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Racing's Up-and-Comer Series Appeals to both fans and drivers

Red Bull Global Rallycross: The Best Racing You’ve Never Seen

Though you’ve probably never heard about it, Red Bull Global Rallycross is arguably motorsports’ best kept secret, and its most promising up-and-comer. With its short, simple races, colorful drivers, insanely powerful cars, and racetracks made of dirt, asphalt and even water, it’s easy to see why.

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Riding Rough Around The Edges

Tossing Dirt: The TORC Off-Road Championship

About two hours north of Green Bay, Wisconsin past idyllic countryside, dairy farms and wide open roads sits the small town of Crandon, where the peaceful silence of nature is replaced by the roar of 900 horsepower engines competing in The Off-Road Racing Championship (TORC) battling for victory while jumping, drifting and wrecking at the world famous Big House. We had an all-access pass to Jarit and Jessie Johnson from team Husqvarna as they continued their race for the championship.

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Racing Horses

Icon: 1966-1967 Ferrari 330 P3 and P4

The Ferrari 330 P3 and P4 may have never won at Le Mans, but they remain some of the most beautiful and coveted cars of all time. Born of a bitter rivalry between Ford and Ferrari, this is their story.

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1.16 miles and 300 feet of elevation gain in (less than) one minute

Anatomy of the Goodwood Hillclimb

The annual Festival of Speed in West Sussex, England centers around a storied Hillclimb, which winds 1.16 miles through event founder Lord March’s private estate and rises 300 feet. Drivers — piloting any type of car, new or old, from sports cars to supercars to deft Formula 1 racers to Nascar stock car growlers — rip through the narrow course in under a minute.

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Keeping Time at the Circuit Of The Americas

For Tissot at MotoGP, Milliseconds Create Order from Chaos

In racing, timing is judge, jury and executioner. Tissot, Official Timekeepers for all MotoGP races since 2001, are burdened with the proof of milliseconds. In this world of speed, their instrumentation deciphers the metrics of order within the chaos of twenty-three riders piloting 230 horsepower motorcycles at 220 mph. We saw them in action at the Circuit Of The Americas.

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Drive the line in your own home

NoMo Designs Racetrack Series Posters

Though we’re pretty sure the Tour De France now needs a bit more polishing than its excellent NoMo Design posters could possibly provide, the company’s efforts are never wasted. Such is clearly the case with their new Racetrack Series Posters ($26). NoMo covers eight legendary racetracks — Talladega, Daytona, Laguna Seca, Suzuka, Indianapolis, Monaco, Silverstone…

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THE Amazing Race

Bentley Grand Tour | Part 2: The 24 Hours of Le Mans

Automotive racing comes in nearly infinite forms today, but no challenge is more immersed in history than the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Described as the most grueling test of man and machine in the entire world of racing, the 24 Hours of Le Mans has been held every year since 1923 (with a 10…

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Tortuous art

Linear Edge Race Track Sculptures

You have the car, the driving shoes, the gloves. Now, complete the look by bringing the twisty lines of Linear Edge Race Track Sculptures to your walls. Featuring Formula 1, MotoGp, and World Superbike race courses crafted in Baltic Birch laminate, the designer addresses the passion of over 500 million fans worldwide with art that…

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The History of the Formula 1 Car

The Formula 1 Car has always been the pinnacle of automotive engineering. Currently in its sixty-third season, the best and brightest in motorsport continue to find ways around rules and regulations with their motorized manipulations of physics on the track. Rufus Blacklock has painstakingly produced an animated history of the evolution of these open-wheeled interpretations…

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The Racer’s Group: 2011 Finale

This short film was put together by the TRG racing team and chronicles the final event of the American Le Mans Series in 2011. Dubbed Le Petit Le Mans: Road Atlanta, as the name implies, the event is designed as a mini version of the renowned Le Mans endurance race and ends only after 1,000…

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Senna Official Trailer

Senna was originally released in 2010 and covers the life of one of the greatest race car drivers of all time, Ayrton Senna. Its producers originally thought the film would flop in the U.S. market due to a lack of knowledge as F1 as a sport and recognition of Senna as a star. Thankfully things…

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A peerless racing movie

Le Mans Blu-ray

Le Mans is a movie that was driven by passion, instead of the bottom line. Steve McQueen desperately wanted the film made to showcase his talents as a actor and driver, and authentically at that. Subsequently, he dumped millions of his own cash into the film, which nearly bankrupted him. The way he saw it,…

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A tad faster than a Prius

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Consider the fact that your average Formula 1 race car gets about 4 miles per gallon and the average race is approximately 200 miles long. That’s 50 gallons of gas per race multiplied by 20 cars (granted, not all 20 run the full race), which comes to about 1,000 gallons of gas used per race….

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Just One More Thing to Anticipate

Gran Turismo 5 Collector’s Edition

It’s still going to be several months (Nov. 2) before you can experience the latest edition of Sony’s premier racing title at home, but true fans with an obsession for memorabilia should look alive and pre-order this limited edition set now. Besides the game, this exclusive set features a 1:43 scale diecast 2009 Nissan GT-R…

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Who Says You Ever Have to Stop Sitting Behind the Wheel

Intro-Tech Automotive Pit Stop Furniture

There are car fans and then there are Car Fans. For those that happen to fall into the latter bucket, Intro-Tech Automotive’s aptly named Pit Stop furniture collection may just be the perfect compliment to your race car bed. Styled from what appears to be remaindered parts from a Nascar garage, this chair and desk…

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EA's Latest Racer Makes a Transition to the Track

Need For Speed SHIFT

In a major step change from previous Need for Speed games, the recently released SHIFT sacrifices the bling and street-race customization that fans of the series have come to expect in favor of more traditionally-flavored, track-based action. In our opinion, this move towards simulation racing is a good one that will likely earn new fans…

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Make Miles Per Week Your New Performance Metric

Brooks Running Shoes: Trance 8 and Cascadia 4

Don’t look now, but spring is about to, well… spring. If you haven’t already done so, it’s time to get your fitness routine in gear. I’ve got no better recommendation for you than to be or to become a runner. I’ve been ramping up my ’09 runs for a few months now, as I traditionally…

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Forza 2 Motorsport

If there was ever a game to get revved up about, this is it. Taking up where its award-winning predecessor left off, Forza Motorsport 2 gives you pure racing excitement with next-generation quality. From more than 300 fully customizable cars to ultrarealistic portrayals of famous racetracks around the globe, you’ll find everything you need here…