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    Report: Man intentionally rams into GM's Detroit headquarters with his Chevy
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    Police in Detroit are investigating why a man intentionally drove his Chevrolet Monte Carlo into the revolving doors of the Renaissance Center over the weekend. Witnesses say the man, dressed all in black, lined up his late-model coupe and planted his foot on the accelerator. The car crashed into ...

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    Motorsports: 2012 Monaco Grand Prix does the full Monte Carlo [spoilers]
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    Formula One is boring, say the detractors. It's always the same drivers and teams who win. Nothing new ever happens. That's what they said, at least, until this season. With an unprecedented six world champions on the grid holding a total of fourteen titles between them, this season has been one ...

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    Auctions: 1957 Ferrari Testa Rossa sells for $6.4M in Monaco
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    Few marques get auto collectors riled up quite like Ferrari, and of classic Ferraris, few are as highly sought-after as the legendary Testa Rossa. We're talking, of course, about the 50s-era roadster (as opposed to the 80s-era cheesegrater supercar), and the originals continue to fetch top dollar ...

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    Official: Savage Rivale GTR earns Top Marques in Monaco
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    If the idea of building a four-seat hard-top convertible supercar in Holland strikes you as off-the-wall, then its racing counterpart should blow your mind. We're talking about Savage Rivale, the markers of the Roadyacht GTS and the competition-spec GTR model it just unveiled at the Top Marques ...

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    Report: McLaren to unveil F1 successor at Monaco GP
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    Legends come and legends go when it comes to supercars, but few remain etched as indelibly in our hearts and minds as the McLaren F1. Still capable of trouncing 99% of the performance machinery being built today, the legendary F1 is one icon whose successor has been anticipated arguably more than ...

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    Official: 1950s Ferrari-powered world record hydroplane heading to auction in Monaco
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    There are any of a number of places you'd expect to find a Ferrari: at the race track, on the auction block, in the showroom, parked in front of the swankiest restaurants in town... To see one in the water usually spells trouble, but history is not without its exceptions. Back in the 1980s, ...

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    Report: Driver causes supercar catastrophe in Monte Carlo
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    Car accidents are never fun and often expensive. In certain parts of the world, accidents can be push expenses into the stratosphere, and Monte Carlo has reportedly just played host to such a fender bender. A woman was driving a Bentley Azure near the Monte Carlo Casino when she doubled-down on a ...

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    Official: Monte Carlo rally returns next season to World Rally Championship
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    Every racing series has its iconic race. F1 has Monaco. NASCAR has Daytona. Indy and Le Mans hardly need any elaboration. And rallying has Monte Carlo. The thing is, the Monte Carlo rally hasn't been part of the World Rally Championship for several years now. But that's about to change. The ...

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    2011 Monaco Grand Prix is as tight as it gets [spoilers]
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    The funny thing about speed is that it's relative, at least in a cognitive sense. Sure, you can measure the pace at which a moving object travels over ground, water, air, or even space. But place a Formula One race car on a wide-open track-say, Turkey's Istanbul Park, for example-and it doesn't ...

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    Gemballa Tornado snapped up off the show floor at Top Marques Monaco
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    If you want to pick up a new supercar, there are few better places to do so than at the Top Marques show in Monaco. This year's Monegasque exposition featured a staggering array of exotic machinery packed into close proximity, and for the first time included a closed-off section of the street ...

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    Mini rallies back to Monte Carlo with new Countryman WRC
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    2011 Mini Countryman WRC in Monte Carlo – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Back in the 1960s, the Monte Carlo Rally ran from Marrakech to Monaco (the opposite direction from the Paris-Dakar) and the old-guard Mini made headlines when it took the checkered flag in '64 an '67. These ...

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    Skoda rallies to the cause with Monte Carlo edition Fabia
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    Škoda Fabia Monte Carlo – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Some terms we use in the automotive lexicon are absolute. Others are relative. Take "subtle" for example. Most wouldn't call painting a car bright red "subtle", but when you compare it to the last rally-edition Skoda ...

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    Video: Nico Rosberg shows off 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK with Magic Sky Control
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    Nico Rosberg and the 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    One of the benefits of having an F1 team at your disposal is that, in the off season at least, you've got some of the world's best professional drivers on call for test driving duties. And ...

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    Video: Lowrider loses its bounce
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    Lowrider goes over – Click above to watch video after the jump
    We'll admit that we're not exactly up-to-date on the rules or goals of a lowrider hop off. It's been awhile since we dusted off the Monte and threw down, but the last time we checked, flipping the car wasn't part of the plan. ...

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    2010 Monaco Grand Prix: Safety First at the Crown Jewel of the F1 calendar [SPOILER ALERT]
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    2010 Monaco Grand Prix – Click above for high-res image gallery
    IndyCar racing has the Indianapolis 500. Sportscars, Le Mans. NASCAR, the Daytona 500. Rally-raid has Dakar. And while the Formula One calendar may not count any one round higher than any other, if there's one headline event, ...

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    McLaren gives Button and Hamilton extra bling for good luck
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    Lewis & Jenson's diamond-encrusted steering wheels and helmets, 2010 Monaco GP Click above or below-right for high-res image gallery
    We've seen F1 teams pulling all kinds of shtick in an effort to edge out the competition. But embedding diamonds into the helmets and steering wheels? Well, it ...

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    $3.8M 1962 Ferrari Superamerica boosts record $45 Million at RM Auctions in Monaco
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    1962 Ferrari 400 Superamerica Cabriolet Pininfarina SWB – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Call it a sign that the recession is abating, or count it as an indicator that, for the extremely wealthy, the recession hardly ever crossed their minds. But any way you cut it, classic Ferraris ...

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    Event Alert: May 2010 Calendar of Automotive Events
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    We've wrapped up our Beijing Motor Show coverage as April closes and May begins, signaling the end of the major international auto show season. We'll have a spring and summer full of concours, racing, meets, exhibitions and more to keep us busy though until the new car reveals pick up again in ...

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    VIDEO: Paddy Hopkirk and Rauno Aaltonen revisit the Mini Cooper experience with JCW Cabrio
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    Rauno Aaltonen and Paddy Hopkirk take a Mini JCW Cabrio up a Monte Carlo Rally route – Click above to watch video
    Alec Issigonis' Mini began production in 1959. By 1960, there were half a dozen works teams entering the car in the Rally Monte Carlo. By 1964, Mini had won with the pilotage ...

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    Dale Earnhardt lives on... as 305-foot roller coaster at Kings Dominion?! [w/VIDEO]
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    The Intimidator is coming soon - click above image to watch the video
    Let's see The New York Times ignore this! Next Spring, Kings Dominion amusement park in Virginia will be introducing an all-new giga-coaster not only named "The Intimidator" after the late, impossibly great stock car king, but ...

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