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Korea's Leo Motors says it will debut an electric "supercar" dubbed the LZ-1 towards the end of 2011. The Korean firm promises that the vehicle's performance will exceed that of the Tesla Roadster. Leo Motors claims to have perfected the LZ-1 during the vehicle's five-year development process. Since when does it take just five years to achieve perfection?

History, they say, has a habit of repeating itself. That's certainly the way things have been looking in recent years as some of the greatest racing names in motorsport history have been making a comeback. But instead of the legends squeezing their aging selves into new racing equipment like so many sardines, it's the younger generation that's been hitting the scene lately.

American motor racing icon Leo Mehl has been inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America, which finally honors Mehl with due recognition for his contribution to motor racing in America and around the world.