WRL: BEST PART OF AMATEUR ROAD RACING!

I don't do much amateur road racing these days. But I really should. The ending alone makes it worthwhile and no matter how many times you see it,  it never gets old, blogs Stephen Cox.  The World Racing League held its 16-hour amateur endurance race recently at Texas World Speedway and league president Joey Todd was kind enough to hook me up with an amazing team called Rocksteady Racing.  Not only did a thrilling turn of events take us to the podium with only 40 minutes remai...
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LAMBORGHINI AVENTADOR SUPERVELOCE: LET THE SUN SHINE IN!

With the Goodwood Festival of Speed as a backdrop, Automobili Lamborghini has announced a roadster version of its Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce. The Aventador Superveloce coupé version made its UK debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend, on display and running 'up the hill', with Lamborghini President and CEO Stephan Winkelmann in attendance.

 Speaking at Goodwood, Stephan Winkelmann, left, confirmed production of the Superveloce Roadster. "The Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce i...
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PIKES PEAK: PACE CAR TO THE CLOUDS!

Acura’s next-gen NSX Twin-Turbo Hybrid Supercar paces the field for the 93rd Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. All new Acura NSX supercar will serve as the official pace car in the 93rd running of the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on June 28. With a custom racing-inspired livery, the twin-turbo NSX will lead 140 entrants to the top of the 14,110-foot mountain. “The Acura NSX is the ultimate performance vehicle, and a novel way to promote its capabilities is the iconic rac...
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SULLY HISTORIC SITE: 42nd ANNUAL CAR SHOW!

Justin Sprinkle captures highlights of one of the most eclectic antique car shows  on the calendar. The previous night’s storm didn’t seem to keep the cars and showgoers away from the 42nd Annual Sully Antique Car Show, presented by The George Washington Chapter of the Model A Club of America and the Fairfax County Park Authority. Held on the grounds of the Sully Historic Site in Chantilly, VA, the main house, outbuildings and rolling hills provide an amazing backdrop to roughly a ce...
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SHELBY GT350R-C: GT350R MUSTANG REDUX!

There’s no mistaking the wicked sound or aggressive looks of the all-new Shelby  GT350R-C that Ford announced today would see its first official track time at  Watkins Glen this weekend. Ford Shelby GT350R-C, the competition version of the reincarnated icon, will compete in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, a showdown of the most popular – and accessible – performance cars from around the world. The GT350R production car was unveiled in January. Since its introductio...
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AULT PARK: 38TH ANNUAL CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE!

Our Mike Matune discovered the Ault Park Concours in Cincinnati, OH only a few years ago and has been looking forward to covering it ever since. Tom Shaughnessy brought the famous “Caballo II” from California to grace the field at Ault Park. This car, top, is another piece of real Americana, having been hot rodder Ak Miller’s effort to take on the world’s best. Starting with a Frank Kurtis frame, it has a Jack Sutton crafted aluminum body. Under hood you find a Hilborn fuel-injected early ...
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’16 CAMARO RAGTOP: LET THE SUN SHINE IN!

Chevy’s all-new ‘16 Camaro convertible features the segment’s most advanced top plus 455 horsepower in SS trim. “The 2016 Camaro coupe will set the benchmark for the segment in terms of technology, performance and design,” said Todd Christensen, Camaro marketing manager. “Adding the most sophisticated top in the segment brings another level of refinement – and driving enjoyment – to the Camaro convertible.  It is the only convertible in the segment to offer all of the following: Fully ...
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‘15 NISSAN GT-R: GODZILLA IS IN THE HOUSE!

Godzilla is far happier being driven like a sports car - use it like it’s meant to be and the music sounds solid gold, blogs intrepid tester, Dan Scanlan. Godzilla is a noisy beast. The run-flat tires rumble, the turbos and wastegates whistle and chirp, and the all-wheel-drive gearing on our 15,000-mile-old test car grumbles as the car rolls off. There’s wind noise. Bose Active Noise Cancelation was added, plus more sound deadening. The result is a car that works OK for daily commuting, st...
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INDY: BRICKYARD VINTAGE RACING INVITATIONAL!

SVRA enjoyed a second year at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway with its Vintage Racing Invitational. Mike Matune was trackside for the Chronicles. Clark Howey’s ‘66 Corvette won its class at Daytona. After more than 20 years and numerous owners, it is once again owned and raced by Howey. So much more than just racing, the event encompasses a car auction, car show, Jaguar exhibit and autocross and an enactment of the very first event at the Speedway - 1909 hot air balloon race. To us, the si...
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JD CLASSICS: EX-FANGIO C-TYPE WINS AT LE MANS LEGEND!

Originally raced by Juan Manuel Fangio and brought to the U.S. by Sarasota Café Racer Bill Tracy in the 1970s, C-Type wins its class in the Legend marking its  22nd award in 25 races. The unstoppable ex-Fangio C-Type took home a class win at the Le Mans Legend this year, followed by the team’s Jaguar T33 in second place. Taking its 22nd award in 25 races, the team’s C-Type is unrivalled in historic racing events today. Currently owned and raced by JD Classics, the bronze C-Type Jagua...
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