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Sep 2, 2011 03:00 PM ET // Marc Carter
Aug 2, 2012 01:22 PM ET // David Goodspeed
In setting out to prove it builds an "affordable" track car, Chevrolet took the new Camaro SS with the 1LE track package to Virginia International Raceway. In comparing VIR to Germany's legendary Nurburgring track, Camaro Chief Engineer Al Oppenheiser says, "The VIR Grand Course is a challenge for ...
Aug 31, 2011 06:37 PM ET // Marc Carter
Nissan's motorsports division, Nismo and JR Motorsports recently teamed up to create the Nissan GT-R GT3 race car. The Nissan GT-R GT3 race car already entered its first competition this past weekend in central France. The GT-R GT3 was entered in the fourth round of the Blancpain Endurance Series a...
Jan 23, 2012 05:48 PM ET // Marc Carter
GM has released the 2013 Chevy Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition as part of its send off for the current generation C6 Corvette. The Corvette 427 Convertible is the fastest Corvette in the model's history thanks to its 427-cubic-inch (7.0L) LS7 engine from the Corvette Z06. It packs 505 ho...
Dec 6, 2011 04:54 PM ET // Marc Carter
Ford Racing has unveiled the latest Cobra Jet Mustang, which is the latest version of Ford's factory-produced turnkey race car. The 2013 Cobra Jet Mustang is designed for NHRA Stock and Super Stock competition. "The 2008 Cobra Jet is a great car. It does everything we wanted it to do," said George ...
Jan 24, 2012 03:48 PM ET // Marc Carter
Nissan continues to improve its GT-R supercar each year with more power, performance enhancements and styling tweaks. Last year Nissan refreshed the styling of the GT-R, so for 2013 the GT-R gets a few performance enhancements. The GT-R is still powered by the 3.8L twin turbo V6, but it now packs 5...
Jul 17, 2011 08:56 PM ET // Alexander Davies
A Renault 4 much like this one will be gunning for a world speed record next month. Photo: Michael Gil under a Creative Commons license. When you think of speed, the Renault 4 is not the car that comes to mind. But the spacious, family friendly hatchback that was in production from 1961 to 1992 [.....
Mar 1, 2012 10:58 PM ET // Marc Carter
Audi is set to debut a new "greener" race car with the Audi R18 e-tron quattro that is powered by a TDI diesel engine and a hybrid system. According to Audi, the R18 e-tron quattro "unites two technologies in a fascinating way to create a new type of drive, which is also already being tested [...]
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