SHELBY COBRA DAYTONA COUPE: ALLOY CSX9011!

Tribute Daytona comes with Shelby-issued MSO & tag as well as CSX 9000 Series ID. It captures the magic of the original but is considerably more sophisticated. The second new Superformance Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe, powered by a Shelby Engines aluminum block 427 Windsor with eight-stack fuel injection, has just been completed. With hand rolled aluminum body and “traditional” paint scheme, it is jaw-dropping beautiful. Designed by Peter Brock while working for Carroll Shelby, just ...
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MUSCLE CARS & CLASSICS: FOUR FOR THE ROAD!

Rick Miller blogs about four great high-performance and classic choices for modifying for high-performance enthusiasts. For many performance car enthusiasts, there is nothing more appealing than a vintage car powered by modified engine. But a hot-rod restoration isn't for the faint of heart. They may take months, even years, but these projects can appease your inner gear-head and turn a profit should you decide to sell. Whether you're revving up a sporty Mustang or adding muscle to a Stude...
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’14 MUSTANG SUPERCAR: HOLLYWOOD HOT ROD!

Hollywood Hot Rods turns a Mustang convertible into a drop-top Supercar, with styling to match for the SEMA Show. Unlike typical custom Mustang variants, this one showcases hand-formed aluminum bodywork including a lift-off roof. Hollywood Hot Rods is challenging Supercars with its ‘14 Ford Mustang GT convertible. While the classic style and proportions of Mustang say performance even in stock form, the team at Hollywood Hot Rods wanted to create something truly unique with this project car ...
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’65 PLYMOUTH 426 HEMI BELVEDERE: DAYTONA CONTINENTAL!

Mike Matune blogs about the day that a maximum muscle car invaded the hallowed ground of serious GT sports cars. It was truly Mayflower Madness! When one talks about the World Championship of Makes in the 1960s, the discussion naturally turns to the Cobra - Ferrari Wars or Ford & Ferrari’s battle for Le Mans supremacy. While epic battles both, they tend, by their sheer notoriety, to overshadow other racing efforts of the same time. What about the others, those that seem to have been ill...
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RED BULL RACER: FORMULA KONIG!

In 2000, Austrian Bernhard Auinger won the Formula Konig Championship driving Red Bull’s first sponsored racecar. Today it is raced by Sarasota Café Racer Ottokar Jacobs. Formula Koenig was an open-wheel racing series based in Germany between 1988 and 2004 and sponsored by Konig Komfort, best known for its racing seats. Essentially a feeder series,  its first champion (1988) was Michael Schumacher who later went on to win seven  Formula One World Championships. The Red Bull Ko...
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JIM GUTHRIE: THE MIRACLE IN PHOENIX!

‘One of the biggest miracles ever on four wheels took place on March 23, 1997 at Phoenix International Raceway,’ blogs Stephen Cox. I remember sitting in my living room and watching the entire Indy Racing League Phoenix 200 on ABC, stunned into silence. It was an upset so staggering that it transcended the petty IRL-vs-CART arguments. I bet you remember this race, too. So I called up Jim Guthrie's office last week and asked him to re-live the moment for us. The story goes like this: Jim G...
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NISSAN ZEOD RC ELECTRIC RACER: FUTURE SHOCK!

Zero Emissions On Demand Le Mans racecar unveiled today at Nismo headquarters in Japan. After an intense eight months of development, design and construction, Nissan’s revolutionary Nissan ZEOD RC electric racecar was unveiled today at Nismo HQ in Yokohama. The Zero Emissions on Demand racer has gone from zero to ZEOD in a mere 33 weeks after Nissan Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn in February announced Nissan’s goal of returning to the  Le Mans 24 Hours next year with electric power. Th...
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’14 CAMARO Z/28: RECORDS AT THE ‘RING!

Serious Boy Racer records Supercar times on the legendary Nordschleife circuit. The all-new, ‘14 Camaro Z/28 lapped Germany’s challenging Nürburgring road course in 7:37.40, a time comparable with some of the world’s fastest, most prestigious sports cars. Validated at four seconds faster than the Camaro ZL1 and beating published times for the Porsche 911 Carrera S and the Lamborghini Murcielago LP640, testing was done under less than ideal conditions. The Z/28’s lap was completed on damp p...
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RACING’S GREATEST UPSETS?: MONEY TALKS!

‘Oh wait, there really aren't many great upsets,’ blogs racer Stephen Cox!  Think for a moment about the most famous upsets in sports history. The New York Giants beat undefeated New England in Super Bowl XLII. Buster Douglas knocked out Mike Tyson in Tokyo, February 1990. The U.S. Olympic hockey team manhandled the supposedly unbeatable Russians in 1980. Every year the major sports magazines print lists of the greatest upsets in sports history, and every year they all have one thing...
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PORSCHE 911 CARRERA 4S CAB: ICONIC!

‘I want one,’ blogs Dan Scanlan, after a week of fun & sun in Porsche’s Gen Six  9114S droptop! Happy birthday 911! Porsche’s iconic rear-engine sports car, born off the first VW Bug and its Porsche 356 kin, hits the big FIVE-O this year. And to celebrate, I got a beautiful ‘13 911 Carrera 4S Cab with – wait for it – a remote key fob shaped like it, and painted the same Aqua Blue Metallic. The seventh-generation 911 shares DNA with the first one, code-named 901, until Peugeot h...
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