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McQueen’s “Le Mans” GT40 Sells for $11M at Monterey Auction!

The 1968 Ford GT40 used by Steve McQueen in the 1971 movie, “Le Mans,” sold for $11 million at an auction in Monterey, CA last weekend—the most ever paid for […]

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Federal Government Takes Action to Enhance Bonneville Salt Flats Preservation Efforts

Speed fans, rejoice. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management approved a final Environmental Assessment this month that will require mining companies at the Bonneville Salt Flats to replace any salt […]

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Celebrate Collector Car Appreciation Day!

Consider Friday the 13th your lucky day! That’s because this Friday the 13th is Collector Car Appreciation Day, a quasi-holiday just for car enthusiasts like you. This isn’t one of […]

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GM’s New Vehicle-Specific Parts Strategy Gives Birth to Chevrolet Performance

Those used to spotting the GM Performance name might have noticed a recent change. Last November, General Motors announced at SEMA it had launched Chevrolet Performance—an entity that will now […]

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Garlits’ Swamp Rat 32 Leaves Summit Racing, Makes 2,346-Mile Pass (that’s 9,384 Quarter-Miles)!

The Summit Racing Retail Super Store in Tallmadge, OH has been open for 10 years. And for 10 years, “Big Daddy” Don Garlits’ Swamp Rat 32 dragster has greeted customers from […]

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Mazda Miata MX-5 GT Concept to Debut: Like It or Dislike It?

Has Mazda done enough to convince you? We know for some, the name Miata is synonymous with phrases like midlife crisis or—gasp, “chick car.” Their words, not ours. Truth is Mazda […]

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NHRA to Showcase Latest Detroit Drag Racing Machines at 2012 Mac Tools U.S. Nationals

The Detroit muscle car wars are back—and they’re once again spilling on to the dragstrip. NHRA officials have announced the formation of the NHRA Factory Stock Showdown at the 2012 […]

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Power Tour Pit Stop: A Chance Meeting With Some Canadian Hotrodders

The Universe wanted Martin Petersons to have this car. That much is clear. In 2006, Petersons visited Norwalk, OH all the way from his home in Oshawa, Ontario, just east […]

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Summit Racing Equipment and Factory Five Racing Build a Mk4 “By the Book”

Summit Racing Equipment and Factory Five Racing have teamed up to build a Factory Five Mk4 replica that anyone armed with a Summit Racing “Big Book” catalog can duplicate. “What […]

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Automotive Legend Carroll Shelby Dies

Famed racer and car builder Carroll Shelby died Thursday. He was 89. Shelby is a bona fide legend in the automotive industry, famous for inventing the Shelby Cobra and for […]