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    Motorsports: These are the 7 deadliest racetracks ever
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    The tragic and completely bizarre accident that claimed the life of racer Bobby Goodin at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb this weekend serves as yet another underscore to the dangers of motorsport. Advances in vehicle design, safety equipment and emergency medicine have all worked to make ...

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    Video: Watch a Nissan GT-R make up 17 spots on the first lap
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    By now, enthusiasts should be plenty used to seeing the Nissan GT-R passing "lesser" vehicles on the road – and let's face it, that accounts for a good 99-percent of other cars out there. But what about on the racetrack, where GT racers are all homologated to the same general specifications ...

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    Teased: Caterham previews new concept at Monza
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    Caterham has come a long way from making Lotus replicas. Sure, it still makes the classic Seven in all its many iterations, but these days the small British outfit runs its own Formula One team, offers the SP/300.R track car, and is partnering with Renault on the development of an entirely new ...

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    Motorsports: Race Recap: 2013 Italian Grand Prix is mistakes, gremlins and metronomes [spoilers]
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    The low-downforce, 5.793-kilometer circuit in Monza, Italy is known as the Temple of Speed, but only a few of the qualifying performances would have clued you into it. Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber in the Infiniti Red Bull Racing chassis' lined up first and second, and it didn't seem like ...

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    Video: 10 Most Dangerous Race Tracks list sobering to watch
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    Sadly, the qualities that might land a racetrack on a "10 Best" list are the same ones that would place it on this list of the 10 Most Dangerous Race Tracks. Drivers and the automakers that fund their right feet are drawn to the challenge of conquering the world's most difficult sets of turns, ...

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    Video: Watch the Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro long-tail testing at Monza
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    Audi released a single photo of the long-tailed version of its R18 E-Tron Quattro Le Mans racer, but the photo didn't offer the best view of the stretched rear. The car has been caught testing at Monza, in Italy, and not only do we get a better view of what it's got out back, we get pretty ...

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    Motorsports: Taming Monza at the 2012 Italian Grand Prix [spoilers]
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    F1 tracks come and F1 tracks go, but F1 wouldn't be F1 without Monza. It's one of the oldest circuits on the grand prix calendar, and also one of the fastest. It has the chicanes and hairpins and long straights that make it one of the most exciting tracks in the sport. It's also the spiritual ...

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    2011 Italian Grand Prix put the pedal to the metal [spoilers]
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    Over the last five years, four different drivers have won the Italian Grand Prix. All of them were on the grid for this year's race. In fact, if you go back for ten, the only Monza winner who isn't still in F1 is Juan Pablo Montoya, long since departed for the heavier machines and banked ovals of ...

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    Official: Spada unveils Codatronca Monza roadster in all its glory [w/video]
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    The father-son design team of Ercole and Paolo Spada made a real splash a few years back when they unveiled the Codatronca. Inspired by the Kamm-tailed Alfas Ercole designed back in the day for Zagato, the Codatronca looked something like a cross between a Chevrolet Corvette, a Lamborghini and ...

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    Report: Ken Blocked: Rally driver too big for F1 car
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    Ken Block was prepared to suit up for some seat time in Pirelli's Toyota TF109 Formula One test car. Problem is, the car wasn't prepared to suit Block. The man is too large for the seat, which typically holds diminutive F1 pilots. No, he's not too fat, Block is just too tall to fit inside the ...

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    '55 Ferrari 750 Monza speeds from show stand to race track to silver screen to auction block
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    Classic cars change hands all the time. What brings them to the spotlight is usually one of several factors. It might have a track record distinguished by race wins. It might be in particularly good shape. It might have had a starring role in a major motion picture. It might be a particular ...

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    Official: Ken Block set for F1 test at Monza
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    Even with a skill set as specific as vehicular control, there are polar opposites. At one end you have F1 drivers, who position what essentially amount to fighter jets on wheels with pin-point precision. At the other end sits the likes of Ken Block, the Gymkhana master who has wowed us all ...

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    Ferrari 458 Challenge and GT3 racers debut at Monza [w/video]
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    There's no shortage of race tracks in Italy and around the world that are commonly associated with Ferrari. The factory has its own Fiorano circuit on premises, and the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari in Imola – former host of the San Marino Grand Prix – is just fifty miles away. But ...

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    Spada Codatronca Monza leaks onto the interwebs
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    Images of the Spada Codatronca Monza boutique sports car have leaked onto the internet ahead of its debut at this year's Top Marques Monaco show. The Codatronca, you'll recall, is a Chevrolet Corvette Z06-engined low-volume supercar cooked up by Ercole Spada. Spada cut his teeth working for ...

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    Spada to unveil track-focused Codatronca Monza roadster in Monaco?
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    You may remember the Spada Codatronca from a few years back. The controversially-styled (see below for high-res image gallery) coachbuilt Corvette was unveiled in 2008 at the Top Marques show in Monaco, bearing radical bodywork penned by former Zagato designer Ercole Spada and his son Paolo. Now ...

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    Video: Lapping Monza in the Gumpert Apollo
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    2010 Gumpert Apollo – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    This video comes to us from a tipster named Marco, who's pals with the owner of the only Gumpert Apollo in Italy. On a recent winter's afternoon, Marco's friend invited him along for a couple laps of Monza in the ...

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    Romeo Ferraris and Fenice Milano pay tribute to Monza with limited edition Abarth 500
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    Abarth 500 Monza by Fenice Milano & Romeo Ferraris – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Like weddings in the Deep South, everything with cars is relative. For instance, we'd strain to call most cars with racing stripes running every which way "subtle." But when the treatment comes ...

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    Titans clash at the 2010 Italian Grand Prix [Spoilers]
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    2010 Italian Grand Prix – Click above for high-res image gallery
    "When all is said and done," wrote the English poet Margaret Sackville, "monotony may after all be the best condition for creation." That may be, but it sure doesn't bode well for motorsport, where the domination of a single ...

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    Ferrari to unveil limited-edition 599 roadster at Pebble Beach?
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    Ferrari 599 HGTE – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If a V12 convertible strikes you as the quintessential Ferrari layout, it may come as a bit of a surprise to realize that Maranello hasn't made one since 2006. That's when the bizarre flip-top 575M Superamerica finished its limited ...

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    Alfa Giulietta sets the pace at Monza as Superbike safety car
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    Alfa Romeo Giulietta Quadrifoglio Verde SBK safety car – Click above for high-res image
    As one of the most historic racing tracks in Italy, if not the world, Monza is inextricably intertwined with Alfa Romeo. Now those ties have been reinforced with the introduction at the circuit of the ...

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