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Ayrton Senna: A Complicated Genius

Ayrton Senna: A Complicated Genius

To some, he was a hero. To others, a villain. The complex man led a solitary life to chase his dream, and in doing so, pushed himself to abnormal limits.Read More

Mad Modded 1994 ZR-1 - New Benchmark Of Corvette Cool

Mad Modded 1994 ZR-1 – New Benchmark Of Corvette Cool

You've probably seen this ZR-1 on the internet. We've seen it too and we set out to find the car and tell the story. With no further ado, we give you Mike Gill's awesome, 1994 Admiral Blue Corvette ZR1. Enjoy!Read More

Treacherous Tech: McLaren's "Fiddle" Brake

Treacherous Tech: McLaren’s “Fiddle” Brake

With Adrian Newey's help, McLaren were again competitive with a system that allowed the driver to manipulate the rear brakes independently of the fronts. Read More

Going Racing with a Porsche 968 Part 1: Acquisition

Going Racing with a Porsche 968 Part 1: Acquisition

The car was a completely race-prepped Porsche 968. The 968 was the final model of Porsche’s line of "Transaxle Porsches." These rear wheel drive cars included the 924, 928, 944 and 968.Read More

Tom’s Take: Call or Write Now! SEMA’s RPM Act Back on the Docket!

Tom’s Take: Call or Write Now! SEMA’s RPM Act Back on the Docket!

There is an upside to the EPA — clean air! As I mentioned in a previous op ed about this topic, “Without a doubt, anyone who lived in smog-choked California in the 1960s and 1970s can testify to the positive effectsRead More

Greg's M4 Track Terror

Greg’s M4 Track Terror

Greg's project to turn a comfortable M4 into a dedicated track toy was never going to be easy. However, with the right minds and select parts, it was done. Carbon wings, 500 horses, and huge tires make it a menace.Read More

Linda Vaughn And Rob Kinnan Discuss Their New Book

Linda Vaughn And Rob Kinnan Discuss Their New Book

Motorsports icon Linda Vaughn finally writes her first book with veteran writer Rob Kinnan. We talk to the co-authors and find out what took so long, and if she really flashed a cop to get A.J. Foyt out of a ticket.Read More

The Porsche Experience Center, Open to All. Just Like Disneyland!

The Porsche Experience Center, Open to All. Just Like Disneyland!

Porsche Experience Center in Los Angeles. It does not matter if you are a racer, owner, collector, casual observer — or just a fan — this place is Disneyland and all are welcome!Read More

The Meyer: Curator Of Automotive Racing History

The Meyer: Curator Of Automotive Racing History

Bruce Meyer has one of the most stunning collections of automotive racing history. His collection spans over 50 years of LeMans winners and holds unique cars including the serial number 1 Shelby Cobra. Read More

Mika Hakkinen: The Flying Finn

Mika Hakkinen: The Flying Finn

With a combination of offbeat humor and incredible determination, Finland's unflappable Mika Hakkinen goes down as one of F1's best-liked world champions.Read More

History Of Winning: RealTime Racing And Acura

History Of Winning: RealTime Racing And Acura

Cunningham, Realtime and Honda/Acura have almost transcended that paradigm with a combination of success and relationship. “Winning Championships has helped,” Cunningham explains, “but there is more to it."Read More

Driven: Racing A Porsche 944 In The Dark — And Lessons Learned

Driven: Racing A Porsche 944 In The Dark — And Lessons Learned

I was very fortunate to get an invitation from Jim Cantrell, CEO of Vector Space Systems, to test as an “alternate driver” for the Vector 25 Hours of Thunderhill team. The lessons I came away with were imprinted...Read More

Superlite Aero: Affordable And Modular For Road Racing And Hillclimb

Superlite Aero: Affordable And Modular For Road Racing And Hillclimb

We caught the Superlite Aero at it's global public debut at the 2016 PRI show, check out this affordable prototype racer for NASA, SCCA, hillclimb and whatever else you can throw at it. Read More

Attending A Friend’s Funeral - Twice! The Demise Of The RIAM

Attending A Friend’s Funeral – Twice! The Demise Of The RIAM

Funny, I think if Doug had to pick, he probably would have picked different board members who wouldn’t double-cross him and wanted to fulfill his dying wishes.Read More

Tom's CV Joint Saga; Racecar Service With Which We Can All Relate

Tom’s CV Joint Saga; Racecar Service With Which We Can All Relate

Having done CV joints before, I thought, “Simple enough job, should take an hour and a half with the part. Should be done by lunch.” So began the shade-tree mechanic not-so-hour-and-a-half experience.Read More

Valkyrie's 350Z Wins at the 25 Hours of Thunderhill

Valkyrie’s 350Z Wins at the 25 Hours of Thunderhill

Braving the elements, dicing with slower traffic, and repairing mechanical gremlins, Valkyrie Autosport fought hard for 25 long hours to win the E0 class at the 25 Hours of Thunderhill.Read More

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