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Tom’s Take: #EatTheCrow — A Public Challenge To Marco Andretti

Tom’s Take: #EatTheCrow — A Public Challenge To Marco Andretti

If Marco manages a win in 2017, I will be putting a dry-rub on my dead bird, slow cooking it on the Weber Kettle and eating it with sautéed vegetables, and in the words of Hannibal the Cannibal, “a nice chianti”Read More

Tom’s Take: Chicks on the Grid — And Why They Do And Don't Matter

Tom’s Take: Chicks on the Grid — And Why They Do And Don’t Matter

Being feminine, but not overtly “sexy” seemingly has hurt genuinely talented drivers in the mainstream — which is by far, the worst discrimination in the sport.Read More

Dream Garage: Greenwood C3 Corvette Racer

Dream Garage: Greenwood C3 Corvette Racer

While the '70s served as a low point for production Corvette performance, the upstart Greenwood racing team would elevate the Corvette to new heights through innovative designs that still see use to this day.Read More

Vic Edelbrock Jr's Love Affair Of The Automobile

Vic Edelbrock Jr’s Love Affair Of The Automobile

The late Vic Edelbrock Jr., turned his family business into an iconic dynasty, and protected the entire aftermarket automotive parts industry against government over-regulation through perilous times. Read More

Tom's Take: The New US Grand Prix West — At Willow Springs?

Tom’s Take: The New US Grand Prix West — At Willow Springs?

Willow Springs is approximately an hour’s drive North of Los Angeles — which puts it in proximity of one of the world’s largest consumer markets. With a blank check, Willow could easily host F1.Read More

Mercedes Performance For The Masses: At Speed With The AMG 43 Lineup

Mercedes Performance For The Masses: At Speed With The AMG 43 Lineup

We get some seat time with the all-new Mercedes-AMG 43 lineup, which seeks to bridge the performance gap between the company's standard models and their hard-edged AMG high performance variants.Read More

Tom’s Take: Lewis Hamilton, Fernando Alonso —And The Cult Of IndyCar

Tom’s Take: Lewis Hamilton, Fernando Alonso —And The Cult Of IndyCar

Sorry to say this IndyCar fans, but F1 is many steps up the ladder. The IndyCar series has been working very hard to improve its viability, but will not ever get as close as CART did back in the 80’s and 90’s. Read More

Driven: Mazda MX-5 Cup. A Whole Lot of Zoom-Zoom for the Racing Buck

Driven: Mazda MX-5 Cup. A Whole Lot of Zoom-Zoom for the Racing Buck

The MX-5 Cup option comes complete — ready to race — sans a driver’s seat (everyone has their preference, they found) for the entry-level price of $58,900. See if you can find a brand new race car anywhere else for Read More

A History Lesson: National Racing Colors

A History Lesson: National Racing Colors

The first F1 team to use sponsorship livery was South African Team Gunston in 1968, privately entering a Brabham for Rhodesian driver John Love. Gunston Cigarettes were the first sponsor-based Formula One livery.Read More

Garage Nirvana - Installing A BendPak Lift In Your Home Garage

Garage Nirvana – Installing A BendPak Lift In Your Home Garage

We've all had dreams of the ultimate garage. One component of garage nirvana is a professional-grade four-post lift. Follow along as we install a beautiful, BendPak HD-9XW in a suburban So-Cal home.Read More

Racing a Porsche 968 Part 5: Willow Springs and the VARA High Desert

Racing a Porsche 968 Part 5: Willow Springs and the VARA High Desert

Racing a Porsche 968 at Willow Springs! We've revived our Porsche 968, and now we bring it out to Willow Springs; Will turn 9 claim our car?Read More

Shop Tour: C&R Racing

Shop Tour: C&R Racing

Summer is right around the corner and temperatures are climbing. We stop by C&R Racing to see how they make radiators and coolers. Go behind the scenes to see how it is all done.Read More

Driven: Shelby FIA Cobra Continuation Is A Rolling Wow Factor

Driven: Shelby FIA Cobra Continuation Is A Rolling Wow Factor

How often though do you get to drive something as close to the “Real Deal”? Thanks to our friends at Superformance, we got to drive one heck of a Cobra...Read More

Shop Tour: Impact Racing

Shop Tour: Impact Racing

We head out to Impact Racing to see how they produce the parts that keep us safe. Take a behind the scenes look into how Impact Racing produces safety equipment. From helmets to harnesses it is all inside!Read More

Tom’s Take: Is IndyCar Done with Ovals? They should be.

Tom’s Take: Is IndyCar Done with Ovals? They should be.

There does not have to be races with empty stands. The street and road courses, which include Road America, Long Beach, Barber, Mid-Ohio, Sonoma, Watkins Glen and Detroit’s Belle Isle, all have sizable crowds.Read More

Leading Ladies: The Lively and Extremely Talented Michele Abbate

Leading Ladies: The Lively and Extremely Talented Michele Abbate

The automotive world is an expansive one that encompasses many genres of vehicles and activities with one shared aspect – passion. This month's Leading Lady, Michele Abbate knows all about this. Check her out insideRead More

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