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McLaren Celebrates 50 Years

McLaren 50th Anniversary (1)

Life is measured in achievement, not in years alone.’ When a 27-year-old Bruce McLaren penned those words in 1964, his new company, Bruce McLaren Motor Racing Ltd, was less than a year old. In those days, Bruce’s vision was shared by fewer than half a dozen loyal souls, who slogged across the world to race […]

Nissan DeltaWing History

Nissan deltaWing History Motor City

The Nissan DeltaWing has grabbed headlines, turned heads, and divided opinions wherever it has gone. For Nissan, a company known for delivering innovation that excites, this project has gathered great momentum throughout the season, providing excitement for fans of motorsport but has also caught the eye of non-motorsport fans intrigued by the car’s unique design. […]

2014 Corvette Stingray Sells For $1.05 Million at Barrett Jackson

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Five Chevrolet performance cars, including the first retail production model of the 2014 Corvette Stingray, raised a combined $2.14 million at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale collector car auctions that concluded Sunday. Proceeds benefit the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Habitat for Humanity Detroit, the American Heart Association, the Guy Fieri Foundation for […]

Hyundai and Rhys Millen Racing Renew Pikes Peak Hillclimb Partnership

2013 Hyundai RMR Millen Pikes Peak International Hill Climb – Unlimited Class Racecar

Hyundai announced its renewed partnership with Rhys Millen Racing (RMR) to defend its 2012 world record in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC). This years’ race to the internationally-renowned summit is planned for June 30, 2013. This year, Hyundai will expand its presence at Pikes Peak with a two-car effort, with Millen piloting a […]

Daytona 24 Hours: Breaking Dawn

Daytona 24 Hours

Once we raced Daytona’s roval backward. Every now and then, I stumble across a photo taken when Dwight Eisenhower was President, the year Aston Martin won Le Mans and Daytona’s sports cars went ‘round clockwise. Those ancient Daytona photos have a peculiar quality. The cars look dated though the track, especially the banking, looked much […]

Tom Gloy’s ’32 Ford Roadster Wins Hot Rod Of The Year

Tom Gloy's '32 Ford Roadster Wins Hot Rod Of The Year Blue

Tom Gloy made a career out of sittin’ low and drivin’ fast. In a racing career that spanned more than 25 years, Gloy collected a Trans Am World Championship as well as a Formula Atlantic title. He drove in 6 IndyCar races including a start in the 1984 Indy 500 finishing 14th. Last weekend, he […]

Life Size Jeep Wrangler Built Out of K’NEX

Jeep Wrangler Built From KNEX by Trent Nicholson for Roanoke Motor Co

It took Illinois State University student Trent Nicholson four weeks to build this Jeep Wrangler out K’NEX.

Ford Mustang Customizer App Available For Ipad, Iphone, and Android

2013 Ford Mustang_Customizer_App Iphone Ipad Android

 Mustang fans can now build their dream pony cars and pit them against other fans wherever they go with the redesigned 2013 Customizer app for iOS and Android phones and tablets.

Mercedes-Benz Hosts Miami Fashion Week “Swim” with Swimsuits and Supermodels

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2012 Official Coverage - Atmosphere Day 2

The streets of Miami are about to get hotter as Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim gets underway July 19 – 23 with a packed schedule of 32 designers and supermodels showing off their 2013 collections of swimsuits and bikinis alongside the newest Mercedes-Benz convertibles including the all-new 2013 SL63 AMG. With many of the fashion industry’s top swimsuit […]

The Last Of The Gentlemen Race Car Drivers

Count Giannino Marzotto Ferrari 195S Race Car Driver 1950s

Ferrari mourns the passing of one of the most celebrated gentleman drivers of the 1950s, Count Giannino Marzotto, who died on Saturday the 14th of July aged 84. Son of an industrialist, Marzotto was the epitome of the well-dressed racer becoming famous in 1950 for driving a Ferrari 195 S to victory in the epic […]