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    Motorsports: WTCC to end 30-year Nürburgring drought in 2015 [w/video]

    Head out to the Nürburgring, and you can witness all manner of racing. Most of it remains confined, however, to the GP-Strecke, where you'll find superbikes, DTM touring cars, GT racing cars and even the occasional Formula One race competing in top-level world championships. But not on the ...

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    Official: Citroën to campaign World Touring Car C-Elysée with Sebastian Loeb

    Citroën has released the first images of its latest racecar, the C-Elysee, which will be contested by Sebastien Loeb in the World Touring Car Championship next year. Based on the C-Elysee sedan, a model first shown at the 2012 Paris Motor Show, the WTCC variant has been designed for the new ...

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    Video: BTCC season-opener ends in dramatic 0.055-second photo finish

    To the casual observer, it might appear that there's only a handful of racing series in the world. F1, NASCAR, maybe WRC. But the true racing fanatic knows there's a lot more than that. There are open-wheel series (such as Indy Car) at different levels in countries around the world. There's ...

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    BMW returning to DTM in 2012

    BMW is returning to the DTM – Click above for high-res image
    BMW has announced that it will once again knock fenders in the DTM. The company has said that it will make its way back to the race series for the 2012 season after a lengthy 18-year absence. The German automaker is in the process ...

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    Next-Generation Toyota Avensis Touring Car previewed in sketches

    Toyota Avensis Next Generation Touring Car – Click above for high-res sketches
    You've seen NASCAR's Car of Tomorrow – now meet its British counterpart. Based on the Toyota Avensis, this Next Generation Touring Car is the first of a new breed of cars set to take over the British ...

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    With F1 behind it, BMW planning return to DTM in 2012

    BMW M3 GT2 in ALMS – Click above for high-res image gallery
    After BMW withdrew from Formula One at the end of the 2009 season, the automaker announced it would focus its motorsports efforts on production-based series. BMW announced this week that its board had approved a return to ...

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    Mercedes reportedly considering V8 Supercar entry Down Under

    Mercedes C-Class DTM – Click above for high-res image gallery
    While American racing fans remain enamored with stock car racing, road course-bound touring car series continue to draw big crowds overseas. In Europe there's the World Touring Car Championship. DTM is one of the most popular ...

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    Race-spec Jaguar XF touring car debuts at Kyalami Superstars

    Ferlito Motors Jaguar XF Superstars touring car – Click above for image gallery
    We can thank the Italians for some of the most enticing race machinery ever to grace tarmac. But in this case, the Italians have taken a British saloon and transformed it for track duty. This racing version of ...

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    SCCA Speed World Challenge: The rest of the series wraps up with finale at Laguna Seca (Spoiler Alert)

    2009 SCCA Pro Racing SPEED World Challenge GT Championship finale at Laguna Seca – Click above for high-res gallery
    One of our favorite forms of racing just wrapped up another season with a typically exciting finale at California's Laguna Seca raceway. Although it doesn't get much press, ...

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    Cruze Contol: New Chevy WTCC car takes first pole, double victories in Morocco

    Chevrolet Cruze at WTCC Marrakech – Click above for a high-res image gallery
    While a set of races in the World Touring Car Championship might not ordinarily be something we'd cover here at Autoblog – we doubt you'll mind the spoiler – this weekend's rounds in Marrakech, Morocco, ...

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    ALMS or DTM? More images of Lexus IS-F racer surface

    click above to view more high-res images of the Team Lexus IS-F No single car better demonstrates the determination of Lexus to stick it to the Germans than the IS-F. The high-performance sports sedan gives the BMW M3, Mercedes C63 AMG and Audi RS4 a real run for their deutschemarks euros. But ...


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