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Watch the Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak record run from this bird's eye view

Follow the explosive car as it navigates hairpin mountain turns

The acceleration and sound is amazing

Man vs. machine: Racing driver takes on robot, John Henry-style

Is Roborace self-driving race car faster than a professional driver?

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Watch the Toyota Yaris WRC shred gravel roads

This is easily the coolest Yaris in the world.

Electric race car sets an acceleration world record

Grimsel achieved the feat with four wheel hub motors that produce a whopping 1,254 foot-pounds of torque and a body that weighs just 370 pounds.

Legislation to amend EPA proposal could make racecars legal again

HR 4715, or the RPM Act, will protect street cars converted for competition from the Clean Air Act.

Congress has put forth a bill opposing the EPA's aggressive new view of the Clean Air Act, which would effectively prohibit converting road cars for racing.

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Watch Stanford's self-driving Audi hit the track

The students performing research with Stanford University's Audi TTS test rig "Shelley" (not to be confused with Audi's own self-driving race cars) are getting a kick out of the numbers generated by the machine.

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2015 Nissan Micra Cup First Drive [w/video]

We Lap Mont-Tremblant In Nissan's Tiny Canadian Racecar

Senior Editor Greg Migliore spends a wet day with the Nissan Micra Cup racecar at the Mont-Tremblant circuit in Quebec, Canada. It may only have 109 horsepower, but this affordable little racer offers tons of entertainment.

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Petrolicious shines the spotlight on a little-known, Fiat-based racecar

This curvaceous Fiat 1100 Stanguellini racecar has been owned by the same family since 1955, and it was originally bought just to be admired in the garage.

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Dutch students build hydrogen-powered Forze VI

The Forze VI is a hydrogen fuel cell racer from a group of Dutch students, and the car is now finished with its first major shakedown after running around some cones for 40 minutes. The team eventually wants to take the car to the Nordschleife.

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eBay Find Of The Day: 1988 Saleen Ford Mustang General Tire 21R race car

Saleen may be making headlines these days for working on the Tesla Model S, but its history and bread-and-butter is all about the Ford Mustang. The rear-wheel-drive Dearborn pony cars singlehandedly put the company on the map in the '80s. Founder Steve Saleen

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Seat Leon Cupra racecar dropped like it's hot

Crashes in racing are expected to happen at high speed with two drivers challenging each other to be the first one into a corner. They are not, however, supposed to happen like this. The poor Seat Leon Cupra racecar here goes out in the most humiliating way possible – a combination of gravity and human error.

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Nissan 'Ride of Your Life' campaign turns an Altima into a race car [w/video]

Nissan definitely makes some exciting vehicles. The GT-R has received continuous improvements to keep it at the head of the pack in the performance car world. And the Leaf might not bring driving intensity, but its technology is quite impressive. However, there is nothing especially thrilling about the Chris Bruce

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Lister Knobbly returning to limited production for 60th anniversary

Lister Cars was one of the pedigree names of British racing from its founding in 1954 and then on and off until the early 2000s. The company combined its own lightweight chassis with engines from other manufacturers, many of them British (and especially from Jaguar). Last year, the name and the intellectual property were sold to a ne

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Translogic whips Nissan Leaf Nismo RC around the track

It wasn't exactly NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon scaring the bejesus out of an unsuspecting car salesman in a Pepsi-sponsored prank, but the racetrack laps that our friends over at Translogic featured of the Nissan Leaf-based Nismo racer certainly look plenty fun, especially for the enthusiastic driver.

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McLaren 12C GT Sprint details revealed

McLaren GT, the racing arm of McLaren, initially showed the 12C GT Sprint back in July as a less hardcore version of the brand's other track-only offerings, although it did so with only a limited amount of information on the new track star. Now, the floodgates have been opened ever so slightly, with the Woking, UK-based outfit letting out a few other exciti

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Citroën WTCC C-Elysee Racecar leaves the dirt behind

On top of the funktastic Cactus Concept, Citroën showed its new C-Elysée racecar, which will campaign the World Touring Car Championship with Brandon Turkus

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Mercedes CLA45 AMG Racing is ready for a spot on the grid

Mercedes-Benz trotted out its CLA45 AMG-based racer at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. We first showed you the sedan in the deluge of news and reveals that precedes most good auto shows, and were blown away by the car, formally known as the CLA45 AMG Racing Series.

Video Shows How Race Car Driver Survives Fiery Crash

Mike Stofflet went on to keep racing, coming in 5th place in another race

It's every race car driver's worst nightmare: Crashing, and then watching your car burst into flames.

Race Car Driver Rages On The Track

Loser is dragged along the track after attacking fellow driver

If professional racecar drivers, who presumably get cut off all the time, experience road rage then what hope is there for the rest of us?

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SRT Viper GT3-R is ready to kick racetrack butt

This weekend, SRT Motorsports will be focused on returning to the 24 Hours of Le Mans with the Viper GTS-R, but that doesn't mean it isn't looking a bit further down the road. While the GTS-R is the factory-backed racecar running at Le Mans and in the Jeffrey N. Ross

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