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    Video: 2014 Le Mans in photographs makes a beautiful video
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    There are any number of ways to experience the 24 Hours of Le Mans. You can watch it on TV or online. You can attend in person. You can follow it on Twitter. You can even catch the recap of it here on Autoblog. Or, compared to all of these fairly modern methods, you can go old school and analyze ...

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    Motorsports: Porsche names new motorsport chief
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    Though it may have expanded into crossovers and sedans, Porsche is still a company with racing at its heart. You might even argue that Cayenne and Panamera sales only serve to fund the company's motorsports activities. Competition-spec 911 coupes still make up a large portion of the grid in any ...

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    Video: Taking 4 BMW bikes on ultimate TT road trip to the Isle of Man
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    If you're a fan of four-wheeled motorsports, there's no shortage of Meccas to visit - Indianapolis, Monaco, Daytona, Le Mans and the Nürburgring are all high on our list. For two-wheeled racing enthusiasts, though, the bucket list is likely a bit shorter, and could even be summed up by one ...

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    Video: Crazy crash at LeMons race caught on camera
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    This video from the 2013 Halloween Hooptiefest 24 Hours of LeMons race is the kind of scary stuff that keeps us reviewing cars instead of racing them. This driver is puttering about, carrying good speed and, from the brief recording we can see, driving quite well. That is, until another driver, ...

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    Official: Ford F-150 Tremor to pace NASCAR Truck Series this weekend
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    Ford's bro-tastic F-150 Tremor will be pacing this weekend's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Michigan International Speedway. The Tremor fills a gap in the Ford F-Series lineup that we imagine the NASCAR set have clamored for - a hot-rod pickup truck. Where the F-150 Raptor is designed to ...

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    Submit your questions for Autoblog Podcast #324 LIVE!
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    We're set to record Autoblog Podcast #324 tonight, and our friend Peter Leung (a.k.a. BaronVonClutch), who writes about racing for Richland F1 is going to teach us how to love the vroom-vroom. Drop us your questions and comments regarding the rest of the week's news via our Q&A module below. ...

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    Official: Mazda6 diesel to race at Rolex 24, team and drivers announced
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    Mazda is getting serious about showing off the Skyactiv-D turbo-diesel four-cylinder engine in the Mazda6. The automaker has just announced it will campaign three diesel Mazda6 racers in the Grand-Am GX class of the upcoming 2013 Rolex 24 at Daytona in a quest to walk away with the company's 24th ...

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    Report: David Coulthard retires with one last DTM race
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    The BBC reports David Coulthard has officially retired from competitive racing after this weekend's DTM event in Hockenheim. The driver wrapped up three seasons and 33 races with Mercedes-Benz, but saw his final professional event cut short by contact with Timo Schneider. The collision spun ...

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    Report: Remembering legendary motorsports journalist Chris Economaki [w/video]
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    Legendary motorsports journalist and racing commentator, Chris Economaki, died late on Thursday evening at the age of 91. Born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1920, Economaki began working for National Speed Sport News at the tender age of 13, selling copies of the magazine. He worked for the ...

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    Video: Rally crash gets exciting after car comes to complete stop
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    Racing of any variety is inherently dangerous, and rally racing may very well be the most dangerous flavor of all motorsports. Niceties like track runoff and Armco barriers are replaced with sturdy oak trees, water hazards and some nice old lady's front porch. Hell, just getting out of the car ...

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    Forza Motorsport 4 video hits the web
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    Someone at Turn 10 Studios has apparently "leaked" (sure, guys) a fully-polished, high-quality sneak peek at its upcoming Forza Motorsport 4 to YouTube. The newest installment of Forza leverages Kinect technology, allowing players to open the doors and hoods of their cars with hand motions and ...

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    Long Beach Grand Prix 2010: ALMS race goes down to the wire [Spoilers]
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    2010 Tequila Patrón American Le Mans Series at Long Beach – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The featured race at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach might be Sunday afternoon's IndyCar race, but for the hundred thousand or so fans at the street course in downtown Long Beach ...

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    Inexpensive new single-seat BMW roadster set to scream in the corners
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    2010 BMW Baby Racer II Motorsport – Click above for high-res image
    It's never too early to learn the fundamentals of car control, kids, and BMW's new entry-level single-seat roadster is just the ticket. Constructed of light-weight composites and equipped with real rubber tires, a ...

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    International racing organizations meet to discuss environmental responsibility
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    2009 24 Hours of Le Mans Start – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Aside from the thrill of the race, motorsports are useful because the race cars they showcase often pass their genes down to the everyday vehicles that we drive. In an effort to perhaps hold its position as a ...

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    Rain can't dampen excitement of IndyCar season opener in São Paulo, Brazil [SPOILER ALERT]
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    Rooster tails followed heavy rain at the 2010 São Paulo Indy 300 – Click above for image gallery
    The 2010 Izod IndyCar Series Championship started off with a bang down in São Paulo, Brazil this weekend, with a first turn pileup and a thunderstorm that turned the race into a ...

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    Introduction to Ice Racing: Part 6 [w/video]
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    You had to know it couldn't last forever. Most recently our Subaru ice racer was in action way up north in the wilds of Quebec, getting sideways on a frozen circuit. As it turns out, if we wanted to keep on racing we should have stayed up there. This form of motorsport needs frozen lakes ...

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    Introduction to Ice Racing: Part 2
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    THE WHAT AND THE HOW It's time to delve a little further into the crazy, sideways world of ice racing – where grip is at a premium but the grins come cheap. In last week's first article in the series we gave you a little bit of information about the sport in general, or rather sports, and ...

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    Rumormill: BMW looking at cheaper 5 Series Gran Turismo, rules out M model
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    BMW 535i Gran Turismo – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The famed automotive pot-stirrers at Autocar are at it again. According to two blurbs from the UK publication, BMW's new 5 Series Gran Turismo may spawn at least one less costly, less powerful variant, but a high-performance M ...

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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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    Red Flag: Race of Champions moves to China
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    2008 Race of Champions - Click above for a hi-res gallery
    Still think of the Race of Champions as an elitist European event? Think again. Organizers have announced that that the annual face-off is scheduled to head to China this year.The Race of Champions, for those unfamiliar, is a year-end ...

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