nissan GT-R GT1 - Click above for a gallery
    After announcing its intention to run in the FIA Championship with a GT-R, Nissan has finally released a host of technical details and race-dates for its GT1-spec R35. The GT-R will make its debut at Silverstone on May 3rd and will campaign in three more ...

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    Nissan confirms GT-R headed for FIA GT racing in 2009, 2010

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the FIA-GT1-spec Nissan GT-R
    Nissan has announced its Global Motorsports Activities for 2009 and it looks like we'll be seeing the GT-R campaign in the FIA-GT1 category earlier than expected.Initial reports claimed that Nissan would begin offering LeMans-spec ...

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    Chevy reportedly working on Corvette GT-1 Championship Edition

    Last weekend, Corvette owners were let in on a limited edition Vette in the pipeline: the Corvette GT-1 Edition. Created to celebrate Corvette's last hurrah in the current GT1 class this year, the car is actually more like a rolling trophy than your typical paint-and-decals collector's edition ...

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    Corvette Racing just about ready to start building GT2 C6.R

    click for a high-res gallery from the 2008 Detroit Sports Car Challenge2009 will be a transition year for the American Le Mans Series as the GT1 class all but disappears after the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The Corvette Racing team announced a few weeks ago that it will switch from GT1 to the GT2 class. ...

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    ALMS could scrap GT1 class as Corvette drops to GT2

    GT1-class racing is one of the most hotly contested in Europe, with cars like the Aston Martin DBR9 and Maserati MC12 competing among others for top honors in the Le Mans Series and FIA GT Championship. Here in the American Le Mans Series, however, officials are considering the possibility that ...

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    Corvette C6.R returning to ALMS in 2008

    Click image for high-res galleryEarlier this fall there was speculation that Chevrolet would withdraw the Corvette Racing team from the 2008 race season due to a lack of competition. Throughout most of the 2007 ALMS season, the two bright yellow C6.Rs were the only GT1 cars on the track. Corvette ...

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    Corvette C6-R program could be a victim of its own success

    Click the C6R for a gallery of Detroit GP ALMS race actionEver since the end of the factory Dodge Viper racing program, the American Le Mans Series GT1 class has been dominated by the factory C5R and C6R Corvettes. For a while they were challenged by assorted Panoz GTR1s, privateer Vipers, Ferrari ...

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    VIDEO: VW Golf + Hayabusa engine = Holy Crap!

    var digg_url = ''; The Suzuki Hayabusa is one of the fastest things I have ever seen in motion. A friend riding his was in front of me once at a stop, and the road ahead of him was long, straight, and wide open. The only way to describe ...

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    Aston Martin Racing brings former F1 driver to Le Mans team

    Click image to enlargeUnder its new ownership, Aston Martin continues to forge ahead into a brighter independent future. In addition to the production announcement of the Rapide and the rumors of an upcoming "DBX", Aston is not missing a beat on its racing agenda, which should come as no surprise ...

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    Chicago Preview: Ron Fellows ALMS GT1 Champion Corvette Z06

    click above image to view 15 for high-resolution imagesRon Fellows history with the current Corvette Racing team dates back to its beginnings, when he helped develop the original world-beating C5.R. Fellows drove the C5.R to its first race victory in 2000 and won the American Le Mans Series ...

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    Porsche GT1 development details

    Autocar has cobbled together what we know about the GT1 so far to create this rendering of what the Bugatti Veyron-beater might look like when it surfaces sometime in 2009. The info we already know hasn't changed much. The car will be a 950-bhp, street-legal version of Porsche's future Le Mans ...

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    Porsche GT1 to emerge as Veyron-slayer

    The Bugatti Veyron is the gold standard for supercars. There are but a few cars as fast and none as opulent or expensive as the seven-figure exotic. According to Autocar magazine, Porsche may be getting ready to go head to head with Bugatti using a roadgoing version of the Le Mans racer it is ...


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