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Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus 004 revealed with 650 HP, $400K price tag

We now have our first look at the new sports car being developed by Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus. The American racing team and sports car manufacturer on Friday revealed a series of computer-generated renderings along with some tantalizing details, including performance specs and pricing. The car is called the 004, and the version shown here is designed for...

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Formula 1 Brazilian Grand Prix preview

Round 19 of the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship takes us this weekend to the Autódromo José Carlos Pace in Sao Paolo, Brazil. And although the championship has already been decided this year, the Brazilian Grand Prix is a race that shouldn't be missed. And also upping the excitement factor will be the top teams testing parts that could...

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F1 calendar revealed, includes renewed French Grand Prix

The calendar for the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship has been revealed, and among the 21 stops next season will be France. Yes, the French Grand Prix is making a return after a 10-year hiatus. It will be held at Circuit Paul Ricard in Le Castellet, located near Marseille. Also making a return in 2018 will be the German Grand Prix which was absent in 2017...

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Felipe Massa retires from F1, again

Felipe Massa on Saturday announced he will retire from Formula 1 at the end of the 2017 season. It is the second time in less than two years the Williams driver has made the announcement, though this time he really means it. After first announcing his retirement in September 2016, Massa stayed on at the request of Williams to help provide experience for the...

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Chevy showcases Camaro SS Trans-Am race car with ZL1 1LE parts

Looking past the flashy concepts and pipedream sheet metal at the 2017 SEMA show, there are some tangible parts and components available for performance nuts today. Chevrolet, in particular, highlighted this Camaro SS Trans-Am racecar which runs production Camaro ZL1 1LE parts—and anyone can buy them. Todd Napieralski runs and races the Camaro SS in...

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E30 M3 does hill climb with screaming 440-HP E46 M3 engine

You'll often find builders of hot rods and muscle cars talking about upping the displacement on a given engine. Taking a Ford 390 and turning into a 428, for example. Are there times when destroking an engine is more appealing to increasing displacement? Yes, and we have the perfect example for you in the form of this BMW hill climb beastie. It's an E30...

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Ferrari could quit F1 after 2020, says Marchionne

Ferrari CEO and Chairman Sergio Marchionne has threatened to quit Formula 1 in the midst of discussions over proposals for next-generation power units to be introduced in the 2021 season. Marchionne made the threat on Thursday during a conference call to discuss Ferrari's latest financial results, singling out certain directions F1's new owner...

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F1 organizers publish proposal for 2021 power units, Aston Martin encouraged

Formula 1 organizers this week published their proposals for a next-generation power unit design to be introduced for the 2021 season. The aim of the new design is not only to advance the technology of F1 but also improve the experience for fans and reduce costs. The latter is crucial to improving the competitiveness of the smaller teams as well as...

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Ferrari FXX K Evo debuts at 2017 Finali Mondiali

Ferrari has just turned up the wild factor on its already extreme FXX K. The Italian firm has developed one of its evolution packages for the LaFerrari-based track car. The package will be made available as an upgrade kit for existing FXX K owners but will also be sold on a limited number of new FXX Ks to be built. In upgraded form, the car goes by the...

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