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NASCAR Racing Returns Behind Closed Doors
NASCAR Racing Returns Behind Closed Doors

Good news, racing fans! NASCAR will resume its three major national series this month, with the first event set to run at Darlington Raceway on May 17. Obviously, due to the current situation, fans will not be allowed to attend, but FOX Networks wi...

 
Idiot Drives G-Class at Over 200 kph (124 mph) in The City, Subsequently Crashes
Idiot Drives G-Class at Over 200 kph (124 mph) in The City, Subsequently Crashes

There are a lot of videos of idiots in cars on the Internet. Honestly, they're as frequent as cat videos. But, once in a while, we come across something so utterly moronic that we have to share it. So, here's someone going over 200 k...

 
Looking For a Different Breed of Rare Classic? Say G'day to Our Little Friend
Looking For a Different Breed of Rare Classic? Say G'day to Our Little Friend

Not all rare and exotic performance cars have to be Italian. And not all V8-powered classics have to be American. Here's a 1974 Australian sedan that puts out up to 350 hp, spotted by a Redditor in Melbourne. The Holden Torana SL/R 5000 L3...

 
Former Formula 1 Driver Slams Current Cars: "The Racing is Obviously Worse"
Former Formula 1 Driver Slams Current Cars: "The Racing is Obviously Worse"

For years, die-hard, old-school fans have been criticizing the quality of the ever-rarer dogfights in Formula 1 these days. And when former drivers speak out against the current regulations and current cars, it's just more fuel for those criti...

 
Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR Number 8 of 25 Spotted in Switzerland
Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR Number 8 of 25 Spotted in Switzerland

Built as a Homologation Special model - as per old FIA rules, you had to build 25 road-going examples of a car to have it homologated for top-tier GT racing - the 1998-99 Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR is on a lot of people's list of hottest supercars ...

 
Feast Your Eyes on The Only Green Ferrari Testarossa
Feast Your Eyes on The Only Green Ferrari Testarossa

If a Ferrari Testarossa isn't red, is it still a Testarossa? Its name literally means "redhead", so it's a bit unusual when one pops up that's not red. Should this green one that a Redditor spotted be called a Testaverde? ...

 
Lovely Little Alfa Romeo Spider Owned by Harry Metcalfe is up For Sale
Lovely Little Alfa Romeo Spider Owned by Harry Metcalfe is up For Sale

Harry Metcalfe - founder of Evo Magazine and gentleman YouTuber, just in case you haven't heard of him - has kept himself busy lately. He's moved his awesome car collection to a new garage and, when sorting out where everything should go,...

 
520 HP Honda S2000 is a Direwolf in Wolf's Clothing
520 HP Honda S2000 is a Direwolf in Wolf's Clothing

Souped-up Honda S2000s aren't rare. In fact, this is one of the most popular models among DIY tuners. We usually see them sporting wide-body kits, oversized real spoilers, and huge wheels with negative camber. But this one that popped up on cr...

 
$1.25 million Lancia Aurelia Spider is Looking For a New Owner
$1.25 million Lancia Aurelia Spider is Looking For a New Owner

Say what you want about Italian sports cars, but you could never call them ugly or bland. Especially not one designed by one of the grandmasters of Italian carrozzerias, Battista 'Pinin' Farina. The masterpiece in question is one of th...

 
Here's How a Formula 1 Car Looks Parked Inside a House
Here's How a Formula 1 Car Looks Parked Inside a House

"Hey, honey! I've just bought the perfect work of art to put in our spare room! It'll be an excellent conversation piece. No, not that ugly sculpture you had your eye on at the gallery. It's a Formula 1 car!". [Angry wife n...

 
One of Only 27 Lamborghini Diablo SE30 Jota Spotted in Monterey
One of Only 27 Lamborghini Diablo SE30 Jota Spotted in Monterey

One lucky Redditor spotted an ultra-rare 1995 Lamborghini Diablo SE30 Jota in Monterey, California and snapped a picture of it so we can all bask in its naughty 90s esthetics. As they were exclusive editions of the already special Diablo SE30, J...

 
Lexani Now Taking Preorders for 2021 Escalade Stretched Customs
Lexani Now Taking Preorders for 2021 Escalade Stretched Customs

It hasn't taken specialized shops long to start coming up with custom versions of the recently-revealed 2021 Cadillac Escalade. Lexani Motorcars has just started accepting preorders for ultraluxurious builds. 30 inches longer than the mass-...

 
Rowan Atkinson Is Selling Another Mercedes-Benz 500 E W124
Rowan Atkinson Is Selling Another Mercedes-Benz 500 E W124

Actor Rowan Atkinson, best known as Mr. Bean, is selling his nice 1993 Mercedes-Benz 500 E V8 automatic at auction this weekend, with no reserve. No, no, it's not the silver one that he's already sold (twice). This one's...

 
F1's Virtual Grand Prix Series Starts Surprisingly Well
F1's Virtual Grand Prix Series Starts Surprisingly Well

Formula 1's first-ever official virtual race, the Bahrain Virtual Grand Prix, was much better than we expected, even if not as good as we hoped. First of all, the lineup. While it was disappointing not to see more F1 drivers involved, we st...

 
This 550 HP Mazda RX-7 Looks Clean and Mean
This 550 HP Mazda RX-7 Looks Clean and Mean

There are over 1 billion passenger cars in the world today. Out of those, around 800,000 are Mazda RX-7s. And out of those, around 68,000 are third-gen, RX-7 FDs. Probably over 10,000 of those are fully tricked-out with various after-market parts. ...

 
Formula 1 Brings Esports Alternative for Postponed Races
Formula 1 Brings Esports Alternative for Postponed Races

Well, the inevitable finally happened. After supporting Veloce Esports for the sim version of the Australian GP and seeing drivers take part in iRacing events, Formula 1 has announced it's launching its own alternative. The F1 Esports Virtual ...

 
IndyCar Extends Helping Hand to Coronavirus-Stricken Teams
IndyCar Extends Helping Hand to Coronavirus-Stricken Teams

Every cloud has a silver lining, and IndyCar is working to provide that silver lining for teams during the COVID-19 shutdown. Through various measures taken, the series is actively trying to help teams stricken with financial difficulties due to ra...

 
Guy Leaves $250k Porsche 911 GT3 RS Unattended and Running in Parking Garage
Guy Leaves $250k Porsche 911 GT3 RS Unattended and Running in Parking Garage

How much do you trust your neighbors? Enough to leave the door to your house unlocked? Enough to leave the kids with them for a couple of hours? Enough to leave a rare and expensive supercar unlocked, unattended, with the engine running, in the res...

 
Lancia Delta ECV: a Story of Innovation and Pure Awesomeness
Lancia Delta ECV: a Story of Innovation and Pure Awesomeness

The year is 1986. Before the Delta HF and the Delta Integrale took the WRC Group A by storm, winning 6 championships in a row, Lancia shows up at the Bologna Motor Show with the Delta ECV (Experimental Composite Vehicle) rally concept. It's un...

 
Dodge Charger Looks Mean as a Pickup
Dodge Charger Looks Mean as a Pickup

American coupé utility/pickup vehicles disappeared from the mass market in the late 80s, but they're not dead. There are people out there chopping up American sedans, slapping a bed on them and creating some stunners. Some companies ...

 

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