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    Read This: Everything you ever wanted to know about getting started in road racing
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    For many auto enthusiasts, one of the higher items on their bucket list is to go racing on the track – whether it's a road course, dirt track oval or even a drag strip. But what if you want to make racing into a regular hobby? While each type of motorsport carries its own challenges and ...

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    David E. Davis, Jr., Dean of automotive journalism, dead at 80
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    David E. Davis, Jr. has died at age 80. The longtime Car and Driver editor, Automobile Magazine founder and man with his fingerprints all over this great business of ours passed away unexpectedly after complications from bladder surgery at 5:15pm Eastern on Sunday. A hugely witty man with a talent ...

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    Winding Road picks their 12 favorite autos, including... the Dodge Sprinter?!
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    When Winding Road picked their 12 favorite cars of 2008, they went out of their way to diversify. Their "Dynamic Dozen" includes vehicles as inexpensive as the $14,000 Honda Fit up to the $114,000 Audi R8, with everything from the Ford Mustang to the Porsche Cayman/Boxster in between. There are ...

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    VIDEO: Winding Road drives the Audi R8 TDI LeMans
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    Audi's R8 TDI LeMans concept is a powerful, exotic, and diesel-fueled supercar. Given its one-off nature, few have experienced it firsthand. Last month we told you about Autoweek and Fourtitude's time behind the wheel, as they drove the concept at an Audi drive event. The 500 hp V12 diesel was ...

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    Corvette speculation at Winding Road, contest to spend time with 'Vette designers
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    The new issue of Winding Road has hit the 'net and they've assembled a panel of experts to speculate on the future of the Corvette. Some of the discussion centers on the C7, while a sizeable portion of the article focuses on a mid-engine variant of the iconic coupe – including the rendering ...

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    Winding Road invents "Speed per Dollar" index
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    click image above to enlarge var digg_url = 'http://www.digg.com/design/Car_buffs_How_good_is_your_car_Calculate_its_Speed_Per_Dollar_and_find_out'; The good boffins at Winding Road have come up with a metric called Speed per Dollar (SpD). Its aim is to put straight-line vehicle performance ...

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    GM designer sketches "future" Chaparral
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    Yesterday we showed you videos of the continuation 2E Chaparrals being built and raced by James Musser and the gang. The Chaparral racecars were so groundbreaking and awe-inspiring that a whole slew of automotive designers and engineers were drawn to the field after laying eyes on them for the ...

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    Pop quiz, hot shot: 24 hours with a Lambo LP640 roadster. What would you do?
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    A former Autoblogger is in need of your help. Chris Paukert, current online editor for Winding Road, former Autoblog editor and, at least next week, official lucky bastard, had a visit from his boss who promised him the keys to a Lamborghini LP640 roadster for a day. Paukert has a gas card, the ...

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    Lutz definitely up for a Solstice Coupe
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    The gents at Winding Road (you remember those guys, right?) got up close and personal with Bob Lutz at a recent media event and asked him directly about whether or not a coupe version of the Pontiac Solstice was still in the works. The answer Lutz gave was guarded, but it clearly indicates a coupe ...

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    VetteGate: Spy photographers respond to fake Blue Devil pics
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    var digg_url = 'http://www.digg.com/offbeat_news/VetteGate_Spy_photographers_respond_to_fake_Blue_Devil_pics'; No doubt by now you've heard about VetteGate, our name for the prank pulled by online buff book Winding Road in its January 2007 issue. To recap, WR took a Corvette Z06 and masked it up ...

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    New MINI pricing leaked!
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    The man from our favorite kind of road received the new MINI's pricing from a Deep Throat within the automaker. The pricing is printed below, but the short-and-sweet version is simple: a $700 increase on the Cooper and a $400 increase on 'S' models. That's not entirely out of line, considering the ...

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    eBay Find of the Day - Winding Road: eBay Motors Edition
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    In our eternal quest for odd and exciting auctions on eBay Motors, we were surprised to find a new link on the homepage that led us to a special version of Winding Road called the eBay Motors Edition. We're always curious as to what those digital publishers are up to, so we downloaded a free copy ...

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    Ford GT vs GT500 mural adorns cover of Winding Road
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    Credit goes to the folks at Winding Road for really stepping it up a notch lately. Their latest issue features a cover designed by Ford GT designer, Camilo Pardo, who painted it on the bare wall of a building at Ford. He even added Le Mans racing stripes to the GT500 convertible, which, for those ...

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    Le Mans goes Lego on cover of Winding Road
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    Online auto mag Winding Road has always been an interesting read, but one area in which the digital rag's been lacking is graphic design, particularly when it comes to covers. The most recent issue eclipses all others by foregoing the expense of more talented graphic designers and putting the mag's ...

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    Spy Shots: Mercedez-Benz CL Coupe
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    Caught with nary a strip of duct tape to cover its new body (some pieces were actually digitally removed), the next Mercedez-Benz CL Coupe is seen here being driven around by the company's engineers. We can see the new CL coupe is less wide and flat than the current model and gains some of its ...

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