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VIDEO: Step inside BMW's F1 wind tunnel

Fun though it may be, racing is still an applied science. Perhaps this is most evident in the tech heavy F1 cars. BMW uses a very trick wind tunnel to test their Sauber F1 car in virtually all dynamic conditions to ensure that the aerodynamics give the desired result. This video has a bit of a Kubrick/2001 feel to it, but it's fascinating watching the car "drive" on this gigantic treadmill. As usual, the video does a much better job than a whole bagful of words, so check it out after the jump.

Rendered Speculation: Lexus GS-F

F, now there's a letter that says high performance, don't it? Lexus must have figured that all the good ones were taken, so why not just go with the first letter of FAST. No doubt, the GS-F will be a rocket. It better be, if it wants to try kicking sand in the face of the M5. The artist's rendering gives a credible estimation of what kind of styling *ahem*

Spy Shots: Ferrari F430 CS surfaces again

UPDATE: image removed at owner's request. Click the Read link to see the pics at The Car Connection.

Enter the rumor mill: is Lexus working on a GS-F?

Reports are beginning to circulate the web that Lexus is working on a high-performance version of the mid-level GS sedan to go up against German rivals in competing for the glory and the cash.

Update: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix announcement may come Feb1

Looks like the oil-rich sheiks of Abu Dhabi are getting more serious about the prospect of hosting a Formula One grand prix than we thought. Last week we reported that they're adding an FIA-regulation race track to the Yas Island project that will also host the Ferrari World theme park, and with big question marks rounding off the one main restriction, they could be plan

Greece gears up for Hellenic Grand Prix bid

It just doesn't stop – now every country and their neighbor seems to want to host a grand prix, and lucky Bernie Ecclestone gets to decide who gets one and who doesn't. Following recent reports of Singapore, India, Noah Joseph

Delhi likely to host Indian Grand Prix

The Asian push in F1 keeps growing stronger. After reports of Singapore edging closer to signing a deal with Bernie Ecclestone, and South Korea set to join the calendar for 2010, efforts to establish an Indian Grand Prix are firming up.

Return to Portugal: Portimao building F1 track

The venues just keep on lining up for grands prix. After bringing you news of Singapore's impending bid and progress on India's plans, the next contender is Portugal, which had a grand prix at Estoril from 1984 to 1997 but withdrew from the F1 calendar after that due to prohibitively high c

'F' is for 'Fast' - Lexus' new performance arm

About this time last month, Automotive News reported that Lexus would reintroduce their L-tuned lineup of vehicles in order to compete in the ever-growing, performance luxury marketplace. Well, it seems that the letter 'L' has been dispatched in order to make room for the real performance division of Lexus.

VIDEO: Pagani Zonda F

Pagani has been kind enough to grace us with this promotional video of the Zonda F...as in, F'n sweet ride. The video features some impressive cinematography of the beautiful supercar snaking through the mountains.