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    eBay Find of the Day: Vintage Racecar Collection

    Of course we're checking the couch in the editors lounge for spare change, it's only natural when an impeccable collection of vintage race cars goes on the block. We've found 63 cents so far; if we can avoid the siren song of a Milky Way when we fuel up, we're well on our way to the $855,000 price ...

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    Anatomy of a race driver proves hardcore required

    Yes, racing is a sport, even NASCAR. Talented people always make difficult things look easy, but wrestling a vehicle traveling well in excess of one-hundred miles an hour would beat down most mortals in short order. Wired has put up an informative rollover-fest that gives credence to the idea that ...

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    EC vs WC: 2007 Los Angeles Concours d'Elegance

    click above for a HUGE gallery of concours entrantsFor the second year in a row, the Assistance League of Southern California (ALSC) presented a pretty exceptional Concours d'Elegance for the greater Los Angeles area right in the shadow of the historic Rose Bowl. While Greenwich needed two days to ...

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    Lightweight Ginetta G50 brags of 300hp Ford V6

    You might not be familiar with British car builder Ginetta, but it's been around since 1958. The latest offering is the G50, a wide, low-slung, lightweight coupe the company plans to build a cup race around. With only 800kg (1,750 pounds) to push around, the mid-mounted, 300hp, 3.5 liter Ford V6 ...

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    VIDEO: Ferrari F1 cars take to the streets in Shell commercial

    This video brings the term "street racing" to a whole new level. We had told you about this commercial while it was being filmed in the beginning of February, but now we have the final product to share. In what was reported to be the most expensive television commercial ever created, Shell filmed a ...

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    Petty and Earnhardt get wax treatment

    Only in Vegas. Madame Tussaud's unveiled their latest ghastly likenesses; we're not sure if the fact that the subjects are still alive makes it more creepy. The work is uncanny in its accuracy and lifelike look, and if you're in Vegas, Tussaud's is a veritable family attraction. The reason for the ...

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    AUCTION ACTION: The most expensive car ever? Hitler's Auto Union on the auction block

    One of two remaining Auto Union D-Types is scheduled to be sold in Paris by Christie's this coming February. The shiny silver streamliners were commisioned by Adolf Hitler to showcase the technological superiority of the Reich. Even now, they're impressive and cleverly engineered using a mid-engine ...

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    More Group B sales action - a Ford RS 200 Evo pops up in classifieds ad

    If a Porsche 959 is just too commonplace or not quite raw enough to satisfy your primal rally-car lust, how about a Ford RS 200 Evolution? Where as the German vehicle was much like a well-dressed triathlete with social skills, Ford's entry into the Group B madness of the 1980s had a personality ...

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    Ford wants a female to win a NASCAR race

    Ford Motor Company has decided it would like to see more women driving race cars, so it's doing something about it. The Blue Oval has begun the Ford Female Driver Development Program, which currently counts 18-year-old Stephanie Mockler (shown) and 17-year-old Alison MacLeod as participants. Ford's ...

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    Le Mans prototypes to get a roof

    The organizers of the 24 Hours of Le Mans have announced that the race's premier class, the LMP1 prototypes, will be restricted to coupe-style cars starting in 2010. The Automobile Club d'Ouest (ACO) announced the change in the run-up to this weekend's running of the endurance racing ...

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    Porsche unveils 911 GT3 RS

    Porsche 911 GT3 just not hot enough for ya? With the demise of the GT Carrera, it might be of interest to Porschephiles that the automaker has unveiled an even hotter version of the 977-based GT3 dubbed... wait for it... the 911 GT3 RS. Well, for the European market, at least... something ...


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