With 1,204 horsepower on tap, the performance of the HENNESSEY VENOM 1200 MUSTANG GT500 is elevated to Supercar status! Hennessey, the Texas-based Hypercar manufacturer and high-performance vehicle creator has confirmed production for its new Venom 1200 Mustang GT500. Based on the most powerful factory-produced Mustang of all time, the Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, the latest Hennessey build will be one of the most powerful Musclecars Hennessey Performance has ever produced. Ford Performance’s ...Read More
PERFECT MATCH: DAVID PORTER & PEUGEOT HPi FAP!
Consummate historic competitor and Sarasota Café Racer campaigns 2009 Le Mans winning, twin-turbo V12 LMP. It’s a PERFECT MATCH: DAVID PORTER & PEUGEOT HPi FAP! Vintage is a relative term, and among HSR’s Group 6 for Historic, Post Historic and Modern Era Prototypes are a slew of racecars that have only recently “retired” from professional competition to join the ranks of vintage racing. Among them is the Peugeot 908 HDi FAP, chassis number 10, now owned and driven by David Porter, ...Read More
’49 OLDS: NASCAR ROARIN’ RELIC
Paul Goldsmith and Linda Vaughn welcome NASCAR's oldest racecar, ’49 OLDS: NASCAR ROARIN’ RELIC, to Daytona’s Motorsports Hall of Fame of America Museum. Ben Kennedy, Paul Goldsmith and Linda Vaughn stand with the "Roarin' Relic" at the Daytona International Speedway. Photo courtesy of Bill Warner, Amelia Island Concours. Paul Goldsmith, 94, is the only man to win on the Daytona Beach Road Course in both cars and on a motorcycle. Smokey Yunick once called him “the best pure racer I ever sa...Read More
ROAD & TRACK: SHELBY GT350 MUSTANG
Intrepid road-tester Dan Scanlan blogs about this Road & Track Shelby GT350 Mustang that’s still racing after all these years! They weren’t supposed to duel on track – not really. And Darek Stennes’ real '65 Shelby GT350 didn’t race at Daytona International Speedway during what’s known as the Rolex Legends. But watch the car as it roars on track during the vintage high-speed demonstration laps before the Rolex 24 at Daytona recently, https://bit.ly/2uB6PBn and there’s serious Shelby shenanig...Read More
DAYTONA COBRA COUPE: SUDDENLY IT’S 1965!
The first of six laser-perfect recreations of designer Peter Brock’s Le Mans winning Daytona Cobra Coupe – CSX2299 – broke cover on June 15 at the Nurburgring in Germany. It carries VIN # PBX 2299-01. Suddenly it’s 1965. Time limitations permitted construction of just six of the famed Shelby Daytona Cobra Coupes, built to challenge Ferrari, Jaguar, Aston-Martin and Ford’s GT40s for the World’s FIA GT Championship in 1964 and 1965. Collectively, the six uniquely designed racers, driven by some o...Read More
BOOK REVIEW: FORD TOTAL PERFORMANCE!
Everything you’ve always wanted to know about Ford’s legendary high-performance street and race cars and the people who built and raced them. MEDIA REVIEWS "Real history is written best by the people who actually experienced it, and in the case of his hugely anticipated book, Marty Schorr, right, is the author who was there for all of it. This is not just a collection of old photos. The text springs forth with verve and sharp analysis, the kind of story that can only be written by so...Read More
CADILLAC 6.2 V-8: THE ENGINE THAT COULD!
Undefeated in IMSA competition, Cadillac’s V-8 in street trim powers the hottest production vehicles – CTS-V and Escalade – in their classes. The Cadillac 6.2L V-8 engine that powers Cadillac’s Dpi-V.R prototype racecars is undefeated at mid-season in the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Cadillac race engines have secured 11 of the first 15 podium places - including all five victories - during Cadillac’s first year of IMSA competition. Each engine has “traveled” more miles than a t...Read More