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    Video: Fast & Furious' Paul Walker checks out Lexus LFA with 30,000 miles
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    For most vehicles, eclipsing the 30,000-mile mark isn't much to celebrate. With modern vehicles fully capable of sailing right past the 250,000-mile line with just basic, regular maintenance, the wee 30k is as common as coffee. But that's not the case for supercars like the Lexus LFA. The ...

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    Review: 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Coupe [w/video]
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    A Racing Circuit Best Reveals The Beast Within Back in the 1980s, the Chevrolet Camaro was a real badass. The sleek two-door coupe was the epitome of reasonably priced sports cars, easily going head-to-head with competitors like the Pontiac Firebird Trans Am GTA, Nissan 300ZX, Toyota Supra and ...

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    Video: Watch a Shelby Cobra do cartwheels at 130 mph
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    Being in a car crash can be scary enough, but doing it in a convertible at 130 miles per hour is simply terrifying. That's what the owner of a Shelby Cobra replica went through, however, during a track day at Willow Springs Raceway in Rosamond, California. As he was ending the front straight of ...

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    Video: Bike Magazine loses pedal power in favor of Porsche power
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    Porsche recently commandeered California's Willow Springs raceway to hold a unique racing event that combined driving with cycling. Teaming up with Bike Magazine, Porsche created a duathlon that pitted a few top pedal-powered two wheelers against Flying Lizard wheelman Patrick Long. All ...

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    Video: Tom Cruise pilots David Coulthard's Red Bull F1 racer around Willow Springs
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    Earlier in the week, we got word that Tom Cruise spent time chatting with David Coulthard and getting comfortable with a Red Bull F1 car. Now, Red Bull has release video of Mr. Cruise's somewhat less than impossible mission at California's Willow Springs raceway. We'd be lying if we said we ...

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    Tom Cruise test drives F1 car at Willow Springs
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    "I'm not a doctor, but I play one on television." If that line sounds familiar from old television commercials featuring soap opera stars in white coats, bear in mind that the theme extends far beyond the annals of fake medicine. People get mixed up between actors and the characters they play all ...

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    Video: 2011 Aston Martin V12 Vantage drops by Jay Leno's Garage
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    Jay Leno spends time with the 2011 Aston Martin V12 Vantage – Click above to watch video after the jump
    The 2011 Aston Martin V12 Vantage sits up near the top of the 'ole Autoblog must-drive car list. While we wait for the day that someone hands us a crystal 'Emotion Control Unit' to fire ...

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    Quick Spin: 2010 Audi TT RS performs, assuming Audi AG decides to deliver
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    2010 Audi TT RS - Click above for high-res image gallery
    There is only one Audi TT RS in the entire United States right now. And here we are, hurling the black coupe down the front straight at Willow Springs Raceway at 132 mph. We've been invited out to the sunny California desert on a pristine ...

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    Video: MT pits Tesla Roadster Sport against Porsche Boxster Spyder
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    Tesla Roadster Sport versus Porsche Boxster Spyder – click above to watch video
    We've been fortunate enough to drive a number of different Tesla Roadster models now, including a week-long review that was just published. Owners of high performance sportscars like the Roadster sometimes like ...

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    VIDEOS: Need for Speed SHIFT track guides for Road America, Willow Springs and Laguna Seca
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    Click above to watch the videos after the jump
    Make no mistake about it: the racing games are coming. But while it may be all to easy to get lost in all the hype over the latest from Microsoft's Forza or Sony's Gran Turismo franchises, Electronic Arts has a trick of its own up its sleeve. ...

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    Spy Shots: First-ever in-the-fiber shots of Devon GTX supercar emerge
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    Brenda Priddy's long-lens outfit has captured the first shots off the Devon Motor Works GTX supercar during aerodynamics testing. The butterfly-doored coupe looks very promising in bare carbon fiber, as is word that the prototype was spotted at Willow Springs raceway with British Le Mans champion ...

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    EVO X in motion
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    The purveyors of camo'd cars over at KGP were smart enough to bring along a video camera when they got word that the new Evolution X was undergoing testing at "The Fastest Road in the West." The Streets of Willow Springs has served as the testing grounds for dozens of shoot outs in our favorite ...

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    RR of the Day: AE86 goodness
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    Oh my dear Lord. How could we have not discovered this AE86 sooner? It's a wonder, considering all the things that scream out for our attention. Those delectable Pans, the purposeful stance, oh, and that glitterified hood. How could we have overlooked such a wonderful beast for so long?Chohdog has ...

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    Crazy fast Kiwi: Steve Millen preps a Ford GT for New Zealand road rally
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    Spent a good part of the day at Willow Spring's Streets of Willow course on Friday. Had to get up at 4:30 to make the 2 hour trek north into the vast wasteland above L.A. but it was worth it. We got a chance to watch a professional racer run his new car ragged trying to get it dialed in for an ...

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