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Soft Brakes Keep Zytek-Nissan LMP2 Off the Podium

Zytek-Nissan LMP2 Greaves Motosport Donington Park LeMans Series

LEICESTERSHIRE, UK – The Nissan-powered Greaves Motorsport team lost out on an assured podium finish at Donington Park yesterday after a problem with the brakes on their Zytek-Nissan LMP2 car. It was a good day for the Nissan VK45DE engine though as Nissan-powered cars took the first five positions in the six-hour European Le Mans Series […]

Road Atlanta Offers Mobile App for IPhone, IPad and Andriod Users

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Finally! One of the first race track phone apps has been released! Road Atlanta is right with the curve of technology trying to make the fan experience even better! This application can be downloaded for free on iPhones (click here) or Android (click here). The app serves many purposes for our fans: Navigation The Road […]

Skip Barber Hosts Road Atlanta Open House

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Skip Barber Racing School will host the 3rd Annual FREE Open House at Road Atlanta on Friday, May 4, 2012. Tickets are limited, register ONLINE today for either the morning or afternoon session.   Spend the day getting free seat time in Mazda MX-5 Miata on the Autocross course, taking hot laps arounud the full […]

2012 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet the World’s Fastest Car 0-60 or 0-100!

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Move over Bugatti, there is a new leader atop the leader board for the world’s fastest production car. The 2012 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet shattered the 2012 Bugatti Veyron Super Sport 0-to-60 mph time of 2.57 seconds by knocking a full second of the record. Bo Butner’s factory production racer hit 0-60 in a mere […]

1967 LeMans Winning GT40 in Ford Booth at SEMA Show

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Sitting in Ford’s 2011 SEMA booth, might be one of the most important Ford of all times, but that won’t stop most SEMA Show attendees from walking right by it. Sitting on a container high above the show floor, is the red #1 1967 Ford GT40 Mark IV, but with all the glitz and booth […]

Jeg Coughlin Jr Heads to MOPAR, Plans to Race Dodge Avenger

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Jeg Coughlin Jr., and MOPAR announced that the drag racer would campaign in a Dodge Avenger for the 2012 seanson. At 40 years of age, Coughlin has added plenty to his family’s legacy during his illustrious career. In addition to winning the Pro Stock championship four times, Coughlin has raced his way into the top […]

US Top Gear Personality Rutledge Wood Launches New Website

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Top Gear USA personality Rutledge Wood has launched a fan website that promises to provide insight and antidotes into his daily life as a race analyst and Top Gear host, as well as cool gear for his fervent fans. The well timed launch comes as the show’s most liked personality heads south to provide colorful […]

Audi R8 LMS Defends Title at Bathurst in LeMans Series

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Audi remains unbeaten at Bathurst: For the second time in succession, the R8 LMS prevailed in the most important GT endurance race “Down Under” in Australia. Conditions were difficult as varying intensities of rain and dense fog at times caused a number of spins, off road excursions and yellow caution flags. But unlike NASCAR the […]

Rob Bell, Alexander Sims and Alvaro Parente to Race McLaren GT for 2012

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Rob Bell and Alexander Sims join Alvaro Parente in McLaren GT customer team driver line-up for 2012 Three examples of the MP4-12C GT3  race car and one MP4-12C road car to be presented at Autosport International 25 Mclaren MP4-12C GT3’s to race in Europe in 2012 McLaren GT is building on its successful 2011 development […]